KCON USA (kconusa.com) the largest North American convention dedicated to ‘All Things Hallyu.’ (Korean Wave) is returning to the Prudential Center for a two day event June 23 and 24. The convention begins at 10:00 a.m. each day and concludes each day with a concert at 7:00 p.m. each day. This year marks it’s third year at the Prudential Center and will be triple the size of previous years adding more of everything in a larger space. Tickets to the convention are $20 for both days.
The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending and has more than doubled annually since to over 118,000 fans. KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to directly connect with each other, as well as artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry. In 2016, the brand expanded internationally, presenting KCON in Abu Dhabi, Paris and Tokyo. FUSE listed the event as one of the “22 Best Music Festivals of 2015.”
This year’s concerts include some of the top names in K-Pop today including; CNBLUE, GFRIEND, HIGHLIGHT, KNK, NCT 127, SF9 among others.
The convention itself will include events such as:
– A panel discussion with K-pop Fashion with experts
– Beauty guru Edward Avila and revealing his best beauty tips
– An all-day dance workshop
– A discussion on “The Rise of LGBT Characters in Asian Dramas”
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