18 May 2017 - Acting Executive Director of the Fashion Council of Namibia Invited to Germany
Enlarge image Ms Leah Misika und Mr Kalistu Mukoroli (both Fashion Council Namibia), Ambassador Christian-Matthias Schlaga, Ms Ruth Suermann (Goethe-Institut Namibia) (© German Embassy Windhoek ) The Acting Executive Director of the Fashion Council of Namibia, Mr. Kalistu Mukoroli has been invited to participate in a visit to Germany, themed “Berlin Fashion Week – The Creative Industries and Sustainability”. The visit takes place from 2 until 8 July 2017 and is part of the Visitors Programme of the German Federal Government.
Together with specialist journalists, young designers and other representatives of the creative industries from around the world, Mr Mukoroli will be presented an introduction to how the creative industries are promoted in Germany, as well as insights into Berlin’s fashion scene. The programme will include visits to the “Berlin Fashion Week” and meetings with major players, young designers and German fashion journalists and experts.
The group will visit showrooms, small start-ups, internationally-operating fashion labels, as well as fashion institutes in Berlin and Brandenburg. There will be opportunities to network with well-known representatives of the German fashion industry.
On 19 June 2017, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Namibia, Christian Schlaga presented Mr Mukoroli with his letter of invitation at the embassy.