Radio Hankook held its first Korean Song Contest for Non-Koreans at the Knutzen Family Theater in Federal Way. The ethnicities represented in the contest were American, Filipino, Chinese, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Mexican, and Irish. The emcees for the event were Doris Haan and Aesop, a musician.
First place went to Mexican American Tony Delgado, who lived in Korea. Other winners included Davie John Cenidoza (second place), Virgi Santos Mata (third), Andri Pangestu (fourth), Jacob Reidhead (special award), and An Phan (most popular award). ♦