The much-awaited contest for Korean pop fans in India has been announced by Korean Cultural Centre India on Friday. Unlike previous years, this time the auditions will be held in four Indian cities (Mumbai, Dimapur, Chennai and New Delhi) for the first time and the grand finale scheduled to be hosted at Sirifort Auditorium, New Delhi on 30th August.
The Northeast round of live auditions will be held on 26th July at IMC Hall, Dimapur with 12 participants (6 singing team + 6 dance team) from the region selected via the preliminary online round.
The contest entries will run until the 13th of July. This will be the period to submit and upload videos of contestants performing a song or dance cover of any Korean artists within the video-length of 5 minutes each on the official contest website Kpopindia.com starting this 5th June onward. For more details on how to participate in the contest here.
The winning team will be awarded all-expenses-paid trip to South Korea sponsored by Korean Cultural Centre India and an opportunity to perform in the K-Pop World Festival 2014 in Changwon. Watch the video of last year’s K-pop Contest India winner Crazy Freaks Dance Crew live performance in South Korea on KBS channel.
(In Photo: Last year, New Delhi-based Crazy Freaks Dance Crew who won the contest went on to perform at the K-Pop World Dance Festival 2013 in Gangwon, South Korea where dance teams from all over the world competed)