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A Look Back At A First Timer's KCON 2017 New York [DAY 2]
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A Look Back At A First Timer's KCON 2017 New York [DAY 2]

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Although the day started off rough with heavy rains, clearly Mother Nature got the memo that the second day of KCON 2017 NY Presented by Toyota was beginning. By the time former Coco Avenue's Jenny Lyric took the Convention Stage for a surprise morning performance, the sun was shining, the sky was clear, and there were already people lining up for the concert's general admission. These fans were not about to miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see their faves up close-one Once, the name for Twice's loving fans, even braved the rain and camped out in line overnight. That's some serious dedication.

A Look Back At A First Timer's KCON 2017 New York [DAY 1]
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A Look Back At A First Timer's KCON 2017 New York [DAY 1]

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For American fans of Korean culture-everything spanning from K-Pop to Korean skincare to even Korea's avid gaming scene-KCON USA is the highlight of the year. With so many opportunities to win great prizes and meet and interact with your favorite idols, it might even be the highlight of a lifetime to fans of the growing Hallyu movement!

KCON 2017 NY Presented by Toyota kicked off its third consecutive year on Friday, Jun. 23 at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The day started off strong with a special appearance by SF9 at the convention stage, where members of the FNC rookie group greeted the early-bird fans.

KCON USA Will Feature GFRIEND, TWICE And CNBLUE
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KCON USA Will Feature GFRIEND, TWICE And CNBLUE

It has finally been confirmed that GFRIEND will be joining TWICE and CNBLUE in the much anticipated KCON USA that will be held in New York City.

The event organizers of the music festival are the ones who officially announced and confirmed that the girl group will be performing at the event. KCON USA will be taking place on June 23 and June 24 and will be specifically held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.

GFRIEND is indeed in for some real success as this will be one of the biggest highlights in their career ever since they debuted in the K-pop music industry in 2015. Just recently, GFRIEND, which consists of Eunha, Yuju, Yerin, Sowon, SinB and Umiji, have just released their fourth mini album which is entitled, "The Awakening". And with it, its lead track single entitled, "Fingertip", instantly topped the charts.

GOT7's Youngjae Was Absent From Fan Meeting In Australia Due To Back Injury + Jackson Met His Cute Niece
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GOT7's Youngjae Was Absent From Fan Meeting In Australia Due To Back Injury + Jackson Met His Cute Niece

Being an idol, someone can be really tired with the full schedule. Also, accident might happen during practice. This is what happens with GOT7's Youngjae. Recently, he was unable to attend fan meeting in Australia because of his back injury.

Previously, Jaebum, the leader of GOT7, also once needed to rest because of his back injury. He got spinal injury and thus had to rest in certain of time. Getting medical examination and treatment, he decided to rest from many GOT7's activities, Soompireported.

Highlight And SF9 To Join KCON 2017 NY Lineup
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Highlight And SF9 To Join KCON 2017 NY Lineup

KCON has just announced that Highlight and SF9 are confirmed to join the performance lineup for the New York leg of KCON 2017. They join the previously announced GFRIEND, CNBLUE, and TWICE.

This will be SF9s and Highlights first time at KCON. With SF9, fans can look forward to seeing FNC Entertainments – the agency that brought you bands FTISLAND and CNBLUE – first dance boy group. Highlight, formerly know as BEAST, will be greeting their international fans for the first time since their debut this past March with their hit track Plz Dont Be Sad.