KCON 2015 USA confirms appearances by Top Drama Stars, plus Writer and Director


KCON 2015 USA presented by Toyota, America’s biggest event for All Things Hallyu is going big on drama in 2015 with confirmed appearances by top actors from television and film from Korea and the U.S. being featured at the annual celebration alongside the many top K-Pop artists previously announced. Living up to its mission to bring fans the most comprehensive celebration of all aspects of Korean entertainment, KCON 2015 USA has just confirmed stars Kim Soo-hyunDaniel HenneySon Ho-jun and Lee Ki-hong to participate in the Los Angeles dates of the event.

Beyond the appearance of these top actors, KCON 2015 will also further spotlight drama on Saturday and Sunday sessions titled “All That K-Drama with KOCCA” featuring two of Korea’s hottest creative talents behind the camera; star writer Park Ji-eun (“Producer” “My Love From The Star“) and top television director Jin Hyuk (“Master’s Sun” “Doctor Stranger“), being sponsored and organized by the Korea Creative Content Agency.

With these latest additions, KCON 2015 USA presented by Toyota, becomes one of the starriest events of the summer counting more than 90 celebrities scheduled to appear between the drama and musical stars.

Previously announced, KCON 2015 LA at the Staples Center and Los Angeles Convention Center is confirmed to feature AOA, Block B, GOT7, MonstaX, Red Velvet, Roy Kim, SHINHWA, SISTAR, Super Junior, and Zion.T & CRUSH in concert. Artists scheduled to perform at KCON 2015 New York at the Prudential Center include AOA, Girls’ Generation, TEEN TOP, and VIXX.

Last year, over 43,000 passionate fans of Korean pop culture traveled from around the U.S. to solidify KCON as a summer Los Angeles staple. Once again droves of K-entertainment fans will come together to experience unforgettable concerts, panels, workshops, food, fashion and much more. Now with sister events on both sides of the country for the first time, this year’s KCON is on track to be the largest ever.  KCON 2015 Los Angeles takes place over three days – July 31- August 2 taking over Downtown Los Angeles’ Staples Center and Convention Center. Additionally, KCON 2015 New York will be a one day convention and concert held in the metro area at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.

KCON is produced by CJ E&M, Asia’s leading content company, and its global music channel Mnet, giving fans the ultimate Hallyu (a.k.a. the Korean Wave) experience.