Thursday, March 24, 2011

Teens to battle for a Mark Holden 'touch down'

Twenty teens as young as eleven will battle for a top ten finish at the Urban Quest semi final at Casuarina Square next week.


The singers hope to impress guest judge Mark Holden and local celebrity radio host Amanda Pernechele for a spot in the Urban Quest Finals Concert on 2 April.


The acts include a brother duo from Wagaman, Palmerston hip hop pair and two singers from Katherine.


The event, sponsored by Mission Australia, hopes to raise awareness of youth homelessness in the Top End.


The Urban Quest semi final gets underway at 3:30pm at Casuarina Square on Tuesday, 29 March. The public are encouraged to attend.


The semi finalists are:


Kaiyah Chadwich, 11, Leanyer 

Peter Rautoke, 17, Palmerston

Casey Glennon, 16, Malak                           

Shaine Hawke, 13, Stuart Park

Taylor Fishlock, 18, Katherine                    

Rebekah Ainslie, 16, Darwin

Kimberly Harding, 16 Darwin                      

Jason Woodward, 15, Palmerston

Gabrielle Wright, 16, Palmerston             

Jianynne Anastacio, 16, Katherine

Tevita Moala, 16, Darwin                             

Kane Bishop, 15, Darwin

Veronica Maxwell, 17, Palmerston          

Jessica Pickworth, 18, Litchfield Park

Leighton Kay-Mick, 13, Karama                 

Katheryn Pickworth, 18, Stuart Park

John Micairan, 18 Palmerston & Flyod McDonald, 18, Karama

Sam & Jack Weaver, 17 & 14, Wagaman


For more on each of the performers visit


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