After the tragic stampede occurred in Itaewon area, Seoul, BTS’ label BigHit announced to stop all promotional activities for Jin’s first solo product, The Astronaut .
The tragedy occurred on October 29 when a crowd of hundreds of thousands of Halloweengoers jostled each other, leaving at least 150 people dead and many others injured. After the Seoul ferry incident, this is the worst accident in Korean history. The President of South Korea has declared national mourning.
Among the many canceled events was Jin’s The Astronaut listening party , scheduled for October 30. In addition, the lyrics video for the event posted on October 31 was also postponed indefinitely. Before the disaster, J-Hope posted a series of happy, ghostly photos to celebrate the holiday. After the incident, he quickly deleted it.
In addition, SM Entertainment’s annual Halloween party and show, Inkigayo this week, have also been canceled.