K-pop superstars from the music group BTS, RM (Kim Namjoon), Jin (Kim Seokjin), Suga (Min Yoongi), J-Hope (Jung Hoseok), Jimin (Park Jimin), V (Kim Taehyung) and Jungkook (Jeon Jungkook), addressed the UN General assembly on Monday. Following their speech and performance, the group visited New York’s Metropolitan museum (The Met), with first lady Kim Jung-Sook to present Korean contemporary art, Chung Heecho’s ‘Rhythm of the Five colour luster’ as a gift from their country.
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Leader of the group RM also gave a speech at the event, about Korean art – films, dramas and music, being recognised the world over.
The group also interacted with Melissa Fleming, UN Under-secretary general for global communications, where RM spoke about creating awareness about racism and hate speech through social media, through their ‘Keep the promise’ campaign.