KCON 2023 Reveals Dates For Japan and USA!
CJ ENM Announces KCON Dates and Venues for Japan and the U.S.
Global IP powerhouse CJ ENM announced today that the world’s No.1 K-culture festival KCON will return to Japan in May and the U.S. in August with K-POP shows and exciting convention programs. The festival will include KCON signature programming as well as content tailored for each region. Please see below:
|EVENT||KCON 2023 JAPAN||KCON 2023 LA|
|Date||MAY 12-14||AUG 18-20|
|Venue||Makuhari Messe||Crypto.com Arena,|
LA Convention Center
Previously, KCON announced that it will return to Thailand at IMPACT Arena and IMPACT Exhibition Center throughout March 18-19. The festival will bring on stage the following performers (in alphabetical order): 8TURN, ATEEZ, BamBam, (G)I-DLE, iKON, INI, ITZY, JO1, Kep1er, KQ Fellaz 2, Mbitious, P1Harmony, TEMPEST, TNX, TO1 and YOUNGJAE.
This year’s KCON will also be livestreamed globally, giving fans access to their favorite artists, free of regional limitations.
Kim Hyun-soo, Head of Live Entertainment Business at CJ ENM, said “KCON, which started out with an audience of 10,000 in 2012, has now grown into the world’s biggest K-culture festival. This year, KCON will meet global fans in Thailand, Japan and the U.S., advancing the spread of K-POP and K-culture around the world.”
KCON is known for spearheading the global expansion of K-POP and K-culture, having amassed 1.33M visitors so far. Last year, KCON Premiere kicked off the festivities in Seoul, Tokyo, LA and Chicago to set anticipation for the return of the in-person events, and then continued its signature festival KCON in LA, Saudi Arabia and Tokyo. Held as a hybrid event, KCON recorded an offline and online audience of 30.15M in 2022.
For further information on KCON, please visit kconofficial.com.