Kwinana teens enjoy Positive Vibes at youth festival

Staff ReporterSound Telegraph
Picture: City of Kwinana
Camera IconPicture: City of Kwinana

Even the looming threat of rain couldn’t dampen spirits at the City of Kwinana’s Positive Vibes Youth Festival on Saturday.

The alcohol, drug and smoke-free event was hosted at the Edge Skatepark where about 1000 13-19 year olds from the local area turned out for the City’s biggest event for teens.

The event had activities such as glitter art, photo booths, food trucks and skateboarding demonstrations on offer, ensuring there was something for everyone.

Picture: City of Kwinana
Camera IconPicture: City of Kwinana

Entertainment included DJ sets, a live set from up-and-coming Perth artist Young Jaycee, competitions, coaching clinics and basketball competitions.

Young Jaycee.
Camera IconYoung Jaycee. Credit: City of Kwinana

As well as various activities and action-packed fun, the festival also featured a ‘chill out zone’ run by the Zone Youth Space for young people to escape the crowds.

Picture: City of Kwinana
Camera IconPicture: City of Kwinana

Mayor Carol Adams called the event a huge success.

“It’s so great to see our young people showing off their skills, enjoying time together or taking in a live act,” she said.

“These types of events are what make Kwinana a great place to live and visit”.

Paul Garlett and Kwinana MLA Roger Cook.
Camera IconPaul Garlett and Kwinana MLA Roger Cook. Credit: City of Kwinana

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