VIDEO – Korean group BTS superstar at the UN

It wasn’t really their usual audience. The South Korean group BTS tasted the joys of a scene of a different kind on Monday while performing at the United Nations. Dressed in black costumes, the seven members of the famous boy band promised to plead with their audience for sustainable development, one of the major challenges of the UN at the start of the 21st century. The septet which was born in 2013 became last year the first South Korean group to top the hits in the United States with its hit Dynamite.

Due to Covid restrictions, the kings of K-Pop spoke to a very sparse General Assembly. They promoted the coronavirus vaccine and praised young people for their resilience during a nearly seven-minute speech. Delegates were then able to watch a video of their title Permission to dance toured the aisles of the Assembly and on the lawn of the United Nations, on the edge of the East River of New York. The group explained that they had the “Broken Heart” when he had to cancel his last tour due to the pandemic and introduced his young audience as “the lost generation of the Covid”.

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BTS members had received South Korean diplomatic passports to travel to the United Nations. They were presented by South Korean President Moon Jae-in to the General Assembly. Seoul, which intends to capitalize on their international fame, has appointed them Special Envoys for Future Generations and Culture.

The UN Sustainable Development Goals include the eradication of poverty in the world by 2020, a deadline shaken up by the Covid crisis. “It would be easy to lose hope. But we are neither desperate nor helpless.”, launched the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres. “We have a path to recovery if we choose to take it “, he said.

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