KPOP GLOBAL AUDITION TO KICK START IN MAY !
DSK 2013 to Discover and Launch the World’s First
All-International Kpop Idol Group
VANCOUVER, BC CANADA – Dream Stage Korea (DSK) is a brand new global audition created to producethe world’s first all international Kpop Idol group. DSK is created by Avance Entertainment, a Vancouver, Canada based company that produced a K-pop group that feature the first European ethnicity member in the group ESQ, in partnership with the Korean government (MOFAT – Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea) in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Korea-Canada diplomatic relationship in 2013. The inaugural DSK 2013 will produce a minimum of 2 groups (1- female and 1-male group) through this project from which only one group will be chosen to debut in Korea in 2013. The broadcasting assistance will come from the Korea Broadcasters Association (KBA) that will help the new group get the maximum exposure upon its launching.
According to Mr. Suk Min Hong, president of Avance Entertainment, the ultimate goal the DSK project is to re-export the international Kpop idol groups to their respective home markets after their debut and development in Korea to foster a proliferation ofKpop as a legitimate mainstream musical genre worldwide.
DSK will tour around 10 cities around the world in May – June 2012 for live auditions to select the candidates that will advance to the finalsin Vancouver in August 2012. One of the most exciting parts of this audition is that the touring cities will be selected by the Kpop fans themselves through series of voting and offline and online interactions such as flash-mobs, Facebook and Youtube.
Once the final selections are made at the Vancouver finals, the training will be provided by PDI-EPAA, the first Kpop-specialized training academy outside Korea.There is no limit to ethnicity and nationality to participate. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/avanceentertainment and www.facebook.com/pdiagency.
Avance Entertainment is the world’s only foreign artist management company for the Korean music and film industry.
PDI-EPAA is the world’s first Kpop training academy established outside of Korea. In partnership with Modern K Music Academy in Korea, PDI trains and places artists and trainees to Korea’s leading management companies.