2015 Pinoy K-pop Star

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

Do you want to go to Korea and perform on the same stage as your favorite artists? It's possible when you join the 2015 Pinoy K-pop Star. Choose which category you would like to join to: Cover Dance or Singing Competition. For the Cover Dance, create a group/team which should be composed of as much members as the group you are covering. On the other hand, you may perform solo, duo, or with a group in the Singing category. To join, first download the application form online and submit the necessary documents. Take note that your piece/performance must be a Korean song. Upload your video entry on YouTube and include the link on your application form before submitting online. Prizes at stake for the Cover Dance category are trip to Korea to represent the Philippines at the 2015 K-pop Festival + P20,000 + Trophy (Grand Prize), P15,000 + Trophy + Gift pack (Second Place) and P10,000 + Trophy + Gift pack (Third Place). For the Singing category, awesome cash prizes worth P20,000, P15,000, and P10,000 (respectively) + Trophies and Gift Packs also await the winners. Not only that. The Grand Prize and Second Place winners will get to represent the country in the Regional Finals (Online) for the 2015 K-POP World Festival in Changwon.

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Contest Requirements:
  • All local residents, 18 years old and above at the time of the competition
  • Note: 17 years old and below can also join provided:
    • You must travel to Korea with your parent/s or if traveling with a guardian, must secure the necessary documents 
    • Your parent/s or guardian must secure their own travel visa to Korea and will have to shoulder their own travel and accommodation costs during the competition. KCC will not be able to provide assistance to your companions.
    • You must provide a waiver that states you are allowed by your parents to join the competition and that the Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines is absolved of all the responsibility in case any untoward incidents happen
  • Must be able to travel overseas
  • Two (2) Categories:
    • Cover Dance Competition
      • Team must be composed of as much members as the group you are covering 
        • Example: INFINITE cover group must have a total of seven (7) members, 2NE1 cover group must have a total of four (4) members
      • The original or the current line-up can be followed regarding groups that have re-structured their member line-up
      • The teams that your group can cover must be according to the 2015 K-Pop Festival organizers
    • Singing Competition
      • Can be a solo, duo, or group. There is no limit in the number of members in the group as long as all the members of the group will participate in singing (and dancing)
      • You may choose to have back-up dancers or not. However, should you decide to have back-up dancers, the number of back-up dancers per performer/team will only be limited to (3) three members
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to koreanculture.ph and download the application form
  2. Entry Guidelines
    • Cover Dance Competition
      • Duly accomplished application form
      • Music should be a Korean song of the artist/group that is being covered. Remix is allowed
      • The video does not have a time limit, however the total time of performance must be under six (6) minutes
      • You can make the video as unique and creative as you want it to be. (Ex: Video can be produced in a music video format or performance format)
      • You can have an introduction of yourselves before the performance clip
      • You may use props as long as it won’t affect anything in the event or will not cause harm to anyone
    • Singing Competition
      • Duly accomplished application form
      • Copy of your valid ID or passport
      • Piece should be a Korean song and only one song is permitted
      • Music should be an instrumental/MR/karaoke/minus one version
      • Recorded video file of performance piece. The submitted video must be the exact same piece that you will perform during the competition including music, choreography, and member composition
      • The video doesn’t have a time limit however, the total time of performance must be under five (5) minutes
      • Video must be taken with a front, center view. The whole route of the choreography should be seen in the video
      • Video must include a tight, full shot of you
      • Video must have good lighting, enough to see you
      • Video must not be recorded with different angles or with special effects
      • You can have an introduction of themselves before the performance clip
  3. Submission Guidelines
    • Cover Dance Competition
      • Upload video on YouTube with the title: "2015 PINOY K-POP STAR - Cover Dance Competition – NAME"
      • Register at the 2015 K-pop Festival website, Note: It is advisable that you must upload your entries early to gain more "Likes" or "Hits/Views" that will be a big factor for your qualification to the Philippine Finals
      • Send your accomplished form which includes the link to your video entry to kccphevents@gmail.com with the subject head: "[2015PKS] Dance – NAME"
    • Singing Competition
      • Upload video on YouTube with the title: "2015 PINOY K-POP STAR - Singing Competition – NAME"
      • Send a copy of your valid ID/passport, your creative shot and accomplished form which includes the link to your video entry to kccphevents@gmail.com with the subject head: "[2015PKS] Sing – NAME"
  4. Judging Criteria
    • Cover Dance Competition
      • Uploaded Videos
        • 50% Evaluation of professional judges (in Korea)
        • 30% "Hits/Views" of cover dance video uploaded on 2015 K-pop Festival website
        • 20% Number of "Likes" of cover dance video uploaded on 2015 K-Pop Festival website
      • Philippine Finals
        • 30% Choreography
        • 25% Execution
        • 20% Stage Presence - The group's attitude, facial expressions, and how they move on stage
        • 15% KPOP Star Style (Fashion) - How the group represents the fashion style of the K-pop artists
        • 10% Audience Impact
    • Singing Competition
      • 50% Vocal Quality and Expression Sound quality of the voice and how well performer/s expresses the meaning and mood of the song
      • 25% Stage Performance How the group incorporates dance into the song, the group’s attitude, facial expressions, and how they move on stage
      • 15% KPOP Star Style (Fashion) - How the group represents the fashion style of the K-pop artists
      • 10% Audience Impact
  5. All entries submitted will automatically be properties of the Korean Cultural Center (KCC), giving KCC the rights to reproduce, exhibit or publish the videos for promotional / advertising purposes
  6. All finalists will be filmed by KCC throughout the competition. The winner’s video(s) will be submitted to the 2015 K-Pop Festival organizers
  7. Only the winner of the Regional Finals can be selected to participate in the 2015 K-POP World Festival in Changwon, South Korea
  8. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period:
  • July 2 – July 31 - Application Period / Screening 
  • July 2-August 3 - Screening of Applicants for Singing Competition
  • August 5 - Announcement of finalists via KCC Website, Facebook, and individual e-mail
  • August 15 - Philippine Finals
Contest Prize:
  • Cover Dance Competition
    • Grand Prize
      • Trip to Korea to represent the Philippines at the 2015 K-pop Festival
      • P20,000 CASH
      • Trophy
    • Second Place
      • P15,000 CASH
      • Trophy
      • Gift Pack
    • Third Place
      • P10,000 CASH
      • Trophy
      • Gift Pack
  • Singing Competition
    • Grand Prize
      • Will represent the Philippines in the Regional Finals (Online) for the 2015 K-POP World Festival in Changwon
      • P20,000 CASH
      • Trophy
      • Gift Pack
    • Second Place
      • Will represent the Philippines in the Regional Finals (Online) for the 2015 K-POP World Festival in Changwon
      • P15,000 CASH
      • Trophy
      • Gift Pack
    • Third Place
      • P10,000 CASH
      • Trophy
      • Gift Pack
Upside
  • Online submission
  • Minors can  also join
  • Represent the country abroad
  • CASH prize
Downside
  • All entries submitted will automatically be properties of the Korean Cultural Center (KCC)
For more info, log on to koreanculture.ph