Did you catch the 7th #KCONLiveChat? You didn’t?? No worries! In case you missed it, we’ve got you covered. KCON 2014 made some HUGE announcements today that surely every KCON goer will be excited about. M Countdown Live will not only be returning for KCON 2014 but they’ll be hosting TWO concert nights.
They also revealed some pre-KCON events in the works including a CGV Slumber Party the night before KCON when attendees can stay up all night bonding with fellow fans over K-dramas and Korean food. Another reveal was KCON Quests run by CJ Ent where CA Residents can collect stamps at places such as Bibigo and Tous Les Jour to win special prizes such as a Red Carpet Pass for KCON 2014! More details to be revealed in the weeks leading up to KCON 2014!
Artist lineup announcements are scheduled to start next week so stay tuned. In the meantime, check out the official press release below.
KCON 2014 TO FEATURE DOUBLE THE MUSIC
Largest Fan Convention for All Things Hallyu Now Boasts
Two Concert Nights and More Artists than Ever Before
M COUNTDOWN Returns to Los Angeles to Curate the
Massive Lineup with Artist Announcements to Begin Next Week
LOS ANGELES, CA – May 16, 2014 – After last year’s two-day sold out success, KCON will return to Los Angeles this August as the biggest annual fan celebration of Korean entertainment and culture. This year’s celebration will increase number of marquee acts for two massive concerts over two days. For a second year in a row, the concerts again will be produced by #1 K-pop chart show, M COUNTDOWN, which is known for drawing the biggest names in Korean pop music. Artist announcements will begin rolling out next week.
Over 20,000 fans from all across the world attended last year, doubling attendance from the previous year, and KCON is excited to welcome even more fans this summer. For more information and updates on the convention please visit, www.kconusa.com.
“For two days, Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena becomes the capital of Korean pop culture in North America and we are thrilled to be able to bring that ultimate experience to fans year in and year out,” said Sang Cho, president and CEO of Mnet America. “We are excited by every expansion that KCON makes as we push our convention to new heights.”
KCON 2014, a two-day event, will be packed with activities aimed at giving attendees the unique access that only KCON can offer. Before each night caps off with a star-studded concert extravaganza, fans will be able to fill their days with artist meet-and-greets, photo ops, celebrity panels, contests, fan workshops and gaming competitions. Everyone from the super-fan of Hallyu to those ready to be initiated into the global Korean Wave movement, will get lost in an experience unlike any other in the country. KCON is set to take place on August 9 and 10 in Downtown Los Angeles, California.
KCON is produced by Mnet America , a youth entertainment brand for all things Asian cool, which includes the biggest national, English-language lifestyle network in the U.S. for fans of Asian pop culture. Mnet America is a division of CJ Group, Korea’s leading lifestyle and culture company.