The South Korean boy band BTS took an “authentic prolonged duration of leisure” closing yr. Now, they’re again.
On March 10, the seven-piece crew performed their first display in South Korea after a hiatus of over two years. For his or her homecoming live performance, the band carried out on the Olympic Stadium in Seoul to an target market of 15,000 lovers. This actual stadium can seat as much as 70,000, however the band restricted price ticket gross sales as a cautionary COVID measure. Lovers had been additionally discouraged from cheering, screaming, or making a song as an extra precaution, as The New York Occasions reported.
“I’m curious what sort of setting there might be with everybody masked and no person screaming,” Yu Haram, 17, instructed The New York Occasions earlier than the display.
Regardless of those COVID-induced boundaries, lovers had been past elated to in the end see BTS in individual as soon as once more. “It nonetheless appears like a dream,” Park Hyunjun, 40, instructed the hole. “In fact, not anything has modified between us.”
The crowd—composed of contributors Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook—performed a number of crowd favorites together with the opener “ON.” The septet additionally performed the mega-hit “Butter” together with “Burning Up (FIRE),” “DNA,” “HOME,” “Permission to Dance,” and extra.
BTS will play two extra displays on the Olympic Stadium, on March 12 and 13. The entire displays are live-streamed by means of Weverse. After this collection of displays, BTS will run a four-day live performance collection on the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. The displays will happen on April 8, 9, 15, and 16.
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