The Bring It On Festival was a huge success! The kiddies, young adults, parents and even grandparents all came down to Fairfield Showground on Sunday, 19 April to celebrate National Youth Week.
This year marks the 14th anniversary of the Bring It On Festival. There were plenty of rides, activities, entertainment and food stalls for the whole family. Mayor Frank Carbone said the festival is an event that is very close to the community’s hearts.
“The council is very committed to young people and families, because if we want to have a successful future we need to have a successful young people and families. The council is making a significant investment in our community”, said Mr Carbone.
“We’ve already opened our new Adventure Park and shortly we will open our new Youth Centre and also we will open a water park later this year,”
“All these plans are all in place to make sure Fairfield City a great place for young people and families, giving young people places to go and things to do,”
“It comes with a huge cost financially. But if we don’t do it the cost is greater. We need to make sure we look after our young people. I am very committed to make sure that Fairfield City is one of the best family friendly cities in South-West Sydney”.
The headline act Marlisa Punzalan performed her hit song ‘Stand By You’ with the crowds singing along. The young star encouraged young adults to chase their dreams and to never give up.
“I never thought I’d make it this far. Thank you so much for all your support from the start until now. Don’t ever give up and follow your dreams”, said Marlisa.
The school competition was a huge hit with the crowd. The band that took home the $2000 worth of Music Equipment for their school was the Westfield Sports High School.
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