Record-breaking turn out for busking festival

Buskers performing at the 2018 Mount Maunganui Busking Festival. Images: Jenny Whitcombe.

A large number of buskers turned out at this year’s Mount Busking Festival held over Labour Weekend.

Forty Two participants played at the festival, far surpassing numbers from previous years.

Jane Debenham, chairperson of the Mount Mainstreet board, says the day was great with the weather turning out stunning, giving all the contestants the opportunity to shine their talents.

“There were many talented buskers.”

The winners of the 2018 Mount Maunganui Busking Festival are:

Junior Amateur:

1st Bree Rose (Brianna Rackham)

2nd = Sean Laurman

2nd = Max Stowe

3rd Just Friends (Eliza ward & Kerian Tipper)

Public Vote - Just Friends

Junior Professional:

1st Jakob Grey

Open Amateur:

1st Campbell Mackenzie

2nd The Boys (Jetaime Mauriere)

3rd Spiritual Experience (Lillybeth Melmoth)

Open Professional:

1st Helen Stewart

2nd Laela Heidt

3rd Alberto Padilla

Public Vote - Alberto Padilla

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