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2018 Changwon K-Pop World Festival regional round

30 May 2018

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in South Africa hosted the 2018 Changwon K-Pop World Festival regional round in South Africa on Saturday, 26 May at the Atterbury Theatre in Lynnwood. This was the second year of hosting the event and it will be held annually.

Photo: Mr Jong-dae Park, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea pictured with the participants

The term “K-Pop” is an abbreviation for “Korean Pop”, and K-Pop idol group BTS has recently earned First No.1 album on Billboard 200 chart. There are also a growing number of K-Pop fans in South Africa as well.

This year, 30 teams from all over South Africa participated. Grand Prizes for vocal and cover dance were given to Group Persis (song: Hold my hand by Lee Hi) consisted of three ladies and a Solo male dancer Lindsay (song: Danger by Taemin), respectively. They were chosen as South African (Regional Round) winners and have a chance of being invited to join the Final Round contest together with the winners of the other regional rounds in Korea, which will be broadcast by the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) in October.

Embassy of the Republic of Korea in South Africa

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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