2017 K-Pop World Festival
Regional Preliminary – SEATTLE

You are the star for this event!


  • Vocal
  • Callie Brader
    Re-Bye / Akdong Musician
  • Melissa Bean
    Back in time / Lynn
  • Gyuri
    Bling Bling / iKON
  • Ashley Escalante
    I will go to you like the first snow / Ailee
  • Brittni Juarez
    U&I / Ailee
  • Herricane
    Emma Pedersen, Nikki Hammond
    K-POP Mix
  • Rattanawadii Supakornpanit
    I can't live without you / Kim Ju Na
  • Cassandra Aleman
    Fool / Lee Hi
  • Performance
  • Angel Dinh
    Not Today / BTS
  • G.U.Y
    Yaminah Hannon, Gia Policarpio, Uriel Policarpio
    K-POP Mix
  • Mira Stemen
    K-POP Mix
  • NABI
    Nanako Kubo, E.Gabriella Lesnawati
    Signal / Twice
  • Leon Trac
    Lie / BTS
  • EmeRain
    Amanda Howard , Jennifer Lu, Shannon Parayil
    Playing with Fire / Black Pink
  • KMix
    Vicky Wu, Julia Wu
    K-POP Mix
  • Yours Truly
    Stephanie, Kiki, Kim, Theo, Frances, Anson, David
    K-POP Mix

2017 K-Pop World Festival

Seattle Preliminary


Saturday June 24, 2017
6:00 ~ 9:00 PM


2017 Shoreline Art Festival Outdoor Stage
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline WA 98155

Presented by

Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle

Produced by


* Please note that there will be a pre-screening round before the actual event and only those finalists will be competing on the above date.


All the contestants must meet the KBS qualification.
(Please click and check qualifications)

The audition will be separated into two categories and you are allowed to apply for only one – VOCAL or PERFORMANCE (dance).

Each category ( Vocal and Performance ) of the 1st and 2nd place winners will be nominated to be awarded.

If you intend to sing AND dance, you must apply for vocal category and limit to 2 back dancers.

The performance teams, limiting to the members listed in the original artist group is suggested. (Less performers are totally ok.)

If the performance team exceeds the member from the list of the original artist group, some of the members may not make it to the final round in Korea.


1st place: Medal and $1000

2nd place: Medal

Only the 1st place winners from each category will advance to the next round.

Important Note

The 1st place team from each category will advance to the 2nd round contest along with other regional winners all over the world.
(If the 1st place has a disqualification; 2nd place will advance into the second round.)

Most importantly, PLEASE NOTE that only person who meet the KBS qualifications will be eligible for the chance to fly to Korea if chosen as a finalist to compete in the 2016 K-Pop World Festival in Changwon, Republic of Korea.

* Please be aware that winning a spot from competing at the regional preliminary contest DOES NOT guarantee entry into the K-Pop World Festival.

2nd Round

The KBS will evaluate all preliminary winners recording of performance in the 2nd round, and only those who are selected will be sent to Changwon, Korea for the final round.

2nd Round Qualification rules may be changed.
(In 2016, the preliminary winners competed in Los Angeles for the final round)


1. Download the application that includes the waiver form Download Application

2. Email signed application and url link (audio/video) to your performance to kpop.seattleN@gmail.com.
(Although not required, we highly recommend a short self-introduction in the beginning of the audio/video file.)

3. Problems and questions in uploading and registering?
Email kpop.seattleN@gmail.com.



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2016 VIDEO

2016 Seattle Preliminary
2016 2nd Round in LA
2016 Final Round in Changwon, Korea