On May 17, auditions were held for Geneva's Got Talent. Contestants vied for a chance to perform at the semifinals during the Swedish Days Festival presented by Cadence Health.
The talent level was extremely high and judges Terry Skreens, Eric Elftmann, Leah Leman and Mike Jacoby chose 16 individuals to move forward.
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These contestants will compete on Central Stage at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 18. Judges votes combined with public Facebook votes will carry a select number to the finals on June 21. Those contestants will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Central Stage for a chance to win first prize and $1,000. Facebook voting will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 17, and end at 10 a.m. Friday, June 20.
The Geneva Chamber Facebook Page can be found by searching Geneva, IL -- Chamber of Commerce & Tourism and looking for the Swedish Days logo.
Semifinalists include: James Agena, Bloomingdale; Abby Bourbeau, Geneva; Elyse Chapski, Geneva; Collison -- band, North Aurora; Mary Hilbrink, Cary; Matt Lally, St. Charles; Samantha Loar, St. Charles; Kristin McFadden, Elburn; Elizabeth Melvin, Hinsdale; Kiley Murray, Geneva; Nora Redzepi, Roscoe; San Sandberg, Geneva; Emily Schmid, Geneva; Matt Skirmont, Batavia; Joseph Splinter, Streamwood; and Annie Stoner, Geneva.
For more information on Geneva Chamber of Commerce Swedish Days presented by Cadence Health, including a downloadable brochure of events, visit www.genevachamber.com/swedish_days.php or call (630) 232-6060.