AMBASSADOR of Republic of
South Korea to Nigeria, Mr Nor
Kyu-duk, says that Nigerian dance
groups, K-Night Africa and Fragiles
Dance Crew have qualified for the
preliminary of that country’s World
Dance Festival in Korea.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
reports that K-POP World Festival
is an annual event organised by
South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign
Affairs with the support of
numerous government agencies.
After going through a few
preliminary rounds, fans of K-pop
are invited by the South Korean
government to take part in the
final round of the competition held
every year in Changwon, South
K-Night Africa from Warri
emerged winner for the 2017
K-POP Dance Competition in the
adult category and Fragiles Dance
Crew from Port Harcourt emerged
first runner up.
360 Dance Crew from Umuahia,
emerged second runner up and
were awarded N300,000, N200,000
and N100,000 respectively.
Kyu-duk, in a statement on
Tuesday said the winner and first
runner up would compete in the
preliminary round to qualify for
the World K-POP Festival later in
the year.
“The overall two best teams
from this year’s competition,
K-Night Africa and Fragiles Dance
Crew will get the opportunity to
enter into the qualifying rounds
of the K-Pop World Festival in
Changwon, Korea.”
NAN reports that this year’s
edition of the K-POP competition
recently held in Abuja saw seven
dance groups competing in the
adult category and seven others
in the student’s category.
The adult category included;
K-Night Africa, Mastiq DC, and
FDC Dance groups.
Others were 360 Dance Crew,
Dance Machine Empire, Fragiles
Dance Crew and Da Furious F
Dance Crew.
The student’s category included
NGIS K-Popian Junior, Amity Peak
Concept and K-POP High Flyers
Others were Julimore, Crew 101,
JSS Zuma and HT3.
NAN also reports that while Crew
101 emerged winner, Amity Peak
Concept and NGIS K-POPian Junior
emerged first and second runners
up respectively and were awarded
N200,000, N100,000 and N70,000