· LTI Korea increases interest in translation of Korean cultural contents and fosters the next generation of translators of cultural contents.
· By sharing the finalists’ translations, LTI Korea serves as a platform connecting contents translators with those in the industry.
The 1st New Korean Wave Cultural Contents Translation Contest
Categories and languages
- Film category: English, French, Japanese
- Webtoon category: English, Chinese, Japanese
Eligibility: Anyone (regardless of nationality, age, education or country of residence) with no more than one film or webtoon translation credited to them.
Prize money: 18 million KRW in total
- In each category and language group: 1 Grand Prize (2 million KRW) and 1 Excellence Prize (1 million KRW)
- The most outstanding winner of the Grand Prize will be awarded Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Award.
- The Grand Prize winners will be offered internship opportunities.
- All prize winners will be given additional points when applying to the Advanced Course in Cultural Contents Translation.