Presentation Secondary School Castleisland has delightedly announced that is has three teams progress to the regional finals of the Junk Kouture competition.
The finals will be held on March 10th in the University Concert Hall in Limerick.
A portion of the marks awarded to the teams that will go forward to the national finals are down to online voting which begins today, February 20th and will run until Friday 24th, where members of the public can vote once a day every day!! So please follow and follow the instructions to vote for your favourite design out of the three!
Three Teams in Finals
The school’s teams are: Team Snake and the models are: Siofra O’Connor, Mary Healy and Faye Conway.
Team Pick a Puzzle with its models: Ellie Daly, Aoife O’Sullivan and Aine Barry and Team Queen of the Bed Bugs and their models: Heather Jones, Moya Sheehan and Rosie Scanlon.
Junk Kouture by Bank of Ireland is the label behind Ireland’s leading fashion and art competition for second level students.
Every outfit is unique and the rules are that entries must be: original, creative and recycled and each one made from 100% recycled materials.
The nationwide competition aims to spark students’ imaginations; encouraging them to create unique, original and innovative outfits from recycled materials and junk.
Thousands of pieces have been submitted by talented teenagers over the past six years, with some spectacular and awe-inspiring pieces gracing the competition’s regional and national catwalks.
Opportunity to Develop
Bank of Ireland is proud to have been involved with Junk Kouture since 2012 as it provides young people with a unique opportunity to develop new design techniques, styles, and hone their craft in creating one off designs from recycled material.
It also provides them with the chance to meet others with similar goals and creates a positive synergy; infusing all with creative energy. Good luck to the ‘Pres Teams’ in the competition.
Follow the Facebook link here to vote for the girls each day from today: http://bit.ly/BOIJK2017
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