Korean Cultural Center

K-Pop World Festival DC


Audition Date: July 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Location: Washington, D.C. (venue TBD)

Application Deadline: July 28, 2017


Calling all rising K-Pop stars! The Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. is proud to announce the K-Pop World Festival DC, our regional preliminary round of the 2017 K-Pop World Festival. This global competition aims to discover the next generation of K-Pop stars from around the world, offering slick prizes a chance to compete on stage in the world finals in Korea! 




Regional competitions for the K-Pop World Festival are being held throughout the world in 2017, with the world finals scheduled for September 29 in Changwon, Korea. The Washington, D.C. regional preliminary on July 30 and follows a live audition format: contestants will perform live for a panel of judges as they compete for the top spot. Visit the KCC website for complete details. 


How to Audition

Contestants don't need to be professional performers - all with a passion for K-Pop are welcome to audition! To compete, contestants must meet the eligibility requirements listed on the KCC website, complete the application form, and perform on the audition day. Be sure to read the details on the KCC website before applying.


Competition Categories

Participants in the K-Pop World Festival DC can compete as a group (team) or as an individual, and in either the Vocal (singing only) or Performance (dance, singing optional) competition category. Visit the KCC website for details and judging criteria. 




1st Place

Samsung Galaxy S8 smart phone (unlocked)

Consideration for the K-Pop World Festival finals


2nd Place

Samsung Gear S3 smart watch

Consideration for the K-Pop World Festival finals


Special Prize

Signed K-Pop music CD (artist TBD)



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