2013 NY K-POP Festival

Preliminary Online Contest Submission Deadline: Sunday, August 4, 2013
Final Showdown: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 6PM

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts


The wait is over!! Korean Cultural Service New York is looking for talented K-POP enthusiasts for the 2013 NY K-POP Festival. 

The 1st place winner of the 2013 NY K-POP Festival will get a chance to meet actual K-POP stars at the 2013 K-POP WORLD FESTIVAL in Korea this October. 

  • The Preliminary Online K-POP Contest starts July 15th, 2013.
  • Finalists from the preliminary online contest will be performing at the Final Showdown on August 20th, 2013 at 6pm NYU Skirball Center for the performing arts.
  • Finalists will be announced on Aug. 5th, 2013 at 5pm.

Preliminary Online K-POP Contest Submission Period

  • Monday, July 15 to Sunday, August 4


Eligibility for Preliminary Online Contest Entry

  • Demographics: U.S. Residents
  • Categories: Singing, Dancing, Singing and Dancing
  • Genre: Pick your favorite K-POP Songs (pick one or you could mix and match with multiple songs)


How to Enter

  1. Download the Application Form at www.koreanculture.org starting July 16th.
  2. Applicant(s) must upload a video clip to Youtube (max time – 5 minutes) and submit the application form along with the Youtube link address to:
    performingarts@koreanculture.org.


2013 NY KPOP Festival Final Showdown

  • Date: August 20th 2013 (Tuesday) 6pm
  • Place: NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts
  • Winners of the Contest
    1st Place Winner: A chance to enter the ‘2013 World K-POP Festival’ in Korea
    1. Please be aware that only 15 contestants will be selected from all around the world to attend the ‘2013 World K-POP Festival.’ (Winning the NY K-POP Festival does not guarantee entry in the World K-POP Festival.)
    2. The 1st place winner will be qualified to have chance to be one of the 15 contestants.


2013 NY K-POP Festival Pre-Events

Don’t forget our Pre-Events!! 
We are still accepting K-POP Music Video Parody and K-POP Music Video Reaction videoclip until August 8th. 
Here are the rewards for Pre-Events, 
The rewards for the pre-events would be various K-POP singers’ SIGNED CDs and Posters from SM Entertainment. 
So, Apply a lot!!! 
Miro Yoon