Date:06/04/2019 - 07/04/2019
Time:9:00 pm - 2:00 am
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CALLING ALL ROOTS PEOPLE to a night in celebration of the life and works of Empress Menen Asfaw (wife and consort of HIM Emperor Haile Selassie I). Her birthdate is 3rd April 1981 and the name Menen was usually given to the most beautiful and respected women in the Ethiopian region. She grew up to marry HIM, raise their children and do a lot of work for women and children. Empress Menen called for all women to stand in solidarity against war and she is considered to be a divine majesty and a Goddess.
So we celebrate her this night in a Lioness Way and in the Lioness Order with Roots and Culture Reggae music – giving izez, praises and respect to one of the worlds most honourable women of colour. A gathering of Four Selectresses Sister Naffi-i (Roots Legacy), Sister Nkechi (Real Music FM), Sister Kandiva aka Kandi-Roots (StationFM) alongside special guests selectress from Switzerland Sister Nurstacris (Royal Zion Highness Radio) playing a unique blend of some of the finest authentic and exclusive roots music and dubs in love and oneness, on Saturday 6th April at the West Indian Cultural Centre Hornsey London, from 9pm till late.
Please wear Ethiopian or African dress if you like, but please be on your best behaviour and be prepared to step it up and skank out with us on this very special occasion. Please come and selahbrate with us… Gate rate £5 before 11 pm and just £10 after. All welcome. Give thanks for your support and much love.. Lioness Order Selectresses.