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Mayor congratulates Search for a Star 2013 finalists

Search for a Star 2013 has not only discovered a wealth of singing talent but also helped raise nearly £7000 for Age Isle of Man.

 

Finalists, judges, sponsors and supporters of the competition, invited to a reception at the town hall, heard Her Worship the Mayor Councillor Carol Malarkey JP congratulate the singers on their performances and praise all those involved in the contest for providing a showcase for Manx talent.

 

WinnersZSC 9454 MediumHer Worship with left to right, Mr Enigma, Joey Wylde, Filipe Santos, Sam Leneghan and Gillian Harvey representing Age Isle of Man

 

Her Worship had served on the judging panel for the grand finale on Saturday May 25th when Joey Wylde was voted overall winner and Filipe Santos, Mr Enigma and Sam Leneghan took second, third and fourth place respectively.

 

Sponsored by The Crescent and Pokerstars and supported by 3FM, Barclays, Dam Productions and Shoprite the contest raised £4727.92 which, with matched funding of £2250 from Barclays, resulted in £6977.92 being donated to Age Isle of Man.

 

StairsZSC 9472 MediumThe Mayor is joined by Search for a Star finalists, sponsors, supporters and judges

 

 

The reception provided the opportunity for winner Joey Wylde to announce he had invited all five other finalists to join him in recording a trial single, proceeds from which will be donated to charity.

 

BowlZSC 9478 MediumSearch for a Star 2013 winner Joey Wylde, centre, with The Crescent's George Campbell, left and Dan Whitehead