Cherry Blossom Festival Seeks Local Talent


The National Cherry Blossom Festival is accepting submissions for the fifth annual National Cherry Blossom Festival’s “Sing Into Spring Competition” to perform in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on April 8, 2018. Contestants must submit a 30 second YouTube video for consideration by Nov. 20, 2017. The competition is open to all residents of DC aged 15 and up with those under 18 requiring parental consent. Submissions will be accepted online. Only vocalists are eligible. A selection committee will choose up to 20 finalists to move forward and perform in a live audition on Jan. 31, 2018 at Arena Stage. A panel of judges will then select winners to perform live in the Parade. Visit or call 877-44-BLOOM for more information.