BTS to Be Honored by South Korean Government for Spreading Korean Culture


On Hangul Day (Oct. 9), the vacation celebrating the creation of the Korean writing system, South Korea’s prime minister introduced that chart-topping boy band BTS goes to be acknowledged by the nation’s authorities.

"The authorities determined throughout a Cabinet assembly yesterday to award a Hwagan medal to the proud BTS," Lee Nak-yeon mentioned, in keeping with Yonhap, at a nationwide ceremony to mark the 572nd birthday of Hangul, which was created and put into use below King Sejong of the Joseon Dynasty in 1443.

According to Lee, the septet deserves the popularity as they’ve enhanced the Korean language's world unfold by means of their music. "Young folks world wide write down the lyrics of BTS songs in Hangul."

The seven members of BTS — RM (Kim Namjoon), Suga (Min Yoongi), J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), Jin (Kim Seokjin), V (Kim Taehyung), Park Jimin and Jeon Jungkook — will every be awarded a fifth-class Hwagan Order of Cultural Merit, experiences the Korea Herald.

The group just lately accomplished the North American leg of their tour with a sold-out efficiency at New York’s Citi Field and just lately had the consideration of talking on the United Nations for the launch of UNICEF’s Generation Unlimited marketing campaign. Earlier this 12 months, they noticed their albums Love Yourself: Tear and Love Yourself: Answer go to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

BTS is at present in London to carry out at two sold-out exhibits of their world Love Yourself tour on the O2 enviornment. Ahead of their Tuesday night time present, it was introduced that Jungkook had injured himself and would carry out whereas seated.