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Global K-pop Fest KCON to be Streamed on YouTube amid Outbreak

Global K-pop Fest KCON to be Streamed on YouTube amid Outbreak

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — KCON, a major K-pop and Korean culture festival series held overseas every year, will be held partly online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, its organizer announced Thursday. Under this year’s banner theme “KCON:TACT 2020 Summer,” KCON will be streamed on June 20-26 through the channel “M-net K-POP” on YouTube, [...]

KCON’s Cumulative Audience Tops 1 Million

KCON’s Cumulative Audience Tops 1 Million

SEOUL/LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — KCON, the world’s largest Korean pop music and culture convention launched, has attracted more than 1 million fans over the past eight years, its organizer said Monday. According to CJ ENM, the organizer of KCON, the convention’s cumulative audience reached 1,069,000 over the weekend when the Korean wave, [...]

KCON 2018 Japan Drew 68,000 K-pop Fans: Organizers

KCON 2018 Japan Drew 68,000 K-pop Fans: Organizers

SEOUL, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The Japanese leg of this year’s KCON, an annual global Korean pop music and culture convention, drew a crowd of some 68,000 during its three-day run, organizers said Monday. The three-day event held at the Makuhari Messe convention center in Chiba, east of Tokyo, from Friday to Sunday was attended by a combined audience of 68,000, [...]

KCON Australia Attracts Over 20,000 People in Sydney

KCON Australia Attracts Over 20,000 People in Sydney

SYDNEY, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean pop culture festival KCON was held at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia over the weekend, attracting over 20,000 Oceanian fans. The event, which has been organized by South Korean entertainment company CJ E&M since 2012, marked its sixth anniversary this year, showcasing the latest K-pop, drama series [...]