KCON:TACT 4 U, THE ULTIMATE VIRTUAL K-POP FESTIVAL RETURNS JUNE 19-27
CJ ENM announced that the fourth installment of the virtual KCON event, KCON:TACT 4 U, will occur this June 19th through the 27th. KCON is the world’s largest K-culture festival.
The festival will include meet and greets, K-pop performances, and state-of-the-art technology that helps bring fans closer to their favourite stars. The nine-day virtual celebration will also include real-time interactions between fans and artists and performances with live bands. Like KCON:TACT 3, KCON:TACT 4 U will feature the ‘World Tour’ concept.
“KCON has expanded into the virtual world with ‘KCON:TACT,’ and we are happy to announce the 4th edition of ‘KCON:TACT.’ ‘KCON:TACT 4 U’ will be where artists and fans can come together,” said Kim Hyun Soo, General Manager, Live Entertainment Business Department at CJ ENM.
KCON, first launched in 2012, is the world’s largest K-Culture festival and has attracted 1.1 million viewers/participants throughout the festival’s past 24 events around the world. Last year, CJ ENM launched ‘KCON:TACT,’ the ultimate virtual K-Culture festival, expanding its reach online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, 12.4 million fans worldwide and 86 K-Pop artist teams have joined the three previous editions of ‘KCON:TACT.’
Live and On-Demand Streams will be available on the KCON Official YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/kcon) & Mnet K-Pop YouTube Channel (www.youtube.com/mnet). KCON: TACT will again be streamed to countries worldwide through YouTube to fans with a membership.
More information can be found at www.kconofficial.com.
ABOUT KCON USA
KCON USA (kconusa.com) is the largest fan festival in North America celebrating Korean culture and music. The convention was launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending and has more than doubled annually since 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 further 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 Asia’s leading entertainment and merchandising company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. Its entertainment division engages in a wide array of businesses across the industry spectrum, including media content, music, film, performing arts, and animation, providing its top-notch, original content to various media platforms.
CJ ENM has created, produced and distributed globally acclaimed content, including Cannes-winning film Parasite, Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, record-breaking box office hits Roaring Currents, Extreme Job, Ode to My Father, along with sought-after television series such as Mr. Sunshine, Guardian: The Lonely and Great God, Grandpas Over Flowers, I Can See Your Voice and more.
To offer the best K-Culture experiences worldwide, CJ ENM presents KCON, the world’s largest K-culture convention & festival celebrating Hallyu and Mnet Asian Music Awards (MAMA), Asia’s largest music awards.
With regional offices in Asia, Europe and the U.S., CJ ENM currently employs over 3,600 people. For more information, please visit: http://www.cjenm.com