Permission to dance? BTS sing through the United Nations
Fully vaccinated South Korean group BTS danced across the United Nations on Monday, September 20, promoting the global goals of tackling poverty, inequality, injustice and climate change ahead of the rally. UN World Leaders Annual.
The seven-member group filmed a clip to their song Permission To Dance at the world organization’s headquarters in New York over the weekend, dancing in the General Assembly Hall and in the gardens. It was broadcast during an event on the Sustainable Development Goals.
BTS – whose members said they were all fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – also appeared in person at the event at the General Assembly, presented by South Korean President Moon Jae-in. They are the UN President’s special envoys for future generations and culture.
They shared their thoughts and those of young people around the world on the past two years and the future, expressing their frustration during the pandemic.
âI was saddened to learn that the entrance and graduation ceremonies had to be canceled,â said Jeon Jung-Kook, known as Jungkook. “These are moments in life that you want to celebrate and to miss them must have been heartbreaking. We were heartbroken when our long planned concert tours were canceled.”