HUMBLED TO ORGANIZE BLACK HISTORY AT UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 6TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

SO HUMBLED TO ORGANIZE THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT FOR THE 6TH YEAR IN A ROW IN CONJUNCTION WITH MP ALOK SHARMA AND CO-HOSTED BY MP HELEN GRANT

On Friday the 26th of October 2018, I was humbled to organize The Black History Month Celebrations at The UK House of Parliament for the 6th year in a row in conjunction with MP Alok Sharma- The UK Minister for Employment and MP Helen Grant who was also a co-sponsor for this years Venue.
We had speakers and special guests that traveled from Nigeria, Ghana, The States and many other regions,

All of our invited guests who are community achievers in their own right, also traveled from as far as Manchester, Middlesbrough, Leeds, Bradford , Bristol, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Reading, Nottingham and so many other cities in The UK

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL OUR INSPIRATIONAL KEY SPEAKERS WHO DELIVERED POWERFUL PRESENTATIONS

BARRISTER Eyo O. Ekpo – EXECUTIVE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AT GE, POLITICIAN , ENTREPRENEUR AND ASPIRING GOVERNOR FOR CROSS RIVER STATE (VISITING ALL THE WAY FROM NIGERIA )
PROFESSOR Kehinde Andrews – BLACK STUDIES , BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY (1ST EVER BLACK STUDIES DEGREE PROGRAMME IN EUROPE )
DR Tokie Laotan Brown – (BASED IN IRELAND) ECONOMIST, AUTHOR, MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER AND FOUNDER OF WOMENS FUND HOME
Esther Stanford-Xosei – INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED JURISCONSULT, POLICY ANALYST AND BROADCASTER

Alhaji Umar Farouk Mahama – Politican,, Business Entrepreneur and community ambassador – (VISITING ALL THE WAY FROM GHANA)

MR DONALD WATERFALLS FROM ZIMBABWE

SPECIAL THANKS ALSO TO THE AMAZING AWARD WINNER Angelique Monét FROM THE U.S.A FOR HER PROFOUND AND COLORFUL PERFORMANCE ON THE DAY

SPECIAL THANKS TO ELDER E Antonette Clarke Akalanne , WHO TRAVELED ALL THE WAY FROM BRISTOL TO DELIVER AN INSPIRATIONAL POEM ON THE WINDRUSH

WE ALSO HAD SOME AMAZING LOCAL COMMUNITY ICONS WHO TRAVELED FROM FAR TO DELIVER GREAT SPEECHES
SPECIAL THANKS TO Comr Olalekan Odedeyi – PRESIDENT OF BAME MIDDLESBROUGH WHO TRAVELLED ALL THE WAY FROM MIDDLESBROUGH

Osakwe Nonyelum Esther WHO TRAVELED ALL THE WAY FROM BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE

Tendai Chagweda – BUSINESS ENTREPRENEUR , AND MANY OTHERS

A BIG THANK YOU ALSO TO MY MEDIA PARTNERS , Dark Zac(PHOTOGRAPHY) SMP MEDIA PRODUCTIONS, (VIDEO PRODUCTION )STAR RADIO UK INSPIRED BY Archie Hammond (LIVE STREAMING) Kay Faith Manning AND TEAM , ALL THE WAY FROM MANCHESTER (VIDEO PRODUCTION) Rukayat Aderewa Akanke – ceo of True-African Heritage-Awards AND STEVE MULINDWA

THANK YOU TO THE GREAT PEOPLE WHO QUIETLY SUPPORT ME BEHIND THE SCENE PASTOR Matthew Akinjide Daniel, CHIEF MRS YEMISI SANUSI Yem A Stars Mercia Omotejerhe Jensen Rbg Dr-Abbey AkinoshunRijole Bitata Charmaine Tesaga Chigbo Cyprian-Uzokwelu AND Ethel Elaka Gondwe

A SPECIAL THANKS TO AUNT Lucille Arokodare, WHO WAS ALSO PRESENT ON THE DAY TO SHOW HER SUPPORT,

A SPECIAL THANKS TO MY PARENTS – MR AND MRS FERNANDEZ FOR SETTING THE FOUNDATION FOR A BRIGHTER TOMORROW AND TO MY SISTER Nicolette Fernandez Okewole AND MY BROTHER Steven Fernandez

THE SOUL OF ANY COMMUNITY LIVES WITHIN THE HEART OF ITS PEOPLE, AND SO IN A NUTSHELL, I COULD NEVER DO THIS ALL WITHOUT YOU AND I LOVE YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS AT THE UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT 2019,
BUT ALSO WATCH THIS SPACE FOR THE NEXT EDITION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATIONS BOOKLET AT UK HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT 2019 , LIMITED ADVERTISING SPACES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THIS EDITION AT COMPETITIVE PRICES, TO FIND OUT MORE, RING ME ON +447882809005

MY NEXT EVENT WILL BE THE AFRO BLOGGERS INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION TAKING PLACE IN BERLIN, GERMANY THIS FRIDAY THE 2ND OF NOVEMBER, I WILL BE ONE OF THE KEY SPEAKERS

LETS CONTINUE TO PROMOTE OUR HISTORY AND SHARE OUR SUCCESS STORIES
MY SERVICES IN 2018- CONTACT ME TODAY
MC Hosting for Corporate functions, Business expos and Weddings
Social media promotion for Entrepreneurs, Start up businesses, social events and campaigns
Inspirational Talks for Educational Institutions, Community groups and Churches
Talks and Video Presentations on themes related to West African History and Black History (We are also taking bookings for 2018)
CONTACT US TODAY ON +447882809005 TO MAKE A BOOKING, OR DROP US AN EMAIL : afripoet@gmail.com
T.T.F
www.tonyfernandez.co.uk

T.T.F

BHM2018

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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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