KCON 2014 Includes Two Night of K-pop Concerts, Appearances from Top Korean Drama Stars, "League of Legends" Exhibition Match, and the "Taste of KCON"
A Larger Convention with More Panels, Workshops and Special Guests from Across Hallyu Storm Downtown L.A. August 9 and 10
KCON, the largest annual fan celebration of all things Hallyu, announced today that the third annual convention will feature a free marketplace with vendors from around LA and a free outdoor stage. KCON 2014 also revealed its program schedule for this year's two day convention taking place August 9 and 10 in Downtown Los Angeles. Building on last year's highly successful event at the Los Angeles Memorial Arena, KCON 2014 will return with a programming slate double the size and more varied than ever. In addition to two star-studded K-pop concerts (up from one in 2013), special guests and a new program of panels and workshops, KCON 2014 will add a slew of first-time features to the convention.
- A free market and outdoor stage, which will showcase local artists along with vendors from the L.A. area including the "Taste of KCON", serving up some of the best food from K-Town.
- Huge K-Drama stars Yoo In-na, Lee Seung-gi and Lee Seo-jin appearing at KCON as special guests...More
In honor of the 10-year anniversary of Mnet music program "M Countdown", idols from the 1990s took to the stage yesterday, leading a special two-hour celebration.
Moon Hee-joon, a former member of the popular boy band H.O.T., and Son Ho-young (pictured), of g.o.d., who recently reunited to release a new album, hosted the show...More
One Lucky Fan Will Win a Technology Prize Pack and a Trip to KCON 2014
The "Wish for More Sweepstakes", presented by KCON Technology Sponsor Verizon is back. This summer, one lucky fan will win a VIP trip for two to KCON 2014, the largest Korean pop culture convention in North America, including 2 VIP KCON convention and concert tickets, airfare, 3-night hotel accommodations, plus a technology prize pack including a smartphone, tablet and an accessory of the winner's choice...More
Girl group Sistar saw its new song "Touch My Body" shoot to the top of many local music charts yesterday within hours of its release at noon.
The title song for the group's second mini-album, "Touch and Move", was No. 1 on Melon, Mnet, Olleh Music and others...More
Actor Seo In-guk of "Answer to 1997", third from right, and members of boy group VIXX meet the media yesterday at the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency in Seocho District, southern Seoul. They were designated as honorary ambassadors for the agency's Korean culture expo in Brazil next month.
Seo In-guk, star of the cable TV drama "Answer to 1997", and boy group VIXX were named honorary ambassadors yesterday to promote a Korean culture convention in Brazil...More