BTS are planning a global concert.
According to a press release, the award-winning pop group have plans to hold a global concert in support of the city's bid to host the next edition of the World Expo in seven years. BTS will also be the event's ambassadors and give full their support for the Expo, as part of HYBE's memorandum of understanding with the Busan City Hall.
"I am well aware of how important it is to host the 2030 Busan Expo, which is an important national project. With the hosting of the Expo as an opportunity, we will work together to develop local pop culture in Busan and K-Culture," said HYBE Board Chairman Bang Si-hyuk.
👏 #2030부산세계박람회 X #BTS 👏— 부산광역시 (@BusanCityGovt) June 24, 2022
배우 이정재에 이어 방탄소년단(BTS)이
2030부산세계박람회 공식 홍보대사로 참여하면서
유치 열기가 한층 뜨거워졌습니다🔥
오늘(24일) 부산시와 BTS 소속사인 하이브가 부산시청에서 2030부산세계박람회 유치 협력을 위한 업무협약(MOU)을 체결했습니다. pic.twitter.com/Bt7i2OrmvR
Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City Park Heong-joon said, “I’d like to express my sincere appreciation to the members of BTS and HYBE for accepting to be the ambassadors of the World Expo 2030 in Busan. The group’s support as ambassadors will be incredibly helpful in stepping up our efforts to bring the World Expo to Busan.”
The World Expo is a large global exhibition held every five years to showcase a country's achievements and provide an immersive journey surrounding that year's universal theme. The most recent World Expo was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates while the next event will be held in Osaka, Japan in 2025.
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