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Young talent shines at NC Theatre

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The Northern Cape Theatre in Kimberley came alive on June 1 as young talents from across the region showcased their skills in the much-anticipated “Show Your Talent Northern Cape” event.

Youngsters showcased their talents at the Northern Cape Theatre in Kimberley recently. Picture: Supplied

THE NORTHERN Cape Theatre in Kimberley came alive on June 1 as young talents from across the region showcased their skills in the much-anticipated “Show Your Talent Northern Cape” event.

Children from various towns, including Strydenburg, Hopetown and Barkly West, participated either as individual acts or in groups, demonstrating a wide array of talents such as singing, dancing, ballet, gymnastics, storytelling, rapping and playing musical instruments.

The event was orchestrated by Merissa Meyers, the dedicated director of Mon Percée Consult, a company renowned for co-ordinating corporate, social and promotional events.

Meyers expressed her heartfelt admiration for the incredible talents displayed and the dedication of the individuals and groups who made the journey to Kimberley.

“I am truly humbled by the talents exhibited and the commitment from groups who travelled such distances to be here,” Meyers remarked. “My ultimate dream is to unearth rare talent and make children’s dreams come true. By hosting events like this, we aim to raise funds to assist with travel and accommodation costs for children representing our Province on national and international stages.”

In the past three months, Meyers has successfully co-ordinated three fund-raising events. Two of these were aimed at supporting international representation, while one was for a chess championship.

Her unwavering dedication to community upliftment and support for small businesses and budding entrepreneurs has been evident through her tireless efforts.

The talent show was met with overwhelming enthusiasm and success, prompting participants and their managers to request that it become an annual event. One of the coaches shared, “The kids were ecstatic to have something to look forward to. They don’t have much entertainment these days, so this event was a real highlight for them.”

Meyers emphasised the importance of community support and upliftment: “Supporting our community and providing platforms for young talent is incredibly fulfilling. It’s about more than just an event; it’s about nurturing dreams and building a brighter future for our children.”

The resounding success of “Show Your Talent Northern Cape” has set a new benchmark for similar events in the region and the community eagerly anticipates the next opportunity to witness the extraordinary talents of its youth.

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