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First Lady of South Korea attends Changwon K-POP World Festival finale in India

Aug 09, 2018

The First Lady of South Korea Ms Kim Jung Sook attended the Changwon K-POP World Festival here at Siri Fort Auditorium.

The Korean Cultural Centre India organized the Grand Finale round of the festival which was judged by famous Korean boy band 'Snuper' who also performed at the event.

The grand finale opened with the performance of Staccato group, Delhi, who were the winners of vocal category last year. In the final competition between 22 teams and solo performers 'Juchy' from Mizoram won the first prize for vocal category, while 'We Are Family Crew' from Delhi took home the top prize in dance category.

Kim Kum-pyoung, director of Korean Cultural Centre, India said that K-pop fans are growing tremendously in India. Seeing the growing love for K-pop he wishes to bring BTS and Exo group to India. He also thanked Snuper group for their wonderful performance.

This year over 1,200 participants in 532 teams from all round India registered their performance videos, in which they sang in perfect Korean language and executed all dance moves.

Starting from Kolkata on 26th May, the preliminary regional rounds were held in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Patna, Bengaluru, Odisha, Hyderabad, Mizoram and Manipur between 16th to 30th June.

The winners of the K-pop contest, India will compete at K-Pop World Festival Final, Seoul on October 5.

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