KCON 2022 LA Returns This August Packed with Special Stages for K-pop Fans
Leading entertainment company CJ ENM revealed more surprises that KCON attendees can expect at KCON 2022 LA returning this August. From August 19 (Fri) to 21 (Sun), the World’s No.1 K-Culture Festival KCON will be packed with special stages where fans can fully engage with their favourite K-pop acts.
First, Kep1er and LOONA will take on the “Dream Stage” to perform along with their fans. “Dream Stage” is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity where winners of KCON’s dance competition will be able to perform on the same stage with their favourite artist.
On top of that, ENHYPEN and NMIXX will kick start the “Relay Performance” program launching this year, where K-pop acts will cover KCON’s most memorable stages that KCONers want to relive. Starting with LA, the “Relay Performance” will continue in the regions around the world where KCON will take place.
Furthermore, boybands JO1 and INI, formed from CJ ENM’s survival program “Produce 101 Japan Season 1&2,” will treat the KCON attendees to the Korean versions of their songs.
KCON is celebrating its 10th anniversary as it returns to LA at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Crypto.com Arena. This year’s KCON 2022 LA features a star-studded lineup with the most prominent and promising musical acts.
The show’s first day will see performances from ATEEZ, CRAVITY, ENHYPEN, INI, ITZY, Kep1er, LIGHTSUM, and Stray Kids, while the second day will feature JO1, LOONA, NCT DREAM, NMIXX, P1Harmony, STAYC, THE BOYZ, TO1 and WJSN. For more information on the KCON 2022 LA convention, show and tickets, please visit kconofficial.com or kconusa.com.
About KCON USA
KCON USA (kconusa.com) is the largest fan festival in North America, celebrating Korean culture and music. The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans and has doubled annually to over 158,000 fans.
KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to connect directly and artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry.
In 2017, the brand expanded internationally, presenting KCON in Mexico and Australia and returning to Japan. KCON has also held events in France, UAE and Thailand.
About CJ ENM
CJ ENM is a leading entertainment company founded in Korea in 1995. CJ ENM’s Entertainment division is engaged in a wide range of industry business areas, including media content, music, film and performing arts, providing its leading original content to various media platforms worldwide.
CJ ENM has created, produced and distributed globally-acclaimed content, including Oscar-winning film “Parasite,” Tony Award-winning musical “Kinky Boots,” record-breaking Korean films including “Roaring Currents,” and TV series such as “Guardian: The Lonely and Great God,” “I Can See Your Voice” and more.
United under the slogan “We live to discover Untold Originals,” CJ ENM has three major production and distribution studios: drama production powerhouse Studio Dragon, U.S.-based studio Endeavor Content and K-OTT content production studio CJ ENM STUDIOS. CJ ENM also presents KCON, the world’s No.1 K-Culture festival, and MAMA Awards, the world’s No.1 K-pop music awards show, to bring K-culture experiences to people worldwide. To learn more about CJ ENM, please visit http://www.cjenm.com.