Korean Celebrities Appointed as Global Ambassadors
The global rise of Korean popular culture has influenced almost every aspect such as politics, economy, society and diplomacy.
This phenomenon is called the Korean Wave or hallyu.
Lately, there was an event that clearly revealed the impact of the Korean Wave throughout the world.
One of the K-pop stars, BTS delivered a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on September 24.
On behalf of the UNICEF goodwill ambassadors, they emphasized that youths have to love themselves.
The group leader, Kim Nam-joon said, “No matter who you are, where you’re from, your skin color, your gender identity, just speak yourself.”
In fact, there are many Korean celebrities who are appointed as global ambassadors.
Taeyang, a member of Big Bang, was chosen as an honorary ambassador of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Games.
Jung Woo-sung is also actively engaged with UNHCR movements to save and protect refugees.
Aren’t you proud of the Korean celebrities who are working hard on global issues to represent Korea?