How to Participate

 

Various Ways to Join Us in the 2020 Better Together Challenge

1. Participate in the Better Together Challenge

Participate in the “Better Together with Pyeongchang” video challenge and create a video that is creative and practical and serves public interest. You can become the recipient of a grant to further develop your video as well as a reward of 6M KRW.

2. Participate in the Better Together Idea Challenge

Pitch your creative idea and a detailed solution to make Pyeongchang better. The winner will receive a reward of 3M KRW.

3.  Support us through a partnership or donation

Become an official partner of the 2020 Better Together Challenge and make this gathering of global innovators more meaningful. Contact us at hello@wcokorea.org

4. Join us on We Are Better Together Net

We Are Better Together Net” is an online community where “culture designers” (social innovators) from all over the world who aspire to make a better world can introduce their works and network and collaborate with each other. Introduce your projects and meet other social innovators!

 

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Better Together

Idea Challenge

A pitching challenge where you can suggest a creative idea along with a practical solution to make Pyeongchang better

The submission period has ended.

Thank you!

Theme

  1. How to make Pyeongchang a city for digital nomads

  2. How to encourage population influx into Pyeongchang

  3. How to create cultural, artistic content highlighting Pyeongchang as the 2018 Winter Olympic Games host city

 

Submission Deadline

Oct. 20, 2020 (Tue) - Dec. 10, 2020 (Thu)

 

Qualification

Anyone, domestic or international, who is interested in the topic including innovators, culture designers, creators, and students

 

Required Material

  1. A project proposal explaining the idea in detail

  2. Additional material

* Both the project proposal and the additional material are in free-format.

 

Evaluation

Evaluation method: evaluation by specialist panels (100 points)

Evaluation criteria: Practicality and creativity of the idea and its contribution to public benefit

Awards

1st Place (1 team) 3,000,000 KRW

2nd Place (2 teams) 2,000,000 KRW

3rd Place (2 teams) 1,500,000 KRW

 

Dates

Oct. 20 (Tue) - Dec. 10 (Thu)  Submission

Dec. 16 (Wed)  5 Winners are announced *Notified privately to selected teams

Dec. 17 (Thu) - Dec. 22 (Tue) Pitch of selected teams’ ideas

Dec. 23 (Wed) 2020 Better Together Challenge Award Ceremony @ Pyeongchang County Hall

 

Other Information

  1. If you submit additional materials (photos, images, videos, capstone designs, infographics) that support and further explain your idea along with the project proposal, it might increase your chances of winning.

  2. When selected as the winner, the pitch will be recorded as a video. These videos will not be used for profit.

Better Together Challenge

A video competition where you can create a practical and creative video that serves public good on the topic of “Better Together with Pyeongchang”

The submission period has ended.

Thank you!

Theme

 Better Together with Pyeongchang

Examples

  • An aging city, Pyeongchang - Smartphone accessibility education for digital-poor senior citizens

  • A boom in domestic honeymoon - Creating a Pyeongchang honeymoon program

  • Overcoming COVID Blue - ASMR Nature of Pyeongchang

  • Travel for healing - 1Day trip vlog from Seoul to Pyeongchang

  • Recording the city of Olympics - Pyeongchang coloring book

 

* The video submitted for the Better Together Challenge doesn’t necessarily have to be created in Pyeongchang. As long as it is a video that promotes Pyeongchang and one that Pyeongchang residents as well as the general audience can enjoy and appreciate, it can be created regardless of the location. Come up with your own creative topic with the two keywords, “Better Together” and “Pyeongchang.”

 

Submission Deadline

Oct. 20, 2020 (Tue) - Nov. 10, 2020 (Tue)

 

Qualification

Anyone, domestic or international, who is interested in the topic including innovators, culture designers, creators, and students

 

Number of Selections

30 individuals or teams

 

Evaluation

Evaluation method: evaluation by specialist panels (100 points)

Evaluation criteria:

  • Suitability to the given theme and the necessity for production

  • Practicality, creativity, and contribution to public benefit

Theme

 Better Together with Pyeongchang

Examples

  • An aging city, Pyeongchang - Smartphone accessibility education for digital-poor senior citizens

  • A boom in domestic honeymoon - Creating a Pyeongchang honeymoon program

  • Overcoming COVID Blue - ASMR Nature of Pyeongchang

  • Travel for healing - 1Day trip vlog from Seoul to Pyeongchang

  • Recording the city of Olympics - Pyeongchang coloring book

 

* The video submitted for the Better Together Challenge doesn’t necessarily have to be created in Pyeongchang. As long as it is a video that promotes Pyeongchang and one that Pyeongchang residents as well as the general audience can enjoy and appreciate, it can be created regardless of the location. Come up with your own creative topic with the two keywords, “Better Together” and “Pyeongchang.”

 

Submission Deadline

Oct. 20, 2020 (Tue) - Nov. 10, 2020 (Tue)

 

Qualification

Anyone, domestic or international, who is interested in the topic including innovators, culture designers, creators, and students

 

Number of Selections

30 individuals or teams

 

Evaluation

Evaluation method: evaluation by specialist panels (100 points)

Evaluation criteria:

  • Suitability to the given theme and the necessity for production

  • Practicality, creativity, and contribution to public benefit

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2020 Better Together Challenge

Opening Ceremony

About

 

2020 Pyeongchang World Culture Open Competition: Better Together Challenge

 

"The cultural Olympics of innovators dreaming for a better world”

Better Together Challenge (World Culture Open Competition) is a global competition where changemakers, innovators, and social activists who are designing a brighter world with their unique talents through their own ways all around the world gather together to share experience in various cases and ideas on current global issues.

 

The global society is going through a hard time in 2020 due to COVID-19.  Because we must continue dreaming for a better future even during this historical moment when we can’t be physically together, we are hosting the 2020 Better Together Challenge again this year. Participants will collaborate and share ideas and inspirations online for 30 days through the 2020 Better Together Challenge and once again, we will realize the importance of being better together.

 
 
 

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Contact

EMAIL:    btc2020@wcokorea.org

ORGANIZED BY:   World Culture Open

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