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Do you excel at singing, dancing, or playing an instrument?

The Hyperdome Shopping Centre is hosting the second Rising Star Talent competition in Centre court on 19 August from 1.30pm-4pm!

Auditions are open until Friday the 4th of August so make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to win $1,000.

If you are not auditioning make sure to come down on the day and see all the talented finalists as well as our selection of highly talented Guest Judges.

Ryan Jon is best known as Hit 104.7’s breakfast presenter. Ryan will be the MC for the event and will be sure to keep the crowd entertained from start to finish.

Meet the Judges:
Julie Goodwin  is best known as the winner of MasterChef in 2009. Since MasterChef Julie has released two cookbooks, and hosted a breakfast show on the radio.
One of Julie’s hidden talents is that she is an accomplished singer and in 2010 released a Christmas album “Christmas with Julie Goodwin.”
Julie will be a great addition to the panel, and will also be in the Hyperdome before rising star signing her newest cookbook “Julie Goodwin’s Essential Cookbook.” Make sure you don’t miss out on her guest appearance.

Kayo Marbilus is a local artist who has been in Canberra since the age of four. He is an ARIA charting artist with two albums released. Kayo will be performing some of his songs at the Rising Star competition as well as judging on our Rising Star panel.

Another Canberra local Amber Nicholls is best known for her performances on the Voice. She is a talented singer-song writer and performer. Amber will be performing some of her songs at the Rising Star Talent competition..

Samson Smith is one fifth of the Australia’s Got Talent, and chart topping Justice Crew.However in his own right he is an accomplished dancer, singer, and Ninja Warrior Competitor.
With a bag full of tricks Samson will be performing on the Rising Star stage on Saturday the 19th of August.


There are two categories for entry:
Junior – Under 15 years, and Senior – 16 years and over
Six finalists will be selected from each category.

To enter:

  1. Record a 30 second clip of your dance and or music performance
  2. Upload it and send the link of your performance to risingstar@kulturebreak.com by Friday 4 August, 11.59pm.

Please ensure you include your name, contact number, and age when sending your performance via email. If the applicant is under 15 years of age, a parent/guardian contact name and phone number must also be included.

Once you have sent your performance link via the email, you will receive a confirmation email.

Next, your performance will be assessed by an online panel who will choose the top six finalists from each category.

Finalists will then be notified via email by COB Wednesday 9 August. Unsuccessful finalists will also receive a notification.

Every finalist that performs on the day will receive a prize, with the winner from each category receiving a $1,000 Hyperdome gift card!

For more information and for terms and conditions please go to www.hyperdome.com.au/events/rising-star


We look forward to selecting our finalists, and seeing you all at the Rising Star event on Saturday 19 August!