[FROM SINGAPORE] Audition Call For 2019 KBS K-Pop World Festival, Singapore Preliminary
Changwon K-Pop World Festival
Calling all K-Pop enthusiasts around the world! The search for international talents to perform as the 2019 Changwon K-Pop World Festival has begun! Returning with a fresh new look and name (CHANGFE) the 9th edition of this global competition is set to span across all 7 continents.
With preliminary rounds being held in over 70 participating countries this year, the 2018 Changwon K-Pop World Festival is the ideal stage to make your dreams come true as a K-Pop Star. Shortlisted finalist of the global audition will be invited on a 2weeks all-expense paid trip to experience an array of Korean cultural activities as well as to participate in vocal/dance lessons by Korean industry experts in preparation for the final showdown at the grand finals in October 2019.
The Singapore Preliminary: Call for Auditions
Brought to you by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Singapore, the Changwon K-Pop World Festival (Singapore Preliminary) will be returning to Singapore on 28th of June at Victoria Theatre! CHANGFE, formerly acronym as KWF is the world largest global wide K-Pop competition spanning across all 7 continent. Back in 2017, the competition had seen it’s very first Singapore’s grand finalist, Akif Halqi who later went on to being crown “Top Vocalist” in Changwon, Korea.
👇 View Akif’s award-winning performance in Korea 👇
In bids to welcome more participants into the competition, the auditions is now open to any who works/study and reside in Singapore, excluding tourists and those of Korean descent. Interested applicants with only one parent who has Korean citizenship are eligible to join.
Like in previous years, interested applicants may compete under two categories – vocal and dance performance. After which applicants will be invited to battle it out on stage at the Singapore Preliminary of the 2019 Changwon K-Pop World Festival, where the top two acts (from Vocals and Performance category combined) will move on to participate in the next round, representing Singapore in the competition against their international counterparts.
As the competition intensifies, all performance groups will be required to lip-sync to their performance songs during their live performances. While there is no restriction on the number of members for performance groups, it is strongly recommended that they have the same number of members as the original K-Pop group of their chosen performance songs.
Under the vocal category, there is no limit to the number of vocalists per act, however, KBS reserves the right to remove any vocalist from the subsequent rounds if they are deemed to not be of significant contribution to the team. Vocal acts are now given the option to add on up to 2 additional backup dancers to spice up their stage performance.
Interested applications may submit their audition video for consideration via the online registration form on the official website (www.sgkpopworldfest.com) from now till 5th June 2019.