Samata Angel named Best Young Designer at 1st annual BEFFTA Awards and meets Prime Minister Gordon Brown

Beauty & Fashion Samata, mother and Gordon Brown
OCT 22, 2009 LISTEN
Samata, mother and Gordon Brown

The 1st Annual BEFFTA Awards took place during Black History Month on 17th October 2009 at the luxurious London Hilton Metropole and was attended by a host of stars within the UK black community. The Black Entertainment, Film, Fashion, Television and Arts Awards (BEFFTA), aimed at honouring the best entertainment and showbiz personalities in UK and across the globe, is the first of its kind ceremony and saw the movers and shakers of the black community come out in their numbers. Samata Angel won the coveted 'Best Young Designer Award' at the ceremony, hosted by Richard Blackwood and Miss London. The BEFFTA Awards saw the likes of Noella Coursaris, Angie Le Mar, Miss England Rachel Christie, Choice FM DJ Abrantee, Lee Jasper, fashion entrepreneur Samata Angel, international makeup artist Eryca Freemantle, BEN TV founder Alistair Soyode and BBC/MTV comedian Jason Lewis grace the red carpet, to celebrate the achievements of stars from the black African and Caribbean community.

Fashion entrepreneur Samata Angel was also invited to join Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Sarah Brown for the official launch of the UK's Powerlist during a launch event for the historic black history month. Samata was acknowledged for her achievements alongside the likes of Baroness Scotland, Baroness Amos, Oona King, Oswald Boateng, Levi Roots, Tim Campbell and other industry influencers.

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