British Council invites applications for IYFE Award-2008

LAHORE, Sept 22: British Council has invited applications from Pakistan and other countries for International Young Fashion Entrepreneur Award 2008 (IYEFY) to identify and acknowledge the individual who created a profitable business in fashion.

According to a statement issued by British Council, this award has been established to champion and celebrate the importance of creative entrepreneurs working in emerging markets.

The last date for the applications is October 11.

This is a two-stage competition. In the first stage, one person from Pakistan will be selected to compete against others from Afghanistan, Nepal, Iran, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

The winner from this round will then go to the UK for a 12-day fashion tour in February 2008, joining other fashion entrepreneurs from all over the world, meeting leaders and innovators in British fashion.

In the second stage, for the international competition to find the Young Fashion Entrepreneur of the year, the regional winners will be interviewed in the UK by a panel of fashion experts in the UK and will make presentations about their work as a fashion entrepreneur. App



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