Author: Megan JK

Junior Prize Update

Junior Prize Update 😆 Year on year, we are blown away by the creative talent of young students across the country. As you know, we have numerous of prizes up for grabs, something for everyone to strive towards. One of them, is our ‘Junior Prize’ which is awarded to the best design created by a design … Continued

2019 JUNK KOUTURE WINNER’S STORY

‘CINEMATIC’ Overall Junk Kouture Winner 2019 Designed and Modelled by: Maxim O’Sullivan, Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne Teacher: Brenda Friel I originally heard of Junk Kouture in first year at Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, Dingle, seeing posters of the outfits around the school. I thought the designs were incredible and instantly knew I wanted to take part! I … Continued

GRAND FINALIST VOTING POSTPONED

**COMPETITION UPDATE** Around this time, our grand finalist teams would usually be getting ready for a week of canvassing for votes online and in their local areas in preparation for the Grand Final! However, with the postponement of this event, and with schools remaining closed for the foreseeable, we have decided to postpone this online … Continued

JK Sing Winner Announcement

The JK Sing Overall Winner Is…. HUGE congratulations to 14 yr old Aaliyah Lovett from Sacred Heart School Tullamore – WINNER OF JK SING 2020! Aaliyah’s euphonious voice blew everyone away at the Western Regional Final in March with her rendition of ‘Girl on Fire’ by Alicia Keys! We cannot wait for you all to hear her … Continued

Junk Kouture Wildcard postponement

  Due to the ongoing situation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the fact that all schools have closed, we are postponing the Wildcard announcement. We want to ensure that when we make the Wildcard announcements, we can celebrate with you and your school in person as we have done in the past. Once schools reopen we will … Continued

Junk Kouture Final 3Arena Date Change

Junk Kouture Final 3Arena Date Change   While it’s not fully clear yet what it means for big events like the Junk Kouture final in 3Arena, with the ongoing situation of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have decided to make a call on this year’s Grand Final. It is with a heavy heart, that we will be … Continued

**NORTHERN REGION GRAND FINALISTS 2020**

**NORTHERN REGION GRAND FINALISTS 2020** After an amazing night of recycled fashion in the Millennium Forum Theatre & Conference Centre we’re delighted to announce this year’s Northern Region Junk Kouture powered by RTÉ only on RTÉ 2fm Grand Finalists!! 🌟Synergy 🌟All Wrap Up 🌟Power of Play 🌟Golden Hysteria 🌟Unleash the Raven 🌟Miscellaneous 🌟I’m Lovin’ It … Continued

Junk Kouture announces RTÉ partnership Ireland’s top secondary school design competition to be powered by RTÉ.

RTÉ, and RTÉ 2FM, are to join forces with Ireland’s leading recycled fashion and design competition, Junk Kouture. The brand-new partnership is announced as Junk Kouture celebrates its ten-year anniversary. As the grand finale in the 3Arena on Thursday 30th April edges closer, the new partnership with RTÉ will see RTÉ 2FM’s podcast queens, Laura … Continued

JUNK KOUTURE 2020 – REGIONAL FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

On Wednesday evening – 29th of January, we announced the initial regional finalists on Facebook. With almost 1,300 registered design teams, consisting of close to 3,600 students from across Ireland, it has been a hard task for our judging team to whittle it down to the initial 375 regional finalists. Following on from the initial … Continued

STUDENT REGISTRATION #3 MUSIC TIPS

STUDENT REGISTRATION #3 MUSIC TIPS Music makes a performance! From watching the live shows in the past, music really does get the audience engaged! We’ve included some tips to consider below (in the hope of making it to the regional finals); • If your song is current and, in the charts, you might want to … Continued

Junk Kouture Designers Take to the Pendulum Summit!

Yesterday, we attended the @Pendulum Summit in Dublin, where attendees were treated to a short and sweet, visually stunning display of recycled couture. These designs, made by post – primary school students (in both Dublin and Limerick), are a result of hard work, self-confidence and creative flair – showing us that ‘junk’ can have an … Continued

STUDENT REGISTRATION #2 VIDEO TIPS

We want to know what goes into making your outfit! See below some things to consider when completing your student registration process; ~Video should be no more than 60 seconds long ~Introduction – tell us who’s in your team ~ Inspiration behind the design – was there extensive research? Did it take long to make? … Continued

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