Due to the spread of coronavirus, K-POP group BTS will cancel or reschedule some of the concerts planned for their upcoming world tour.
On March 24, Big Hit Entertainment posted on Weverse that “With the global spread of COVID-19, in some countries and cities, the level of unpredictability is becoming higher to prepare for the shows. As a result of the current global circumstances, we anticipate having to make changes to the current tour schedule.”
They continued, “Any cancellations or rescheduling will be based on a policy of full cooperation with the guidance and directives of national and local governments and concert venues to ensure the health and safety of everyone.” They are added that they are “making every effort to proceed with the planned performances where possible, however, details on any changes will be provided separately for each region.”
Originally, BTS was schedule to embark on the world tour under the name of the “MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR” in 13 different cities. However, due to the aftermath of the new coronavirus, they have cancelled the concerts that were scheduled to be held in Jamsil Stadium in Seoul.
Meanwhile, BTS released group photos for the first time in a long time to mark the fifth anniversary of their official Weibo opening.
— BTS_official (@bts_bighit) March 24, 2020