As the first offline concert since 2019’s BTS WORLD TOUR ‘LOVE YOURSELF: SPEAK YOURSELF’ [THE FINAL] in Seoul, BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE has been an exhilarating celebration. The energy in SoFi Stadium was palpable even through the screens of social media, and as ARMYs finally reunited with BTS, it was a celebration of hope, love, and joy.
To remember this iconic event, here are 7 ways BTS brightened our world with this concert series!
1. With Setlist Surprises
During the last two shows, the finale varied from the original setlist with ‘We Are Bulletproof: The Eternal’ and ‘Answer: Love Myself’ on night three and ‘HOME’ and ‘Mikrokosmos’ on night four! As fan-favorites full of heartwarming lyrics and nostalgic magic, it was beautiful to see these songs performed live.
2. Rejoicing With ‘My Universe’ With Chris Martin
And speaking of surprises… After the real finale song ‘Permission to Dance,’ as the boys’ eyes sparkle with mischief, ARMY were surprised with the entrance of Coldplay legend Chris Martin! It was the perfect end to night four as BTS and ARMY sang to each other “you, you are, my universe!”
3. Bringing The Laughs With V’s Squid Game Costume
In an iconic move, Taehyung debuted his Squid Game costume on stage during night three! The moment was adorable and fun, and even got posted on Taehyung’s brand-new official Instagram account.
4. Celebrating Jin’s Birthday With A Special ARMY Project
In honor of Jin’s birthday, ARMY came together to create custom moon-shaped cutouts to put over their ARMY Bombs. Just before the ending ments, the sky was lit up with purple moons expressing ARMY’s love and appreciation for Jin! His reaction was so touching and the project was definitely a huge success.
Plus, Jin gifted ARMY with the icon that is ‘Super Tuna’ filmed in LA for his birthday!
5. Melting Hearts With Their Ending Ments
During the ending ments of the last night of BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE, everyone from the ARMYs in the stadium, to the crowds watching the real-time screening in LA, to the ARMYs following along on social media across the world felt the overwhelming joy and love of the boys’ words. Their sincere emotion and eloquence touched the hearts of everyone, mirrored by ARMYs devotion.
6. Inspiring One Last ARMY Bomb Wave (For Now)
The sight of a glimmering sea of ARMY Bombs is one that will be missed, until next time!
7. Announcing Their Upcoming Seoul Concert
And lastly, after the show, the band officially put out an announcement for the next concert taking place in Seoul, South Korea in March of 2022! We cannot wait to see them performing again in front of ARMY.
The good news is, while BTS take their well-deserved holiday break, BTS: PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE gave us plenty of content to enjoy in the meantime!
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