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On August 15, President of South Korea, Moon Jae In, mentioned BTS and more Korean artists in his speech at the 76th Liberation Day.
President Moon Jae In Mentioned BTS and more Korean Artists in His Speech at the 76th National Liberation Day of South Korea.
At the Culture Station Seoul 284 in central Seoul, President Moon Jae In delivered his speech to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the National Liberation Day of South Korea from Japan’s colonialism.
Citing from Cheong Wa Dae (the Blue House), President Moon Jae In’s speech also highlight Korean artists who have made outstanding contributions in introducing Korean culture and arts on the international stage. Moreover, in his speech, President Moon Jae In mentioned BTS as one of the artists who continuously gained achievements, especially Billboard.
Korean independence movement leader Kim Gu, pen name Baekbeom, envisioned “a state with a highly developed culture.” Today, his aspiration is being fulfilled on the global stage through our culture and arts. BTS recently became the first band to replace itself at the top of the Billboard chart with a new single.President Moon Jae In
Previously, the leader of BTS, Namjoon or known as RM, also mentioned Kim Gu’s envisioned in his Edaily Culture Awards (Daesang) acceptance speech.
You can watch the full video of BTS RM’s speech at the 6th Edaily Culture Awards in 2019 below.
Appreciation to all Korean artists.
Moreover, President Moon Jae In also conveyed his appreciation toward other Korean artists like veteran actress Youn Yuh Jung and the film “Parasite” that won prestige awards at Cannes and Oscars. Also, other art figures with significant contributions in introducing the Korean wave (Hallyu) to the world.
The film “Parasite” won the top prize at Cannes and multiple Oscars at the Academy Awards. Actress Youn Yuh Jung won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar. Not only K-pop and our movies but also games, TV dramas, webtoons, animation, and content in various other fields are loved around the world. Annual content exports broke the US$10 billion mark for the first time last year.President Moon Jae In
ARMY reactions to BTS RM speech.
it always blows my mind how eloquent and cultured namjoon is. there’s something about his speeches that draws you in and makes you hang onto his every word which makes him such a powerful and impactful leader. i truly respect him 💜— jay⁷ •◡• (@churroshope) August 15, 2021
What an unbelievably fitting and thoughtful speech! RM is truly something else!— ⟬⟭ BTS⁷ 💛🧈 (@_bts_world_army) August 15, 2021
Kim Namjoon you are something else🙌🏼🙌🏼To say you are a humanitarian is not justified you are an advocate to nature itself. I am so looking forward to your speech at the UN assembly.I don’t know if BTS is speaking but I hope you do🤞🏼— Rups neel (@rupneel) August 15, 2021
Everyday is a new day when we fall in love with Namjoon more and more. I marvel at the breadth and depth of his thinking, and how he remain grounded & humble through all these times. Namjoon, I wish there was a better word than love. I really, truly love you. 💜💜💜— Nana⁷ (@nanazabit) August 15, 2021
This guy must have been a world leader in his past life— Nana⁷🧈 (@NanaAmaBoakye7) August 15, 2021
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