Korean Cultural Centre India opens registration for “7th Korea-India Friendship Quiz Contest” from tomorrow, 1st March. Schools from Pan India can participate in one of the biggest school level quiz contest. This event aims to spread awareness about Korea and its diverse facets among school students, leading to greater understanding of the nation, its people and its interaction with India over the years. To participate students need to register at www.koreaindiaquiz2022.com
The contest will focus on all kinds of knowledge related to Korea’s society & culture, traditions, history, art, architecture, nature, wildlife, geography, tourism & travel destinations, cuisines, heritage, language, sports, science technological innovations, diplomacy and more.
This contest which started in 2016 from Delhi NCR, with its increasing popularity grew and expanded from India’s capital to national level. After organizing the contest online for last two years during pandemic, this year the event is coming back in hybrid mode.
The event will be divided into three parts. First online round which will be held from 1st March to 15th April after registering through the web link, students can take the quiz according to their own convenient time, at the end student will receive an electronic participation certificate.
In 2nd round, Pan India will be divided into 5 Zones- North, South, West, East and central zones, the contest will be held from 27th April to 29th April on their respective dates decided for each zone separately.
The winners of each zone selected through the second round will have their final face-to-face competition on 12th May(Thursday) grand finale at the Delhi event venue. In the final competition, where representatives of the huge Indian continent, each zone will attend, Korean Cultural Centre plans to prepare various events such as K-pop and Taekwondo demonstration performances, Korean food & Hanbok(Korean traditional dress), and virtual reality experiences and proceed as a Korean culture festival.
Mr. Hwang Il-yong, director of Korean Cultural Centre India said, “Despite the difficult situation of the pandemic, Korean Cultural Centre India has continuously maintained youth cultural exchange projects & programs for Indian students in various forms and will continue to do so in the future. We hope that Indian students will be able to learn more about Korea and Korean culture through real experience as well as knowledge which will be provided through this event.”
Exciting prizes are waiting for the winners. First winner will be awarded a cash prize of INR 2,00,000, runner-up will be awarded INR 1,50,000, 2ndrunner-up (3rd rank) will be awarded INR 1,00,000.
Above this All 10 zonal champions will win INR 10,000 each along with Certificates of Honor and KCCI Membership for 2 years.