A Larger Convention with More Panels, Workshops and Special Guests from Across Hallyu Storm Downtown L.A.August 9 and 10
LOS ANGELES, CA – July 25, 2014 – 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. These include:
- 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.
- An E-sport exhibition match with professional “League of Legends” players;
- Opportunities to meet the top YouTubers from Asia’s #1 multi-channel network – Creator Group.
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 on KCON 2014, the program and the special guests please visit www.kconusa.com.
KCON is co-produced by Asia’s leading content company CJ E&M and its global music channel Mnet. In the U.S., Mnet America, a youth entertainment brand for all things Asian cool, includes the biggest national, English-language lifestyle television network for fans of Asian pop culture.
KCON 2014 tickets are available here.