Fusion Awards 2010

welcome to Fusion 2010

Tonight Ewood Park, home of the Blackburn Rangers football team – became home of the North West’s Fusion Awards, given to celebrate contributions to the coalition of cultures and embrace the wide diversity of people across the region and their contribution to the community as a whole.

This year’s awards featured a wider range of people from different cultures across the North West than than ever before many of whose work was being recognised in this way for he first time.

The Event itself was hosted by Sameena Ali Khan and featured 11 awards, with a fashion show and additional entertainment provided by Bollywood dance routines from Imagin Asian and performance by Comedian Aatif Nawaz.

The winners were:


Public Service AwardAchievement in SportMumtaz Ellahi
Community Coach of the Year

Dr. Alethea MellingSahir IqbalHashmat and Janet Faqiri



Education Achievement AwardEntrepreneur of the Year AwardCommunity Group of the Year
Idnan ZaffarRukaiya ChandIndian Association Manchester
Idanan ZafirRukaiya and Shaheda ChandIndian Association Manchester



Youth Leadership AwardApprentice of the YearWoman of the Year
Don't Hate us Rate usNazleen Bahu & Claire BrownLatifa Umar and Sofia Esa
Don’t Hate us Rate usNazleen Bahu & Claire BrownLatifa Umar and Sofia Esa



Man of the YearCommunity Cohesion Award
Kamran AhmedOldham Muslim Centre



More Pictures:


Winners, Guests ,the Event


The Fashion Show