International Kodaly A cappella Festival 2016

International Kodaly A cappella Festival 2016

DAY 1 - Fri (Nov. 11)

10:00 ~ 19:00 Registration & Picnic in Art Vally
19:30 ~ Opening Concert
21:00 ~ 22:00 Garden Party

DAY 2 - Sat (Nov.12)

10:00 ~ 12:00 Rehearsal of Adults& College
12:00 ~ 13:00 Rehearsal of Students
13:00 ~ 14:00 Rehearsal of Oversee Teams
14:00 ~ 16:00 Competition for Students
16:30 ~ 19:00 Competition of Adults & Church music 
19:30 ~ Gala Concert
21:00 ~ 22:00 Camp Fire 

■ Purpose
International Kodaly A cappella Festival (IKAF) aims to promote the international culture exchange through world-wide classical a cappella forum, seminars, competition, and gala concert. Discussing the varied ways to approach to pop music, and exchanging ideas about the ways to create cultural contents for western music and Korean music. The competition will be a place where to realize 
the philosophy of Kodaly, "Music belongs to Everyone."

■ Hosted by:
Kodaly A cappella Festival organizing committee
(Korean Kodaly Society, Yemack Art Hall)

■ Organized by:
Korea A cappella Education Society
Kodaly Cultural Art Education Institute 

■ Registration
- Registration Period: Sep.1-Nov.31.
- Registration email E-mail: [email protected]
- Bank Account : Paypal [email protected]

■ Registration Condition
- US $100 for 1 person (Early Bird -US $90 till Sep.30)
* Registration Fee covers 
; Accommodation(Nov.11~12) for 2 nights in youth hostel
PS. Opening Concert & Gala concert: Ticket for free 

■ Requirement 
- Duration : Adult & College team : Max 12min. 
Youth & Cildren team : Max. 6 min. 
Church Music: Max 10 min. 
- More than a song is allowed to sing, over time can affect the score 
- No limit on repertoire : Classical, Pop, Jazz, Folk music etc. 
- Church Music Category : Only Church Music repertoire 

■ Performance and Sound Information 
-Acoustic appliances: 
Max. 8 mic. can be provided only in Contemporary Category. 
1 condenser mic for 1 team be provided in all category 
Effecter use not allowed, special acoustic adjustment for teams not provided 

■ Musical Instruments 
-In principle, use of musical instruments not allowed (however, light use of 
rhythmic instruments such as tambourines, maracas can be discussed with the 
organizing committee in advance. Use of musical instruments for the purpose of 
accompaniment strictly not allowed.) 

■ Judging Committee 
The Judging committee consists of over 5 members. It includes internationally 
renowned two foreign artists, two professional a cappella musicians, one from 
Korean Kodaly Society, one from sponsor groups, and people in the field of media 
and music who are eligible for the a cappella judgement 

■ Judging Standards 
1. Musicality 40% : Intonation, rhythm, and harmony 
2. Musical Creativity 30%: Musical expression, singing ability, ensemble
3. Stage Performance 20%: Stage expressions and performance 
4. Audience Responses 10%: Natural communication with audience and responses 

■ Awards 
Awards, Trophies and Prizes 
-Grand Prize : ₩ 2,000,0000 
-1st Prize for each division (₩1,000,000),in College-Adult division 
Youth division (₩500,000), Children division (₩3,000,000) 
Church Music(₩500,000), Best Vocal Awrds(₩500,000) 
-Gold, silver, bronze awards, adjudicator's award, best vocal award 

■ Transportation 
1. Airport Limousine Bus : Inchon Airport 3300, 7300 (Kimpo airport 7300) 
-- Daehwa Station - We pick up 
2. Express Bus: Hapjoeng Station(Metro No2.) Gate2 No.2200 Bus 
3. Metro : Gyungeui Route Geumchon station - Local Bus No.900 or We pick up 
4. Heyri: No.9 Gate, No.6 Gate is shortest way to Yemack Art Hall 
* Using the google map be recommended. 

■ Venue 
Heyri Art Vally : 
Yemack Art Hall : 

◯ Heyri Art Vally 
Museum, Drama Theaters, Cinema House, Gallery, Antique Shop, Book sorte 
An Romantic village where the Nature breathes. 
A valley of architectural exhibits 
Squars, loads, fences, and hedges as artwork 
A village coated with native foliage 
A Specially designated municipality of art and culture 
◯ Unity& Peace Area - DMZ(Demilitarized Zone) tour
◯ The biggest luxury outlet : Shopping Area 

■ Daily Traffic 
-Youth Hotel ↔ Venue: shuttle bus or Walk 
-Venue ↔ Downtown(Hongdae Area): public bus No.2200 

■ Copy rights 
-The sole copy right holder on the recording & video files of the competition is 
International Kodaly A cappella Festival (IKAF)
*Contestants not allowed to reproduce or sell the recording & video files for their 
commercial purpose 
-IKAF do not take a responsibility for any damage or loss of property during the 
festival: it includes for the period of preparation, the festival, and the tour. 

■ Concerts 
Opening Concert : Nov,11 19:30 
World best A Cappella team Invitation Conceet 
Gala Concert : Nov.12. 19:30 
Performance of Foreign Teams & Competition Grand prize team(Obligations) 

■Contact Information 
-Contact& information : Phone: +8210-8743-8796 
E-mail: [email protected] 
Korea Kodaly Society Homepage (



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