For anyone living within or near the Sheffield area, there’s an exciting event coming up in just over a month’s time! This infusion event will bring together the two worlds of Korean traditional and modern together and it’s set to be taking place on Sunday March 11 at the Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield. This is a sponsored event by the Korean Cultural Centre which is in London.

What can you expect at this event? There will be stations displaying Korean food, you’ll have the opportunity to try on traditional Hanbok and take pictures to remember your day. There’ll also be a professional Korean Make Up artist, who will be giving demonstrations and give all the helpful tips and secrets of K-Beauty. In addition, you’ll find there will be traditional Korean games, professionally taught calligraphy and also professional traditional musicians and dancers! It all sounding to be a promising day that you won’t want to miss out on!

Lastly, there is also a K-Pop Cover Competition with prizes from big entertainment companies and there will be 1 winner selected from both the singing and dancing categories! You can find out more information, rules and the application form below. The deadline for hopeful applicants of this competition will end on Sunday February 25.
Tickets will be going on sale soon and you can keep up to date once they become available on the UofS Korean society Facebook pages here and here

K-Pop Cover Competition: UK Region

Date/Time : Sunday 11 March 2018

Venue: Octagon Centre, Sheffield, UK (S10 2TQ)


  • Aged over 16 can apply to take part in the competition
  • UK Region: Singing & Dancing Competition

Online Applications must be received by Sun 25 Feb 2018

  • Upload your video of you performing a K-Pop song or K-Pop cover dance on Youtube. (Note: No longer than 5 minutes.)
  • Complete the application form including the YouTube link to your video and then send it via email to

The successful applicants will be contacted individually via email.

Prize for the Winners (1 singing and 1 dance performance team): Gifts (K-POP goods)

Judges: K-POP Experts + Dance Crew

Organizer: Korean Culture Day committee in University of Sheffield sponsored by The Korean Cultural Centre London

For any further information and/or inquiries:

You can find the application form draft below.

‘K-Pop Cover Competition 2018: Sheffield’ Application Form

Full Name
Date of Birth
E-mail Photo
Post Code
Youtube URL


Name of Group

(if applicable)

Names of Members

(if applicable)


What’s your motivation for application?
Favourite K-Pop musicians?
Which song will you perform?
How did you hear about ‘The K-Pop Contest’?



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