BTS Delivers Heartfelt Speech On COVID-19 At 75th UN General Assembly
K-pop band BTS to deliver a speech at the 75th United Nations General Assembly; Lets Live On
K-Pop group BTS creating history by becoming the first South Korean band to top the Billboards Top 100 music chart. Now the Bangtan boys left the world impressed with their powerful speech at the 75th United Nations General Assembly on September 23. The popular band delivered a speech on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic telling people to “live on.”The boys were introduced by Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF.
RM started off BTS’ speech, “COVID-19 was beyond my imagination. Our world tour was totally cancelled, all our plans went away, and I became alone. I looked up but couldn’t see the stars at night.”
Jimin resumed talking about how he felt hopeless as everything fell apart and that he could only look outside his window and go to his room. Suga continued about how life became simple maybe for the first time and that it was precious, unwanted but welcome.
J-Hope confessed that they embraced all these conflicting emotions which led to the septet making music together. Finally, RM concluded the speech with a message of hope and resilience in these times of unprecedented unease and uncertainty.
BTS concluded with the motto, “Life goes on. Let’s live on.”
Watch BTS’ full speech at the 75th UN General Assembly below:
BTS band that comprises of RM, Jungkook, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, and Jimin were also a part of the 73rd UN General Assembly which was held in 2018. They had spoken about ending violence against the youth.