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2019 제5회 한글 창의 아이디어 공모전

July 19, 2019 (FRI) ~ August 19, 2019 (MON)

PROSPECTUS

Eligibility

Anyone interested in designing and developing products with Hangeul-inspired or related themes and motifs. (Individual/Team/Corporate)

Schedule

Notice periodJuly 10, 2019(Wednesday) - August 19, 2019(Monday) 16:00 (KST)

Submission periodJuly 19, 2019(Friday) - August 19, 2019(Monday) 16:00 (KST)

Announcement of winners By the end of September 2019

Award ceremony Early October 2019

Contest Topic

A new type of product idea based on Hangeul that has not been released yet

Contest Categories

  • Content

    - Product plans introducing Hangeul-themed content * Publications, videos, comics (webtoons), characters, animations, games, broadcastings, etc

  • Information Technology(IT)

    -Product plans introducing new software programs and services that are centered around Hangeul *Hangeul software, applications and service products that can run on PC, smartphones and other electronics. etc

  • Design

    -Hangeul-themed or inspired works of visual design *Products designed with Hangeul patterns or Hangeul-shaped furniture, household items, accessories, stationery, etc

Required Materials & Submission Process

How to submit materials (for all categories)

-Submit via the website(www.hangeulaward.co.kr) with the submission form based on appropriate categories. Do not accept drop off, mail, or email reception ·Download the submission form from the website and submit it as a zip file ·Please name the file as“Category-Nationality-Title(.zip)” * The nationality must match the one’s passport

Required Materials for Submission

Category Required materials Optional materials
Content/
Information
Technology (IT)
·Product plan
·Participation pledge ※Seperate form
·Any secondary materials that may aid in understanding product plans ※Descriptions, images / photographs, and videos, such as part of the text to be written into a story ※Images of prototype products, etc ※File formats: hwp, doc, jpeg, png, avi, mp4, wmv
Design ·Design plan
·Participation pledge ※Seperate form
·Additional Design draft proposal ※Images that help to visualize the intent of the design ※File formats: jpeg, png

*In the case of group applicant, members should submit each separate participation pledge

2019 submission download

Evaluation Criteria

OriginalityOriginal interpretation with unique idea about Hangeul

Degree of the completionThe proper purpose according to the award with concreteness of the idea

Ripple effectThe potential capability for the product and promotional effect about excellence of Hangeul

Awards

A total of 15 awards (KRW 69 million won)

Category Prize Prize and a decoration Number of winning entries Prize money Additional prize
All categories Grand Prize Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Award 1 KRW 15 million Subsequent support for legal advice, prototyping, applications for intellectual property rights, etc
Content Excellence Award King Sejong Institute Foundation President Award 1 KRW 8 million
Participation Award 2 KRW 5 million each
Information Technology (IT) Excellence Award Hancom President Award 1 KRW 8 million
Participation Award 2 KRW 5 million each
Design Excellence Award King Sejong Institute Foundation President Award 1 KRW 6 million
Participation Award 5 KRW 1 million each
Foreigners Foreigner Special Award King Sejong Institute Foundation President Award 2 KRW 1 million each
Total 15 KRW 69 Million

*An applicant cannot receive more than one award *Depending on the number of entries submitted, the number of winning entries for each prize may change or canceled *Award winners are responsible for all taxes and other legally-required deductions from money generated from their awards * Winners who do not reside in Korea will be paid the prize money after all the necessary accounting procedures have been completed, based on the exchange rate effective as of the payment date *The legal relations related to the 5th Hangeul Idea Award are governed by the law of the Republic of Korea. Non-Korean nationals are only eligible for the Special Award for Foreigners
(Those holding dual nationalities, one of which is Korean, are not qualified)

Important Information

  • When applying

    -The entries should be planned and presented to the extent that the identity of Hangeul’s unique characteristics is not destructed -Each entry must involve product or design accordingly. However, each applicant may submit as many entries as he or she likes - Applicants may make changes or corrections to their work after submitting them. However, no such changes or corrections will be permitted past the application due date - Applied work should be designed by pure creative activity and if it corresponds to the terms below,
    award will be cancelled and the prize money must be returned
    ·In case it is confirmed that it has already been publicly announced through a contest, publication, etc ·In case of entries or awards for other domestic and international contests ·In case intellectual property rights are violated, such as the theft of ideas from others, or plagiarism, etc

  • Evaluation

    -(Phase 1) Document evaluation → (Phase 2) Video evaluation *Applicants who advance through the Phase 1 will be given approximately 10 days to prepare videos for the Phase 2 evaluation

  • Copyrights

    -The copyright of the submitted work belongs to the applicant according to copyright law -Multiple copyright holders such as group of members belonging to the corporation requires notarized documents which must be submitted to state the right relation of copyright and the representative -The responsibility for all disputes arising out of copyright of the entry belongs to the applicant

  • Payment of the prize

    -Prize money can be collected once all required documents are submitted to the King Sejong Institute Foundation.
    Prize money cannot be collected if all required documents are not submitted within 1 month after the request has been made
    -If there is more than one copyright holder, full payment will be made to the person who is listed as the representative.
    However, if the representative cannot receive the prize money, the money may be equally divided and paid to the holders

  • Subsequent support for prize winners

    -Prize winners can participate in subsequent support programs such as promotion and merchandising operated by the host, supervision, and sponsor organizations

Contact Us

Phone070-7123-4193/4195(Domestic)

070-7123-4103(Overseas)

Emailhangeul@ksif.or.kr

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