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by: Leslie Bunder - Last updated: 2008-02-11

Hadar Manor

Hadar Manor

An Israeli musician has made it to the shortlist of 10 in a competition to find the best busker in London.

Hadar Manor, who has been based in London for five years, is looking to be crowned the Queen of the Underground which comes with a £5,000 prize as well as an opportunity to perform a gig for radio station Capital 95.8.

The 26-year-old who has a Yemenite and Romanian background is delighted to reach the shortlist.

"It's a real honour to be get this far and I hope everyone will continue to vote for me," said Hadar. "I love London and performing here."

Over 160 other buskers were nominated but over a period of several weeks, fans of Hadar have been voting in their droves for her.

When not busking, Hadar is gaining a growing following performing with other artists including guesting on the Oi Va Voi album Yuri and taking to the stage at Glastonbury in 2007.

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