K-pop 09:28 March 27, 2020
SEOUL, March 27 (Yonhap) -- K-pop boy band BTS put off the American leg of its upcoming world tour, "Map of the Soul Tour," Friday over the global spread of COVID-19.
"The 'BTS Map of the Soul Tour - North America,' originally scheduled to take place from April 25 to June 6, will be rescheduled to a later date," the band's management agency, Big Hit Entertainment, said on the Weverse mobile app.
"We are closely monitoring and following the guidance of all local governments regarding public events to ensure we are providing a safe environment for everyone involved," Big Hit said.
송고시간 2020-03-27 09:49
이것도 결국 시간문제였다. 사방에서 총알이 빗발치는데 방탄이라도 언제까지 방탄막에 기댈 수 있겠는가?
결국 연기가 답이었다.
이들의 월드투어 취소 혹은 연기는 한류산업 자체에도 막대한 차질을 빚을 수밖에 없다.