On September 19th, BTS attended the First South Korea’s Youth Day 2020 hosted by South Korea’s Blue House (Cheongwadae). They were not only giving encouraging messages to the youth but also presenting a BTS time capsule to the National History Museum.
BTS on First South Korea’s Youth Day 2020
On September 19th, BTS attended the First South Korea’s Youth Day hosted by South Korea’s Blue House (Cheongwadae). They were not only giving encouraging messages to the youth but also presenting a time capsule to the National History Museum.
South Korea’s Proud Youth
BTS Received a South Korean Presidential Medal of Cultural Merit in 2018.
BTS is one of South Korea’s proud youth. Back in 2018, President Moon Jae In wrote them a thank you letter when the group made history as the first K-Pop act to reach #1 on USA’s ‘Billboard 200 with ‘Love Yourself: Tear’.
On October 24th, 2018, BTS became the first K-pop boy group as well as the youngest recipient who receive the Hwagwan Order of Cultural Merit in Korean Popular Culture & Arts Awards. The award is the highest civil cultural award or named the Flower Crown.
South Korea’s Prime Minister Lee Nak-Yeon conveyed: “BTS has given an outstanding contribution in promoting South Korean culture and Korean language throughout the world. Many of their fans learning the Korean language to understand and sing along BTS song.”
BTS represents South Korea in a cultural event Korea-France Friendship Concert in Paris, 2018
BTS Emotional Speech Highlights for The Youth
The BTS members shared about their true story on how they build their careers in the entertainment industry. They also gave encouraging messages to the youth as they will be the stars of the future.
This too shall pass.
[#SugaHQ_Update] BTS on Korea’s First Youth Day | #SUGA‘s Speech— Min Suga HQ⁷ (@MINSUGAHQ) September 19, 2020
🐱: We didn’t know what to do, but we kept telling ourselves with some despair that this too shall pass, that these will become fond memories. pic.twitter.com/HtSLC8x9GZ
Suga conveyed that they started with dreams to success, began their career in a small company, and facing many difficulties. But they didn’t stop right there. Knowing that every difficulty shall pass, never looking back, as those hardships will become their fond memories.
Encourage others. Ordinary words can be meaningful for someone.
Jimin said that they have worked so hard, but it seemed they didn’t go anywhere. But, it was good that they have people by their side who cheer them with the words “We can’t understand everything but we’re heartbroken. Let’s get through this together.” Although it might be just common words, it warmed their heart. As for lost youth, those words were a guiding light.
Keep grilling our potential selves.
Although BTS has become a global Kpop boy group, J-Hope conveyed that they have to keep grilling their potential selves.
Be honest with yourself.
When V felt that he was lost and start questioning what he wanted, he asked himself and be honest to himself and embraced each emotion, and letting them go.
Be Grateful and help each other.
Jungkook conveyed that although they had hardship, they were grateful that they still together, and help each other. It made them realize what they had to do.
End the uncertainty and depression with dreams and trust.
RM conveyed that when they felt lost, had uncertainty and depression, together they began to support each other by filling each other with dreams and trust.
Be strong and be extraordinary
Jin encourages Korean youth to keep strong, never stot, and be extraordinary.
BTS Time Capsule
The BTS members delivered a special gift to the National History Museum. The special gift is like a time capsule which will be opened at the ’20th National Youth Day Celebration Event’ in 2039.
Flood of #LeaderOfYouthBTS in Tweeter
in 2039 bts will probably open the time capsule together with their kids & i’ll be at home watching that moment with my kids, proudly telling them how these 7 men have changed my life & inspired me to be a better person. let’s stay together for a long time 🥺#LeaderOfYouthBTS pic.twitter.com/7WBdaZmWfx— ain⁷ (@nazlkfle) September 19, 2020
The box will be opened on 2039, in 2039 bts members will be— Rose (@Army__ROSE) September 19, 2020
Kim Seokjin- 47 yrs old
Min Yoongi- 46 yrs old
Jung Hoseok- 45 yrs old
Kim Namjoon- 45 yrs old
Park Jimin- 44 yrs old
Kim Taehyung- 44 yrs old
Jeon Jungkook- 42 yrs old#LeaderOfYouthBTS pic.twitter.com/GR6ecUufbI
BTS: Leaders Of Youth— taekook 🐾 (@flirtaeguk) September 19, 2020
ARMY: Representative MCs for Youth
Years will pass but the memories we shared in our youth, the powerful messages of comfort through music, empowerment and chasing dreams will stay forver young. 💜 #LeaderOfYouthBTS pic.twitter.com/1p7YyxgDQX