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The multi-award winning veteran broadcaster and media consultant who is best known for her prime-time TV show Princess of Arize Princess ‘Deun Adedoyin-Solarin has been awarded the special honorary award BEFFTA Entertainment Icon. With a successful career in media and broadcasting for just over 35 years, the Nigerian born journalist, motivational speaker and media consultant started her career as a broadcaster on NBC TV in 1975.

Princess Deun, an extremely respected media personality in Europe was celebrity host for the Nigerian leading talk show Morning Ride on NTA2 Channel 5 before creating her current popular TV show Princess of Arize on BEN TV SKY channel 182. Princess of Arize show is positioned as the leading innovative and indigenous media programme that continues to break new grounds. The TV show celebrates and features businesses, individuals and special events within the African and Caribbean community in the Diaspora and beyond.

As personalities in showbiz prepare to walk on the red carpet in London on 27th October at the prestigious 4th annual BEFFTA UK awards, this will be a special night as Princess Deun will be picking the BEFFTA honorary award in the presence of an international audience from USA, Canada and Africa.

International celebrity make up artist to grace BEFFTA awards UK 2011

International celebrity make up artist Eryca Freemantle

International celebrity make up artist Eryca Freemantle

World famous celebrity make up artist, lifestyle guru, fitness specialist and brand consultant to top international beauty brands Eryca Freemantle who now semi resides in West Africa will be in attendance to present an award at the 3rd annual BEFFTA awards UK on 22nd October at the the Light House.

Eryca Freemantle sits on the panel of experts for London College of Fashion; one of the most prestigious universities in the world. She has been a recent case study for both South African and Nigeria governments for the beauty industry.

The BEFFTA award-winning international make up artist is now concentrating on new beauty reality TV shows for Africa and fitness and well-being campaigns for African women across West Africa. she hopes to embark on a new initiative and campaign which tackles obesity in Africa. She has also been approached to develop a new Creative Industry Academy in West Africa contributing her international accredited qualifications to students globally.

The motivational speaker has dedicated the rest of her life to empower African women as she believes in passing on the baton. She realises that Africa has so much to offer and wants to contribute and leave her legacy. where else than in Africa!