Friday, August 7, 2020

BTS will received Awards from 2020 Van Fleet Award for their contribution to the development of South Korea-U.S. relations.


Group BTS will receive the "2020 Van Fleet Award."

The Korea Society, a non-profit organization aimed at promoting understanding and cooperation between the two countries, announced on its official website on the 7th (local time) the winner of this year's Van Fleet Award, including BTS.

This year, all U.S. veterans who fought in the Korean War and the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) will receive the Van Fleet Award along with BTS.

The Van Fleet Award was established in 1992 by the Korea Society in honor of General James A. Van Fleet, who served as commander of the Eighth U.S. Army during the Korean War, and is given to individuals or organizations that contributed to the understanding, cooperation and friendship between the two countries.

BTS was selected as the winner of the Van Fleet Award in recognition of his contribution to the development of South Korea-U.S. relations, creating a global craze through music and messages.

The Korea Society will hold the "2020 Van Fleet Award" online on October 7 in line with the "Unact" era caused by the Corona 19 incident, and BTS will deliver its acceptance speech through video.