SEOUL, Kr. – If there’s Comic-Con for comic fans, there’s also KCON for K-pop supporters.
KCON (Korean wave convention) 2017 is one of the most-awaited events for many K-pop fans around the world. It’s an annual convention that features Korean pop music and culture. This year, Australia will host the last stop for the said event. The festival will run with the theme, “Let’s KCON.”
This is the first time that the country will host the highly-anticipated K-pop event. The convention will take place at the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia, from Sept. 22, Friday, until Sept. 23, Saturday.
Who Will Perform at the Concert?
As always, only the best K-pop idol groups will be at KCON to perform for their fans. They will sing their hit songs and show off their incredible dance moves to the audience. Among the groups that will perform in Australia are “Ko Ko Bop” singers EXO, Cosmic Girls, Wanna One, Monsta X, Up10tion, Girls’ Day, Pentagon, and SF9.
Other Things You Can Do at the Event
While KCON’s goal is to celebrate Korean music and to connect avid fans with their favorite Korean pop acts, there are other things that you can do at the event. There are dining courts where you can enjoy eating delicious Korean cuisine. There’s also Korean beauty and fashion, which everyone will surely love.
KCON 2017’s Other Stops
Currently, KCON 2017 has been to three places around the world. Their first stop was in Mexico, where KCON was held last March. The event was also held in Japan and New Jersey last May and June. This month, KCON will be in Los Angeles from Aug. 19, Saturday, until Aug. 20, Sunday.
KCON ticket prices vary, depending on what ticket you want to get. For single tickets, the highest price is A$337.00. For the combo tickets, which you can use for both days, the highest price is A$998.00.