BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul ON:E’ Offline Concert Is Cancelled and Will Only Be Online Going Forward

by Jeremy Spirogis

On Oct. 10 and Oct. 11, BTS will placed on a live performance known as “Map of the Soul ON:E”. The live performance was initially imagined to have a restricted variety of in-person tickets with a simultaneous on-line livestream. However, because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Big Hit Entertainment canceled the offline portion of the live performance. Going ahead, the BTS live performance will solely be held on-line.

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The authentic plan for BTS’ live performance

Big Hit Entertainment initially introduced the live performance again in August. According to a press launch from Big Hit Entertainment the “Map of the Soul ON:E” live performance “signifies a ONE and only ‘ONline Edition’ concert.”

A small variety of followers have been going to have the ability to buy tickets to attend the occasion in Seoul, and the viewers dimension was going to be restricted to abide by government-mandated live performance seat distancing measures to forestall the unfold of the coronavirus. For these unable to attend the offline live performance, followers have been going to have the ability to buy entry to a livestream and attend the live performance nearly.

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The offline portion of the BTS live performance is canceled

Due to urgent considerations surrounding the pandemic, Big Hit Entertainment released a statement on the fan platform Weverse asserting that the offline portion of the live performance wouldn’t proceed as deliberate, writing:


This is Big Hit Entertainment.

We want to present info relating to the ‘BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E’ offline (in-person) live performance.

We have been planning the in-person part of our live performance with a purpose to attempt to create a possibility for our artists and followers to fulfill, regardless of the challenges created by COVID-19 and restricted by the variety of friends we are able to accommodate because of the present scenario. We have been making ready an offline occasion that totally complies with pointers supplied by public well being authorities to make sure the most secure surroundings for our artists and followers.

However, with tightened social distancing rules, restrictions proceed to be positioned on public gatherings and occasions. Under these circumstances and the dearth of particular pointers that apply to those occasions, it stays extraordinarily troublesome to carry an in-person efficiency at the moment.”

‘Map of the Soul ON:E’ will nonetheless be held on-line

Fans of BTS don’t want to fret, as Big Hit Entertainment reassured ARMY within the announcement that the web live performance will proceed as deliberate. The firm additionally apologized to followers who have been trying ahead to probably attending the live performance in particular person.

The ending of the assertion reads:

“For these causes, ‘BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E’ shall be held on-line with out an offline (in-person) part. We want to apologize to all followers who’ve been trying ahead to an in-person live performance. We beg to your beneficiant understanding.

Please proceed to indicate your curiosity for the upcoming online-streaming live performance ‘BTS MAP OF THE SOUL ON:E’.

Thank you.”

For followers who want to attend the digital “Map of the Soul ON:E” live performance, there are a number of buying choices obtainable on Weverse. While it’s disappointing Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook nonetheless gained’t have the ability to carry out in entrance of followers due to the pandemic, it’s clear the Korean band is doing every part they will to convey a constructive live performance expertise to ARMY around the globe.

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