2021 K-POP World Festival in Atlanta

​2021 K-Pop World Festival Eastern Preliminary Competition in Atlanta


The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Atlanta is excited to announce that the Eastern Preliminary Competition for 2021 K-Pop World Festival will be held on Saturday, July 17th at KTN(3120 Crossing Park in Norcross, GA). This is your chance to compete to represent the U.S. at the 2021 K-Pop World Festival taking place virtually this fall!

Co-hosted by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, and the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), the 2021 K-Pop World Festival invites K-Pop cover dance artists around the world to claim their spot in the finals after participating in their respective regional preliminaries.

To be considered for the Eastern Preliminary Competition, please submit your application and dance performance video to kpop@ktnatlanta.com by June 30th, 2021.

THE EASTERN PRELIMINARY COMPETITON
WILL TAKE PLACE ON JULY 17TH

Application and Selection Process:


STEP 1: APPLY
Submit your complete Application Form and your 1 dance performance video to kpop@ktnatlanta.com by June 30th, 2021. Each video should be between 2 and 5 mins. It MUST be taken horizontally (landscape mode) and clearly capture your performance. Please check the video for picture and sound quality.
*Please note that there will NOT be a competition for singers.


STEP 2: SCREEN & SELECT
Our team will screen all applicants and choose up to 10 dance groups, allowing them a spot in the Eastern Preliminary Competition. Those 10 selected dance groups will be announced on our website on July 6th at noon.


STEP 3: PARTICIPATION IN EASTERN PRELIMINARY COMPETITION
The Eastern Preliminary Competition will be held on July 17th at KTN (3120 Crossing Park in Norcross, GA). For the Eastern Preliminary Competition, you should prepare one more dance cover aside from the one you already had sent to us. That means you should prepare two dance performances.
- 1 dance performance to a song of your choice
- 1 dance performance to one of the following four songs
◦ BTS: 《Butter》, 《Dynamite》
◦ Black Pink: 《Lovesick Girls》, 《How You Like That

* Please make sure that you are fully vaccinated if you are eligible. If unvaccinated, wearing a mask is mandatory

​STEP 4: WINNERS OF EASTERN PRELIMINARY COMPETITION
At the Eastern Preliminary Competition, five winning teams will be selected by a panel of judges. The winners will get a chance to send their videos to the Online Semifinals to advance to the Final Event. Unfortunately, due to COVID restrictions, the Final Event will take place virtually but there will still be many perks to the participants.

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