Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Young royals turn DJs in Queen's Aussie namesake  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 25/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Arab News) Adelaide australia: britain’s prince william on wednesday visited the south australian town named after his grandmother queen elizabeth ii where he and wife kate met disadvantaged youngsters and tried their hands at dj-ing.

named after the british monarch in 1955 elizabeth is a northern satellite suburb of adelaide which in recent years has been plagued by unemployment.

in a youth-oriented day on their three-week tour down under the british couple visited a community music program and a skateboard park where they had a go at spinning some tracks on the dj decks and watched some breakdancing.

“she was fantastic” shane petersen a workshop facilitator in the hip hop class the couple visited said of kate’s ability to scratch a beat. “but he can fly a helicopter so it’s horses for courses.”

william second in line to the british throne and a trained military helicopter pilot also spoke of his taste in music saying: “i like house music i still like a bit of rock’n’roll and the classics and a bit of r’n’b.”

the 31-year-old prince added a blue sky to an aerosol artwork then watched a bmx and scooter display at which he and the duchess were given a skateboard featuring boxing kangaroos for their baby son george who is with them on tour.

catherine wearing a pale pink alexander mcqueen suit and nude stiletto pumps also spoke to six-year-old lauren stephenson whose cancer has been in remission for two years.

the royals who flew in from uluru in australia’s central desert where they had spent the night camping under the stars then attended a civic reception for young volunteers and community leaders.

thousands of people flocked to elizabeth’s playford civic center with some staking our their positions before dawn to catch a glimpse of the glamorous pair.

“i think it is marvellous they are actually recognizing part of... adelaide that has had some difficult times” acting south australian premier john rau told the adelaide now website.

after the reception the duke and duchess of cambridge met 100-year-old monica swarbrick.

“the duke wished me a happy birthday” she said.


Arab News

  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 7 2015 - Sursock reborn as Beirut's first interactive museumAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) From nighttime walks around the city to workshops on art conservation, Beirut's grandiose Sursock Museum reopens this week as Lebanon's first interactive museum of contemporary art. ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Saudi tycoon raises stakes in TwitterAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his Kingdom Holding Company announced Wednesday they have increased their stake in Twitter Inc to become the firm's second-largest ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Major Omani firms set to log net earnings drop in 9MMENAFN
(MENAFN) Major Omani firms are predicted to post a drop in their net earnings, however, revenues will grow slightly for the first three quarter of this year compared to a year earlier.Net earnings of ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Four Emirati servicemen killed in suicide bombings in YemenThe Arabian Post
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) The four Emirati soldiers killed in Yemen on Tuesday have been brought home to full ceremony.The General Command of the Armed Forces announced that the soldiers died in ...

 Oct 7 2015 - International aid to Syrians 'utterly inadequate': OxfamJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Global efforts to help Syrians both inside and outside their war-torn country have proved "utterly inadequate", international aid group Oxfam Wednesday said in a newly ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Israeli forces arrest 40 Palestinians in West BankJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday arrested 40 Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank including Jerusalem, according to a statement by the ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Jeddah's hotel revenues report weak results in AugustMENAFN
(MENAFN) Four and five star hotels in Dubai reported weakening performance levels in August, with revenue per available room (RevPAR) declining 10.1 percent to USD147.45 for the month. Due to a ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Jewish settlers storm Al Aqsa MosqueJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Groups of Jewish settlers continued to storm Al Aqsa Mosque on Wednesday via Bab Al Magharbeh Gate under the protection of Israeli army and police.The Islamic Awqaf ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Canada rejects assaulting Muslim women wearing niqabJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper Wednesday stressed that his government rejected the latest attacks on Muslim women in Canada because of wearing the niqab.The ...

 Oct 7 2015 - Two Palestinians injured by Israeli forces in BethlehemJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) A Palestinian young man on Wednesday, was injured during violent clashes with Israeli occupation forces and settlers east of the West Bank city of Bethlehem.The ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help