On Friday, November 25th 2011,Kaneka Corporation Japan, makers of the world’s finest fibre held the second edition of the glamorous Kanekalon Night of thousand braids at the prestigious Eko Hotel & Suites Victoria Island, Lagos with the brand ambassador Ms. Stephanie Okereke in attendance amongst industry leaders’, high society and celebrities.

The purpose of the event is to celebrate Nigerian women who have made Kanekalon a part of their lives over the years, and creates fashionable hair styles using the product to make beautiful hair statements.

According to the Executive Officer, Kaneka Corporation, Mr. Hidesuki Amachi, “We have always held our consumers close to our heart by bringing out their true beauty and we feel this event is the best platform where we can demonstrate our appreciation towards them. That is, our 1000 braids event is designed to thank customers for their patronage of Kanekalon products during the year”

Major highlights of the event include a performance by the sensational Mo Hit artiste Dr. Sid, a fashion show by reputable fashion designers from the stable of Regalia, Modela and Richlooks fashion houses, a hair show segment managed by Salon de Eve the winner of last year’s Kanekalon Braids Parade. Other attractions were hair clinic presentation by the CEO of Studio One Plus and makeup tips by Bayo Adeagbe, an outstanding dance drama choreographed by Black Image dance group and live band entertainment was provided by Terrymore International which made the event extremely enjoyable and full of fun. The show was anchored by popular comedian Koffi and on-air radio personality, Matse.

Guests were also charmed by Kanekalon brand ambassador, Stephanie Okereke, who, in her speech told the audience of how it was a great privilege to represent something a lot of African beauties can relate to.

“I am very happy to endorse 100% Kanekalon hair extension. Kaneka Corporation operates to the highest standards of hair extensions…”.– she said

Kaneka Corporation has been actively participating in the hair industry/market starting from last year’s regional hair competition which was initiated to reward hairstylists across Nigeria: ‘Kanekalon Naija Hair Parade’, an initiative celebrating Nigeria’s 50th Independence Anniversary through a hair competition followed by the Initial version of Kanekalon Night of thousand braids.

This year, 2011 saw yet another success with the just concluded salon storm which reached over 30,000 salon guests’, and this second edition of Kanekalon Night of thousand braids.