by Stanley Azuakola
If you’re gorgeous and love the environment then the date to mark is Saturday June 23, 2012. A host of star performers will be thrilling guests that day at this year’s edition of Gorgeous and Green Gala holding at the Oriental Hotel Lagos.
This annual event is a fundraiser for the Planting for Peace; a 155 Million Tree Campaign which aims to fight the ravaging effects of climate change in Nigeria.
The glamorous Green Carpet event which would be compered by OAP Freeze of Cool FM and Nigerian Idol Host Illrymz will feature a gourmet dining experience by Celebrity Chef Bilal Jamal Eddine and a spectacular Eco-Fashion show by renowned fashion designer, Mr Adebayo Jones.
Artistes billed to perform on the night include SamKlef, Weird MC, Chykay, Saeon, Black Magic, Ms Jaie, Teni , Adol and Lami Philips and the tattoo-faced DJ Sose.
According to Arthur Anijah-Obi, the founder of Ecofest and organizers of the event, “we are humbled and encouraged by the support we have received from organizations and individuals who have identified with our vision. So many wonderful Nigerians donating their time and services in this harsh economic climate is nothing short of miraculous. We encourage more organizations and individuals to support this event and we say a big thank you to our partners.”
Ecofest Nigeria’s mission is to reconnect humanity to the environment by addressing one of the greatest challenges facing humanity – Climate Change
Tickets for the event are on sale at www.afritickets.com. Regular tickets go for N10,000, while VIP tickets go for N25,000. The same tickets are sold for N15,000 and N30,000 at normal outlets. VVIP Tables are available for N500,000.