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Deadline: December 18, 2021

2021 Korean Food Video Contest (credit: hansik_official)

Have you heard about the "Korean Food Video Contest"?

I'm curious about the ‘Korean Food Video Contest’ and who can participate!

The goal of the ‘Korean Food Video Contest’ is to demonstrate that "anyone can make their own Korean food" Whatever your nationality or skill level!

Make a video of yourself cooking Korean food and get closer to Korean food.

  • You can participate regardless of where you live
  • Anyone with foreign nationality is welcome to participate

* Koreans living abroad are not allowed to participate

What kind of content should we record?

Make a video of your own 'YOUnique' Korean food that only you can make using 'Kimchi' or 'Jang,’ which are traditional Korean ingredients!

Competition topic 1

A Cooking video with a Kimchi or Jang theme (Cookbang)

  • A video made using Korean food ingredients Kimchi or Jang to create a dish enjoyed by anyone and everyone.

But I'm not confident in my cooking?

In 'YOUnique K-Food,’ you only need to show your passion

for Korean food, not your culinary skills!

Consider making a video demonstrating how much you enjoy Korean food.

Competition topic 2

An Eating video with a Korean food theme (Mukbang) 

  • A video eating Korean food that is easily accessible and widely available

How do I apply for the contest?

Through group entries, 'YOUnique K-Food' gives everyone a fair chance to win a prize!

*Number of subscribers based on SNS: 1st screening date (December 14th 14.00, Korea Standard Time)

Group A

SNS (Instagram, YouTube) account has more than 500 subscriber

Group B

SNS (Instagram, YouTube) account has less than 500 subscribers

How much is the prize money?

A total of 96 winners will be chosen based on themes and applications!

01.Group A Cookbang USD 47,000 Mukbang USD 34,000
02.Group B Cookbang USD 34,000 Mukbang USD 19,000

*Depending on the level of work and the number of submitted works, the award and the number of award winners may be adjusted.

Where and when should I apply?

After uploading to your personal SNS (YouTube, Instagram), fill out the application form on the contest website and you're done!

Entry Date

Submission period

November 19th ~ December 18th, 2021

*Both personal SNS channels and the website of the contest must apply during the above period

1st screening

December 14th, 2021

2nd screening

December 17th, 2021

Announcement of results

December 21th, 2021

How to apply

  1. (Step 1) Upload on your personal SNS channel (Instagram, YouTube)
  2. (Step 2) Submit the application form to the contest website

Entry restrictions and precautions

  • Entries are only accepted for videos that are uploaded during the contest period (based on the upload date Korea Standard Time).
  • Entries are only recognized when both the video is uploaded on the personal social media (YouTube, Instagram) channel and the contest official site upload are completed.
  • The detailed evaluation criteria and process for the submitted works are not disclosed, and the above award contents are subject to change depending on the number of entries and the level of the works.
  • Depending on the circumstances, the application period, work evaluation, and award-winning work schedule may be modified.
  • Each individual may submit up to three entries per category (cookbang (cooking video), mukbang (eating video)).
  • If a single person submits multiple entries, only the one with the highest prize money will be chosen as the winning work.
  • Even if you apply as a group, one team is counted as one, and the prize money is distributed to the representative. The person who submitted the application must appear in the video. (Proof of identity must be available in the case of award-winning work.) 
  • The winning video can be uploaded for service to the Korean Food Promotion Institute's YouTube channel, website, and other social media channels
  • Entries must be original works that have not previously received awards in other competitions.
  • If it is determined that the winning work infringes on a third party's copyright, the winner is responsible for all legal ramifications, including the cancellation of the prize and the return of the prize money. If a disagreement arises for any other reason, both parties must make a concerted effort to resolve it amicably.

Entry requirements.

  • Video production using ENG cameras, camcorders, smartphones, etc.
  • File type: avi. mp4, etc.
  • Image size (resolution): 1920 × 1080 pixels or more
  • Quantity: within 30 minutes
  • Video submission file name: [#PlayKoreanFood_Season2]_participant name_work title

Required

  • Video title: Specify [#PlayKoreanFood_Season2] before the video title
  • Required hashtags: #playkoreanfood_season2 #hansik #koreanfood #playhansik #youniquekfood and other Korean food tags.

Reason for disqualification.

  • When using Korean food as a negative or excessively stimulating material.
  • If it is determined that it does not correspond to Korean food or does not meet the contest's objectives.
  • When the manipulation of the number of views is confirmed.
  • Refusal to give consent to the release of personal information, etc.

Application method, judging schedule, and result announcement

  • Application period: November 19th - December 18th (Korea Standard Time)
    • Individual social media channels and contest websites must apply during the above period to be recognized.
  • Submission counting period: November 19th - December 22th (Korea Standard Time)
  • Judging schedule:
    1. (1st screening) December 14th (Korea Standard Time)
    2. (2nd screening) December 17th (Korea Standard Time)
  • Results announcement: December 21st (Korea Standard Time)
    1. The announcement date may be changed depending on internal circumstances
    2. Korean Standard Time = GMT time difference ‒ 9 hours
    3. Due to COVID-19, there will be no separate awards ceremony, and the promotion schedule may be changed due to internal circumstances (the prize money will be paid individually)
Submission period (12.19 12.18) Application counting period (11.19 ~ 12.22) 1st screening (12.22)/ 2nd screening (12.27) Announcement of winners (12.28)
(1st step) Upload your video on your SNS channel within the application period (11.19 -12.18)

(2nd step) Click “Submit Video” on the contest website (www.playkoreanfood.com). *Enter your personal data and video URL for submission. *The application shall be complete after finishing both steps.
- Applications for the contest will be accepted beginning November 19th.
- For videos submitted by December 18th, counting will begin from the date of submission of the contest (11.19) to December 22nd
- The number of views and likes on videos posted to personal SNS channels are tallied and reflected in the 1st screening
(1st screening)
- 12.22
- The reasons for disqualification among the top 30 to 50 views (1st screening) are deliberated and selected as candidates for the second screening
*Up to 30th place in Group A (each field) and 50th place in Group B (each field) were selected for the first evaluation. *Disqualified entries are excluded from the screening.

(2nd screening)
- 12.27
- A panel of internal and external expert judges are formed to evaluate according to the evaluation criteria..
*Those with less than 60 points will be eliminated from the evaluation, and the winners will be selected in the order of high scores in each field.
Winners are announced on the contest website and the cash prizes are delivered individually

Selection by field

  • (Group A) 1st Place (1 person/team), 2nd Place (3 people/team), 3rd Place (5 people/team), Participation prize (10 people/team), Subtotal (19 people/team)
  • (Group A) 1st Place (1 person/team), 2nd Place (3 people/team), 3rd Place (5 people/team), Participation prize (20 people/team), Subtotal (29 people/team)

Award and prize money: Total prize money USD 134,000.

About KRW 157,317,000

- A total of 96 works would be selected. (38 in Group A, 58 in Group B).

- (Group A) Cookbang (Cooking video) (USD 47,000), Mukbang (Eating video) (USD 34,000), total of USD 81,000.

Award Selection
(By field)
➀ Cookbang (Cooking video) (Kimchi,Jang) ➁ Mukbang (Eating video) (Korean food)
Prize Money (USD) Total Prize
(USD)
Prize Money (USD) Total Prize (USD)
1st Place 1 7,000 7,000x1=7,000 5,000 5,000x1=5,000
2nd Place 3 5,000 5,000x1=5,000 3,000 3,000x3=9,000
3rd Place 5 3,000 3,000x3=9,000 2,000 2,000x5=10,000
Participation prize 10 1,000 1,000x5=5,000 1,000 1,000x5=5,000
Subtotal 19 USD 47,000 USD 34,000

- (Group B) Cookbang (Cooking video)(USD 34,000), Mukbang (Eating video) (USD 19,000), total of USD 53,000.

Award Selection
(By field)
➀ Cookbang (Cooking video) (Kimchi,Jang) ➁ Mukbang (Eating video) (Korean food)
Prize Money (USD) Total Prize
(USD)
Prize Money (USD) Total Prize (USD)
1st Place 1 5,000 5,000x1=5,000 3,000 3,000x1=3,000
2nd Place 3 3,000 3,000x3=9,000 2,000 2,000x3=6,000
3rd Place 5 2,000 2,000x5=10,000 1,000 1,000x5=5,000
Participation prize 20 500 500x20=10,000 250 250x20=5,000
Subtotal 29 USD 34,000 USD 19,000

* Depending on the level of work and the number of submitted works, the award and the number of award

winners may be adjusted.

** If there is no qualified person in any of the above fields, no award would be given to the relevant category.

Notice

  • Participation in the contest is restricted if you do not agree to the collection of personal information.
  • Only posts uploaded between November 19th and December 18th will be considered for participation in the competition.
  • The award may be revoked if the post is deleted after the announcement or during the contest period.

Inquiries: Korean Food Promotion Institute Contest Operation Secretariat

Contact: +82-2-74909979 Email: hansik2021@doitco.com

Website

playkoreanfood.com

We're looking "YOUnique K-Food" with your own personality in #Play Korean Food season2

where you can make, eat Korean food yourself and enjoy the colorful taste of Korean food!

The Korean Food Video Contest will be for foreigners from all over the world who enjoy Korean food and culture!

Please share the card news that explained everything about the contest with your foreign friends who adore Korea! (tag is a must!) #PlayKoreanFood_Season2 #YOUniqueKFood

Let us share the Korean food that is captivating the world, reborn in your own unique way

The website for the contest will go live on November 19th!

Deadline: November 24, 2021

The 16th Korean Speaking Contest (credit: @kecmys)

Watch and join The 16th Korean Speaking Contest on 11 December (Saturday) 2021 at Dewan Perdana, FSSK Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, and was held by Korean Language and Culture in Malaysian perspective.

Date & Venue

Final Round: 

1st December 2021 (Saturday, 9:00 am - 12.30 pm)

Venue:

  1. Dewan Perdana, FSSK, Universiti Kobangsaan Malaysia, and
  2. Online session through Zoom (live)

Submission deadline: 

24th November 2021 (Wednesday) 

Online interview: 

27th November (Saturday) ~ 30 November 2021 (Tuesday)

Eligibility 

  1. The contest is open to only Malaysians whose mother tongue (or first language) is not Korean
  2. The following persons are not eligible to participate in the contest:
    • Have lived or studied in Korea for more than six (6) months; and/ or
    • Grand or First Prize winners of similar contests held in 2019 ar 2020; and/ or
    • Have participated in any similar Korean speech contest held in Malaysia for the year 2021

  • The entry form can be downloaded at bangi.sejonghakdang.org
  • Each duty completed entry form can be submitted via email at mkrc@um.edu.my
  • For more information, please send an email to mkrc@ium.edu.my

Topics and Evaluation

  1. My personal tips for learning the Korean language
  2. The most interesting cultural similarities/ differences between Korea and Malaysia
  3. My ideas on ways to enhance collaboration between Korea and Malaysia
    1. Speeches shall not exceed five (5) minutes and shall be made extemporaneously
    2. Evaluation Criteria
      • Content and organization
      • Pronunciation and fluency
      • Grammar and vocabulary
      • Stage presentation

Prize

(Sejong imgeum Girim): 

Round-trip air ticket to Korea & Korean Language Class Scholarship (1 semester) at Sogang University

(Eu-tteum Girim) for each level:

Samsung Tablet & Korean Language Class Scholarship (2 weeks) at Hanyang University

(Do-dum Girim, 2 persons):

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 & Korean Language Class Scholarship (3 weeks) at Ewha Woman's University, Seoul National University

(Beo-geum Girim) for each level:

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4

(Chu-kim Girim) for each level:

Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro

(Di-dim Girim, 2 persons) for basic level:

Samsung Power Bank

*All final participants will receive a certificate, a trophy, and a complimentary gift

Deadline: November 30, 2021

Tender Invitation for Janitor (Office Cleaner) at the Korean Embassy, Riyadh

Experienced and Interested Companies are requested to submit their Bids (Quotation) for the following Office Cleaning Services by November 30, 2021, to the Korean Embassy, Diplomatic Quarter, Email: emsau@mofa.go.kr, Fax: 4881317.

  • Two (2) Janitors will work from 7:30am to 4:00pm (Lunch break 1 hrs.), from Saturday to Thursday (six days per week).
  • Also, the company must have to provide us with the necessary cleaning materials i. e. tissues, liquid soap, toilet sanitized materials, vacuumed machine, mopped, plastic bags for trash bins, tide, Clorox, air fresheners and etc.

Requirements:

  1. Janitors must have a Criminal Clearance Certificate.
  2. Janitors must be English Speaking
  3. The company must have experience with Diplomatic Mission in Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh.

For any inquiry, please contact 011 4882211 Ext. 145 or read in The Embassy of South Korea on Riyadh's website.

Deadline: November 28, 2021

Sejong Institute Foundation K-POP Challenge Event (credit: Ig @king.sejong.institute)

Chance to learn K-pop dance or K-pop lyrics, and even win great prizes!

Application period

Nov. 15th, 2021 (MON) ~ Nov. 28th, 2021 (SUN)

Winner announcement date

Nov. 30th, 2021 (TUE)

Application order

  1. Sign up for the online Sejong Culture Academy! >> iksi.or.kr
  2. Register for a course in Basic K-POP Dance or K-POP Lyrics!
  3. Screen capture of <My Course> after the lecture
  4. K-POP dance or singing video shoot and upload it on your social media! (Choose one from YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook)
  5. Send your social media link and a screenshot of your <My Course> screen, Post via email! >> KSI.2021event@gmail.com

Giveaway

<Dance part>

  • LG Electronics Ultra Laptop [4 Winners]
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Wi-Fi [7 Winners]
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 [7 Winners]
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 [7 Winners]

<Song part>

  • LG Electronics Ultra Laptop [2 Winners]
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Wi-Fi [3 Winners]
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 [3 Winners]
  • Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 [3 Winners]

Winning tips

Your chance of winning increases if you get people to "like" "share" and "leave comments" on your video!

In order to support Medical & Wellness-themed tourism in South Korea, KTO invites Be Well Friends 2021 to promote Medical & Wellness destinations in

Be Well Friends Voting Event (credit: Ig @ktoid)

In order to support Medical & Wellness-themed tourism in South Korea, KTO invites Be Well Friends 2021 to promote Medical & Wellness destinations in the form of blogs containing their experiences of visiting these destinations. Come on, win prizes by voting for your favorite articles and Be Well Friends!

Be Well Friends 2021

Chingu! Do you still remember that KTO was looking for 5 people to become Be Well Friends 2021?

Here are the 5 people who have been selected:

  1. Jessica @jessicaheesica
  2. Bambang @mbambangsulistio
  3. Dimas @putrodimas
  4. Emma @emmasabatini
  5. Natasha @koredeniz

The five of them have visited various wellness destinations and also made articles that you can use as references about wellness tourism in Korea, you know, chingu!

Let's read their article here bit.ly/bwf_2021 and find out more about wellness tourism in Korea that you may not know.

Not only reading, but you can also vote for articles that you like and have a chance to get a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G!

Come on, vote for your favorite Be Well Friends and win the prize!

Jessica Wirastari

Programmer at a Korean Company and settled in Seoul. Share stories of everyday life on IG @jessicaheesica and YouTube Sica Sicachu

Budget Destination

Ngeteh Cantik yang Healing dan Instagrammable di Seoul

Kalian ingin cari tempat yang Instagrammable sekaligus healing di Seoul? Tea Theraphy di Jongno bisa jadi salah satu alternatif yang tepat.

Moderate Destination

Belajar Soeumin, Taeumin, Soyangin, dan Taeyangin di Yeo Yongguk

Belajar Soeumin, Taeumin, Soyangin, dan Taeyangin dari Spa Tradisional Korea di Yeo Yongguk, Seoul

Luxury Destination

Mencoba Spa Mewah di Gangnam untuk Wajah Cantik

Brand Sulwhasoo sudah tidak asing lagi bagi beberapa orang. Brand ini terkenal sebagai premium skin care yang berasal dari Korea.

Bambang Sulistio

Master's degree student at Yonsei University. Enjoy exploring new cultures and places in Korea & sharing stories on IG @mbambangsulistio

Budget Destination

Memanjakan Diri di Donghae Mureung Health Forest

Sobat #BeWellFriends, Donghae baru-baru ini menjadi tempat turis yang muncul sebagai salah satu destinasi wisata favorit di provinsi Gangwondo.

Moderate Destination

Healing di Museum SAN + tempat Photoshoot RM BTS!

Rekomendasi tempat yang tepat buat sobat yang ingin merasakan healing meditasi sekaligus ambil gambar ciamik untuk remake foto yang dilakukan sama RM BTS.

Luxury Destination

Warna-Warninya Gunung Seorak dan Segarnya Air Panas Osaek

Sebagai gunung terbesar ke tiga di Korea dengan puncaknya Daecheongbong setinggi 1.708 meter, bisa kebayang ga sih seberapa besarnya gunung ini?

Dimas Yunianto

Doctoral student in Gwangju City. Part-timer & owner @visit_jeollanamdo travel in English for foreigners in Korea.

Budget Destination

Taepyung Salt Farm Maritime Healing Spa di Jeollanamdo

Pengalaman Menakjubkan Mengapung di Air Garam Taepyung Spa. (tambak garam terbesar di Korea Selatan, Membentang 4,62 juta meter persegi)

Moderate Destination

SpaLaqua Jeonju Healing Time di Pemandian Air Panas Alami

Pemandian Air Panas Spa Laqua Jeonju di Junghwasan-dong, Jeonju-si, baru-baru ini terpilih sebagai "25 Tur Kesehatan"

Luxury Destination

Sobe Signature Rituals di Gwangju

Klinik Terapi Sobe, yang menggabungkan dua huruf pertama dari bahasa Latin “solus” dan “bellus” memperkenalkan interior bergaya hotel mewah modern

Emmanuela Sabatini

Keimyung University graduate & now working in Korea. Actively write about Korea with various charms at www.emmasabatini.com

Budget Destination

Farm Kamille Kembali ke Alam, Taman Herbal

Farm Kamille berada di Korea Selatan bagian barat, tepatnya daerah Taean. Terkenal dengan wisata Herbal (baik berupa Taman dan Olahan Herbal)

Moderate Destination

Godowon Healing Center, Relaksasi Diri dengan Meditasi

Tidak hanya program meditasi, tapi bisa menikmati alam di pegunungan, makan sehat rutin, sauna, semua ada di Godowon Healing Center.

Luxury Destination

Paradise Spa Dogo dari Caravan Camping hingga Spa

Ada yang pernah nonton variety show Korea ‘House on Wheels’? Kegiatan camping namun bukan dengan tenda, melainkan dengan mobil caravan.

Natasha Maharani

Mother of two daughters. Lives in Busan since 2008. Actively creates content on YouTube & IG (Koredeniz) about family and life in Korea.

Budget Destination

Rekreasi Edukatif Sambil Menikmati Keindahan Alam

Dengan koleksi lebih dari 50 spesies hewan dan lebih dari 350 spesies tanaman, menjadikan Resort Spa Valley: Nature Park tempat rekreasi yang sangat edukatif dan menyenangkan.

Moderate Destination

Pengalaman Membuat Kosmetik Herbal Oriental Khas Korea

Skylake adalah perusahaan kosmetik yang menggunakan bahan herbal oriental Korea dan menawarkan pengalaman DIY (Do It Yourself) Cosmetics Making

Luxury Destination

Private Clinic Dr Ananti dengan Perawatan Kelas Atas

Klinik Dr. Ananti adalah private clinic yang menawarkan berbagai macam program yang berfokus pada perawatan well-being pengunjungnya

Voting Rules & Procedures

  1. Register/ Login to the sitehttps://visitkorea.or.id/bewellfriends
  2. Click 'vote' on the link below the Be Well Friends panel's blog
  3. The total number of votes you have three times
  4. You can vote in each blog category once
  5. Once a vote has been given, it cannot be canceled
  6. You can vote for a different Be Well Friends 2021
  7. The Be Well Friends ranking is determined from the total accumulated votes from all blogs
  8. No cheating in any form
  9. The determination of the Lucky Voters winner is done randomly
  10. The winner will be announced on Instagram @ktoid

Terms and conditions

  1. The Be Well Friends voting period takes place on 16 Nov 2021 - 15 Dec 2021 (23:59 PM)
  2. Voters are Indonesian citizens domiciled in the territory of Indonesia.
  3. The organizing committee will randomly select 1 voter who has voted and does not violate the existing Terms & Conditions.
  4. The most favorite Be Well Friends will be selected based on the results of the most votes on the website.
  5. Participants are required to follow Instagram accounts @ktoid and Twitter @KTOJakarta, as well as likes Facebook fan page Korea Tourism Organization (Indonesia)
  6. Participants are required to provide personal data and other completeness if requested by the KTO Jakarta or the Be Well Friends committee.
  7. Participants are only allowed to have and vote with one account. KTO reserves the right to disqualify participants who are proven to have or vote using more than one account.
  8. Participants or winners who manipulate personal data will have their status as participants or winners canceled.
  9. KTO Jakarta has the exclusive right to any data and materials that are entered during the competition, either in writing or in photos.
  10. The Organizer reserves the right to discontinue, correct or suspend this activity (including the winner selection method) in part or in whole.
  11. By participating in this activity, each participant agrees and is bound by the applicable Terms & Conditions.
  12. By following this process, participants are subject to all regulations set for the benefit of the Be Well Friends series of activities.
  13. The decision cannot be contested.
  14. The organizer/ KTO Jakarta is not responsible for technical errors from players, such as internet connection, hardware/software used, and so on.
  15. Terms and conditions may change at any time without prior notice.

Prize

Vote and Win Prizes!

There are attractive prizes that have been prepared for Favorite Be Well Friends and Lucky Voters.
  1. SAMSUNG GALAXY TAB S7* for Be Well Friends with the most votes.
  2. SAMSUNG GALAXY Z FLIP 5G* for lucky voters, selected by random method.
  • Prizes are non-cashable and non-transferable
  • Specifications and colors are subject to availability

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