A magic night at Harbour Club
Cosentino shares his inspiring story
COSENTINO, The Grand Illusionist had members and guest of The Harbour Club spellbound on Friday night when he shared more than just his magic.
The stage magician gave a moving insight into his life prior to finding fame.
“What I thought was amazing about his talk, was that you think he may have been an overnight success but he had worked 15 years prior to becoming a finalist on Australia’s Got Talent,” Coffs Coast Advocate general manager Kylie
❝ Through the magic of Harry Houdini he learnt to read.
“He also shared that up until the age of 12 he couldn’t read and his mum who was a head mistress read him a magic book he found in a library.
“Through the magic of Harry Houdini he learnt to read.”
“He has now published a book for kids titled The Mysterious World of Cosentino for eight to 12 year olds who are having challenges reading.”
The generosity of Harbour Club members raised $6200 for the upcoming Coffs Coast Carols at Brelsford Park on Saturday, December 16.
STRIKE A POSE: Lisa Garden, Bronwyn Keenan, Chrissy Artist, Jacklin Abdel Messin, Nikki Greenwood and Sian Nivison from Coffs Harbour City Council.
RIGHT: Cosentino and Kathryn Thompson.
Club 300’s Gavin Ball, Danielle Foley and Natalie and Nathan Harkin.
Tori Clark, Andrea Giacopazzi and Duncan and Carla Marchant from Coffs Coast Health Club.
ABOVE: Damon and Shona Hunter, Angela and Rod Fagerlund, Mandy Inwood and Kirra Eade.
LEFT: Karen Windows, Wendy and Jock Moore and Lex Windows.
Pete and Hayley Mitchell from Cardows Woolgoolga.
Tracey Kinnane meets Cosentino.
Judy Sheehan and Courtney Henderson from Love and Kisses.
Cosentino and Blake Bollen.