In celebration of the 20th anniversary, Seoul International Dance Competition is looking for dancers and choreographers in 4 categories of dance: Ballet, Contemporary, Ethnic Dance, and Choreography.

Where: Mapo Art Center in Seoul, South Korea

Preliminary: 24th~30th May Semi-Final & Final: 4th~16th July
Closing Ceremony & Awards: 18th July Contemporary
Ethnic Dance Festival: 5th July / 6th July World Gala: 19th July

Deadline for applications: April 14th, 2023

Seoul International Dance Competition (SIDC) is the biggest dance competition in South Korea, consisting of 4 categories: Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Ethics Dance, and Choreography. SIDC seeks to discover young and talented artists and help develop their craft by allowing them to compete on an international stage. Through this competition, it is our hope that the artists can collaborate as colleagues and contribute something meaningful to our common interest.

The preliminaries will be held online, through video screening.
The semi-finals & finals will be held at Mapo Art Center in Seoul, South Korea.
There will be cash prizes to the winners aged over 15 years old (from the Junior division).
*If participants are unable to come to Korea, they can participate online and compete without cash prizes.

Age requirements:
Ballet – 11~27 years old
Contemporary Dance – 13~28 years old
Ethnic Dance – 11~35 years old
Choreography – Over 20 years old

Cash Prizes: up to $1000 USD

Accommodation will be provided to the semi-finalists.
Flight tickets will be provided to the outstanding participants selected from the video screening.

*The benefits above will be applied to the offline participants only.
*Accommodation is provided on a first-come, first-served basis with a limit of 70 semi-finalists.
*Accommodation is provided for 3 days before and after, including the day of the semi-finals
(extension is possible only for finalists).
*Flight ticket support will be differentiated according to the ranking in the preliminaries.

To apply please fill in the form:

For more information, please see the link below:
[Registration & Schedule]

[Video Screening Guideline]

Costs for participants: $200

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