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The Irish Association of Korea are proud to announce a battle of the bands. Taking place on the 12th and 13th of December this is a chance for your band to show off it’s talent. Friday night is open to all bands as long as they play at least one song with an Irish connection/theme/style. The best four bands will be selected and then on Saturday each band will play slightly longer sets. A panel of judges will decide on who wins the over all event.

The winning band will receive ONE MILLION WON and will also be invited to play at the IAK annual St. Patrick’s Day festival which attracts a crowd of 5,000 – 10,000 people annually! The three runners up will also receive 100,000 won on the night. Any band interested in entering can send an email to iak.christmas@gmail.com.

So come on out and show us what you have to offer, it promises to be a weekend filled with good music and wonderful company!

Also check below for T & C’s

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Battle of the Bands(KOR)

“Send me to Ireland” Video Competition.



How to enter:

1. Read the competition guidelines here.

2. Get shooting your video.

3. Download an application form and follow the instructions here.


The Embassy of Ireland, South Korea, and The Irish Association of Korea are very proud to announce the launch of the 2014 Send me to Ireland Video Competition for university students in Korea.

It also allows contestants to compete for an opportunity to experience Ireland from an educational, cultural, and academic perspective.

The competition seeks to raise awareness about Ireland and the opportunities through Education and Travel that Ireland can offer Korean students.

Participants are invited to make a fun, creative 3 minute long video on the theme “Send me to Ireland”. The entrants are free to share their experiences, impressions and hopes within the context of the topic and are encouraged to film on location in Korea.

First prize will include one month of study in the Emerald Cultural Institute (www.eci.ie), including accommodation, return flights from Korea to Dublin, and spending money. Runners up will receive cash awards and cultural prizes.

주한 아일랜드 대사관(The Embassy of Ireland), 대한민국, 그리고 한국 아일랜드 협회(The Irish Association of Korea)는 한국 대학생을 위한 2014 “아일랜드에 보내줘” 동영상 공모전을 개최하게 되어 매우 기쁩니다.

이번 공모전은 아일랜드에 대해 알리고 한국 대학생들에게 아일랜드에서 영어 어학 연수 기회와 여행을 할 수 이는 기회를 제공하고자 개최 되었습니다.

공모전 참가자 분들은 교육적, 문화적, 학문적으로 아일랜드를 경험할 수 있는 기회에 도전 하실 수 있습니다.

참가자 분들은 “아일랜드에 보내줘” 라는 주제에 맡는 재미있고 창의적인 3분짜리 동영상을 만들어 주세요. 주제에 맡게 여러분의 경험, 인상, 바람 등을 자유롭게 영상에 담아 공유해 주세요. 또한 한국에서 동영상을 찍어 보내주시는 것을 적극 권장합니다.

1등에게는 숙박, 한국-더블린 왕복 항공권, 소액의 상금을 포함한 Emerald Cultural Institute (www.eci.ie) 어학원에서 한달 수업 기회가 주어집니다. 2등에게는 상금 및 문화 상품이 제공됩니다.





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