BTS’s Jungkook will debut on the Global Citizen stage in 2023, joining a lineup that also includes previously announced stars such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lauryn Hill, Anitta, Megan T Stallion, Stray Kids, Conan Gray, and more. . .
Taking place in New York City’s Central Park on September 23, the Global Citizen Festival is a free live event that promotes urgent action to end extreme poverty and calls on world leaders to tackle this problem alongside the climate crisis. and equality for women and girls.
In his statement, Jungkook said, “I’m very excited to be joining this year’s Global Citizen Festival as a top star! The festival highlights important issues and inspires action, and I am very happy to be a part of it. I’m really looking forward to it.” to perform in front of so many people on the Great Lawn in Central Park.” .
Jungkook has already performed at the International Human Rights Organization Festival in 2021 with BTS and also shared the stage with Coldplay. His involvement also followed the release of his first single outside of BTS “Seven (feat. Latto)”, which debuted at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
Also nominated this year are DJ D-Nice and singer/actress Sofia Carson. Other celebrities slated to campaign this year include Busy Philipps, Bill Nye, Carmelo Anthony, Common, Gail King, Jordan Fisher and Sophia Bush, to name a few.
Tickets to the show are free, but you must join the Global Citizen outreach campaign (learn more). Here). “Extreme poverty, hunger and food insecurity threaten life and health,” said Ann Beth Tvenrim, Norway’s Minister for International Development. The call to action is crystal clear: we need to increase investment in small-scale, climate-resilient food production. Growing in agriculture is the most effective way to create jobs, fight poverty and hunger. The Global Citizen Festival is important in mobilizing more people and investment to achieve the world’s common goals: our sustainability goals.