June has arrived, bringing with it a host of special days that are celebrated worldwide. From raising awareness about crucial global issues to honouring individuals and communities, June offers us an opportunity to come together in celebration. We will explore a list of significant days celebrated in June, along with the reasons why we commemorate these occasions. Let us embark on a journey of understanding, appreciation, and collective action as we celebrate these meaningful days.

  1. June 1st, Global Day of Parents: On this day, we celebrate the remarkable role of parents in shaping our lives. It is a time to express gratitude for the love, sacrifices, and guidance provided by parents, fostering strong family bonds and nurturing the next generation.
  2. June 5th, World Environment Day: World Environment Day serves as a global platform to raise awareness about pressing environmental issues. It reminds us of the importance of sustainable practices, environmental conservation, and collective action to protect our planet and ensure a better future for generations to come. By opting for the Suci Menstrual Cup, its reusable nature reduces waste and minimizes the ecological footprint associated with disposable menstrual products which can contribute to a healthier planet for all. Happy World Environment Day! Say No to Period Waste
  3. June 8th, World Oceans Day: Celebrated on this day, World Oceans Day shines a spotlight on the significance of our oceans. It encourages us to recognize the vital role they play in sustaining life on Earth and inspires collective efforts to preserve and restore the health and beauty of our marine ecosystems.
  4. June 14th, World Blood Donor Day: World Blood Donor Day acknowledges the invaluable contribution of voluntary blood donors in saving lives. It emphasizes the importance of regular blood donations to meet the needs of patients worldwide, promoting a culture of altruism and community support.
  5. June 20th, World Refugee Day: World Refugee Day is dedicated to raising awareness about the challenges faced by refugees worldwide. It encourages us to stand in solidarity with forcibly displaced individuals, offering support, and advocating for their rights, protection, and inclusion in society.
  6. June 23rd, International Widows’ Day: International Widows’ Day aims to bring attention to the unique challenges faced by widows globally. It promotes gender equality, advocates for their rights and social support, and seeks to eliminate discrimination and marginalization faced by widows in various societies.
  7. June 26th, International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: This day serves as a reminder of the destructive impact of drug abuse and illicit trafficking on individuals, families, and communities. It calls for increased awareness, prevention measures, and support for those affected by drug abuse, as well as collective efforts to combat drug trafficking.


BTS: A Decade of Greatness

June is also the anniversary date for the sensational South Korean group, BTS, also known as Bangtan Sonyeondan, is a South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment (now known as HYBE Corporation). The group made their debut on 13th June 2013 and consists of seven members: RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook.

BTS has gained global recognition and has become one of the most popular and influential boy bands in the world. They are known for their energetic performances, captivating music, and meaningful lyrics that touch on a range of topics including mental health, self-love, and social issues. 

Korean band BTS appears at the daily press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing of the White House in Washington, DC, May 31, 2022, as they visit to discuss Asian inclusion and representation, and addressing anti-Asian hate crimes and discrimination. Photo: AFP

In 2018, they delivered a powerful speech at the United Nations General Assembly, launching the “Love Myself” campaign in partnership with UNICEF to promote self-love and end violence against children and adolescents. They also had a meeting with US President, Joe Biden at the White House which they commemorated on the final day of AAPI Heritage Month by each making brief remarks about anti-Asian hate crimes.

As BTS celebrates their 10th-year anniversary, it is a significant milestone that showcases their longevity and enduring impact. Their dedicated fan base called the ARMY come together to commemorate this milestone, it is an opportunity to express appreciation for the joy, inspiration, and comfort that BTS’s music has brought into their lives. It is also a time to look forward to the future, anticipating the new heights that BTS will reach and the positive impact they will continue to make in the world.

“The intersection of souls we created over many years, Because we’re together, We’re so thankful and happy. Please let’s also be happy going forward.” Translation by @ryuminating

Take Two by BTS is an ode to their fans, ARMY, showing the septet’s gratitude to their fans.#10YearsWithBTS #아포방포

끝, N.

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