May 18 Foundation invites BTS to celebrate 40th anniversary of uprising
In the 40th anniversary of the May 18 Democratization Movement, plans are underway to open memorial performances of the worldwide Idol Group Bombing Boy Scouts (BTS).
According to the May 18th Memorial Foundation, the meeting was held at a meeting to prepare for the 40th anniversary of the upcoming protests.
The Foundation and the May Group exchanged diverse opinions to celebrate the next year’s event in an effort to take the opportunity of globalization in May 18.
In addition to commemorating the BTS, it was also invited to invite singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was the first musician to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, to the 40th Anniversary Evening.
Noam Chomsky, one of the world’s leading intellectuals, was invited to hold a conference.
Cho Jin-tae, chairman of the foundation, said, “I believe that it is a step to share opinions freely with the intention of creating a global 5 · 18 ceremony with the meaning of 40th anniversary.”
The BTS rallied to the Gwangju World Swimming Championships held on the 28th of last month, and attracted 10,000 overseas K pop fans to Gwangju.
The song “Machi,” a song by Gwangju native member Jay Hop, was written on May 18. The number of foreign fans studying the Gwangju uprising in 1980 is increasing.