BTS’s V’s “StayAtHomeChallenge” Video Gets Shared By Korea’s Ministry Of Culture, Sports, And Tourism
As people around the world are encouraged to stay at home if possible in order to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), BTS’s V shared his own #StayAtHomeChallenge video!
The video shows V dancing and singing to a performance playing on television, and he wrote in the caption, “Everyone, if you’re bored, have a conversation with your TV~ #StayAtHomeChallenge.” The performance he’s enjoying is PostmodernJukebox’s “Retro ’50s Prom Style Chainsmoker/Halsey Cover ft. Kenton Chen.”
— 방탄소년단 (@BTS_twt) April 5, 2020
On April 6, South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism shared V’s tweet on their own official Twitter account.
The tweet begins, “BTS’s V’s #StayAtHomeChallenge!” with a purple heart, which is often used by BTS and their fans ARMY. It continues, “Everyone, how are you enjoying the StayAtHome life? The Ministry of Culture and Sports is supporting your wise StayAtHome cultural life with a lot of different content.” It then linked to the Ministry’s website.
— 문화체육관광부 (@mcstkorea) April 6, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BTS had to cancel their planned April concerts in Seoul as well as postpone their North American world tour dates. The group recently took part in James Corden’s “HomeFest” special, which featured global stars performing remotely and also encouraged viewers to follow CDC and governmental guidelines about the pandemic and donate to organizations in need.