Young singers are invited to show their vocal talents during Barnum\u2019s Got Talent. The competition is part of the Bridgeport region\u2019s annual salute to iconic 19th Century showman P.T. Barnum will feature a statewide vocal competition that includes four age groups and cash prizes with the finals taking place June 28 at the Bijou Theatre. \u201cThe success of last year\u2019s regional vocal competition inspired us to open up the contest to all of Connecticut in the spirit of P.T. Barnum\u2019s blossoming of young talent,\u201d said Paul Timpanelli, this year\u2019s ringmaster. All ages are welcome starting from 11 years and older. The top selected vocalists from four age groups will each receive a $500 cash prize. Auditions will take place June 1 at 2:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport. All contestants must pre-register online through the Barnum Festival website www.barnumfestival.com by Friday, May 30. Audition fee is $10. About the festival The Barnum Festival was established in 1949 to celebrate the life and times of P.T. Barnum and to commemorate the history of Bridgeport. The Barnum Festival is dedicated to providing exciting family entertainment which enriches the community, embraces diversity and celebrates life. Events produced through the passion of our volunteers brings to the community Champions on Parade, The Wing Ding Parade for Children, The \u201cGot Talent\u201d Vocal Competition, a fireworks display at Seaside Park and The Great Street Parade. For more information, visit www.barnumfestival.com or call 203-367-8495.