KCON 2019 the Biggest Yet, with NY Leg at Madison Square Garden

KCON, an annual event for K-pop fans across the world, will take place on the biggest scale ever, with its New York City leg set for the global landmark that is Madison Square Garden. The two-day KCON 2019 NY convention will take place at the Javits Convention Center and feature influencers in music, beauty and fashion from both countries.  View Article

KCON 2019 the Biggest Yet, with NY Leg at Madison Square Garden

KCON, an annual event for K-pop fans across the world, will take place on the biggest scale ever, with its New York City leg set for the global landmark that is Madison Square Garden. The two-day KCON 2019 NY convention will take place at the Javits Convention Center and feature influencers in music, beauty and fashion from both countries.  View Article

OGN to Produce $210K Summoners War Championships

South Korean production company OGN has partnered with game publisher Com2uS to produce the Summoners War Championships 2019 tournament. The season will include an Americas Cup at the OGN Super Arena in Los Angeles, and culminate at the World Finals in Paris in October. The Summoners War Championships 2019 has a total prize pool of $210K USD, up from $110K in 2018.

CJ 4DPLEX and Christie Partnering to Expand 4DX and ScreenX Across the U.S.

CJ 4DPLEX, the world's leading cinema technology company, announced a new partnership with Christie, where the two companies work to identify new opportunities for ScreenX and 4DX solutions expanding the network across the exhibition landscape in the U.S. This extends the previous partnership between ScreenX and Christie that included installations of Christie cinema and ProAV projectors in ScreenX auditoriums across the globe.

KCON Finalizes Los Angeles Concert Lineup with ITZY, Fromis_9, LOONA, N.Flying, Seventeen, and SF9

KCON USA announced that the final acts heading to the West Coast event in August will be girl groups ITZY, Fromis_9, and LOONA, along with boy bands N.Flying, Seventeen, and SF9. KCON 2019 LA will mark the first Stateside performances of ITZY, LOONA, and N.Flying, three high-profile newer groups that have received a lot of love both from international audiences and Korean listeners.

K-Pop Groups Take Center Stage at KCON 2019 at Madison Square Garden

Tens of thousands of K-pop fans showed up at KCON - the world’s largest festival on Korean pop culture that has acted as global debut stage for new faces on the K-pop scene - held at Madison Square Garden in New York this year. Crowds of people also gathered at New York Javits Convention Center, the largest exhibition hall in North America, where K-culture Convention was held on the sidelines of the K-pop concert. Seventy-two companies from home and abroad participated as sponsors and displayed Korean food, beauty, and fashion items and programs related to K-pop at 305,000 square feet space.