Members of the BTS attended the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, after being designated a Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook gave a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on 20 September and performed their song “Dance Allowed”. Here’s how fans can watch BTS’s UN General Assembly speech and performance.
Fans can watch BTS’s new UN speech on YouTube
The Sustainable Development Goals moment began at 8 a.m. EDT on September 20. Moon addressed the United Nations General Assembly on climate action, sustainable development and the coronavirus (COVID-19) response. He then introduced BTS’ presence at the SDG Moment.
This marked BTS’s third appearance at the UN General Assembly, as SEPTET previously spoke at the UN in 2018 and 2020. During their 2021 speech, members of BTS shared stories about the younger generation.
The band’s speech was broadcast live on the United Nations YouTube channel and on Twitter. After the speech was complete, the UN uploaded BTS’s remarks to YouTube. For fans who missed the official livestream, ARMY can watch BTS’ UN speech in full Here On the YouTube channel of the UN.
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UN General Assembly performance of BTS is available to watch on YouTube
After giving a speech during the SDG Moment as part of the 76th United Nations General Assembly, BTS performed their single “Dance Allowed”.
The performance began with members singing and dancing in an empty General Assembly hall. Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook walked through the building and then exited the plaza. While out, the band members joined a group of guys who danced with joyful choreography.
For fans who missed the performance when it was streamed live, UN uploaded BTS’s “Permission to Dance” performance to YouTube. the army can see the demonstration Here.
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BTS talks to today’s youth in their UN address
Leading up to the United Nations General Assembly, BTS called on young people from around the world to submit stories similar to the past two years on social media. Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook share the stories presented at SDG Moment.
During the speech, the band members expressed grief and horrific youth feeling about climate change and the coronavirus. Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook also challenged the idea that the younger generation is referred to as the “lost generation”.
“I think that’s why instead of ‘lost generation,’ a more appropriate name would be ‘welcome generation,’” Jin said. “Because instead of fearing change, this generation says ‘Welcome!’ And keeps on going.”
The members then encouraged the younger generations to come together and make healthier choices that look to the future. BTS personally shared their hopes of reconnecting with fans one day and said that there will be a positive change going forward.