Yoo Jae-ha Music Contest

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July 6, 2022

The Yoo Jae-ha Music Contest is a Korean popular music contest held every year to remember Yoo Jae-ha and his music and to discover talented new pop musicians. This competition was held from the 1st in 1989 to the 16th in 2004, in the form of giving scholarships to the winners through the scholarship of the Yoo Jae-ha Music Scholarship Association (the late founder Yooil-cheong, chairman Yoo Geon-ha) established in 1988 with the proceeds of the album by the bereaved family. The show was suspended due to financial problems, but the 17th was resumed in 2006 with the support of Cyworld. In 2003, Hanyang University's 31st Student Association (Student Council President Shin Jin-soo) invited it from the 15th to the permanent attraction at Hanyang University. In particular, as it became unclear whether the 24th tournament in 2013 was held due to the absence of a sponsor, the 'Yoo Jae-ha Alumni Association', a former member of the Yoo Jae-ha Music Contest, stepped out and took charge of the event and publicity. On November 1, 2014, the 25th was held to commemorate the anniversary of the late Yoo Jae-ha. This historic competition, which produced outstanding singer-songwriters, was even more special this year. This is because it retains the emotion of having successfully held the competition after the 'alumni' musicians rolled up their arms last year (2013), which was on the verge of being disbanded because it failed to secure a sponsor. Based on this, this year also continued the history of 'the largest participant support ever'. Because of the enthusiasm of senior musicians and the support of the cultural world to continue the spirit of the late Yoo Jae-ha to create and develop better music, this competition was also able to meet many talented new singer-songwriters. This contest is famous for being the gateway to leading singer-songwriters in Korea's popular music scene. Representative musicians from this festival include Jo Gyu-chan, Ko Chan-yong, Yoo Hee-yeol, Kim Yeon-woo, Kang Hyeon-min, Bang Si-hyuk, Lee Han-cheol, and Sweet Sorrow.

Past Winners

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See also

Jaeha Yoo Hanyang University Cyworld

External Links

Jaeha Yoo Music Scholarship