2021 K-Pop World Festival Melbourne

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Great news for all K-Pop fans!
K-Pop world festival is finally coming back after a long wait. All K-Pop lovers are most welcome to participate in the contest.
We have opened up submissions for both VOCAL and DANCE categories. See below for detailed information on how to enter.

▶ How to enter

1. Upload the video of your performing K-Pop song or K-Pop cover dance on YouTube.
2. Submit your online application here with the attached YouTube link.
* Every single member in a team has to submit online application.
3. Entries close at 11:59 pm (Local Time) Friday 7 May 2021
4. a Selected number of Online Audition will be invited to compete in the Melbourne Preliminary Round at Deakin Edge, Federation Square on 28 May 2021.

▶ Important Dates & Times
1. Online Audition Deadline: 11:59 pm (Local Time) Friday 7 May 2021
2. Online Audition Result Announcement: Friday 14 May 2021
3. Melbourne Preliminary Round: 6 pm Friday 28 May 2021 @ Deakin Edge
4. World Preliminary Round: Mid-August (TBC)
5. World Finals: between late September and early October (TBC)

▶ 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 of TWO backup dancers are allowed for the Vocal Category.
4. Vocal applicants should record their voice(s) using instrumental audio/accompaniment without the original singer’s voice. DO NOT record your voice over the original singer.

▶ Judging

1. Online Audition will be judged from video entries.
2. Melbourne Preliminary Round will be judged by the panels at the venue.
3. Three winners will be selected from Melbourne Preliminary Round and it will be a mixed competition between the Vocal and Dance category.
4. Award
– 1st place ($500 prize money, opportunity to compete in World Preliminary Round)
– 2nd place ($400 prize money, opportunity to compete in World Preliminary Round)
– 3rd place ($300 prize money)

▶ Participants

1. The competition is open to residents in Australia.
2. Korean nationals are not eligible. Persons who have both parents that are or were Korean nationals are not eligible.
3. Contestants must not be restricted from travelling overseas to be available to visit Korea for the World Finals (the exact date to be confirmed later) in Korea.
* Due to COVID-19, Final round in Changwon, Korea can be cancelled.
4. Contestants are only able to submit one video per individual/group.
5. Contestants are unable to be a member of more than one group.

If you have any questions, please email at or Visit the Consulate-General of the Republic of Korea Facebook Page (

Telephone: 03-9533-3800

Event Info:

This event will take place on 2021-05-28 06:00pm at Deakin Edge, Fed Square.

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