BTS to take long vacation to spend time with family from Monday

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BTS. Photo=AP/NEWSIS
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Some members of K-pop super group BTS returned to Incheon International Airport on the morning of the 6th after the world tour concert in Los Angeles.

BTS will have official long vacation from the 6th and spend time with family. This is BTS’ second long-term vacation since 2019.

BTS members Jimin, Jin, and Jungkook arrived at Incheon International Airport Terminal 2. They returned home after undergoing a quarantine procedure.

On the 17th last month, BTS arrived in Los Angele and won the prize for the first time as an Asian artist at the ‘American Music Awards (AMAs).’

BTS also held the four-day world tour concerts at SoFi Stadium on November 27, 28 and December 1,2. A total of 214,000 fans gathered on this tour.

According to the U.S. pop magazine Billboard, BTS earned $33.3 million in ticket sales for the concerts, boasting the biggest Boxscore in the global pop music market in 9 years.

BTS members who entered Korea this time will have the mandatory 10-day self-quarantine in accordance with the government's measures related to COVID-19 Omicron variant.

As the activities are difficult, the members are expected to rest at their home.

The other members, RM, Suga, V, and J-Hope, who have not returned, are reportedly staying in the U.S. and enjoying their free time.

“BTS has communicated with fans despite the busy schedule amid the COVID-19 situation last year and this year, and has become the global top star by achieving remarkable results,” BTS’ agency Big Hit Music said. “This long vacation will be a time to fill new inspiration and refresh the energy as an artist and creator for the members who has been working under the pandemic situation.”

“It is also first vacation to spend year-end holidays with their family,” Big Hit Music said. “BTS will come back after the vacation and work for new album and concerts, which will open their ‘new chapter.’”

BTS will not attend the KBS Song Festival on the 17th and SBS Gayo Daejeon on the 25th as well as the MAMA (Mnet Asian Music Awards), which has already officially announced that BTS will be absent.


By Global Economic Reporter Han-nah Lee ; translate by Gounee Yang