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Rising Star

The Rising Star Talent Competition is sponsored by the CNE Foundation.

The CNE’s Rising Star Talent Competition is in its 34th year of showcasing young artists. Visitors come to watch these talented performers in a wide variety of genres compete for prize money!

Selected singers, dancers, actors, musicians, magicians, and comedians will perform at the 2022 CNE. 

Auditions for 2022 performers are now closed. Stay tuned for more information on showtimes.

Special thanks to our Program Sponsor Brand Blvd!