Leading entertainment company CJ ENM announced today the line-up for its Seoul ‘KCON 2022 Premiere’ taking place on May 7-8. The announcement follows the recent news of the return of the World’s NO.1 K-Culture Festival ‘KCON’ packed with new, diverse content for Gen Z fans in an in-person and virtual crossover format.
Kicking off ‘KCON 2022 Premiere,’ the artist lineup for Seoul includes (in alphabetical order):
The following are the dates for the next ‘KCON 2022 Premiere’ and ‘KCON’:
- 'KCON 2022 Premiere' in Seoul: May 7-8 at the CJ ENM center
- ‘KCON 2022 Premiere’ in Tokyo: May 14-15 at Makuhari Messe
- ‘KCON 2022 Premiere’ in Chicago: May 20-21 at Rosemont Theatre
- KCON LA: August 19-21
- KCON JAPAN: October
More locations, dates, and artist lineup to be revealed.
First held in 2012 in the U.S., KCON played an instrumental role in spreading K-culture, amassing 1.1 million fans across 9 cities/regions including North America, Europe, Asia, etc. From its first event in 2012 that attracted 10,000 visitors, KCON has seen an incredible growth gathering 291K visitors in 2019 (the last in-person event) which is 29 times its inaugural year audience. During the pandemic, its digital redition, 'KCON:TACT', met more than 22.45 million K-pop fans in the last two years, pushing the event's boundaries even further as a virtual festival that enables fans to enjoy K-culture anywhere, anytime.
For more information on the latest KCON news and an FAQ, fans can visit www.kconusa.com and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter and Instagram, where more information will be rolled out.