The amazing semi-finals of the City of Bradford Festival of Talent take place on Friday 15th February at the Bradford Hotel.
Eleven Primary School acts took place in the first half, from Iqra, Byron, Brackenhill, Carrwood and Poplars Farm and the acts ranged from dance solo, duos and groups to singing and included a comedy due, a keyboard player and a ventriloquist.
Primary School acts took place in the first half, from Iqra, Byron, Brackenhill, Carrwood and Poplars Farm and the acts ranged from dance solo, duos and groups to singing and included a comedy due, a keyboard player and a ventriloquist.
Six Primary acts chosen to go through to the Finals by a panel of Judges are Rayn Rabib playing the keyboard (Poplars Farm); dancer Naomi Dragon and ventriloquist Alanna Khan (both from Brackenhill); dancer Maleena Maguire (Carrwood); comedians Saif Ahmed,
Saif Khaled and the Year 3 Dance Group (Brackenhill).
Six Secondary took part in the second half, One in a Million, Bradford Academy, St Bede's and St Joseph's Catholic College, Grange Technology College, Tong Leadership Academy and Bradford Girls' Grammar School.
The Secondary acts chosen to go through to the Finals by the panel of Judges were solo dancer Hannah Read and the Dance Team (both from Bradford Academy); singer Lucy Pearson, gymnast Lilly Price (St Bede's and St Joseph's) and Ayesha Fateh, Husna Hussain
and Zaynab Hussain who performed an inspirational dance drama (Bradford Girls' Grammar)..
You can view all the official photographs from the Primary & Secondary Semi-Finals by clicking here
The Judges, who are all well-respected arbiters of creative performance, kindly volunteered their time and were blown away by the standard of period overall.
The Management Team are most grateful to them, namely David Owen-Lewis, David Harvey and Cllr Mike Gibbons; also, to the Management and Staff of the Bradford Hotel and Sovereign Healthcare for their sponsorship.
The Finals takes place on Friday 22nd March in the Bradford Hotel, 6pm for a 6:15pm start, more details will follow shortly.