Home > News > Regional
Thursday April 24, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Thursday April 24, 2014 MYT 7:09:43 AM
ADELAIDE: Britain’s Prince William 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 programme 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 yesterday.
“But he can fly a helicopter so it’s horses for courses.”
William 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. — AFP
Tags / Keywords:
Zulfadli: Pressure's off, let me do my best in world meet
Australia museum to display world’s finest opal
Malaysia hit Egypt roadblock at world team juniors
You're not good enough, Frost tells Zulfadli ahead of world meet
Flat day for Malaysians at world aquatics meet
Pakistan hangs man lawyers say was a child when charged with murder
Belgian minister under fire for saying migrants can pay for hotels
Israel's Netanyahu tells cabinet to back budget or risk government collapse
Turkish jets hit PKK targets, soldiers killed in southeast
Top German prosecutor accuses Berlin of interfering in treason investigation
How to manage your project cashflow
ICANN posts proposal to end US oversight of Internet
IAAF denies accusations of widespread doping
Paying dearly for illegal taxi service
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)