Contest 2017 Delhi regional round was
held at Korean Cultural Centre India (KCCI), New Delhi. The 6th edition
was more thrilling
than ever before. This year India witnessed the participation of 898
contestants where in
257 contestants had applied from Delhi. 79 participants from Delhi got a
chance to perform
on stage of Delhi Regional Round at KCCI.
Regional round had begun from Delhi and will be held at 10 more regions,
Patna, Chennai, Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Odisha,
Judges for Delhi round were Kim Kum Pyoung, director of Korean Cultural
Centre India, Ahn
Young-jin, Executive director of Hyundai India, Kim Jae-hyung, Deputy
director of Korea
Tourism Organization in Delhi, and K-pop Academy teachers Lee SeoulJin,
Kim Jaeyeop.Director of KCCI Kim Kum Pyoung said that Delhi has made a
remarkable presence in the K-POP
contest. The competitors have raised the bars of competition. Beside
Gangnam Style many
followers of BTS Band, Girls Generation, Big Bang, Exo and more were
seen. This time we
have Lucente, a South Korean boy band coming to the Indian Finale round
at New Delhi.
Last year’s K-POP World Festival winner Priyanka Mazumdar said that “I
can’t get over the
experience of being in Korea and performing on the same stage as K-pop
stars. I still feel
like I’m living in those days”. She won the 3rd prize for vocal
category, representing India
amongst participants from 65 countries in 2016.
K-POP Contest provides a platform for all K-pop lovers to prove their
mettle in Korean
singing and dancing. Winning team from the regional rounds will perform
at the Indian
Grand-Finale Round on 29 th July 2017 at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi.
The winning team at
the grand finale will be nominated for the 2017 K-pop World Festival and
will get an all
expenses paid trip to Korea.
BRIEF ABOUT K-POP
K-POP is a musical genre characterised by a wide variety of audiovisual
as a modern form of South Korean pop music covering mostly dance-pop,
electronic, rock, hip-hop,etc. The craze and the jazz for this genre of
extremely popular and global.
K-Pop marked its presence in India four years ago through Psy’s Gangnam
almost more than 60 countries taking part every year, India is also fast
pacing with the
Hallyu wave (Korean entertainment and Pop Culture), and since the year
Cultural Centre India has been organising the ‘K-POP Contest India’