The "All Things Ankara Ball" - a celebration of The Renaissance and Nigerian Independence is the first ever Inaugural Ball in celebration of Nigerian independence. The event will take place on October 17th and 18th 2015 at Adele H. Sharp Student Union Grand Ballroom, University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. Time is from 9pm tp 2am. The theme is "The Beautiful Marriage of French Renaissance and Nigerian-African Aesthtics".
Musician Jidenna and Model Jessica Chibueze have been chosen as Ambassadors at this year's event and will also be honoured at the event along with other prominent Nigerians who have made an impact.
The theme of this year's ball is "Nigerian Rennaisance" and aims to showcase the rich Nigerian culture through illuminating ankara fashion.
Jidenna and Jessica completed a photoshoot recently for the ball. More pictures from the photoshoot after the cut.
The theme is ankara inspired dresses and suits. Ticket information is available HERE.