SEVENTEEN to become UNESCO’s first-ever goodwill ambassador for youth

The 13-piece act’s innovative structure hinges on the interplay of three units: hip-hop, vocal, and performance. Things have taken a turn towards something great for the band and the fan of SEVENTEEN as the band will be appointed UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador for Youth.

MUMBAI : SEVENTEEN, is a boy band that consists of thirteen members, namely, S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi, DK, Mingyu, The8, Seungkwan, Vernon, and Dino. Pledis Entertainment founded the boy band, and they are gradually taking the world by storm.

The boy band has gone a long way since its debut, and because to its distinctive sound and stage presence, it now has an international following. As a matter of fact, since debut, Seventeen has sold more than 26 million copies with all of their albums, becoming the second act in South Korea to surpass that milestone.

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The 13-piece act’s innovative structure hinges on the interplay of three units: hip-hop, vocal, and performance. The creative powerhouse closed out 2022 as the first K-pop act to win PUSH Performance of the Year at MTV Video Music Awards as well as Best New and Best Push at MTV European Music Awards before reaching new heights. In 2023, 10th Mini Album FML and 11th Mini Album SEVENTEENTH HEAVEN both debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 and No.1 on World Albums chart, proceeding to become the top 2 best-selling albums in K-pop history.

Things have taken a turn towards something great for the band and the fan of SEVENTEEN as the band will be appointed UNESCO’s Goodwill Ambassador for Youth by Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on June 26 during a ceremony at the Organization’s Headquarters in Paris.

The band had participated in the 13th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris in November 2023, where the group had highlighted the importance of youth solidarity and action. The representatives from UNESCO’s 194 Member States, youth delegates from around the world and hundreds of fans, everyone was moved by the powerful speech and dynamic live performance.

In 2022, SEVENTEEN also launched the initiative ‘#GoingTogether’ in collaboration with the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, which helped establish new educational centers in Timor-Leste and provide educational aid in Malawi.

At the ceremony on 26 June, the group members will unveil the new SEVENTEEN x UNESCO partnership, dedicated to supporting youth projects around the globe.

It’ll be interesting for fans to know that the K-pop icon will continue to expand their global reach in 2024, returning to Europe with upcoming performances at Glastonbury Festival and Lollapalooza Berlin following their dedicated speech and performance session at the 2023 UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris.

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