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Only 16 remain

Atasa Moceituba
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

THE battle for the top spot in the KAILA! Star Search competition is heating up, with only 15 competitors remaining.

And organisers are expecting a semi-final with a difference from previous years.

KAILA! Star Search competition chief judge Peter Rockford Espiritu said he was blown away with the performance and the talents showcased by the young singers.

"This is the first time I am judging this competition and it's a real honour. I'm always impressed with the level of talents here in Fiji. I've been here for three years, I have to say Fiji is so rich with natural God given talents."

He said the youngsters had a lot of maturity in them and this was a way to mould them to become professional singers.

"This is the first step, the next step is to find a mentor who is going to give them the tool in the next step on how to become professional all those things that will make you from being just a regular singer to a professional singer."

KAILA! Star Search competition organiser and mentor Isireli Mainavukea said the event had become a meeting platform for young people.

He said working with the young singers had been amazing and he admired the hard efforts and energy the contestants put in.

"This is like the baby of Hibiscus and this is where everything starts and it's an honour to be working with these talented kids.

"There is so much excitement coming up in the semi-finals and we have a lot of surprise as well."





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