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HRM Oba Adefunmi II Nominated for a 2013 Save the Arts Award

The 2013 OAV year maintains a theme of rebirth with the electrifying news that Oba Adefunmi II has been nominated for the preservation and continuation of West African visual artistry born in the Americas by American-Africans. On March 9, 2013, HRM Oba Adejuyigbe and the extended community of Oyotunji African Village will be recognized at the 2nd Annual Save the Arts Awards being held 7:00pm in High Point University located at 833 Montileu Ave High Point, NC 27262. Immediate and extended endorsers and members of the Oyotunji African Village community are encouraged to attend in an effort to support the over 40years of sustaining African culture and art America. The coordinators of this year’s award show have created an all-inclusive rate special for those individuals who purchase tickets through the OAV website. Email us at info@oyotunji.org to receive the link to purchase a ticket at an OAV discounted rate. For more information please contact the Save the Arts Awards Foundation at 800-345-6993.

Save the Arts were found in 2004 by Mr. Rasheem Pugh, native of Newark, New Jersey. The STA is the first award show honoring Painters, sculptors, architects, photographers and other like visual artists from across the country. Mr. Pugh’s ultimate goal for Save the Arts Foundation and Save the Arts Awards is to share his love of visual arts and music by opening the Save the Arts Center. The mission of the Save the Arts Foundation is to acknowledge great works by many who contributed to the art and design of the world and preserve its future through creating resources in the form of a facility for youth to continue its legacy.
This year’s show is sponsored by High Point University, BMW, Lotus, Jaguar, Cadillac, Audi and Fisker. Notable guests scheduled to attend and participate in the 2013 STA Awards event are the Mayor of High Point, NC Bernita Sims, President of High Point University Dr. Nido Qubein, Commissioner of Guilford County Bruce Davis and NC State Rep. Alma Adams.
The 2nd Annual Save the Arts Awards, scheduled for March 9, 2013 will be held at High Point University located at 833 Montileu Ave High Point, NC 27262. OAV community members and affiliates can obtain special rate tickets by emailing an inquiry to info@oyotunji.org. For more information please contact the Save the Arts Awards Foundation at 800-345-6993.