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A merry Christmas to you

TODAY is a very special day for Christians around the world. Today is when Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. They will remember, and rejoice with the story of the little baby who was born in a manger in Bethlehem. It is a story that has been retold many times. It is as familiar...

Marika is 2018 Kaila! Star

SEVENTEEN year old Marika Bosekoviti is the 2018 Kaila Star! The Yawe, Kadavu-lad proved his star quality when he belted Michael Buble’s classic “Feeling Good” wowing the thousands of people that turned up at the Kaila Star Search finale at the Valelevu Grounds in Nasinu. The John Wesley College student survived the tough rounds of...

Kaila Star Search: Finalists ready to rock the stage

ONLY one act will walk away tonight as this year’s Kaila! star. The 10 finalists, who have survived tough rounds of competitions in the past weeks, are in their final hours of preparation and are ready to rock the stage tonight. This year’s Kaila! Star Search consultant, Savuto Vakadewavosa, said expectations were high for a...

2018 Kaila Star Search: Top 15 contestants

WITH seven participants eliminated from the first Kaila! Star Search elimination round on Friday, event consultant Savuto Vakadewavosa has urged the remaining participants to consistently bring out their best going forward. Vakadewavosa said competitors had to continue to lift their performances as the contest progressed, there was no room for laxity. “For the 15 who...

Singing for ‘Lucky’

DETERMINED to walk away with the Kaila! Star Search 2018 award, Kathleen Hill says all preparation towards that is for her late friend Akuila Salavuki. Mr Salavuki, commonly known as ‘Lucky’, was allegedly murdered at the Suva Foreshore in May. The 21-year-old Hill, who was a close friend of Mr Salavuki, said when she was...

Round two of the 2018 Kaila! Star Search

IT was a night mixed with flawless and not so flawless performances at the Kaila! Star Search on Friday night. Twenty-five contestants took to the stage to sing and dance their hearts out in front of a packed audience at Village 6 cinemas in Suva. But it was marred by a few forgotten lines and...

Night of energy and soul

TWENTY-TWO contestants have made it to the next round of the 2018 Kaila! Star Search after the first show on Friday at Village 6 Cinemas in Suva. Competition consultant Savuto Vakadewavosa said Friday night’s performance showcased the raw talent the 22 contestants had which was what competition was all about. “The reason behind this is...

Search begins for Kaila!’s newest star

THE 2018 Kaila! Star Search competition shot off with power-packed performances from the 25 contestants at the Village 6 Cinemas in Suva last night. The Fiji Times editor-in-chief Fred Wesley said the newspaper was proud and honoured to be hosting the event again this year. “Over the years we have seen brave young men and...

Stage set for KAILA! Star Search

KAILA! Star Search rehearsals have begun and the participants are geared up for tomorrow’s first 2018 show. The 25 participants, who made their way to The Fiji Times conference room yesterday, showcased what they had prepared over the past few days. The 25 contestants are: Marika Bosekiviti; Miriama Bale; Adi Vuga Mere; Yeongeun Effey Park;...

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