- Many cultures showcased in annual youth talent show
- Event supported by the State Government with $5,000
Talented young Western Australians will take to the stage to showcase traditional forms of dancing, music and singing at the Multicultural Youth Talent Quest tomorrow (August 12) at Perth Modern School.
The annual event, hosted by the WA Multicultural Association, involves more than 145 performers representing 15 cultural groups from across the State.
The performers are aged between 11 and 15, and come from 11 cultural dance schools. They spend months practising for the popular event.
The Multicultural Youth Talent Quest is supported by the McGowan Government with $5,000 through the Office of Multicultural Interests' (OMI) Community Grants Program.
More information about the talent quest is available at http://www.omi.wa.gov.au
Comments attributed to Citizenship and Multicultural Interests Minister Paul Papalia:
"Events like the Multicultural Youth Talent Quest showcase the cultural diversity that is one of Western Australia's greatest strengths.
"These events provide an opportunity for young Western Australians to learn more about their cultural heritage and share it with the wider community.
"This annual talent show is an increasingly popular family friendly event, which is growing each year to reflect the vibrant and dynamic society in which we live."
Minister's office - 6552 5600