The Korean boy band group BTS had announced on Tuesday it will cut down the itinerary of its upcoming world tour entitled, “Map of the Soul Tour,” due to the pandemic disease.
According to the band’s management agency, Big Hit Entertainment “With the global spread of COVID-19, in some countries and cities, the level of unpredictability is becoming higher to prepare for the shows,” the notice posted on the Weverse mobile app.
As of the notice “As a result of the current global circumstances, we anticipate having to make changes to the current tour schedule,”
The agency said “We are making every effort to proceed with the planned performances where possible … details on any changes will be provided separately for each region,”
Earlier, BTS had canceled the inaugural Seoul leg of the tour that is set for mid-April in Seoul amid the COVID-19 viral infections. Including Seoul, the tour was to hit 18 cities across the globe for a total of 38 concerts.
The part of the following North American will leg of the tour that is highly likely to be subject to additional cancellations, which includes the first stop at Santa Clara’s Levi’s Stadium on April 25 and at least five more concerts from early to mid-May set for Los Angeles and Dallas.
Big Hit Entertainment said that they are currently working to revive the Seoul edition of the world tour in the event of improvements in the pandemic situation. (Yonhap).
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