Call for WP Little Miss Cherry Blossom contestants

June 27th, 2015 1:46 am

First Posted: 2/27/2013

The West Pittston Cherry Blossom Committee is accepting applications for the Little Miss Cherry Blossom Contest and the Cherry Blossom Idol. Both events are Saturday, May 4, on the opening day of the 42nd Annual West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival.

The Miss Cherry Blossom contest is open to girls ages 4-8 from Greater Pittston. The first 15 applicants will be accepted to compete. All contestants must ride in the parade. Each girl will be judged on talent, stage presence, interview and overall participation. Talent performances are limited to three minutes. Contestants must bring their own music, cued and ready

Qualified judges not affiliated with the festival will choose the winners.

For an application, call Gina Malsky at 332-7817 or email Contestants should submit a 4 x 6 photo and a brief biography with applications.

Deadline for entry is April 15.

The Third Annual Cherry Blossom Idol is open to young singers in three age groups: 10 and under, 11 to 13 and 14 and up. Cash prizes will be awarded to the winner in each category.