HUMBLED TO ORGANIZE BLACK HISTORY AT UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR 7TH YEAR IN A ROW

A SUCCESSFUL BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 7TH YEAR IN A ROW- THE BEST EVER

The Soul of any community lives in the heart of the people, it is the golden mantle that defines the purpose of Life
We made history on Friday the 25th of October , by organizing THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 7TH YEAR IN A ROW, and this was Our best ever event, since 2013.
Words will never be able to describe the passion, the devotion and the loyalty of all our family, friends, followers and great community achievers who have supported our journey in recent years and if you missed out on last Fridays event, all I can say you missed out on a great memorable day

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR FIVE KEY SPEAKERS ON THE DAY , (WHO ARE SIMPLY NATURAL ORATORS)

Louise Chandler from Barbadoes – A Multi award winner , A Media and PR Communications manager as well as former presenter for BBC Radio Berkshire,

12 year old Latoya Likambi from Cameroon ( who is already a published author at a very early age ) in the company of her mother DrSylvia Forchap-Likambi ( THEY TRAVELED ALL THE WAY FROM LIVERPOOL)

Stephen Ssalii from Uganda – The President of Mariandina Research foundation,

Mr Mazi Obi Okoli from Nigeria – The President of The Congress of Igbo Leaders UK as well as a Nollywood actor

Donald Wasterfall from Zimbabwe – A business entrepreneur and African thought leader .

YOU ALL ARE A BIG BLESSING TO LIFE

SPECIAL THANKS TO THE AMAZING Hagen Clara Meierdierks WHO TRAVELLED ALL THE WAY FROM GERMANY – MULTI AWARD WINNER, PUBLISHED AUTHOR AND HUMANITARIAN- YOU WERE SIMPLY AMAZING, THE AUDIENCE LOVED YOU, AND WE WILL KEEP YOU POSTED WITH NEXT YEARS EVENT

THANK YOU TO AN OVERWHELMING MUSICAL PERFORMANCE BY MULTI AWARD WINNER PERFORMANCE ARTIST Tsungai Tsikirai TRAVELLING ALL THE WAY FROM MAIDENHEAD SUPPORTED BY Tomson Chauke TRAVELLING ALL THE WAY FROM, READING

SPECIAL THANKS TO THESE AMAZING COMMUNITY ACHIEVERS WHO ALSO SPOKE IN OUR 2 MINUTES PRESENTATION SESSION

AUNT Norma Agoro Kesington AND AUNT Lucille Arokodare – OF THE NIGERIAN WEST INDIAN ASSOCIATION – AN ASSOCIATION OF WEST INDIAN WOMEN IN NIGERIA MARRIED TO NIGERIAN MEN

DR Abimbola Gbemi Alao TRAVELLING ALL THE WAY FROM PLYMOUTH – LECTURER AND PAN AFRICANIST THOUGHT LEADER

Dr-Abbey Akinoshun – OUR GREAT COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR

Ayan De First-Cultural Icon – A PROFOUND CULTURE AMBASSADOR BEYOND WORDS

Nia Imara – PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BLACK SUPPLEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Lydia Tett Olet – THE CEO OF KENYA IN THE PARK

Kehinde Ogunlabi – FOUNDER OF MANHOOD ACADEMY

THANK YOU ALSO TO ONE OF OUR SPECIAL GUESTS OF HONOR – CHIEF DR Dapo Williams – I AM VERY HUMBLED BY YOUR SUPPORT SIR

MR Olayomi Koiki – CEO OF KOIKI MEDIA – I AM GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT ON THE DAY WITH THE MEDIA COVERAGE

Archie Hammond AND THE STAR RADIO UK TEAM- I AM GRATEFUL FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT OVER THE YEARS

A BIG THANK YOU TO MY TEAM MEMBERS Mercia Omotejerhe Jensen Rbg , Phillip Taiwo AND Steve Mulindwa Rijole Bitata – WE ARE FAMILY

THANKS ALSO TO THE SUPPORT OF DrSylvia Forchap-Likambi TRAVELLING ALL THE WAY FROM LIVERPOOL

Lena Marshall TRAVELLING ALL THE WAY FROM MANCHESTER

AUNT Eulinda Antonette Clarke Akalanne – TRAVEELING ALL THE WAY FROM BRISTOL, – AM GRATEFUL

Rukayat Aderewa Akanke – THE CEO OF True-African Heritage-Awards – – IT WAS SO LOVELY TO SEE YOU- THANKS FOR ALL YOUR SUPPORT

PASTOR Matthew Akinjide Daniel – THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT SIR

CHIEF MRS YEMISI SANUSI Yem A Stars – THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT MA

Tisha Leticia – FOUNDER OF TLS

PROFESSOR Rotimi Jaiyesimi, EVEN THOUGH YOU WERE NOT ABLE TO MAKE IT THIS YEAR, I WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR SUPPORT FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART

YOU ARE ALL AMAZING

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 8TH YEAR IN A ROW IN 2020 ,and it seems the giest list for next year event is already full

 

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About Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez

Tony Tokunbo Eteka Fernandez is an International Award Winner, Published Author & Poet, Broadcast Journalist, MC and Youth Empowerment Consultant . He is also The CEO of AFRICA4U and The Founder of Africans in The Diaspora People also see him as a Cultural and Social entrepreneur, which means he is skilled in working with many different communities, bringing people together in successful focused events. Tony has organised many cultural events …involving both BME and mainstream communities. He is skilled in hosting events that reinforce community cohesion and bringing different kinds of people together. He has organised events in The UK, The U.S.A, Holland, Germany, Romania, Malta and Nigeria and has visited over 22 European Countries. Tony has also organised The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for over five years in a row He continues to promote the true life and success stories of Africans in Europe and Africans around the world and has organised several small scale literary and awards initiatives aimed at empowering young people. He has also spent time as an International broadcaster and was The Producer and Presenter for AFRICA4U International Radio Talk Show at Reading4u Radio Station for nearly three years. Tony has interviewed high profile Members of Parliament, Distinguished celebrities and some of Africas best musicians including Ivonne Chaka Chaka and Kanda Bongoman. He has also been a guest on BBC Radio on numerous occasions to discuss the community cohesion events he organises at UK House of Parliament and also to recite some of his published work in memory of Nelson Mandela, 50 Years Anniversary of The race relations act and major community issues. Tony has also a Guest on popular Radio stations in Nigeria and The States In the last few years he has been very passionate about Youth empowerment, community cohesion and cultural intelligence. Tony was born in South London and has lived in several parts of England and Nigeria . He started writing at the tender age of nine, a habit he expressed with creative enthusiasm. Tony writes Poetry, short stories and proverbs on personal development. He is currently working on his 4th book which will also be his first novel. He is also into Public Speaking at Special events and Social functions and is a Mentor for young people in the UK Community. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at The University of Lagos, Nigeria in English and World Literature. He later went on to attain a teaching qualification at The Frances King International Training Institute, South Kensington London, it was here he studied Teaching English as a Foreign Language. He also studied Web Design at The City University in London. He published his first book in June 1999 called “The Beauty in the Dark” (A Collection of Poetry which received critical acclamation in many circles around the world). .Tony’s aim in life is to inspire the young generation and to encourage the youth to make the very best of their dreams and aspirations,. He published a 2nd book in June 2009 called ” The Sound of Running Water” – A Family gift book of proverbs and quotations on Personal Development and Positive Thinking . In December 2009, he published his 3rd book called “One Moment of Peace”.- A collection of Poetry inspired by personal experiences and spiritual growth. Besides the fact that the Artist has won International online awards, he is mostly inspired by Life experience, love, music and cultural awareness. He was Resident Poet at the 5th London Poetry Festival in 2009 and has been a guest on BBC Radio on very many occassions including The famous Anne Diamond Show. He has also been a guest on a few SKY TV stations and several International Radio Stations around The World
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