ESTERO, FL- Miromar Outlets announces the winners of its third annual talent search, Miromar Has Talent. The three week competition started with a large field of contestants in two age groups. The top five performers in each age group were chosen to compete in the finals this week after preliminary and semi-final rounds, which attracted many spectators and competitors.
In the 13 and under age category the top 3 are:
- FIRST PLACE: Ania Dziarnowski, 13- Singer, Cape Coral performed “O mio babbino caro“ (“Oh My Beloved Father”), a soprano aria from the opera Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini
- SECOND PLACE: Emaline Thompson, 11- Dancer, Cape Coral performed a modern dance to the song “My Immortal” by Evanescence
- THIRD PLACE: Taylor Wood, 10- Singer, Cape Coral sang “Don’t Rain on my Parade” by Barbra Streisand
From left to right: Ania Dziarnowski, Emaline Thompson and Taylor Wood.
In the 14 to 18 age category the top 3:
- FIRST PLACE: Jhen Watson, 15- Singer, Naples sang “This is a Man’s World” by James Brown
- SECOND PLACE: Leon Liu, 14- Magician, Bonita Springs engaged the audience by making money disappear then reappear
- THIRD PLACE: Fredricka Sutherland, 14 -Dancer, Port Charlotte danced hip-hop to “Party Go Boom” by Wizardz of Oz
From left to right: Jhen Watson, Fredricka Sutherland and Leon Liu.
The Grand Prize winners received a $500 gift card to Miromar Outlets, and will perform live at the 16th annual Miromar Outlets Have a Blast Independence Day Eve Fireworks Show. The second place winners received a $250 gift card to Miromar Outlets and 3rd place winners received a $100 gift card to Miromar Outlets.
Voted “Best Shopping Mall” and “Best Factory Outlet Mall” in Southwest Florida for 16 years in a row, Miromar Outlets features more than 140 top designer and brand name outlets with savings of up to 70% off retail prices. Find great savings on top names including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store and many more. Miromar Outlets is located at exit 123 off I-75 in Estero between Naples and Fort Myers. Visit MiromarOutlets.com. or call (239) 390-5111.