World Culture Dance Competition
Raising mental well-being through dance & celebration

SKY Campus Happiness presents the World Culture Dance Competition - a celebration of the rich cultural diversity of dance and performance, from college students around the country.  

 

The intention of the World Culture Dance Competition is to uplift mental well-being in students, inspire a greater sense of belonging, and celebrate diversity through cultural performances.

 

The competition is open to all dance teams and includes:

~ cash prizes

~ celebrity judges 

~ sharing of well-being practices

~ video submissions & live performances for the final round

~ a chance to be part of the World Culture Festival in Sept 2023

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This competition is part of a build-up towards the World Culture Festival taking place on the Mall in Washington, DC in September 2023 – an event and movement to celebrate the rich cultural diversity of the world, and to inspire a greater sense of belonging to a 'One World Family' that unifies us all.

Enter the World Culture Dance Competition

Submission Dates:

Submit the Entry form on or before: January 16, 2023

Submit the Entry video on or before: January 31, 2023

 

Live Competition Performances & Awards in Washington, D.C.: March, 2023

Entry Fee: $50

Prizes: 

1st place: $5,000 
2nd place: $4,000
3rd place: $3,000

Dance Performance Parameters:

– Group Size: 

– College students

     Small group - 4-9

     Medium group - 10-20

     Large group - 20+

– Video Submission:  This video is to indicate & showcase what your group would like to perform at the live World Culture Dance Competition in DC.  

– Selected groups will be invited to perform live in March, 2023 for the chance to win.

Video Submission:

– Note: The video submission portal will be sent via email to all teams who submit the entry form and fee

– Recorded live in a space with quality audio, visual (no visual editing) of your competition set

– Length of performance:  3 - 6.5 minutes


Judging Criteria: 

Technique, Performance Quality, Choreography, Creativity, Presentation, & Overall Impression

Enter to Compete!

Each group is allowed only one application + one video submission.

The entry fee must be submitted before the deadline January 16.

Deadlines: 

Submit entry form on or before: January 16, 2023

Submit entry video on or before: January 31, 2023

Prizes:
1st place: $5,000

2nd place: $4,000

3rd place: $3,000

After submitting your Entry Form, pay your group fee ($50 per team) here:

World Culture Festival 2023

The Campus World Culture Competition is part of a larger celebration. A celebration of all the world's cultures in Washington DC in September 2023. Learn more about World Culture Festival hosted by The Art of Living Foundation.