BTS: Big Hit Entertainment Announces the Group’s North American Concerts Are Postponed Due to Coronavirus

by Jeremy Spirogis
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On March 26, Big Hit Entertainment introduced that BTS’s North American concert events for his or her Map of the Soul Tour will probably be postponed as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The North American leg of the tour was beforehand set to start in Santa Clara, Calif. on April 25 and April 26 at Levi’s Stadium.

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BTS’s North American concert events are postponed

In a Weverse announcement made on March 26, Big Hit Entertainment let followers know the North American concert events for the Map of the Soul Tour are postponed and will probably be rescheduled. All tickets already purchased for the concert events will probably be honored for the brand new dates.

The full announcement reads:

Hello. This is Big Hit Entertainment. We wish to inform you that there will probably be some changes to the upcoming BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR- NORTH AMERICA schedule in an effort to make positive that we put the protection of everybody concerned before everything.

The BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR – NORTH AMERICA, initially scheduled to happen from April 25th to June sixth, will probably be rescheduled to a later date. All tickets will probably be honored for the brand new dates. Information on new present dates will probably be shared as quickly as doable.

We are carefully monitoring and following the steerage of all native governments relating to public occasions to make sure we’re offering a secure surroundings for everybody concerned as we proceed to replace our tour plans. We will share further data relating to these new live performance dates shortly.

We ask on your additional persistence and understanding as we proceed to work to convey you one of the best and most secure live performance expertise as quickly as we will.

Thank you. 

BTS’s opening concert events in Seoul had been canceled

On Feb. 28, Big Hit Entertainment launched an announcement for BTS followers on Weverse explaining that the opening concert events in Seoul on April 11, April 12, April 18, and April 19 had been cancelled. 

The announcement read, “Hello. This is Big Hit Entertainment. We regret to announce that the BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR – SEOUL Concert, originally scheduled to be held on April 11 (Sat), 12 (Sun), 18 (Sat) and 19 (Sun) at OLYMPIC STADIUM, has been cancelled.”

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“The Plans for ‘MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR – SEOUL’ included the involvement of a number of global production companies and a large group of expert international crew, with over 200,000 concertgoers expected to attend. However, the current global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has made it impossible at this time to predict the scale of the outbreak during the dates of the concert in April, alongside increasing uncertainty about the cross-border movement of concert staff and equipment,” the announcement continued.

Refunds had been made obtainable for BTS followers who already bought tickets for the concert events in Seoul.

Big Hit Entertainment is working to reschedule the Seoul concert events

Two days earlier than asserting BTS’s North American concert events are postponed, Big Hit Entertainment issued another announcement to ARMY. In the Weverse announcement, Big Hit Entertainment let followers know the corporate foresaw having to make modifications to the tour schedule on account of coronavirus.

“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. We are making every effort to proceed with the planned performances where possible, however, details on any changes will be provided separately for each region,” stated Big Hit Entertainment.

The firm additionally alerted followers that the Seoul concert events are within the strategy of being rescheduled.

“We are also developing plans to secure dates and venues to hold BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR – SEOUL Concerts when the situation stabilizes. We ask for your understanding as we continue to strive to deliver a new and better-than-ever experience for the BTS MAP OF THE SOUL TOUR to all of our fans who have undoubtedly been disappointed by recent cancellations,” learn the announcement.

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