Bangtan Boys Donates 7 Tons of Rice To Charity
Michael Song, Dec. 22, 2015, 2:59 p.m.
K pop boy group Bangtan Boys has donated 7,187 kg of rice for charity during an opening ceremony for K-star Road’s third construction. The event took place in front of Galleria department store in Gangnam-gu, Seoul. on Monday. The donated rice was received by the group from fans at its concert held in November.
Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, is a seven-member South Korean boy group formed by Big Hit Entertainment. They debuted on June 13, 2013 with the song "No More Dream". They have won several "New Artist of the Year" awards, including those at the 2013 MelOn Music Awards and Golden Disk Awards, and the 2014 Seoul Music Awards, as well as two major bonsang awards for Dark & Wild. The name of the band, Bangtan Sonyeondan, is a combination of "방탄" which means bulletproof and "소년단" which means boy scouts