The two-day cover dance festival’s finale will be broadcasted live on Twitter via Periscope for K-Pop fans around the world

K-Pop is one of the greatest things to have hit the Philippines and now the K-Pop Cover Dance Festival 2017, one of the biggest K-Pop dance competition in the world is happening. Riding the K-Pop wave or Hallyu on Twitter, the K-Pop Cover Dance Festival 2017 (@KPOPCoverDance) will introduce a new award category – Twitter Popular Choice Award. Twitter is inviting everyone to support their favorite teams. The two-day Festival finale will be exclusively broadcasted live from@KPOPCoverDance on Twitter via Periscope to bring K-Pop closer to fans across the world.


Twitter Popular Choice Award

As they journey to become cover dance champions, finalists will stand a chance to win the coveted Twitter Popular Choice Award by simply engaging with their fans on Twitter. Among the finalists is the Philippines’ representative, the Y.O.U dance crew (@geloubaby), composed of seven talented Filipina dancers.


From 26 May to 2 June 2017, fans will be in for a treat. They will get to interact with their favorite groups as finalists are encouraged to Tweet photos, stickers, videos, live video on Periscope, and more of their preparation and participation at the Festival. The finalist dance group with the maximum engagement (i.e. most mentions, Likes, Retweets and Replies) on their Twitter team account and the most mentions of their related team hashtags on Twitter by 2 June, 6.30 pm KST / 5.30 pm PHT will walk away with the Twitter Popular Choice Award.

The winning group will be announced at the semi-finals on 2 June 2017 and have their video shared by Twitter, K-Pop Cover Dance Festival and AllKPop to millions of K-Pop fans around the world.


Catch K-Pop Cover Dance Festival live on Twitter from Seoul, South Korea

Fans worldwide will be able to catch the K-Pop Cover Dance Festival semi-finals and finals live on Twitter and Periscope. The semi-finals will be held on 2 June from 5 pm KST / 4 pm PHT, and successful teams will battle it out at the finals on June 3. To watch the competition live, fans simply have to follow the @KPOPCoverDance account on Twitter.

Follow K-Pop Cover Dance Festival at the @KPOPCoverDance Twitter account and join in the conversation using the#KCDF2017 hashtag on Twitter. Filipinos can engage with and support Y.O.U on Twitter through their accounts and related hashtags.
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About K-Pop Cover Dance Festival
The K-Pop Cover Dance Festival is where K-pop fans from all over the world can enjoy cover dancing while showcasing their prowess in Korean idol group dance and style. Into its 7th year, the international cover dance festival is hosted by the Seoul Shinmun Daily and sponsored by Seoul Metropolitan Government, Korean Cultural Center, Korea Tourism Organization, Korea Entertainment Producer’s Association, GyeoungJu World Culture Expo, Asean-Korea Centre, Recording Industry Association of Korea, Allkpop and Megazone.