New High: French Pompidou Centre Reportedly Proposes BTS Collaboration



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In June, the popular K-Pop boy band visited Paris as part of their world tour “Love Yourself: Speak Yourself”.

BTS, worldwide music sensation from South Korea, has received an invitation for collaboration from the legendary Pompidou Centre in Paris, media reported Sunday.

According to the reports, one of the biggest modern and contemporary art museums proposed to open the rooftop for photo and video shoots to the boys. The invitation for cooperation was made before the band’s performance in the French capital on 6 June.

​There is no immediate reports on whether the proposal was agreed upon.

The Center Pompidou in Paris, visited by 5 million people per year, has offered BTS to open up a space dedicated to them in their art museum, reflecting their popularity & cultural impact. They are still negotiating with Big Hit, but this decision is noteworthy because ( )

— K-Charts and Translations (@charts_k) August 18, 2019

“Will the collaboration between @BTS_twt and the Pompidou Centre happen?”

Around the time of their Paris stadium show this past June, the Pompidou Centre had offered to open up its museum space for BTS. Even after the tour, they offered to open up its rooftop so BTS could film

— 🌸hopekidoki🌼 (🐢in🇰🇷) (@hopekidoki) August 18, 2019

The fact that the board and curators at Centre Pompidou – a world-class contemporary art museum – want to dedicate space to @BTS_twt is truly incredible. The magnitude of this possibility is so enormous I don’t even know how to be hyperbolic about it.

— bethany erin🦊 (@ErinBrownWrites) August 18, 2019

South Korean boy band BTS received worldwide recognition in 2018 after the release of their third almub “Face Yourself”. Since then, the group regularly appears on music charts across the globe; they have the most viewable music videos on YouTube and several prestigious music awards, including four Billboard music awards and an American music award. The band attended the UN’s 73 General Assembly to launch a new youth initiative, becoming the first-ever South Korean band to appear at a session of the international intergovermental orgzanisaion.

In 2018, BTS went on their third world tour – Love Yourself – which ended on 11 August, 2019 with a major show in Seoul. The following day, their label BigHit Entertaiment announced that the group was taking a long hiatus from performing to have a proper rest.


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