NEW at the DoKomi Dance Area!

Solo Dance Contest

You want to present your dance skills at DoKomi 2022 and win great prizes at the same time?

No matter if it's Odottemita, JPop, Yosakoi or KPop! Create a great performance and impress them all!

We are happy to offer you a solo contest, besides the big Dance Off Contest on the Blackstage! Finally a contest for all the solo dancers out there!


  • Upload a dance video of yourself on your IG profile

  • Include the following hashtag in the caption: #DokomiSoloContest_2022

  • Link dance.atdokomi in the post


  • You must be alone in the video!

  • Your profile must be public, otherwise we can not see your video.

  • The video can also be an older, already uploaded video. Just add the hashtag and check if the video can be seen on the hashtag page

  • You must have a valid ticket for the Dokomi on Sunday 05.06.22 to participate.

How to:

  • Application period until 22.04.22

  • The Shapgang-Jury will select the TOP20 in advance, who will compete on site in the final contest.

  • The TOP20 finalists will be notified by DM from @dance.atdokomi at the beginning of May.

  • If you made the TOP20: Your audio must be "submitted" digitally in advance. Deadline: 29.May.2022. send us email to: Please make sure yourself that we receive your media in time. To be on the safe side, you can bring the audio to the contest on your own cell phone or via stick.

Rules at the event

  • The TOP20 prepare a performance with the length of maximum 1 minute and 30 seconds.

  • Songs: anything from Odottemita, JPop, Yosakoi or KPop may be used! It must have reference to the scenes of DoKomi. Remixes, mashups are welcomed.

  • Dance covers and own moves are allowed, be creative and make the 90 seconds as entertaining as possible

  • Judging criteria: Dance technique, expression/charisma, creativity (use of the full stage, dynamic music selection, involve audience, outfit).

  • Our jury: Shapgang and Seoulstation


  • shoes must be worn during the performance

  • making the podium dirty (glitter, confetti, small parts, water, etc) is prohibited.

  • throwing objects from the podium is not allowed.

  • staff and other participants are to be treated with respect. Violations may lead to disqualification.

  • the organizer reserves the right to exclude participants from the competition without giving a reason.


The TOP3 of the contest can win something :)

  • there are great goodie bags with goodies from our sponsors

  • and vouchers from Seoulstation 1x 30 Euro for the 1st place + 1x 20 Euro for the 2nd place + 1x 10 Euro for the 3rd place ! Redeemable at the J-Store booth on site, online via J-Store.Online or at the Store in Hamburg.

  • and a main prize for the 1st place: an online Japanese language crash course from GogoNihon

You still have questions? Just send us an email to or an Instgram DM to dance.atdokomi :)

Dance Style Examples


Monday's Melancholy (Penta)

Vampire (Melochin)

Gimme x Gimme (Selina)


Asobase (Waseda University)


Yosakoi at DoKomi 2021 (Yume)



Dance the night away (TWICE)

Permission to Dance (BTS)

and many more!