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Junk Kouture Finalists

Thu 21st Feb 2019

COMPETITION UPDATE MARCH 6TH

Art Teacher Catriona Murphy absolutlely delighted to report that one of our teams competing in last nights final has made it through to the all Ireland final in May in the 3Arena! 80 teams competed for 15 places in the final.

The Nut Cracker 
Ella Kavanagh, Sarah Jean Logan (Model) Sinead Atkinson

Well done to all the contestants and exciting times ahead for The Nutcracker Team.

3 Finalists!

Incredible to have 3 of the 4 teams entered into this year's Junk Kouture make it through to the Regional Finals. Their creations are stunning. Best of luck to them on March 5th in The Helix and congratulations to their teacher Caitriona Murphy. Tickets are already sold out for this popular show.

Our 3 TY Finalist Teams are:

Tidal Bride 
Ellie Lazzarini, Aimee Tobin, Calista Kuan (Model)

Les Oiseaux de la Mer
Marie Hagedorn, Eliette Fabre-Falret (Model), Marie Obert

The Nut Cracker 
Ella Kavanagh, Sarah Jean Logan (Model) Sinead Atkinson

What is Junk Kouture?

Junk Kouture is an all island competition for secondary school students which takes elements such as fashion, design, engineering and environmental sustainability and transforms them into a creative contest like no other.

Inspiring young designers in second level education to use everyday junk materials to create striking works of wearable art, the competition calls on all budding fashionistas to see if they have what it takes to be crowned King or Queen of the upcycled catwalk.

Hitting its ninth year running, Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture has already captivated over 24,000 students, 7,000 teachers and 100,000 audience members.