It's RM's birthday and ARMY (fans of BTS) all over the world are celebrating!
BTS' leader and main rapper, Kim Namjoon or artistically known as RM is celebrating his 27th birthday on 12 September, and fans are throwing a party with virtual galleries, forest fundraisers, donation drives, and more.
#NJHBD_BICYCLE— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) September 11, 2021
스물여덟번째 생일도 여러분과 함께할 수 있어 행복합니다. 곳곳의 과분한 생일축하 너무너무 고맙습니다 ! 더 충분한 제가 될게요 🥰 pic.twitter.com/RCjseAWQsp
Check out how ARMY from all over the world are celebrating RM's birthday below.
A lover of art and introspection, RM has been known to enjoy perusing through museums and art galleries and so in honour of the 'moonchild' act, ARMY artists from across the globe came together to host a virtual art gallery.
RM portrait gallery for his birthday is open! https://t.co/HdUBQ1A3Xs pic.twitter.com/aSzQprDvyI— artistkiru (@artistkiru) September 8, 2021
Made via design platform ohyay, fans have contributed their art inspired by the BTS leader to the gallery for visitors to virtually enjoy in true RM fashion. As part of the gallery, there is also a live chat where you can connect with fellow ARMY. Check out the gallery here.
I designed a virtual art gallery in @ohyayco for RM’s birthday - come check it out! https://t.co/OSVuq9Z1yz #NamjoonBirthday— D. Yvette Wohn (@arcticpenguin) September 8, 2021
One of the coolest birtday project for namjoon, RM virtual gallery is now open!— RM Update 🚲 (@Joonsbase) September 9, 2021
This is such a cool Birthday project for Namjoon. The artworks are so beautiful & it really is a great experience. The RM virtual gallery is really cool. Also i left my message in the visitors book, clicked a pic & had a great time chatting with armys which were live💜#RMgallery https://t.co/AJONI0qUtQ pic.twitter.com/7GJltyhmuC— BabyBear⁷🐨💜 (@ritz_nij) September 9, 2021
BTS and Coldplay join forces for collaborative single 'My Universe' out this September
In honour of RM, some Filipino ARMY have organised a donation drive to plant trees in Sierra Madre, the longest mountain range in the Philippines. This comes as the latest edition of the tree drive by the fanbase, Kim Namjoon PH who have been running the project since 2018, planting 800 trees over the last two years.
RM BIRTHDAY PROJECT 2021— Kim Namjoon PH (@KimNamjoonPHL) August 14, 2021
Let us celebrate RM day in a meaningful way by adding more trees in the forest. Plant today, Save Tomorrow continues!
Donate & nurture a tree for only $3 🌳
PAYPAL : https://t.co/kjMrzdlCAC
Simply Giving : https://t.co/PVC2ewC3Mv pic.twitter.com/E9Fzit101R
In celebration of RM's birthday, additional Bani & Malaruhat trees (both endemic to the Philippines) were planted in Sierra Madre.— Kim Namjoon PH (@KimNamjoonPHL) September 11, 2021
The planting was in partnership with @FEEDInc , a non-profit, non-governmental organization.
This is the 3rd tree planting for RM since 2018 💜 pic.twitter.com/wzSICCX9ff
ARMY all over the world have also hosted a 'Tree 4 Joon' campaign, which has raised over USD 5000, in support of One Tree Planted, a global charity that helps reforestation efforts worldwide.
Help support this fundraiser in honor of the best leader’s birthday and his love for nature! Planted! Every dollar donated plants one tree. https://t.co/10EuwBo5dx #onetreeplanted via @onetreeplanted #RM #trees4joon #KimNamJoon— Naisa Murmu (@bengalibratz) September 8, 2021
Birthday billboards are a given for any idol's birthday, and ARMY did not disappoint when it came to RM. Check out some of them below.
🎂RM Happy Birthday Billboard🎂#HAPPYRMDAY— I purpleYou info ⟬⟭⁷ ⟭⟬ (@yoongi7miau) September 6, 2021
Querido Namjoon, feliz cumpleaños
Este anuncio se puede encontrar en el tablero de CM en la estación de Hapjeong del 6 al 12 de septiembre😊#BTS #RM #BTS #FannStar #FANNSTAR pic.twitter.com/nn2LhsLBqt
💎#CHOEAEDOL Support Event💎— CHOEAEDOL : Kpop ranking and community app (@kpopidol_en) September 6, 2021
📹of Subway CM Board dedicated to #RM of #BTS
🎂Celebrating RM's birthday on Sep 12
⏰Sep 6 ~ 19
📍Konkuk Univ. Stat.
🗳️Vote for your bias
💎Support Event fundraising
🆕💬Chat room feature
📲#CHOEAEDOL NOW!https://t.co/lWHBfVx150 pic.twitter.com/AjdcP6QAUv
Russia and the CIS countries army's, with the assistance of army's USA @RMGlobalUnion, @THoneiiC & @bangtanbklyn are ready to announce congratulations for RM in New York at Times Square💜— BTSforia CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) (@BTSforia_OT7) September 9, 2021
📌1540 West Broadway , Manhattan, NY
#BTS #BTSARMY #RM pic.twitter.com/rDWmtegU6p
ARMY in Singapore have started a donation drive in support of Very Special Arts Singapore to honour the 'seoul' hitmaker.
Started something for RM's birthday ...— scout⁷ (@scoutlynch) September 7, 2021
BTS ARMY in support of Arts for the Disabled for Kim Namjoon of BTS' birthday https://t.co/5DKxg46AXv
Meanwhile, One in an ARMY's birthday fundraiser for RM will benefit The Art Creation Foundation for Children in Haiti.
In all our celebration mode, we forgot to give you an update!🙈— One in an ARMY⁷ 💜 Charity Project (@OneInAnARMY) September 11, 2021
So let's pretend we're not 2 hours late🤪
A smashing✨ 9⃣5⃣ ✨new donors 🤯
That's what I call a party 💃
The fundraiser to celebrate Namjoon's birthday will unofficially end in less than 24 hours 🤗 https://t.co/OsDHuLe3F2 pic.twitter.com/3TvjuNTX4l
On 13 September, RM went on VLive to hold a post-birthday celebration with fans across the globe. He shared how this is one of the few birthdays he has spent with his family and friends, a new bike given by fellow BTS member, Jin, and how he's been doing throughout the pandemic.
Celebrate RM's birthday with his latest solo track 'Bicycle' here.