KCON 2017 Mexico celebrated its inaugural festival with 33,000 fans coming together for two days to immerse themselves in all things Hallyu at the largest Korean culture convention in the world. Taking place March 17-18 – the first KCON in Latin America – featured musical performances from K-Pop’s biggest stars, specialty programming, including an influencer-led dance workshop; and dozens of vendors that represented some of the best and most sought-after Korean products and food.
KCON USA will be back again this summer celebrating their sixth anniversary. KCON is returning to New York at the Prudential Center from June 23-24 and to Los Angeles at the LA Convention Center from August 18-20. New this year for Los Angeles will be an additional concert added for a total of three concerts.
KCON, billed as “the world’s largest Korean culture and K-Pop music festival,” will host its first-ever Mexican edition at Mexico City Arena March 17 and 18. This will be KCON’s first Latin American stop; the fest, which launched in 2012, already has editions in the U.S., France, Japan and United Arab Emirates. KCON in Mexico will feature performances, with boy band MONSTA X already announced.