Do you think you’re a talented dancer? Or maybe you think your rendition of BlackPink’s DDU-DU DDU-DU would blow away a set of judges? If so, the KBCE K-Pop UK National Competition is the event for you!

KBCE will be hosting the KBCE K-Pop UK National Competition 2018 in Kingston as part of the Kingston Korean Festival for the first time. The competition will be taking place in All Saints Church, Kingston upon Thames on Saturday the 27th October from 6PM – 8:30PM.

Participants must be over 16, and the group must be predominantly non-Korean. For more information on how you can participate, read the poster below:

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The deadline to send in your online applications is 10pm on Sunday 9th September, with the finalists being announced on 22nd September. The overall winning team will be awarded a trophy, certificate and £500. Winners of each category, K-Pop Dance and K-Pop Vocal will receive a certificate and £250.

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Application forms can be found here, and are to be completed and e-mailed to

Not a fan of dancing? Feeling a bit shy? No problem! Come down, meet fellow K-Pop enthusiasts and watch the event to be in with a chance of winning one of eighteen signed K-Pop CDs, including BTS’s Love Yourself signed by all of the members!

For further updates, keep up with the event here.

The Korean British Cultural Exchange is a non-profit organisation which has been set up with the aim of building a community through arts and organises events to promote Korean culture in the UK in order to do so.



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