Dreamcatcher, Woodz are latest to join 'KCON:TACT HI 5'
Girl group Dreamcatcher and singer-songwriter Woodz will join the lineup of “KCON:TACT HI 5,” an online K-culture festival scheduled for Sept. 18 to 26, according to their respective agencies Dreamcatcher Company and Yuehua Entertainment on Friday.
KCON:TACT is the online version of K-pop and K-culture festival KCON hosted by entertainment company CJ ENM. The festival started in 2012 and has gone online since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Other K-pop artists in the lineup for KCON:TACT HI 5 announced earlier on Wednesday include BTOB, Mamamoo, Enhyphen, ONF, Ghost9, Ciipher and Purple Kiss.
Dreamcatcher debuted in 2017 and has released songs such as “Good Night” (2017), “Scream” (2020) and “Odd Eye” (2021). The music video for its most recent song “BEcause,” released in July, surpassed 20 million views in nine days.
Woodz, also known as Cho Seung-youn, is a member of boy band UNIQ which debuted in 2014. He was also briefly a member of boy band X1, which was formed through the Mnet audition show “Produce X 101” (2019) before it disbanded in early 2020. Woodz is the singer’s alias for his solo career which he launched in 2018, and he is best known for songs “Bump Bump” (2020) and “Love Me Harder” (2020).
KCON:TACT HI 5 will be streamed on CJ’s video streaming platform Tving and at CGV movie cinemas across Korea. Fans overseas can watch through KCON and Mnet’s official YouTube channels.
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