Filipino Korean Talent Contest

Saturday, September 10, 2011 jeffrey 0 Comments

Through the years, Philippines has developed strong ties with Korea and their friendship is getting stronger every day. Both parties has given awareness of each customs and traditions especially the Korean wave that is vastly getting attention throughout the globe. To celebrate the cultures of both worlds, here are two Filipino Korean contests which you can join. KPOP lovers and entertainers, take a video of your solo performance, upload it on Youtube and submit your URL for a chance to win a trip to Korea to be part of KPOP concert along with the other Korean Culture Center (KCC) winners all over the world. Filipino and Korean amateur performers can compete for speech and talent performances and bag trophy and cash prizes from P5,000 to P50,000 respectively.

KCC PH's Pinoy KPOP Star 2011
  • Promo Requirement:
    • Any Pinoy KPOP entertainers/singers
  • Promo Mechanics:
    1. Log on to and download registration form
    2. Record a video/UCC of yourself performing one (1) Korean song
    3. Entry guidelines
      • Solo performance
      • Singing with dancing. (Solo or with a group max of 5. Back-up dancers is allowed but is not be included in the prize)
      • Singing with musical instruments. (Solo or with a band max of 5)
      • Singing in groups (with or without dancing, max 5 members)
      • Acapella Singing
    4. Upload your UCC Youtube and entitle it with PINOYKPOPSTAR (name).
      • Example: PINOYKPOPSTAR (Lian Zapata)
    5. Submit the Youtube URL, entry form, and your creative shot at with a subject title KCCIDOL
    6. Judging criteria:
      • 50% Singing Techniques
      • 30% KPOP Star Style
      • 20% Pronunciation
    7. UCC videos will be judged by KCC
    8. The Popularity Award winner can also be the grand prize or the second prize winner
    9. "All entries submitted will automatically be properties of the Korean Cultural Center, giving KCC the rights to reproduce, exhibit or publish the videos for promotional / advertising purposes"
    10. View complete contest mechanics
  • Promo Period: Deadline of submission of entries is on September 24, 2011
    • September 26, 2011 - Announcement of finalists
    • November 26, 2011 - Hallyu Concert in Korea
  • Promo Prize:
    • Grand Prize
      • Trip to Korea to be part of KPOP concert along with the other KCC winners all over the world
      • Trophy
      • KCC gift packs
    • Second Prize
      • Trophy
      • KCC gift packs
    • Popularity Award
      • Trophy
      • KCC gift packs
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The 20th Filipino-Korean Cultural Festival - Cultural Exchange Competition
  • Promo Requirement:
    • Korean and Filipino citizens residing in the Philippines (regardless of gender)
    • Amateur performers only. Professional artists/performers will be disqualified
    • Participants with special qualifications will be considered on the discretion of the host/organizers
  • Promo Mechanics:
    1. Log on and like Arirang Town Philippine's official Facebook fanpage
    2. Application Forms for group's and individual applicants can be downloaded at the Arirang Town Philippines Website
    3. Two categories:
      • Speech Contest (Maximum of 3 minutes only)
        • Filipino - Speaking in Korean (Theme: Koreans / Korea That I Know.)
        • Korean - Speaking in Tagalog (Theme: Filipinos / Philippines That I Know.)
      • Talent Contest
        • Filipino - Singing Korean Songs / Korean Cultural or KPOP Dance /Playing Musical Instruments
        • Korean - Singing Tagalog Songs / Filipino Cultural or Contemporary Dance /Playing Traditional Musical Instruments
    4. Submission guidelines:
      • For those who wish to join the LIVE auditions in person
        • Submit the filled-up form through Arirang Town Philippines' email: with the email subject 20th Fil-Kor Application.
      • For those who cannot attend the LIVE audition
        • Submit the application form and video CD (in .AVI, .MPEG, .MOV format) via snail mail to: United Korean Community Association Inc., 1104 Antel Corporate Center, 121 Valero Street Salcedo Village,Makati City
    5. Audition performance should be a maximum of 5 minutes only, remix music is allowed.
    6. Semi-final round will be held among qualifiers from 7 regional offices and Metro Manila
    7. Only one (1) team who gets the highest score can win the grand and first prize, regardless of their nationality. /li>
    8. Note: Only one team who gets the highest score will be awarded as Grand Winner and 1st Runner-up, regardless of their nationality
    9. View complete contest mechanics
  • Promo Period: Deadline of submission is on September 15, 2011, 5PM
    • October 1, 2011 - Elimination round
    • October 15, 2011 - Announcement of winners for Speech Contest
    • October 29, 2011, 2PM - Finals at Aliw Theater
  • Promo Prize:
    • Grand Prize - Trophy + P50,000 cash prize
    • First Runner-up - Trophy + P30,000 cash prize
    • Second Runner-up - 2 winners of Trophy + P10,000 cash prize
    • Third Runner - up - 2 winners of Trophy + P5,000 cash prize
    • Popularity Award - 2 winners of Trophy + P5,000 cash prize
    • Consolation Prize - 2 winners of Certificate + Gift Item/s (Korean and Filipino)
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