OUR BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT @ HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT- 3 YEARS IN A ROW – THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

DEAR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND FANS, –

IT WAS A PROFOUND PRIVILEGE TO ORGANISE THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT ON TUESDAY THE 20TH OF JUNE FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW.

THIS HAS BEEN OUR BEST BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATIONS SO FAR, I WAS HUMBLED AND OVERWHELMED.
THE JOURNEY CONTINUES- WE NEED TO CONTINUE TO TELL OUR STORIES, TELL OUR HISTORY AND EXHIBIT THE STRENGTHS THAT EMBRACE THE GENTLE STRINGS OF LOVE.

I WOULD LIKE TO SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPECIAL GUESTS THAT ATTENDED AND SUPPORTED THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS – HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT 2015

MP ALOK SHARMA (AN AMAZING GENTLEMAN )- THE MP OF READING WEST- WHO HAS SUPPORTED THIS EVENT FOR THE LAST THREE YEARS

MP Chi Onwurah – THE MP OF NEWCASTLE CENTRAL – WHO ALSO GAVE A SPEECH AT THE EVENT

MP ANNE MCLAUGHLIN – THE MP FOR GLASGOW – WHO GAVE A SPEECH AT THE EVENT

MR Babatunde Loye – THE CHAIRMAN OF CANUK – (NIGERIANS IN THE UK )

MR Robin Marsh – THE SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE UNIVERSAL PEACE FOUNDATION

DoctorPamela Ayewoh-Bernard – THE PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, BEDFORDSHIRE

A SPECIAL THANKS ALSO TO CULTURAL AMBASSADOR Komolafe Omotunde WHO ATTENDED THIS EVENT ALL THE WAY FROM BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

.I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO SAY A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR KEY GUEST SPEAKERS FOR 2015- THEY WERE AMAZING

Tony Warner– CEO AND FOUNDER OF Black History Walks
Charmaine Simpson – DIRECTOR OF Black HistoryStudies
ALHAJ DR IBRAHIM K ASANTE ( Ibrahim Asante) FOUNDER OF SIGNIFICANT INTERNATIONAL TRAINING SYSTEMS
DR James Heartfield – LECTURER, HISTORIAN AND AUTHOR
Lee Meta Jasper– COMMUNITY ACTIVIST AND HUMANITARIAN

A BIG THANK YOU TO THE PERFORMING ARTISTS 2015- I AM PROUD OT HAVE BOTH OF YOU AS FRIENDS

Deoba Authentic – CELEBRITY DEEJAY, RADIO HOST AND PERFROMING ARTIST
Jennifer Sobola – PERFORMING ARTIST

A BIG THANK YOU ALSO TO MY MEDIA PARTNERS WHO DID AN AMAZING JOB AT THE EVENT- YOU ARE THE HEART AND SOUL OF THE COMMUNITY
Effycom Pro Duction- VIDEO FOOTAGE ON THE DAY – Ethel Elaka Gondwe

Marketing Ministers UK– OUR DRINKS SPONSORS FOR THE EVENT
ZIMLINK – Dark Zac AND Simba Smp – RESPONSIBLE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO FOOTAGE
Pamtengo RADIO STATION MANAGED BY King Mambo – LIVE STREAMING ON THE DAY, SOUND AND MUSIC
TrueAfrican Heritage – PHOTOGRAPHY by Rukayat Aderewa Basaru
9jadiaspora- SOCIAL MEDIA
Mr & Miss Black Beauty Universal Pageants BY Alicia Queen– SOCIAL MEDIA
Focus Organization MANAGED BY Atta Kouassii –
The Outerglobe presented by Debbie Golt on Resonance FM (104.4FM London (Soon to be DAB) and www.resonancefm.com
A HEALTHY HAPPY YOU – DESIGN managed by Charmaine Tesaga
Esoe Remo – DESIGN AND SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTION
AFRICA4U – EMPOWERMENT, EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY COHESION
Africana Project UK BY Richard Oluyinka
DEOASA CATERING BY Rita Madu-West
PRESIDENT OF AFRICAN SOCIETY – UNIVERSITY OF BUCKINGHAMNwilo Onyeka Trinity
Kehinde S. Olaleye – PRESIDENT OF Nigeriasociety Londonmet

LIFE WOULD BE INCOMPLETE WITHOUT MY PARENTS – MRSigismond Olayode Fernandez AND MRS Pauline Fernandez AND MY SIBLINGS Nicolette Fernandez Okewole AND Steven Fernandez – I LOVE YOU TO BITS

I AM ALSO AVAILABLE TO GIVE TALKS AND VIDEO PRESENTATIONS ON BLACK HISTORY THEMES & WEST AFRICAN HISTORY TO COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES & SMALL GROUPS AT AFFORDABLE RATES IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER – YOU CAN BOOK EARLY BY RINGING +447882809005, ALTERNATIVELY, SEND ME AN EMAIL TO afripoet@gmail.com 10 PERCENT DISCOUNTS ON ALL EARLY BOOKINGS

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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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