KCON Saudi Arabia 2023 unveils exciting lineup of K-pop stars

KCON Saudi Arabia will return for its second consecutive year, promising another sensational celebration of Korean pop culture and music. Last year marked the inaugural edition of this captivating event in Saudi Arabia, and it’s all set to make a triumphant return in 2023.

KCON Saudi Arabia 2023 Dates and Venue

This year’s KCON Saudi Arabia will take place on Oct 6 and 7, 2023. The event will transform Boulevard Riyadh City into the ultimate hub for K-pop enthusiasts. With two incredible nights of music and entertainment on the horizon, fans are gearing up for an unforgettable experience.

The Stellar Lineup

Audiences can expect to be dazzled by an extraordinary lineup of K-pop stars, including:

  • The dynamic Queendom Puzzle group, EL7Z UP
  • Freshly-debuted boy group EVNNE
  • KARD
  • The sensational Hyolyn
  • 8TURN

Night 1 (October 6): KCON Saudi Arabia 2023 opens with electrifying performances by EVERGLOW, HIGHLIGHT, Hyolyn, KARD, RIIZE, SUPER JUNIOR D&E and 8TURN. It promises to be a night packed with energy and star power, with Hyolyn returning to the region after performing there last year.

Night 2 (October 7): The second night will feature the full lineup of SUPER JUNIOR, alongside DREAMCATCHER, OH MY GIRL, EL7Z UP, EVNNE, TEMPEST, and TNX, promising another evening of K-pop magic.

Besides performances by artists, there will also be meet-and-greets with EVERGLOW, HIGHLIGHT, EL7Z UP, EVNNE, DREAMCATCHER and RIIZE.

KCON Saudi Arabia 2023 unveils exciting lineup of K-pop stars

KCON Saudi Arabia debuted in 2022

Last year, KCON Saudi Arabia made its historic debut in the region on Sept 30 and Oct 1, 2022. Fans couldn’t have asked for a better introduction to the world of K-pop on Saudi Arabian soil.

Day 1 Highlights (September 30): THE BOYZ, Sunmi, Rain, PENTAGON, P1Harmony, and SECRET NUMBER captivated audiences with their incredible talent and showmanship.

Day 2 Highlights (October 1): ATEEZ, NEWJEANS, Hyolyn, STAYC, ONEUS, and TO1 continued the excitement, delivering awe-inspiring performances that an impression on Saudi Arabian K-pop fans.

With KCON Saudi Arabia becoming an annual tradition, fans can look forward to more unforgettable performances from their favorite K-pop stars in the years to come.

The last KCON music festival took place in Los Angeles in September. Check out our coverage of KCON LA 2023 below:

Day 1 Performance Highlights, Day 2 Performance Highlights, Day 3 Performance Highlights

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