Art For Peace Awards 2016, hosted by Rebecca Holden and Isabella Cascarano, made history in Beverly Hills and Hollywood at the Saban Theatre, California. It was the combined effort of Munni Irone, the founder & CEO of the Art For Peace and Producer Samira Kazemeni united over 2000 attendees from around the world, under a unique umbrella.
Pioneered by Munni Irone, Art4Peace Award is dedicated to excellence in art which stands for non-violence, love and peace. Munni Irone is a member of ‘An Era of Conscience’, a movement for the sustainable development and human welfare.
While diverse religious beliefs and faith came together hand-in-hand lighting peace candles, the amazing singers Steve Cooke, Haider Salim, Tehrah Elisa Brown and Rebecca Holden, shared their emotions through their peace songs touching thousands of hearts and souls.
With live music on stage, and all the attendees who participated interactively and contributed to the humongous energy that reigned through the celebrations, the gathering further reverberated the spirit of world peace.
The red carpet area kept the cameras flashing and the stars shining from 3pm until 10.30pm. The DJ did an amazing job keeping the momentum and the vibe through the evening. Carmelita Pittman walked up the stage and sang “La Vie en Rose”.
Destenee and her dancers got everyone on their toes. Cleutus also sang an amazing Peace song which took everyone’s heart in the audience by storm.
The award ceremony ended with the crowning of the king and Queen of Art for Peace Awards.
While Erin Haskell won thw ‘Queen’ title, Dr. Lara Shah, Isabella Cascarano and Karen Hoyos won the ‘Princess’ title; the ‘King’ for 2016 Art for Peace Awards went to King Joseph Tomangi Junior and Kieth Michael, Basil and Shang Ping got the ‘Prince’ title.
Given below are the names of the A4P Awards 2016 winners:
Painting – Davood Roostaei and Coa Yong
Sculpture – Line Evola
Best Song Writer – Shane
Music – Rebecca Holden
Best Vocalist – Tehrah
Best European Rock Singer – Steve Cooke
Best Asian Singer – Haider Salim
Best Rock Group – In the Name of the Freedom
Best Latina Singer- Garcia la Beltran
Best Latina Vocalist- Merisella La Dama Hierro
Humanitarian Award – Lily Lisa
Dance – Angelo Borer
Martial Art, Male – Dr Kamiar Tarighi and Dr Dehnad
Martial Art, Female – Cynthia Rothrock
Culinary Arts – Gary Arabia
Film – Beverly Hills Christmas, Listen and Rooted in Peace
Best Producer – Andrew Lance
Best Actor – Dan William
Best Latina Actor- Miguel Angel Rodriguez El Judicial
Best Actress – Maria Conchita Alonso
Best TV hostess- Gloria Kessel
King of Peace – Joseph Tomangi Junior
Queen of Peace – Erin Haskell
While India’s Fame Finders media played an important role for the success of the Award ceremony. Manoj Joshi, founder of Fame Finders Media has been nominated for in Arts 4 Peace Awards, 2017. On association with Arts 4 Peace Awards, Manoj Joshi believes that entire Asian continental should join together for world’s peace and to maintain the integrity.
Among dignitaries and Peace Leaders, author Michael E Gerber, Joe Smith and Kyss Major, Khalifa Ali and Muhammad Ali Junior, Politicians, Government officials, Royalties from Africa, Russia and Philippines, LA Police, Professors, Doctors, Businessmen and Embassy Consulates were all present. From the entertainment industry, we welcomed Dan William, Eric Robinsons and Maria Conchita Alonso, to name a few. Movie Producer, Andrew Lance, dancer- Angelo Borer, Sculpture- Lin Evola together with the honorable painter, Davood Roosteai from the chryptorealism world who paints with his bare fingers, and the amazing Cao Yong who won our Award for 2016.
The event was produced by Samira’s Network, an award-winning variety TV Show hosted by the Beauty queen and Jewelry Designer Samira Kazemeni. Samira’s Network air’s Every Friday at 12:30 AM after Midnight on KSCI channel 18. Samira’s Network also hosts and produces Events: Large Red Carpets, Charity Events and fashion shows through out the year.