Audition for the bigtime with SparkFest

Live auditions will be held next week for a spot in the SparkFest line-up, the City of Karratha’s major National Youth Week event.

The selected act will perform live on stage alongside two top national performers as part of the 2016 youth celebrations in April.

City of Karratha Mayor Peter Long said ‘spark’ was the theme for National Youth Week 2016 and the identity of the two special guests would be revealed shortly.

“This year Youth Week is all about igniting a spark in our young people, encouraging them to be passionate and share their talents. Our SparkFest Live Auditions and the major event itself provide an excellent platform for this,” Cr Long said.

“The identity of our special guests will be released very soon but in the meantime I can tell you we are very excited to welcome them to the city to share their experiences, entertain and inspire our young people,” he said.

SparkFest Live Auditions are open to local City of Karratha youth aged between 11 and 25 years and will be held at The Youth Shed and The Base from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 March.

The SparkFest Live Auditions replace the ShedFest competition for this year and registrations are now being taken. Walk-in entrants on the day are welcome.

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SparkFest 2016 and the SparkFest Live Auditions are proudly supported by the City of Karratha, Department of Local Government and Communities, Woodside-operated North West Shelf Project, Rio Tinto, Fortescue Bus Service, National Youth Week, Dampier Community Association, Onsite Rental Group and Neverfail Springs.