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2nd Annual International Youth Day Mash Up Finalists Chosen!

August 3, 2011 - Five finalists have qualified to perform at mindyourmind’s Second Annual International Youth Day Mash Up Challenge at Wolf Performance Hall on Friday, August 12th at 7:00pm. Nearly 30 talented youth submitted online auditions in hopes of qualifying for a chance to win the top prize. The Entertainers, Cori & Samantha, Taylor Holden, Ashley Weisbeck and JFX LOEBZ; ill at will now must take the stage to impress a panel of guest judges and the general public.Special guest judges include: Dan MacLellan from /A\ Channel, Canadian piano-pop singer, songwriter Darrelle London, owner of Summer Camp Productions Brandon Eedy, Natalie Pooran from 106.9 The X, and Max Specht a mindyourmind youth representative. The Youth Day Mash Up will also include feature performances by dancers from Jo Read School of Dance, Slam Poet Michael Kimber and Canadian piano-pop singer, songwriter Darrelle London.“Celebrating youth and their many talents is intrinsically connected to the mission at mindyourmind. International Youth Day is a platform for all of us to celebrate youth and their capacity to contribute to and connect with the larger community.” noted Maria Luisa Contursi, Program Director, mindyourmind.International Youth Day Mash Up Challenge (Open to the Media) Where: Wolf Performance Hall (Citi Plaza), 355 Wellington St., London, ON N6A 3N7 When: Friday, August 12, 2011 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sponsors who have made this event possible include: Citi Plaza, Harrison Pensa LLP, 379 Collective, OIART, rtraction, 106.9 The X and many more.Twenty five years ago, the United Nations proclaimed August 12 as International Youth Day, calling on global citizens to advance the full and effective participation of youth in all aspects of society. Join us and the world in celebrating youth within our community.For further information, contact us.