WORLD FASHION FESTIVAL AWARDS Season 5
ART, BEAUTY, CULTURE & FASHION EVENT WORLD FASHION FESTIVAL AWARDS (Season 5, 26 FEBRUARY 2023). International Artists and World-wide Designers. Inspired by Dubai’s Glam. ALMAS CONFERENCE CENTER DUBAI.
World Fashion Festival Awards is a unique platform combining beautifully the ART, BEAUTY, CULTURE and FASHION under one single umbrella dedicated to raising the profile of worldwide fashion designers, writers, painters, local and international artists and industry professionals headed to Dubai (one of the most important cities in the world) for gaining Middle East recognition and appreciation of their talent and work.
The concept was launched by Hit High Events and Advertising Agency in 2018, by two amazing women with one vision: Establish sustainable bridges between the worldwide countries and the UAE (Middle East Hub) by Recognizing, Promoting and Awarding the BEST achievements in the field of ART | BEAUTY | CULTURE and FASHION.
Women empowerment is one of the preferred topics around the globe for conferences, symposiums, TV shows and events and it is genuinely a great opportunity to meet and discover incredible stories of women with high potential in any industry, from hospitality to oil & gas field, from entertainment to medical field, from piloting or stewarding to military.
Ana-Maria Simion and Ioana Al Bada are two ambitious women (double nationalities, Romanian – Austrian and Romanian-Italian who succeeded building their careers from the scratch, coming from the same educational background (Economics) but working in two different industries, Oil & Gas and Hospitality.
Their work-experiences and Know-How’ motivated them to develop their own project, co-founding the company HIT HIGH EVENTS & ADVERTISING AGENCY and setting up a team.
In October 2021, World Fashion Festival Awards Dubai (WFFA) achieved the UAE Guinness Record with 50 Fashion Shows showcased in 3 days with amazing talented designers from around the globe!
WFFA (World Fashion Festival Awards) has proudly been announced by the Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2021 (New York / Season 13) as the selected and appointed WINNER of the category: BEST LUXURY FASHION EVENT IN DUBAI!
SEASON 5 – The uniqueness of the event concept had perfectly combined the elements of
brought by four international artists:
► STUDIO by IRINA CIOBANU who showcased her paintings for the first time in the UAE
presented on two levels:
► Backstage and on the stage, as a fierce competition between worldwide makeup artists in two distinct categories BEST MAKE-UP Artist and BEST HAIR Stylist
► In the Expo Area and on the stage, as the passion and aromatic innovation under the Product Launch of the stunning DR BEAUTY MEDICAL CENTER DUBAI and REGENEROL ROMANIA.
elevated to the next level, by highlighting technology and historic related themes and elements, presented by:
► The premiere launch of “Cãlãtorie printre gânduri” by Cornelia Crainic (Romania)
► The amazing young singer Cristiana Sofia Damian Romania
unveiled incredible collections from the following 21 individual designers and brands with dedicated collections (Abaya, Haute Couture, Bridal, Ready to wear, Swimwear, Suits and Accessories) for women, men and children.
The festival was celebrated in the presence of special guests, brands, brand ambassadors, industries, artists, painters, writers and fashion designers from Romania, Italy, Germany, Israel, France, U.A.E, India, Pakistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine, Nepal China etc.
1. Special Guest Opening : Said Omari- Uae
2. Special Guest Fashion show Flora Capucci Italy
3. Specil Guest : Andreea Wacker – Germany Italy
4. Marikit Araviso Philippines
5. Elena Melyakina – Russia
6. Reham Sharaf – Israel
7. Aurelia Batista – USA
8. Antonella Cupari – Italy
9. Irina Krutasova – Netherlands
10. Siham Abbadi – Israel
11. Diana Caramaci – Romania
12. Ordilia Grauwde – Netherlands
13. Moshera Faris – Israel
14. MARYAMZ Haute Couture UAE
15. Marina – Haute Couture Slovakia
16. Bushra Mahdi – USA
17. Ragia Haddara – Egypt
18. RANIA ANBOUCHEH – Canada
19. Suhaila Hafiz Saudi Arabia
20. Linda Sow Haute couture – Switzerland
21. GALINA BIRYUKOVA Haute couture – Russia
During the show, the designers enrolled to compete in two distinct categories Best Collection (free choice) and Best Dress (theme: INNOVATION / optional), while the Models competed for the Best Model, Best Young Model and Best Bridal Model, and the make-up artists and hair stylists for the Best Make-up Artist and Best Hair Stylist.
WFFA had Special Guests participation of Miss UNIVERSE NORWAY Ms. Nora Emilie and Miss UNIVERSE BOLIVIA Ms. Nahemi Uequin , His Excellency Mr. Faisal Butt (Ambassador of Liberland in Pakistan), Mr. Rana Ali Zohaib (Press Secretary at Consulate of Liberland Pakistan), Her Excellency Ms. Nicoleta Teodorovici (General Consul of Romania in Dubai), HE Consul General of Italy in the U.A.E Mr. Giuseppe Finocchiaro, HE Consul General of Peru in the U.A.E Mr. Marco Antonio Santivanez, HE Consul General of New Zealand in the U.A.E Mr. Kevin McKenna, H.E. Mr. Djarot P. Putro and Mr. Ahmad Saleh Kusnowibowo, Consuls for Economic Affairs, Consulate General of Indonesia in the UA.E, General Consular of Sri Lanka Mr. Nalinda Wijerathna and Madam Shiromala Wijerathna, Consulate General of Sri Lanka in the UA.E Ms. Lara Tabet, tv presenter and brand ambassador, Mr. Huzaifa Ibrahim (Head of Directors, Sheikh Rashid Majid Al Mualla Group of Companiestv presenter and brand ambassador, Ms. SUMAYRA- VIP PHOTOGRAHER, Mr. Hanif Shaikh, Chairman & Founder EMIRATES HOLDING GRP UAE, Ms.Saimure Duolikun, Mr. Yaqoob Al Ali (Director of Dubai Customs) and a very special appearance of HH SHEICK MAKTOUM BIN MOHAMED….and many others
WFFA Season 4 has designated the winners on various categories with the support and contribution of a mixed specialized Jury Panel, with the following members:
Head of jury SAID OMARI | REBECCA HRIN (ROMANIA) | MIA PORUTIU (ROMANIA)|LIDIA ELLERSDOFER ( ROMANIA) | USHA GHANDI ( INDIA ) | IRINA CIOBANU | FEDERICO PINIZZOTTO ITALY | GEORGETA FURDUI ITALY |
The winners of the WFFA Season 5 are:
BEST COLLECTION – REHAM SARAF
BEST DRESS – MARINA ZIAKOVA
BEST EMERGING MODEL – BANI NIKDEL
BEST MODEL – NAHEMI UEQUIN
BEST YOUNG MODEL – GAVRILOVA ZLATA
BEST HAIRSTYLIST – SERGIU CIULEI – FOARFECA DE AUR
BEST MAKEUP ARTIST – FATIMA ARSHAD
BEST MEDIA COVERAGE – DEAN MAGAZINE
BEST FASHION BLOGGER – KATNISS GRIFFITHS
BEST CULTURE AMBASSADOR – NICOLE
CAREER ACHIVMENT – RANA ALI ZOHAIB
BEST DIPLOMAT OF THE YEAR – H.E FAISAL BUTT
BEST ROMANIAN EDUCATION CENTER – CENTRUL EDUCATIONAL ROMAN DIN EMIRATELE ARABE
BEST UAE PEAGENT AGENCY – PRABHAH PRADEEP BE UNIQUE AGENCY
BEST MODELLING AGENCY – MISS UNIVERSE AGENCY RECIVED BY NORA NAKKEN – MISS UNIVERSER NORWAY
THANK YOU TO OUR YOUNG SINGER FROM ROMANIA – MS. CRISTIANA SOFIA DAMIAN, AN AMAZING VOICE, PRESENCE, YOU GIVE A VOICE TO OUR FESTIVAL.
The story of the 5th edition of the WFFA festival was a great success, where many exhibitors, partners and sponsors have joined the journey and made this success being possible. Many thanks and credits go to:
SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
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