BTS warms up the UN with words of encouragement. They appeared at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in New York as the president’s special envoys for future generations and culture.
On Monday, BTS members spoke at the United Nations encouraging young people around the world to hope to overcome the pandemic and look toward the future.
The day before the opening day of the 76th UN General Assembly, they gave words of support at UN headquarters, New York. The event was streamed live on the UN’s YouTube Channel, with 1 million viewers. Follow the speeches of K-pop artists.
President Moon Jae-in introduced the band as an “exceptional group of outstanding youth who are connecting with youth around the world”.
BTS members gave words of encouragement, encouragement, cheering for 7 minutes:
“Although it seemed like I was ready to move forward, the world seemed to have completely stopped, and it felt like we were lost,” Jungkook said. “There was a time when we felt that way.”
“That’s why I hear that people call people in their teens and 20s the ‘missing generation of Covid,’ RM said. “Because they were lost in a time when they needed the most varied opportunities and trials. But can we really define them as lost because they are walking paths that cannot be seen by adult eyes? ”
“In that sense, I think the title of ‘welcome generation’ suits them much better than the lost generation,” said Jin. “In the sense that they are moving forward saying ‘welcome’ instead of being afraid. change.”
The members went on to emphasize that young people’s choices ultimately matter despite the circumstances. The band revealed all seven members were fully vaccinated to go to New York.
“I think vaccination is like a ticket to this place to meet our waiting fans,” RM said.
Following their speech, a special performance video of “Permission To Dance”, the band’s latest popular English single, was broadcast. It shows them singing and dancing to the song in the General Assembly Hall and around other parts of the UN headquarters.
About an hour after they appeared, viewership dropped below 50,000 as fans left the live stream.