6th edition of K-POP 2017 started from Delhi Auditions

Vivek Sharma,New Delhi: The much awaited K-POP
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,
which includes:

Patna, Chennai, Assam, Mizoram, Nagaland, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Odisha,
Kolkata and

Mumbai.

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
elements, described

as a modern form of South Korean pop music covering mostly dance-pop,
pop ballad,

electronic, rock, hip-hop,etc. The craze and the jazz for this genre of
music are

extremely popular and global.

K-Pop marked its presence in India four years ago through Psy’s Gangnam
Style. With

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
2012, Korean

Cultural Centre India has been organising the ‘K-POP Contest India’
every year.

पैसे कैसे कमायें ? Paise Kaise Kamaye