Implementation Plan

KOREA DANCE ASSOCIATION

 

 Ⅰ. Purpose 

As the International Competition for the world's most advanced contemporary dancers, this is the prominent and unique competition in the world that specializes in contemporary dance. It aims to promote international development of the contemporary dance and to provide opportunities for the harmony, assembly and exchange of arts and culture.

 

 Ⅱ. policy  

1. The event is co-hosted by the Korea Dance Association and the Cheonan Cultural Foundation and organized by the Korea International Contemporary Dance Competition Organizing Committee.

2. The contest is held once a year and consists of competitions and gala performances.

3. The competition will be held in five categories: Pre-Junior, Junior, and Senior Solo. (Pre-junior has no gender division)

4. Participation range is from September 20, 1987 to September 19, 2010, based on the start date of competition (Only contemporary dance majors can participate)

5. The entries in this competition are individual solo works within 4 minutes, evaluating the accuracy of technique, movement, and the completeness of the work, and proceeding in the order of preliminary, semi-final, and final.

6. It aims to improve the level of dance art around the world through good competition and encourages its motivation through eight awards in each category and grand prize.

(If the grand prize winner is a male, an opportunity to serve in the military art service is provided on the recommendation of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.)

 

7. Proceeds from the event shall be the income of the organizer (Korea Dance Association), but only for the purpose of promoting dance arts.

 

 

 Ⅲ. Detailed plan 

1. outline

2022 KICDC (2022 Korea international contemporary dance competition)

 

1) Competition Period :

Domestic Preliminary – June 24(Fri), 2022

Foreign Preliminary – August 26(Fri), 2022

International Audition – September 17(Sat) - 18(Sun), 2022

International Workshop – September 19(Mon) - 20(Tue), 2022

Finals – September 19(Mon) - 21(Wed), 2021

World Gala – September 22(Thu), 2022

 

2) Venue :

Preliminary – Roun art hall (Korea artist center)

Final – Grand hall (Cheonan art center)

Host by : Korea Dance Association, Cheonan Culture Foundation

Supervise by : KICDC Composition of Organization

Sponsor by : Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Cheonan-si, Korean Culture and Arts Committee, FIDAF

 

2. Contents

Preliminary : Semi-final lists will be selected through preliminary rounds.

Date

Program

Venue

May 7(Fri)-June 9(Thu)

Application of Preliminary

Domestic

Online(danceway)

May 7(Fri)-August 21(Sun)

Foreign

Online(dance planner)

Domestic

June 24(Fri)

Domestic Preliminary

Roun Art Hall Korea Artist Center

Foreign

August 26 (Fri)

Foreign untact screening and announcement of results

Conference room KDA

 

Finals : The laureate selection is made by proceeding with the semi-final and final.

Date

Program

Venue

July 5 (Tue) - 29(Fri)

Application of Semi-Final

Domestic

E-mail

September 19(Mon)

9AM - 9PM

Opening Ceremony & Semi Final(Pre Junior, Junior)

Grand hall Cheonan Art Center

Sep 20(Tue)

Semi Final(Senior)

Sep 21(Wed)

Final & Closing (Award) Ceremony

September 19(Mon) - 20(Tue)

International Workshop

Cheonan Art Center

September 22(Thu) PM12

World Gala

Special Stage of Cheonan Dance Festival

September 17(Sat) -

18(Sun)

International Audition

Cheonan Art Center

 

3. Participation category

A. Pre-Junior(Solo) - International age 12~14

B. Junior(Solo) - International age 15~18

C. Senior(Solo) - International age 19~34

(no gender division)

By age

A. Pre-Junior(Solo) - Sep 19, 2010 ~ Sep 20, 2007

B. Junior(Solo) - Sep 19, 2007 ~ Sep 20, 2003

C. Senior(Solo) - Sep 19, 2003 ~ Sep 20, 1987

 

4. Participation Qualification
 1) Preliminary Participation Criterion
 

Participation qualification

Domestic

Participation

(choose one)

General

 - Korean nationals

 - A person without grounds for disqualification in the participatory sector

Local part

 - Korean nationals

 - A person who works outside of Seoul

  (Those who are active in the area when participating)

Foreign

Participation

General

 - A person who can participate in a competition

 - A non-Korean nationals

 - A person without grounds for disqualification in the participatory sector

 

 2) Preliminaries exemption condition (Semi-final directly)

Participation qualification

Domestic

Participation

(choose one)

General

 - A person without grounds for disqualification in the participatory sector

 - Those who have won a prize in a competition recognized by the KICDC organizing committee

Local part

 - A person without grounds for disqualification in the participatory sector

 - Dance competitions hosted by 16 local Korean Dance Associations

(Local Preliminaries) 2 top winners in the contemporary dance category

Foreign

Participation

General

 - A person without grounds for disqualification in the competition sector

 - A person who has passed a qualifying round abroad (Video Screening)

 

 

 5. Competition Category    

 

A. Pre Junior

   Round Ⅰ

    Solo within 4 minutes (Semi-final)

   Round Ⅱ

    Solo within 4 minutes (Final)

B. Junior

   Round Ⅰ

    Solo within 4 minutes (Semi-final)

   Round Ⅱ

    Solo within 4 minutes (Final)

C. Senior

   Round Ⅰ

    Solo within 4 minutes (Semi-final)

   Round Ⅱ

    Solo within 4 minutes (Final)

※ From 2018 onwards, the runoff will be abolished

 

 6. Special Clause

Among domestic and foreign national winners recognized by the KICDC Committee held in July 2022 (until July 31) and recognized by the Korean Military Manpower Administration, domestic and foreign nationals are given the following privileges to participate in this competition semi-final list.

Name of Competition

Hosted by

Type of Award

2021 Korea International Contemporary Dance Competition

Korea Dance Association

  Pre-junior part - Top 2

  Junior part - Top 2

  Senior part (Male) - Top 3

  Senior part(Female) - Top 3

2022 Seoul International Dance Competition

Seoul International Cultural Foundation

  Pre-junior part - Top 2

  Junior Contemporary part - Top 2

  Senior Contemporary (Male) - Top 3

  Senior Contemporary (Female) - Top 3

※Participants MUST prove by sending the certificate of award.

 

 

 7. a competitive piece 

1. The participating works of this contest are individual works of domestic and overseas choreographers, and the work time is limited to within 4 minutes.

2. In the case of senior category, the semi-final and final must be different works, but it`s possible to make a preliminary work in the final.

3. Participants in the preliminary and finals shall submit relevant materials to the Korean Dance Association.

 

 

 

8. Award :

The following awards will be selected through the evaluation of the contest of the judges. (If there are no suitable winners, the award may not be awarded.)

Category

Rank

Prize Money

The number of people

Contemporary Dance

Grand Prize (one of the gold prize winner)

$3000 USD

1

Pre - Junior

Gold

$400 USD

1

Silver

$300 USD

1

Bronze

$200 USD

1

President of KDA

 

1

Jury Leader

 

1

Choreography

 

1

Mayor of Cheonan-si

 

1

Junior

Gold

$600 USD

2

Silver

$400 USD

2

Bronze

$300 USD

2

President of KDA

 

2

Jury Leader

 

2

Choreography

 

2

Mayor of Cheonan-si

 

2

Senior

Gold

$2,000 USD

2

Silver

$1,500 USD

2

Bronze

$1,000 USD

2

President of KDA

$400 USD

2

Jury Leader

$300 USD

2

Choreography

$200 USD

2

Mayor of Cheonan

 

2

Leader Award

 

2

※ Duplicate prize money is not supported

If the grand prize winner is a male, an opportunity to serve in the military art service is provided on the recommendation of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

 

 

 

 9. Application method & Submission document 

 

A. Application method 

1) Application period

-Domestic preliminaries : May 7(Sat) ~ June 9(Thu), 2022

-Foreign preliminaries : May 7(Sat) ~ August 21(Sun), 2022

 

2) Application method :

- Domestic preliminaries : Online Apply (Dance way)   http://danceway.co.kr/

- Foreign preliminaries : Online Apply (Dance planner)   kicdc@danceplanner.net

- Finals : Mail Apply   kicdc@koreadance.org

 

① After accessing the website, download the application form from the notice (http://kicdc.koreadanceassociation.org)

② Receive by email after completing the application form (kicdc@koreadance.org)

③ Please fill out the title of the mail and the file name as below when you receive the application

    (ex- 2022 KICDC Apply_Justin)

④ Contact us (02-744-8066) 

 

 

3) Submission document

① Preliminary

 

Submission document

Detail

1

Application

 - Domestic  : Online (Dance way)   http://danceway.co.kr/

 - Foreign : Online (Dance Planner)   kicdc@danceplanner.net

2

2 Photos

 - Domestic  : Online (Dance way)   http://danceway.co.kr/

 - Foreign : Online (Dance Planner)   kicdc@danceplanner.net

  (1 ID picture / 1 a full-length photograph)

3

Music

 - Domestic  : Online (Dance way)   http://danceway.co.kr/

 - Foreign : Online (Dance Planner)   kicdc@danceplanner.net

  * Make sure to submit it after changing the file title by  e-mail

   (EX- Senior Male_Justin_Nameofdance)

  * Music cannot be changed on the day of the contest

  * Must be submitted as an edited version within 4 minutes

  (cut out without fade out on the day of the contest)

4

Participation fee

 - Domestic qualifier participation fee 205,000 won
  * Account Number (Please check the notice through the dance way and deposit)   > Kookmin Bank  610901-01-642498 (Account holder : Moon ji-won (Art the way Agency))

 * The name of the depositor must be name of the participant

 * Those who are selected at the Korea participant selection competition will be exempted from the separate finals participation fee but must reapply for the semi-final

5

Copy of ID

6

Agreement to collect and use personal information

7

Personal solo 1-piece video material within 2 minutes

(For overseas qualifiers only)

 - For overseas participants, attach one video work (personal solo work) within 2 minutes by email along with the application and attach the video data file of submit a Youtube link on the application

 * Senior- Submit 2-piece

 - Overseas applicants are selected as the 2021 KICDC semi-finalists with domestic participants selected from domestic qualifications through video screening (Privately)

8

Submit copyright-related documents (Applicable only)

 

Finals

 

Document

Detail

1

Application

 - Finals  : Application forms are able to download from `The korea international contemporary dance competition` website (http://kicdc.koreadanceassociation.org) and submit an email

 (kicdc@koreadance.org)

 * Make sure to submit it after changing the file tit

2

2 Photos

 - Finals  : `The korea international contemporary dance competition` submit an email (kicdc@koreadance.org)
 (Full-length photographs are poses or performance (contest) solo photos (Optional)

 * As it will be inserted in public marketing (program book .etc), ID pictures should be attached as a high-quality JPG file

3

Music

 - Finals  : `The korea international contemporary dance competition` submit an email (kicdc@koreadance.org)

 * Make sure to submit it after changing the file title by email

  (EX- Senior Male_Justin_Nameofdance)

 * Music cannot be changed on the day of the contest

 * Must be submitted as an edited version within 4 minutes

 (cut out without fade out on the day of the contest)

4

Participation fee

 - Finals participation fee 200,000 won

Account number

Shinhan Bank  100-031-674720

Account holder (Korea international contemporary dance competition composition of organization)

* Participants who receive semi-final direct benefits will pay the participation fee upon receipt of semi-final. (Submit the same documents as the preliminary and supporting documents)

* Participants who entered the finals through the regional quarters held by the 16 Korean association of dance associations will pay the participation fee upon receipt of the semi-final

(same document submission and documents)

* The name of the depositor must be name of the participant

* Only those who are selected for the KICDC finals will be exempted from the final participation fee, but will have to reapply for the semi-final.

5

Copy of ID

6

Agreement to collect and use personal information

7

Submit copyright-related documents (Applicable only)

 

 

10. Committee composition and operation

1) Composition of Organization

- Composition : About 70 people including ex-officio

- Part : Decision and announcement of implementation plan

 

2) judging committee

- Composition : It is selected through the recommendation of the organizing committee and consists of around 7 people

- Part : Determination of Judging Criteria & Award candidate decision

 

3) artistic director

- Composition : A person designated by the President of the Korea Dance Association

- Part : Planning and Field General Affairs of the Contest, as well as Organizing Committee Members