Korean Popular Culture has also charmed us, from Gangnam Style to BTS our youth are captivated by the tunes of these iconic pop groups.
-Honorable President of India Ram Nath Kovind
Indian ARMY’s had recently resurfaced a clip from 2018, of Honorable President of India, Ram Nath Kovind delivering a speech at the banquet which was hosted for His Excellency Moon Jae-In, President of the Republic of Korea.
President Ram Nath Kovind touched upon many topics of friendship, economic ties, and the rich cultural heritage that both countries share. In this speech, he also mentioned the great influence of K-Pop and boyband, BTS. The Hon. President also added slight humor in his speech saying, “Korean Popular Culture has also charmed us, from Gangnam Style to BTS our youth are captivated by the tunes of these iconic pop groups, though they have never visited Gangnam”. The banquet was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan (Official Residence of the Hon. President of India), on the 10th of July,2018.
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The Hon. President of India mentioning BTS and K-Pop caught the eye of every Indian ARMY and they could not contain themselves from sharing it online. The result – flooding Tweets and cheerful comments from both ARMY’s and K-Pop fans in general, spread online.
Opps did president kovind mention #BTS
— MOON ♡ – BUTTER 🧈 (@LiveLikeBTS__) May 15, 2021
Mai kha thi when president kovind mentioned BTS 2 years ago 🙂 I hate it here
— 💛 Yoongi’s Kinnu 🍊 (@Rik00k_) May 15, 2021
His Excellency President Moon Jae-in visited India to discuss ways to boost ties between India and the Republic of Korea. During his visit, His Excellency also signed 10 MoU’s and a pact with India strengthening the bond between the two nations.