Nigeria Bead Awards UK  




Nigeria Bead Awards UK

Entries from June 1 to July 31, 2014

Awards in September of 2014


Promoting Creativity and Culture in BeadCraft





Showcase Your Creative Skill to the Beading World!

Here is an opportunity to take part in a proudly Naija styled beading competition, tailored to our tradition, culture and lifestyle. It allows you to showcase the unique Nigeria bead brand at home and in the Diaspora.

WIN PRIZES: In each category, winners go home with a specially engraved hand shaped award (to appreciate the works of your hand), plus special hamper donated by award sponsors, loaded with bead materials. Runners up in each category go home with a special shield and hamper. All winners and finalists receive a "Certificate of Participation" in "The GrandFinale", as well as free advert slot in ESOE events "JUST BEAD" Column for a year.



Onagbesan Yaya Agbolade, Team Leader, 3i Culture Concepts

Ms. Chermiah Hart FdA BA (hons.), Team Leader, Hart Culture, UK



Prince Adekunle Ashaye, Welfare Unit, Esoe Remo (Nigeria)

Prince Kuyoro, Team Leader,  X-Class Club & Consults


To enter the NIGERIA BEAD AWARD contest is very simple:

1. Check the list of Bead Award categories.

2. Select the category/categories you wish to contest in.

3. Make/design your bead creation (feel free to use your own inspiration)

4. Send screen shots of your beads via email to one of the emails as indicated below: or


Shortlisted beads will be invited to take part at "The GrandFinale - London" for UK Bead Designers.



Online votes by fans - 10 points

Bead Presentation @GrandFinale - 20 points

Audience/Participants votes -20 points

On the spot Bead Design @Grandfinale by Finalist - 50 points (Panel of Judges decision)


Award/Contest Categories available on NIGERIA BEAD AWARD UK and NIGERIA BEAD AWARD REMO facebook pages N.B.


Further Enquiries: or




Participants regardless of the level attained in the bead competirion will enjoy periodic display of their works on NIGERIA BEAD AWARDS (UK) and REMO-NIGERIA, an opportunity to generate more clients & traffic for your beadcraft business.

LEVELS/CATEGORIES: In order to give room for maximum creativity, contestants choose the material, style, colour and specification.

We intend to give room for initiatives and flexibility by bead designers, regardless of their experience in the beadcraft business. However, awards are categorised as follows:


1. Wedding Bead Category - for his & hers. (Traditional and Church)

2. Royal Beads - exclusive designs to embrace beads as a symbol of Royalty.

3. Casual/Open Event Beads: to suit any occasion or attire, native or western dress.

4. Exclusive or Special Event or Occasion Beads.

5. Celebrity Beads - tailored to suit or meet the taste of Nigeria Celebrities across.

6. Children/Kid Beads - for teenagers and kids alike (male and female).


The bead category will be updated from time to time. All entrants will be judged anonymously and then a finalist will be selected. The GrandFinale will be held simultaneously in UK and REMO NIGERIA (yearly to be hosted across Remo towns).

The Finalists will be notified at least two weeks before the GrandFinale, as they will be required to make and present an on the spot bead project. They may choose their bead project from any category of 1-6 (see above) at the GrandFinale and finish it within a regulated time frame (This accounts for 50% of the total score).

All beaded items for Presentation should be handmade. Additional guideline out soon.

All enquiries about Contest and Award can be directed to: or Esoe Remo (facebook inbox), or phone 07940419171 (add area code, calling from outside UK.)


The Nigeria version will be in held as an annual event in different Remo towns. This is a project proudly packaged by Esoe Remo, a group that promotes Remo culture and tradition.

It will be held in September every year, both UK and Naija simultaneously. Entries for shortlisting will be received from 1st June to 31st July via online submissions. No fee attached for Nigeria applications.




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