The rise of Korean Content is not short of an Industrial Revolution in today’s era. Supposedly the major contributing factor to this lay in the fact that the content provides comfort, warmth, and most importantly an avenue for the people to relax. Especially in today’s world where everything is a competition for success.
A major role in this has been played by the glamorous world of K-Pop. With its ever-growing reach, K-Pop has begun to break language barriers and pierce directly into the hearts of the people.
But have you ever wondered what the world of K-Pop Stars is like? Or what the view from the stage feels like? Well, worry not. If you desire to experience the K-Pop world then the doors to the industry are not closed for you.
Recently, the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA); which presides over the promotion of Korean Culture throughout the globe along with Pison Contents; a company that provides cultural content in the various fields of global music, The Director; the first K-Content-related platform, Asimula; a virtual concert platform and Bigo Live; a live streaming platform, have joined to produce a brand-new K-Pop audition program that fits the definition of modern.
Titled, “‘22 New Beginnings with K-Pop: Star iz Born”, the audition program gives people an opportunity to fulfill their dreams of becoming a K-Pop star using the Metaverse.
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It is the very first VR concert audition program that shall select 5 lucky finalists, providing them a chance to visit Seoul and collaborate with one of the amazing artists – including AleXa, DKZ, MCND, KAACHI, and W24.
With regards to the eligibility criteria, everyone – no matter the ethnicity, age, or gender – who is interested in K-Pop is encouraged to participate. The initial screening aka the first round of the applications is already open and the participants are required to follow certain steps.
- Fill in the application form
- Film a 5-minute maximum video showing off your skills – through a K-Pop dance or singing cover – and upload it on your social media account
- Film a 1 min. 30 seconds max. A self-introduction video that includes the following: full name, nationality, what country you are from, what and why you like a specific K-Pop artist, and what you want to do in Korea.
- Tag @starizborn_kpop and use the hashtags: #starizbornkpop #starizbornaudition #musicspray #nbwk2022
The organizers have also requested every participant to check out the audition’s official poster and follow all of the necessary steps. The ones who fail to do so will be automatically disqualified. Additionally, the participants have also been promised 2 free tickets to the VR concert, enabling them to watch and enjoy the performance of the guest artists in the comfort of their homes.
That brings us back to the final part, the result of the audition. According to the organizers, 5 participants who are lucky and meets the criteria will be chosen to move on to the final round. What awaits them is the chance to win a round trip and accommodation to South Korea (following all of the COVID restrictions) along with the opportunity to participate in the final VR concert and collaborate with one of the amazing artists stated above.
Applications for the same will close on the 24th of September and winners will be announced on the 26th of September. So for those who are interested in having a full experience of being a Hallyu Star, what are you waiting for? Apply now!
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