The K-Pop World Festival is back again for this year! Below are the details as posted by the Korean Consulate General in Melbourne. Please read them carefully if you intend to participate this year.
You can enter the DANCE or VOCAL category as a team or individual by submitting your K-Pop Video online.
– Online Audition Deadline: 11:59pm (Local Time) Sunday 2 June 2019
– Melbourne Preliminary Round: 6:30pm Friday 5 July 2019
Selected DANCE and VOCAL online entries will be invited to compete in the Melbourne Preliminary Round at Deakin Edge, Federation Square on July 5th.
How to Enter:
1. Upload your K-Pop Dance or Vocal video on Youtube.
2. Send an email with the link of your Youtube video to email@example.com
3. In your email, include the category (Dance/Vocal) name, applicant’s full name, team name, contact number, e-mail address, and nationality. Include the information for all of each team members.
4. Entries close at 11:59pm (Local Time) Sunday 2 June 2019
Online Audition Guidelines
1. Only ONE K-Pop song is allowed.
2. The song of choice at the Online Audition should be the same exact song that you will be performing at the Melbourne Preliminary Round.
3. Maximum TWO backup dancers are allowed for Vocal Category.
4. Vocal applicants should record your voice(s) using instrumental audio/accompaniment without the original singer’s voice. DO NOT record your voice over the original singer.
1. Online Audition will be judged from video entries.
2. Melbourne Preliminary Round will be judged by the panels at the venue.
3. Two winners from Melbourne Preliminary Round will be selected to progress to the World Preliminary Round. This will be one from each category, or two from dance category, at the discretion of the judges.
1. The competition is open to residents in Australia.
2. Korean nationals are not eligible.
3. Persons who have both parents that are or were Korean nationals are not eligible.
4. Contestants must not be restricted from travelling overseas to be available to visit Korea for the Final Round (the exact date to be confirmed later) in Korea.
5. Contestants are only able to submit one video per individual/group.
6. Contestants are unable to be a member of more than one group.
Important Dates & Times
1. Online Audition Deadline: 11:59pm (Local Time) Sunday 2 June 2019
2. Online Audition Result Announcement: Friday 14 June 2019
3. Melbourne Preliminary Round: 6:30pm Friday 5 July 2019 @ Deakin Edge
4. World Preliminary Round: Mid-August (TBC)
5. World Finals: between late September and early October (TBC)
We look forward to seeing your performances in July!
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Written and edited by Lindsay