The annual Mini Korean Festival which is organised by Korea Corner will be held on the 27th July, 2018 (poya day) at the Public Library Book Fair.
Please send us the video of cheering for the 2018 K-pop World Festival and the participants who will perform on the stage, within 30 seconds. Don’t forget to send it until next Monday through the Facebook message or (firstname.lastname@example.org) E – mail. A small gift will be given to those who are selected.
The video must have a mov extension. Resolution should be 1280*720 or 1920*8080. It is recommended that you film with an iPhone, because iPhone meets the above conditions. If you don’t have the equipment, please contact the embassy , and visit to take the video.
The selected video will be uploaded on Facebook and will be shown on the day of the K-pop Festival.
Tag Your Friends, Join Together! A nice present will be waiting for you!!
Source- Korean Embassy
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea will host the Preliminary Round in Sri Lanka for the 2018 Changwon K-Pop World Festival! It will be held at 4 P.M. on 14 July 2018, at the Bishop’s College Auditorium. Ministry of Higher Education & Cultural Affairs and Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation are co-organizing a programs, and in co-operation with Korean Residents Association of Lanka, National Unification Advisory Council Southwest Asia Chapter, Korean Businessmen’s Association in Sri Lanka.
Responding to the love for Korean culture, and K- POP, we have hosted preliminary rounds for over the past 4 years in Sri Lanka.
The K-Pop World Festival is a K-pop performance competition. We have invited talented Sri Lankan vocalists and/or dancers to show their K-pop spirit on stage. Winning team(s) might get an opportunity to go to Korea for the final round and compete internationally this October this year, following a screening process.
Anyone and everyone is absolutely welcome to come and watch the show. We are pleased to cordially invite everyone to come and enjoy the festival. The fee is free, and entrance will be on a ‘First come, first served’ basis. We are looking forward to seeing you there.
Source – Korean Embassy SL
NEW KOREAN CLASSES WILL BE STARTING THIS WEEK !!!
hurry up and message us on the COLOMBO PUBLIC LIBRARY, KOREA CORNER facebook page… (Click here)
please do send in your information including your contract details.
THURSDAY CLASSES ARE CHANGED TO FRIDAY~
Source – Korea Corner
K-Pop World Festival is here again!!
2018 National Preliminary Round for K-Pop World Festival
To get a chance to compete by performing at the Korean Cultural Festival 2018, which will be held on 14 July 2018 at the Bishop’s College Auditorium, please submit the Application Form with your Audition Video link by Friday, 27 April 2018 to email@example.com.
Please read the following instructions carefully :
The Festival is hosted by the Korean Embassy in Colombo and it serves as the National Preliminary Round for the K-Pop World Festival 2018. A selected number of online audition participants will be invited to compete by performing in front of judges and general audiences.
1. Eligibility :
To participate as a performer (individual or team), you must be of Sri-Lankan origin, living in Sri Lanka and over 15 years of age.
2. Online Audition Video :
Prepare and upload your performance video (ideally between 5-6 minutes) on YouTube and let us know the link through the Application Form. Alternatively, post your CD, USB or Flash disk with the Application Form to the Embassy at 98 Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7. The Online Audition is for screening purposes only, and if you wish, you may prepare and perform a different item at the Festival should you be selected, with the approval of the Embassy.
3. Application Deadline :
Midnight (24:00) Friday, 27 April 2018.
4. Result Announcement :
The Online Audition result will be personally informed to you by Wednesday, 23 May 2018.
* For further inquiries, you may contact the Embassy on phone 011-2699-036~8 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
* Follow K-POP World Festival’s official website for video clips of the former performances:
We look forward to meeting many of Sri Lanka’s K-Pop talents soon !
[Q & A]
Some have asked similar questions for the last festival – we hope you find the following answers useful.
1. If you feel compelled to, you may send in both your Vocal and Vocal with Dance category videos (i.e. 2 different videos). However, only one ‘item’ will make it to the live stage competition. In other words, no participant will have a double performance.
2. You can participate as solo, with no ‘team members’.
3. As for the ‘Vocal with Dance’ category, you are required to sing as well as dance. Of course, you can include some moves (but not main) with Vocal only category.
4. With the choice of songs, any version is fine including TV drama OSTs – as long as they are considered ‘K-pop’.
5. The Online Audition Video has to be a non-edited ‘live performance’.
6. All documents submitted will NOT be returned to the applicants.
Please, refer to website for Application form.
Once again, thank you for your interest and support.
Source – Korean Embassy in Sri Lanka
Program line up for the month of November – 2017
|04, Nov||Korean Drama Competition + Photo exhibition|
|14/15, Nov||Musical Performance by Nanta|
|17-20, Nov||Korean Film festival|
|18, Nov||Korea Festival|
|25, Nov||Taekwondo championship|
Korean Drama Competition + Photo exhibition
Venue – New Arts Theater (University of Colombo)
Time – 1 P.M. – 6 P.M.
14th and 15th
Musical Performance by Nanta
Venue – BMICH (Main Hall)
|14th Nov||7.30 P.M.|
|15th Nov||6.30 P.M.|
Duration – 90 minutes
What to Expect
A show blending acrobatics, martial arts, music and culinary skills – that’s got to be a unique combination! The talented troupe of Korean performers cook up a storm in the on-stage kitchen giving the audience a taste of Korean culinary lunacy, sliced and diced to percussive perfection. This captivating 90 minute performance is the longest running show in Korean history, displaying the comedic culinary attempts of four cooks under pressure. Nanta combines the rhythms from Korean folk songs with modern music, creating a non-verbal performance that’s accessible to an international audience. Spectators are even encouraged on stage – you could be the bride or groom at a traditional wedding ceremony, or compete in a dumpling-piling competition! (Source – klook.com)
17th to 20th
Korean Film festival
Venue – National Film Cooperation
|Date||Time (P.M.)||Movie||Age restrictions|
|17th Nov||5.30||My Brilliant Life||12 and above|
|18th Nov||2.00||The Thieves||15 and above|
|5.30||The Suspect||15 and above|
|19th Nov||2.00||The King of Jokgu||15 and above|
|5.30||Very Ordinary Couple||18 and above|
|20th Nov||5.30||My Paparotti||15 and above|
*First come first serve basis
(Korean Speech Contest + Cultural festival + Fusion performance)
-Korean Speech Contest
Venue – University of Colombo
Time – 8.30 A.M. – 12.30 P.M.
*special performance (Winner of Korean Drama Competition)
Venue – University of Colombo
Time – 10 A.M. – 4 P.M.
What to expect – Korean Food, Korean Games, Korean Handicraft (origami) and other cultural items
Venue – University of Colombo
Time – 4 P.M. – 6 P.M.
What to expect – Fusion Samulnori (traditional percussion quartet), teakwon Dance, ensemble, Korean-Sri Lankan Fusion Hair Show
Broadcast of “Mango friends” documentary
TV Station – SLRC
Time – TBC
What to expect – screening of a TV documentary on bilateral ties titled “Friendship of four Decades” (“Amba yaluwo”).
The Korean Ambassador’s and Kukkiwon Cup Taekwondo championship
Venue – Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium
Time – 3.30 onwards