The Home and Garden Show at Capel Manor

Luena Martinez

X Factor Contestant to Appear at The Home and Garden Show at Capel Manor


A Star in the making, Luena Martinez reached the X Factors six chair challenge stage in the 2016 series

Luena who grew up in East Finchley, has been busy recently in Los Angeles, where she has recorded the music and video for her first single, Be My Baby.   Performing Snow Patrol’s Run She made her a household name on the popular ITV show.

Luena who has been a student at SoundSkool for the past 2 years, is an active supporter of the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, which is the only children’s hospice service in Islington, Camden, Haringey, Enfield, Barnet and Hertsmere.

‘ I’ve been a supporter of Noah’s Ark for most of my life, as I believe that young people do need help and it is nice knowing that you are helping people for such a lovely cause’.

Life has been really busy for Luena since the X factor.  Performing live and shooting videos in LA, as well as training to be a vocal coach. 

She says: “Performing on a show as big as the X Factor was amazing and such a great experience, but it was also a tough show to be on and a huge challenge, as we were always nervous due to singing in front of a crowd of 5,000 people.

“Being in front of such a huge audience was overwhelming but I loved it, as I knew my family and friends were there to cheer me on, but hearing the applause and support from everyone else in the crowd was really nice too”

Leona will be appearing on the main stage in front of the Manor House during the event.