They’re spreading cheer the one approach they’ll.
Followers of heartthrob boy band BTS had been gifted a artistic loophole to point out their love for the pop sensations, regardless of harsh COVID restrictions at Thursday’s Seoul, South Korea, efficiency.
“Cheering loudly, yelling, chanting and standing up throughout ‘BTS Permission To Dance On Stage — Seoul’ is strictly prohibited in line with authorities tips,” the band’s administration launched in a press release forward of showtime, according to the Mirror.
The outlet additionally famous the homecoming present — their first for the South Korean capital in over two years — had solely 15,000 seated followers of an initially anticipated 70,000 allowed within the Seoul Olympic Stadium.
Nevertheless, these fortunate sufficient to nab a spot inside had been nonetheless capable of share their love for the “Boy With Luv” singers — with good old style clapping.
Mild up clappers had been handed out to followers forward of showtime and the band’s on-screen graphics choreographed when they need to be used — BTS even confirmed little hearts above music lyrics as an indicator of when to clap.
As an alternative of followers being bummed out as a result of they weren’t allowed to shout their hearts out, they’ve appear to come back to phrases with the clappers and embraced them as a hilarious new BTS custom.
“The sound of the clappers, the unity, the wave, every part was simply good.” wrote @btsqtsarchive.
“I used to be fearful since you all couldn’t scream however I noticed you guys *aggressively hitting your clappers* and people worries immediately disappeared,” superfan @haruharu_w_bts tweeted.
Even these initially lukewarm to the clappers — which sounded awkward in silent moments — got here round to their quirkiness because the live performance rolled on.
“I imply clappers aren’t that dangerous now I’m getting used to it and it’s sounding fairly cool now,” @WinterLobezBts posted.
Although, after they synchronized with the upbeat tunes, issues got here collectively fairly nicely, followers raved.
” ‘Clappers Solely’ made this live performance extra of a history-making occasion. Please, after the 4 performances, submit it to Guinness.” @myMaineGurl wrote.
Different followers liked the thought a lot that they wish to hold it going for different BTS exhibits.
BTS is slated for 2 extra clapper-friendly performances in Seoul this weekend.