2014 KOFFIA, August 13-21, in Sydney
2013 Korean Language Contest 한국어 경연 대회
What is it? The Korean Language Contest is an annual Korean language performance competition for schools in Australia, sponsored by the Korean Education Centre, the Korea Foundation and the Korean Consulate, Sydney.
Who is it for? The competition is open to all students of Korean from
Kindergarten to Year 12, who learn Korean as a second language or a foreign language. The student’s or their parents’ first language should not be Korean. Each Stage group is given a different topic and format for submitting entries. Entries are coordinated by the Korean teacher.
Are there prizes? Gift vouchers and other special prizes will be awarded to each winning team or winner in each category by the Korea Foundation and the Korean Education Centre of the Korean Consulate, Sydney. Certificates will be awarded for the first, second and third places for each category. All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. Special Mention Prizes will be awarded to two winning schools. Each participating school will receive a certificate of recognition from the Korean Consulate.
How is it judged? The entries will be judged by a panel consisting of representatives from the Korean education Centre and the Korean Consulate, Sydney. The finalists will be invited to perform or show their work live at the showcase in Wednesday, 16 October 2013 (place, TBA).
What are the rules? An entry form for each student (or team) MUST be attached to each entry. Entries will be returned to schools after judging. A Permission to use students’ work form must also be submitted for each student. All work must be the student’s original material (including images, audio, video and text). If students are using software such as Microsoft PowerPoint to create their entries, the teacher must ensure that copyright has been discussed with the student and acknowledged appropriately in the work.
When is the closing date?
Entries should be received by Thursday 19 September 2013 and addressed to:
NALSSP Languages Officer
Learning and Leadership Directorate
Locked Bag 53 Darlinghurst 1300 NSW
The Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA) is back on the agenda. The 4th edition of this annual showcase of the best and latest in Korean cinema is about to begin! Presented by the Korean Cultural Office Australia and Samsung, this year’s festival will highlight the talented filmmakers, actors and actresses who make up this exciting industry known as Hallyuwood. It’s time to mark the dates in your diary, select the films you want to see, and prepare to be amazed by The Many Faces of Korean cinema!
4th Korean Film Festival in Australia (KOFFIA 2013)
Aug 14-18, Event Cinemas, Myer Centre, Brisbane
Aug 21-29, Event Cinemas, George Street, Sydney
Sept 5-11, ACMI Cinemas, Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Federation Square, Melbourne
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