The internationally acclaimed Asian Awards has elected Oxfam as charity partner for its 4th annual event on 4 April 2014 at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.
For this year's exciting event, founder Paul Sagoo, has chosen to work alongside world renowned charitable partner, Oxfam, whose work is directly impacting millions of children living in poverty in Africa and Asia.
According to Mark Goldring, Chief Executive of Oxfam:
"Oxfam is honoured to be working with the Asian Awards to highlight significant achievements in the global Asian community. We also recognise and support the achievements of people who have lifted themselves out of poverty all around the world. Oxfam has been working in Asia for over 60 years and will continue to work closely with the Asian community to help alleviate poverty."
According to Awards' founder Paul Sagoo:
"The Asian Awards, now in its fourth year, continues to grow from strength to strength and each year we make an incredible difference to charity. We are very pleased to be working with Oxfam who have significant experience and heritage in helping children all over the world lead better lives. Our audience is about making a difference and having such a powerful group of people in one room is bound to create an abundance of giving
Oxfam intends to use the amounts raised at The Asian Awards to help lift people out of poverty, by helping them make a living, access education, health care, clean water and sanitation.
More information about this year's Asian Awards
Background to The Asian Awards
The Asian Awards were born out of a simple vision: to create an event which would honour only the very highest levels of achievement from within the worldwide Asian community, to create one of the most important events of its kind ever to be staged.
A pioneering, unique and prestigious event, The Asian Awards is the only event that pays tribute to Asian success across all walks of life, emphasising inspiring achievements and highlighting inspirational role models in the fields of business, sport, entertainment, philanthropy and popular arts and culture.
Previous winners have included Sir Ben Kingsley, Sachin Tendulkar, Freddie Mercury, A R Rahman, Amitabh Bachchan, Nicole Scherzinger, Ravi Shankar, Anupham Kher, George Alagiah, Ratan Tata, Vijay Mallya, Amir Khan, Russell Peters, Bruce Lee and Asha Bhosle.
The 4th Asian Awards takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel London on 4 April 2014. High profile celebrities, politicians, business leaders are expected to attend.
Visit The Asian Awards website