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Mini Stars mega success

MORE THAN 100 children took part in The Resident’s first ever Mini Stars photographic competition at the Continente shopping centre in Portimão on Sunday.

Children from five months to 12 years old all put on their best clothes and biggest smiles for photographer Ruben Gravanita, all hoping to win some of the fantastic prizes on offer, including tickets for Zoomarine and Imaginarium vouchers.

Nearly 30 children

Many parents brought their children to the shopping centre specifically to enter the competition. Photo: ELOISE WALTON - THE RESIDENT
Many parents brought their children to the shopping centre specifically to enter the competition. Photo: ELOISE WALTON – THE RESIDENT

were photographed in the first hour of the competition alone, as youngsters came with their parents for a free photo shoot at the shopping centre in Portimão.

Many parents had brought their children specifically to enter the competition, while others were eager to enter when they saw the prizes that were on offer for the

Children aged from 0 to 12 could enter the competition. Photo: DAISY SAMPSON - THE RESIDENT
Children aged from 0 to 12 could enter the competition. Photo: DAISY SAMPSON – THE RESIDENT

winning children.

Imaginarium had kindly provided props for the children to use in their photos, including a tricycle and a scooter.  All the children were keen to experiment with the toys, especially the scooter that everyone wanted a play with, including the

The day was a success! Photo: DAISY SAMPSON - THE RESIDENT
The day was a success! Photo: DAISY SAMPSON – THE RESIDENT

parents!

The day was deemed a success by the organisers, photographer and competitors alike.  All the children that took part in the Mini Stars competition will be featured in a special supplement in the June 6 edition of The Resident.

The winners of all four categories will be announced on June

Photographer Ruben shows a young contestant a nice pose for the photo. Photo: DAISY SAMPSON - THE RESIDENT
Photographer Ruben shows a young contestant a nice pose for the photo. Photo: DAISY SAMPSON – THE RESIDENT

13.

For further information about the competition, please call The Resident office on 282 342 936.

If your child was entered into the competition and you would like information about purchasing photographs, please contact Foto Gravanita on 282 352 618 or email fotogravanita@hotmail.com

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