KPop Pilipinas events were very successful and that is thanks to all of the KPop fans supporting us.  This time, we are offering a new event in a familiar venue.  KPop Dance Fest at Ever Commonwealth on October 6, 2018.  It will be a day of KPop dance competition and cosplay.

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KPop Dance Fest 2018

The event is FREE ENTRANCE for all of those who want to watch and attend.  For participants, there will be a modest registration fee of Php50,00 per person or per member of a group.  The final list of participants will be posted in this article as soon as they are selected by the KPop Pilipinas selection team.

KPop Dance Fest Participants

*** These are the final participants and numbering.

Dance Fest VeteranDance Fest Rookie KPop Cosplay Show
  1. Rich Kids
  2. L (Cloud 9)
  3. Buddy Chingu
  4. G-TEC
  5. Prism
  6. CL4STER
  7. Xelestials
  1. UNiXX
  2. Your Friend
  3. Art of angles
  4. OMELAS
  5. Crystal Carrot
  6. MARSHMALLOWS
  7. BLACK ROYALE
  8. HIGHKON
  9. X-EVEN
  10. Carpédiem
  11. BLACK ILLUSIONS
  12. G-Pink
  13. COSMOS
  14. Versync
  15. 7th Euphoria
  16. BT2ONE
  1. Claire Santos
  2. Nam JB
  3. Prince Hwang and Charlotte Flores
  4. Jemfry Latumbo
  5. Clarysse
  6. Shannen Marie
  7. Angelica Bañadera
  8. SHEY ROJO
  9. Joice Jung
  10. Athasia kim
  11.  Maricris Turingan
  12. Jeanna
  13. Kim Mari 김마리
  14. Mikee David
  15. Rish Hiroshima
  16. Govie Saturno
  17. Jhahid A. Anonuevo
  18. Jackylyn
  19. Hannah Grace Florano
  20. Arbie
  21. Eyad Adriano
  22. Jann Kinoshita
  23. Fhil Isturis
  24. Rai Cheng
  25. Ian Racan
  26. Edward Heredero
  27. Jake Paragas
  28. Aera Kim
  29. Jenilyn Provido

General Rules

  1. Strict adherence to the time limit per contest will be implemented.
  2. If a contestant is not present when his/her name is called or their group is called it will be an automatic disqualification.
  3. Call time will be at least 1 hour before the scheduled contest starts.
  4. No dangerous stunts or props will be allowed.
  5. We will not allow any lewd or PG performance during the event. It will automatically be disqualified.
  6. In case participants fail to confirm during the day of the event, we will be opening slots for on-site registration.
  7. Confirmation of participants will be from 10am to 11:30am only after that there will be an onsite registration froml 11:30am to 12:30pm.
  8. Previous winners of KPop Pilipinas events (Season 1, Season 2, Halloween Edition, KPop Xplosion at Mata Expo and Cosmic K-Idol) on any category will BE ALLOWED TO JOIN UNDER THE VETERAN CATEGORY.

Rookie Category KPop Dance Fest

The ROOKIE CATEGORY is only for those who have not won any KPop event within the last 2 years.  For this category, a final selection of 25 participants will be selected from those who registered.  Each group is allowed a maximum of 5 minutes of performance time on stage.

Other rules include:

  1. KPop dance groups will be allowed to mix songs from various KPop groups as long as they have not chosen a cover group.
  2. If they have chosen a cover group, you are only allowed to use the official dance/song of the cover group you choose. A remix is allowed as long as it is from the same group.
  3. Mixed gender of members is allowed.
  4. Registration includes submission of the link to your previous performance.
  5. Previous participants of KPop Pilipinas competitions will be given priority.
  6. A provocative costume is not allowed.
  7. Group hopping and/or shopping is not allowed. A person can only be included in one group.
  8. Participation of other group participants in the performance of another group is strictly prohibited.
  9. Criteria for judging are as follows:
    • Choreography – 35%
    • Stage Execution – 35%
    • Costume and Stage Presence – 20%
    • Audience Impact – 10%

Veteran Category KPop Dance Fest

The VETERAN CATEGORY is for all winners of previous KPop Pilipinas events as well as those who have won an event within the last 2 years.  For this category, only 15 entries will be selected.  Here are other rules for the competition:

  1. KPop dance groups and aspiring cover groups can enter this competition.
  2. Each group is allowed a maximum of 5 minutes of performance time on stage.
  3. KPop dance groups will be allowed to mix songs from various KPop groups as long as they have not chosen a cover group.
  4. If they have chosen a cover group, you are only allowed to use the official dance/song of the cover group you choose. A remix is allowed as long as it is from the same group.
  5. Mixed gender of members is allowed.
  6. Registration includes submission of the link to your previous performance.
  7. Previous participants of KPop Pilipinas competitions will be given priority.
  8. A provocative costume is not allowed.
  9. Group hopping and/or shopping is not allowed. A person can only be included in one group.
  10. Participation of other group participants in the performance of another group is strictly prohibited.
  11.  Criteria for judging are as follows:
    • Choreography – 35%
    • Stage Execution – 35%
    • Costume and Stage Presence – 20%
    • Audience Impact – 10%

KPop Cosplay Show

Besides the dance competition, there will also be a cosplay competition where fans can impersonate (Cosplay) their favorite KPop star or be in KPop fashion.  A maximum of 2 minutes per contestant will be given to impersonating their idol.  Here are other rules:

  1. Please submit a reference of your idol to be impersonated upon confirmation of registration at the event.
  2. ONLY 50 COSPLAYERS WILL BE SELECTED
  3. Criteria for Judging:
    • Performance – 30%
    • Characterization – 20%
    • Looks Similarity – 40%
    • Audience Impact – 10%

For more information and discussion you can visit the KPop Pilipinas Dance Fest Facebook Event Page.

KPop Pilipinas Dance Fest Facebook Event Page
See you on October 6 at Ever Commonwealth

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