CJ ENM has announced that KCON 2020 New York has been cancelled due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The event sent out a notice to all fans, saying that the event has been completely cancelled, and that the company is still monitoring the situation to determine whether or not KCON 2020 Los Angeles will still be held.
At this time, we are monitoring the situation closely as we plan for KCON 2020 LA. However, the safety and health of everyone involved in KCON is paramount and we are in constant contact with relevant authorities and partners. Please stay tuned to KCONUSA social media and kconusa.com for any and all updates regarding KCON 2020 LA.
The KCON USA team has been closely monitoring the situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The health and safety of all those involved with all of our events – fans, artists, employees, exhibitors, partners, and more – is our highest priority. After many conversations with the appropriate government authorities, health experts and our partners, it is with deep sadness that we have decided to cancel KCON 2020 NY, scheduled for June. All tickets previously purchased will be refunded. Please refer to the FAQ for more information.
At this time, we are monitoring the situation closely as we plan for KCON 2020 LA. We will continue to provide updates as we work with the venues and the authorities to ensure the safety of everyone with our event. For more updates, please visit our website (www.kconusa.com) and follow us on social.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support. Please stay healthy and safe.
They also revealed why they decided to fully cancel the event instead of simply postponing it.
After many discussions with our partners and taking into account the significant unknowns of the current situation surrounding COVID-19, we have not been able to land on a new date.