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Global K-pop Fest KCON to Again Open Online Next Month amid Pandemic

Global K-pop Fest KCON to Again Open Online Next Month amid Pandemic

SEOUL, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — KCON, a major K-pop and Korean culture festival that draws millions of viewers each season, will be held online again next month amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic, its organizer said Tuesday. The third season of the online event, titled “KCON:TACT,” will stream from March 20-28 through YouTube and the [...]

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, [...]