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    Asa Yolanda Brown, thrill  in London IndigO2 Concert

    Asa in Concert

    The Nigerian singer and songwriter, ASA will feature in a major concert supported by ace saxophonist, Yolanda Brown at the IndigO2 on June 5, 2011.

    The French born Nigerian soulful pop fusion music star is a hot sensation and her music  embraces world class music, fusing reggae, Afromusic  and funk.

    The exciting young singer/songwriter Asa will be supported by great saxophonist YolanDa Brown at the IndigO2 in London on Sunday 5th June.

    Asa is a fantastic Paris-born vocal and songwriting talent who has been nicknamed “21st century Bob Marley” due to her proficiency in modern reggae rendition.

    She is renowned for fusing her Nigerian roots with contemporary pop, reggae, funk and soul, delivering songs in both English and Yoruba language.

    Her debut album received lots of support from the likes of Lenny Kravitz and Angelique Kidjo, both of whom subsequently invited her to duet with them . ‘Beautiful Imperfection‘, Asa’s second studio album, was a recent Jazz FM Album of the Week. It’s a collection of irresistible retro grooves featuring the classic singles ‘Be My Man‘ and ‘Why Can’t We‘.

    And top MOBO-winning urban/contemporary saxophonist and composer YolanDa Brown will be opening the show.

    YolanDa is one of the UK’s most exciting and in-demand live performers. Her distinctive sound takes jazz and introduces it to a diversity of genres from soul, R&B and gospel to reggae and Latin. She has performed with the likes of Alexander O’Neal, Mica Paris, Omar and Soweto Kinch.

    Jazz FM customers is offering  a very special discount on tickets for the show –click here to book your tickets and quote the discount code “Jazzfm”.

    But for your chance win a pair of tickets for this unmissable double bill, answer the question below and leave your contact details.

     

    ASA
    London Concert and her FULL Band!!!!!

    also featuring 2 time
    Mobo Award winner
    Yolanda Brown!

    VENUE:
    IndigO2
    DATE:
    This Sun 5th June 2011!


    TIME: From 6pm
    TICKETS from £25 & more on the door
    www.cokobar.com
    02089531219 or 07951536726

    Centre for European Studies hosts 2nd annual Economic Ideas Forumin London

    Economic Ideas Forum

     

    Untitled from Thinking Europe on Vimeo.

    Untitled from Thinking Europe on Vimeo.

    The Centre for European Studies will host the second annual Economic Ideas Forum (EIF) on 26 May 2011 in London. This EIF will bring together high-level government officials, business leaders and other influential stakeholders from across Europe and the United States.

    http://www.thinkingeurope.eu/?gclid=CI6L7MmY_6gCFQUe4QodswvoTA

     

    Diamond Recognition Award

    Diamond Recognition Award holds June 10 in London.

    Diamond Special Recognition Award night coming up in London will now hold on June 10 this year.

    The event will hold at the Plush and popular North London La Royale Banquenting Hall, just few yards from Tottenham Hotspur Football stadium.

     

    AFRUCA celebrates 10th year anniversary June 14 and July 16

    The 10th Anniversary of AFRUCA holds on on 14th June 2011.

    The occasion will bring together the Charity Organisation’s friends, supporters, partners, donors, stakeholders and other well-wishers to celebrate   service to African Children in the United Kingdom.

    The event will present an opportunity to showcase the Organisation’s  work in  the past 10 years.

    “There will be testimonials by our partners and friends who have been closely involved in our work and who are proud of what we have achieved for the benefit of African children in the UK”, claims Modupe Debbie Ariyo, AFRUCA chief executive.

    Events Date: Tuesday 14 June 2011

    Time: 6pm to 9pm

    Venue: Freshfields Bruckhaus, Deringer LLP, Tudor Street, London EC4

    Transport: Nearest tube/rail: Temple, Blackfriars.

    Entrance Fee: Non, but your donations will be thankfully received.

    Registration: Essential.


    AFRUCA Dinner date:

    AFRUCA 10th Anniversary Fundraising Dinner and Dance coming up.

    Location: Hilton London Docklands Riverside

    Time: Saturday, 16 July 2011 18:00.