THE XII KOREAN INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION WAS HELD IN SEOUL FROM JUNE 19 TO 23, 2019

14litlThe competition was attended by 170 young performers from 14 countries. Participants competed in three age groups: Juniors A and B, Senior group. Each group has two nominations – boys and girls, men and women.

The jury consisted of 11 people from South Korea, Russia, China, USA, Belarus, Mongolia, Poland, Great Britain and Japan. Chairman of the Jury Xin LILI – Artistic Director of the Shanghai Ballet. The competition was held in three rounds. In the first and third rounds, works from classical ballets were performed, and in the second round – contemporary choreographers. The results of all three rounds were summed up, and this amount of points was the final evaluation of the performance of the participant in the competition. Based on the results of the secret ballot, the jury distributed the prizes and awards as follows:

Juniors A (boys)

1st Prize – Jun Hyoung Yoon (South Korea)

2 prize – not awarded

3rd Prize – Do Hyon Kwon (South Korea)

Diploma – Seong Un Choo (China)

Juniors A (girls)

1st Prize – Hirata Arisu and Shoda Noa (both Japan)

2nd Prize – Na Neul Kim (South Korea) and Ye Jin Choi (China)

3rd Prize – Min Koung Kim and You Jung Jung (South Korea)

Juniors B (boys) 1st Prize – Gyeong Ho Kang (South Korea) 2nd Prize – Hyun Mo Koo (South Korea) 3rd Prize – Davi Gabriel da Silva Franco (Brazil) diploma – Ivan Matveev (Russia) Senio Group (Signora) Men 1st Prize – Stanislav Olshansky (Ukraine) and Sun U Lim (South Korea) 2nd Prize – Yuri Vybornov (Russia), Se Yong Kim, In Gym Baek (South Korea) 3rd Prize – Chang Hui Lee, Hyung Jun Ju, Ji Won Park (South Korea) Women 1 prize – not awarded 2nd Prize – Julia Moskalenko (Ukraine) 3rd Prize – Chinbat Duurenjargal (Mongolia), Yu Jeong Choi, Joo Mi Jang (South Korea)