World-famous K-pop band BTS took over the UN General Assembly hall and grounds outside with a performance of their song Permission to Dance on Monday, 20 September 2021. BTS is a Korean Boy Band
BTS delivered an amazing performance on their hit song Permission to Dance and presented messages from the Youth to the General Assembly. The band returned to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly after 3 years as the special presidential representative for future generations and culture. The seven members of the Band accompanied their President Moon Jae-in, who introduced them as the “artist most loved by the world’, at the end of his speech.
The seven members RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook – each took turns to deliver their messages. Group leader RM taking centrestage, began in Korean, “It is an honor to be here today, where BTS has been appointed as Special Presidential Envoy for The Republic of Korea. We’re here today to share the stories of a future generation. Before we came here, we asked the young people in their teens and 20s around the world about their past two years and about the world they find themselves in today.”
The talked about many topics from climate change to vaccination against Covid-19.
After the speech, they showed a pre-recorded performance of their latest song, Permission to Dance, which is a message of positivity and hoping for an end to the pandemic. “Permission to Dance is our message of welcome that we want to share with everyone today,” said RM.
They also performed a live performance starting from the hall of the General Assembly to the outside grounds.