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K-pop competition judged by Patricia Mok picks two winners

Published on Jun 8, 2014 9:36 AM
K-Pop World festival, where contestants are vying for a chance to be sent to Korea to compete against other acts from around the world in October this year. -- ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

The sixth Korean Night Festival concluded on Saturday evening with the Singapore preliminary round of the K-Pop World Festival, an international singing and dancing competition.

The competition, which took place at the Singapore Conference Hall, was organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Daehan Education Centre.

Ten acts competed for two places in the next round of the competition, an online voting contest against semi-finalists from other countries. The top 15 entries will face off in Korea in October.

The winner of the dancing category was Destrict, a five-man ensemble comprising Muhammad Noor Irfan, 19, Ng Huiyan, 24, Lee Yan Qing, 19, Ng Joey, 19 and Muhammad Yusri bin Yusoff, 18.

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