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 Award Achievement in Sport Mumtaz Ellahi
Community Coach of the Year

Dr. Alethea Melling Sahir Iqbal Hashmat and Janet Faqiri



Education Achievement Award Entrepreneur of the Year Award Community Group of the Year
Idnan Zaffar Rukaiya Chand Indian Association Manchester
Idanan Zafir Rukaiya and Shaheda Chand Indian Association Manchester



Youth Leadership Award Apprentice of the Year Woman of the Year
Don't Hate us Rate us Nazleen Bahu & Claire Brown Latifa Umar and Sofia Esa
Don’t Hate us Rate us Nazleen Bahu & Claire Brown Latifa Umar and Sofia Esa



Man of the Year Community Cohesion Award
Kamran Ahmed Oldham Muslim Centre



More Pictures:


Winners, Guests ,the Event


The Fashion Show