K-Pop

ONLINE SUBMISSION FOR 2024 K-POP COVER DANCE FESTIVAL IN AUSTRALIA

Calling all K-Pop aficionados Down Under! Are you prepared to set the stage on fire and battle it out with the fiercest K-Pop cover dance crews across the nation? Brace yourselves because the electrifying K-Pop Cover Dance Festival is back, and guess what? Registration gates are officially wide open!

Picture this: strutting your stuff on an international platform in Korea alongside your beloved K-Pop icons. It’s not just a dream – it’s the grand prize awaiting the triumphant winner of this epic showdown!

Seize the moment and unleash your K-Pop passion like never before. This is your shot at making waves in the global K-Pop scene and turning your wildest aspirations into reality. Rally your squad, lock in your registration, and let’s embark on this thrilling journey together!

Seasoned dancer or fresh to the scene, it matters not. This festival is your golden ticket. With heart-pounding performances, jaw-dropping rewards, and the chance to shine on a worldwide scale, the K-Pop Cover Dance Festival is THE event every Aussie K-Pop fanatic craves.

So, why delay? Dust off those dancing shoes, rally your crew, and let’s make Australia proud! It’s time to show the world what we’re made of!

PRIZE
– 1st winner: $2,000 cash + invite to World Final in Sep (all costs covered)
– 2nd winner: $1,500 cash
– 3rd winner: $1,000 cash

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Go to the Cover Dance Festival homepage (http://coverdance.seoul.co.kr/) and after joining, go to the participant application menu. Register your video here and fill out the participant application form by 5 MAY.

* We highly advise all applicants to upload a complete cover dance video of a single song. However, it is permissible to submit a cover dance video featuring a mix of K-pop songs.

2. After uploading your video to YouTube, copy the source code and paste it into the ‘video source code’ space in your participant application form.

3. Upload the video of you or your team and choose the Roll singer’s song, dance and other performances.
* The performers in the video and the applicants must be the same people

4. When entering the participant region, please input the region (Oceania, Australia).
* After choosing  Oceania, choose Australia which you will be in should you proceed to Australian Final.

5. You can upload up to 12 videos with one membership ID. If you have uploaded the maximum number of videos, you can only upload more once you have deleted one or more videos.
* PLEASE NOTE once your video has been deleted, the number of hits and recommendations received will be erased and if another video is not uploaded, the participant application will not be considered.

6. If you wish to upload more than 12 videos, you will have to create another ID with a different email in order to do so.
* Multiple accounts are allowed

JUDGEMENT AND SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Online Preliminary round
No. of video hits (30%) + No. of recommendation votes (20%) combined with the expert evaluation score (50%). Approximately 15 teams will be chosen in each region to proceed onto the Australian Final.

2. Australian Final (8 JUN)
Teams that have proceeded will have to confirm whether they are able to attend the Australian Final by 10 MAY.

3. The teams that will proceed onto the World Final round will be decided by looking at the total votes given by the local judges in Australian Final.

BENEFITS FOR THE AUSTRALIAN FINAL WINNER

1. Expenses are covered for the World Final!
Return ticket, accommodation costs, food expenses, transport expenses, training costs, tour costs, etc.

2. K-POP experience package that will make you a star!
– Photoshoot with a celebrity photographer
– Dance lesson and clinic with a famous K-POP choreographer
– Your very own special time on a K-POP stage

3. K-POP Star Surprise!

4. An ultimate experience and a guided sightseeing tour around Seoul for all finalists!