KCon Celebrates K-Pop And Korean Pop Culture

Cue the Screams: A Convention for All Things K-Pop

KCON comes to New Jersey.

For the eager fan obsessed with "Hallyu" (aka the Korean Wave), there was probably no better place to be over the weekend than KCON, the annual K-pop convention held in Newark, New Jersey, featuring performances, panels, and interactive workshops. ("Make Your Own K-Pop Patch," anyone?!) Here, scenes from the raucous event.

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