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Jun 18, 2020

KCON: TACT 2020 SUMMER takes place June 20-26 - showing the future of live online entertainment


WEEKLONG VIRTUAL K-POP EVENT SERIES LETS FANS INTERACT DIRECTLY WITH DAILY LIVE PERFORMANCES

KCON is back this summer with the first ever “KCON: TACT” virtual festival.

For a full week, “KCON:TACT 2020 SUMMER” will be jam packed with 7 daily concerts and K-lifestyle convention programs for 24 hours each day, featuring 33 of K-pop’s biggest names as well as chances for fans to interact directly with their favorite stars on stage.

Full details on programming, artist lineup and more important information are below:
When: June 20 - 26
**Live Concerts and Meet & Greets Stream Daily - 9 a.m. - 1p.m. ET**More Than 600 Contents including New On Demand and Streamed Contents Available 24/7 
 
Where: Streaming on the Mnet K-Pop YouTube Channel (youtube.com/mnet)
 
How: For $19.99, fans get access to the YouTube channel’s content and live streaming feed for a full month. 
 
PROGRAMING HIGHLIGHTS:
KCON:TACT 2020 SUMMER  includes a wide variety of paid and free, live and on-demand content — from daily concerts, meet & greets to behind the scenes footage, and more.
 
Increased Fan Interactive Elements:
  • “Special Fan-Featured Stage” - Special performances that feature videos of fans singing, dancing, chanting and more. Thousands of fans will submit videos that will be featured on the broadcast during the performances of their favorite artists, including Mamamoo, Monsta X, ITZY, Oh My Girl, IZ*ONE and Kang Daniel
  • “Live KCON-ers” - Select fans will have 1:1 live video calls with their favorite artists that are randomly-selected to be shown on the broadcast.
  • Live Polls - Fans get to decide which song to perform next and what games are played on stage through live polls on social media    
  • Live Chat - Fans’ questions are answered and wishes granted live on stage through an AR chat board.
  • Donation Event with K-Pop Artists - A limited number of custom sneakers, decorated by artists, will be given away during meet & greets to fans who made donations to UNESCO’s Learning Never Stops campaign.
  • Official Merchandises Designed by Artists - Performing artists have participated in designing the official T-shirt and eco bag available for purchase.
 
Members Only Programming:
  • (LIVE) Daily Live Concert & Artist Meet & Greets - Live streamed, 4hours each day for 7 days, featuring 4-5 artists each session. (Lineup below)
  • (LIVE) Daily Backstage 360 Live - sneak peek of an artist’s green room shot in 360. Live streamed every day with the artist randomly selected.
  • Daily Backstage Behind-the-Scenes - Videos from each concert are available on demand each day right after the concert.
  • “Real Idol 24 Hours” - This docu series starring TOO & LOONA with up close and personal footage with favorite idols will stream and be available on demand. 
  • 4K Fancams - Shot in ultra high definition 4K each day during concerts and meet & greets, these fancam videos follow around one member of each band, and will be released starting July as on demand after their show
  • KCON 2019 EXTENDED CUT - Never-been-released KCON 2019 Performances, available one week prior to KCON:TACT 2020 SUMMER
 
Programming Available without Membership (Free):
  • KCON STUDIO - A series of original content on K-Beauty, Food, Dance and Entertainment by popular YouTube creators in collaboration with artists in this year’s lineup. New content will be released every day during KCON:TACT 2020.
  • KCON Replay - Full episodes of global KCON concerts and programs from 2012-2019.
  • Legendary KCON Stage Replay - Edited clips of the most popular KCON special performances from 2012-2019.
  • Artist Shout-outs - Shout-out videos from the lineup artists.
  • Dance Practice Content - Videos of the artists preparing for their KCON:TACT performances.
 
Artists:
  • June 20(SAT) – KIM JAEHWAN, LOONA, MONSTA X, THE BOYZ
  • June 21(SUN) – CRAVITY, GFRIEND, ITZY, JO1, PENTAGON
  • June 22(MON) - EVERGLOW, IZ*ONE, ONF, SF9, TOMORROW X TOGETHER
  • June 23(TUE) - A.C.E, (G)I-DLE, KANG DANIEL, Stray Kids, VERIVERY
  • June 24(WED) - AB6IX, BVNDIT & NATTY, OH MY GIRL, TOO
  • June 25(THU) - ASTRO, GOLDEN CHILD, MAMAMOO, NATURE, N.Flying
  • June 26(FRI) - ATEEZ, CHUNG HA, ONEUS, VICTON 
For more information and the latest KCON news, fans can visit www.kconusa.com and follow @KCONUSA on Twitter and Instagram.

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