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Maranoa's Got Talent

LOCAL youth are buzzing with excitement as preparations are made for the Maranoa's Got Talent final tomorrow.

Twenty acts from across the region will battle it out on stage for their chance to win a share of $1000 in cash prizes and the title of Maranoa's Got Talent champion for 2012.

Maranoa's Got Talent is an annual competition for regional youth aged 6-25 and Councillor Peter Flynn said he would be one of the four judges.

"There are a number of great acts that have made it to this stage in the competition, from dancers, singers and a comedian to a punk band and PogoBoy," Cr Flynn said.

"Maranoa's Got Talent is a fantastic opportunity for youth across the region to showcase their talents and creativity with some great prizemoney on offer."

Cr Flynn said he encouraged people to head along on Saturday to enjoy the performances the young people had worked so hard to put together.

The finale event will be held at the Roma Cultural Centre from 1pm.

 

Prize money will be awarded for the following places:

First place $500

Second place $300

Third place $150

Encouragement $50

The Roma Lions Club will serve an assortment of refreshments from the canteen during intermission.



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