GENERAL RULES

The J-Zone K-POP competition will take place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of April 2019 in Kultuurikatel, Tallinn, Estonia.

Exact time to be announced!

REGISTRATION

To register, please, fill an application form and submit it no later than the 1st of April, 2019.

In addition to the application, it is important to add the selected background music as an MP3 file .

Please, design your background soundtrack (music and/or dialogue and sound effects ), record it as a single MP3 file and send to us. We prefer, if you send a link to your Google Drive media folder with your name but we are ready accept you sound design by e-mail too ( jaff@animefest.eu ). If you need microphones or another equipment during your performance, please note.

RULES:

You can performed any segment from K-POP culture – dance, song etc.

STAGE PERFORMANCE

  1. It is forbidden to use obscenity, profanities, gestures encouraging violence, and pornography. Performances going against cultural and/or social norms will not be let on stage. Please make sure your performances are ethic and aesthetic. Things that break easily and pyrotechnics are not allowed.

ON STAGE

  1. On stage it is forbidden to use glitter, liquids, or other substances that is difficult to remove (anything that takes more than 1 minute to clean and cannot be swept with a brush). If you want to throw something into the audience, please be careful what you throw.
  2. All props used on stage must be safe and cannot be used to cause bodily harm (blunt blades and other weapons*). Additionally, all organizers reserve the right to confiscate any knives, knife-like objects and other cutting utensils that can cause bodily harm.

* Weapons are all items that are regulated by the Republic of Estonia Weapons Act (firearms, gas weapons, pneumatic weapons, throwing weapons, cut-and-thrust weapons, and electroshock weapons).

If you have any questions about costume guidelines, please, contact us.

As organizers we reserve the right to restrict the number of performances.

We are aiming for up to 40 performances in total. If the number of submissions is much higher than this, we reserve the right to use the information on your submission to choose who gets to go on stage.

In this case we will be very appreciated to you if your find possibilities to upload your video with Your character to Youtube or Vimeo ( for private using only ) or send video to us directly by e-mail jaff@animefest.eu. Photos about work-in-the-progress are acceptable too.

We will try our best to give You an opportunity to shine at our stage!

J-Zone have only one general category of K-POP competition

All our categories are available for Non-Estonian residents.

Our jury will awarded winners in general category. The judges will also have the opportunity to award special prizes at their own discretion. We expect also Audience’s award – special prize which will be selected by the festival’s visitors through a secret vote.

PRIZE POOL

Total Prize Pool of J-Zone K-POP competition is 300 ( three hundred ) EUR in cash. Also, we expect more non-monetary prizes from our partners, sponsors and funds.

PRIVATE DATA USAGE

What we count as your private data: your name, email, phone number, citizenship/place of residence and age) as well as photos and videos of you.

DATA PROVIDED DURING REGISTRATION

The only people with the access to your private data are the Head Organizers and Cosplay Competition Organizers .

DURING AND AFTER THE FESTIVAL

Either while walking around the festival or being on stage, you might be captured in a photo or video in regards to JAFF and J-Zone. By a private person, a company or the festival itself.

The official photos and videos from JAFF and J-Zone will be uploaded to the festival’s social media channels. Official photos will also be used on JAFF and J-Zone’s website and social media to introduce what is going on at the festival. Official photos and videos might also be used for advertisement/promotion (social media, the press, television etc).