Leanne and Marcus team up for Swipe festival awards

Awards: Leanne Moore, seen here reading the Leader, will present prizes
LEANNE Moore and former Munster and Irish rugby legend will team up to present the awards at a digital youth arts festival this Thursday.

LEANNE Moore and former Munster and Irish rugby legend will team up to present the awards at a digital youth arts festival this Thursday.

The You’re A Star winner and the rugby icon will present the prizes at Swipe, a Learning Hub initiative being backed by City of Culture and LIT.

The innovative and unique digital youth arts exhibition - which has been running online since the start of the month - will get a physical launch in LSAD, George’s Quay this Wednesday and Thursday.

The two festival culminates with an awards ceremony this Thursday at 6pm in LSAD’s George’s Quay building.

“We are welcoming Leanne and Marcus to present this ceremony and hope to have a great time celebrating the achievements of all the nominees and overall winners,” said a spokesperson.

“All submissions from our online competition have now been judged by professionals working in the competition categories of animation, visual communication, film and app development.

“The top 3 nominees for each category have had their work uploaded to our online exhibition area along with some other special pieces as chosen by our judges. There will also be an overall Junior and Senior winner announced.”

See www.swipefestival.com for more details.