BTS’ Jin to meet fans after discharge from military

Grammy-nominated K-pop group BTS’ Jin will be discharged from the military on June 12 and will be meeting fans a day after the event. 

Jin enlisted in the Korean Army on Dec. 13, 2022 and will complete his military service on June 12 or after a year and six months. He was the first BTS member to enlist and will be the first to be discharged. 

Last December, he announced that he was promoted as a sergeant from corporal. 

Jin14A.jpgBTS' Jin (online community)


Jin (center) with fellow BTS members on his enlistment day on Dec. 13, 2022 (X)

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Jin with fellow BTS members, and other Korean celebrities in the military (Instagram, Big Hit Music, Weverse) 

Big Hit Music, BTS’ agency, announced that Jin will hold a meet-and-greet session on June 13 at the Jamsil Arena in Jamsil Sports Complex, Songpa-gu, Seoul

“We are excited to announce an in-person event led by BTS member Jin to celebrate 2024 FESTA. This event was prepared in order to fulfill Jin’s wish to spend meaningful time with ARMY in person on BTS’s debut day. We invite you to join us as we express our gratitude for your unwavering love for BTS,” the agency said. 

It said, "The 2024 FESTA in-person event with Jin will be held for the weverse shop GLOBAL purchasers of albums (including solo albums) released after 'Proof.'" 

There will be two sessions that Jin will hold on June 13. 

The first session is called “Jin’s Greetings” and will be held at 3 p.m. KST. It will not be streamed online.

Here are the details from Big Hit Music: 

- The first session (Meet-and-Greet with Jin) is a time for light hugs with Jin per request from the artist, and is expected to last about three hours.

- If you win the raffle but do not wish for a hug, you can replace it with a handshake.

- Every precautionary measure will be put in place to ensure no unpleasant incidents occur during the event. We ask for your kind cooperation.

The second session will be held at 8 p.m. KST and “will be streamed live on Weverse exclusively for ARMY MEMBERSHIP (GL, JP, US) holders,” the agency said. 

“The second session will last about one hour. Jin will showcase various performances that ARMY wish to see,” it added. 

Here are the details from Big Hit Music: 

Raffle for 2024 FESTA In-person Event with Jin 


ARMY, you are cordially invited to an offline event with BTS Jin to celebrate the 2024 FESTA!

Check out the details on the offline event notice (link).

📌Enter Raffle
📌Check Raffle Status
📌Buy Album

[Event Overview]

- Date: Thu. June 13, 2024 (KST). Check out more details on the event time below.

- Location: Jamsil Indoor Stadium, Seoul Sports Complex, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea

First Session: "Jin’s Greetings"

Second Session: "Message from Jin : June 13, 2024☀️"

※ The first session will not be live-streamed online.

※ The second session will be live-streamed on Weverse. Only the ARMY membership holders (GLOBAL, JAPAN, or USA) can watch the live streaming. More details will follow.


[Event Details]

▶ First Session: "Jin’s Greetings"

- Date and Time: Thu. June 13, 2024, 3:00 PM (KST)

※ The first session "Jin’s Greetings" is a time for light hugs with Jin per request from the artist, and is expected to last about three hours.

※ If you do not wish to hug, you can shake the artist’s hand instead.

※ There will be no storage room available at this venue. You can only bring bags smaller than 20cm x 20cm when entering the venue. For the hugging/handshake event, participants must leave all their belongings, including bags, at their designated seats.

※ Any equipment capable of taking photos or videos (including disposable/professional cameras and action cameras), items deemed dangerous due to sharp edges or surfaces, or any items considered unnecessary for the event (speakers, megaphones, etc.) will not be allowed. Participants carrying these items may be denied entry to the venue even if they have tickets.

※ Once you enter the venue, you may take your designated seat. When the hugging/handshake event begins, follow the guidance of the security staff to move in groups and participate in the event. After participating, you may return to your designated seat and watch the event until the event part 1 concludes.

※ The security staff may intervene and stop participants who attempt to join the hugging/handshake event without leaving their belongings at their seats. If participants fail to follow instructions during the event, they may be immediately escorted off the premises without warning.

※ For smooth operation, gifts and letters will not be accepted in this event.

※ We will take all necessary precautions to ensure safety and prevent any concerning or unfortunate situations during the event. We kindly ask for your cooperation.


▶ Second Session: "Message from Jin : June 13, 2024☀️"

- Date and Time: Thu. June 13, 2024, 8:00 PM (KST)

※ In the second session, Jin will showcase various performances that ARMY has long awaited. The second session will take about 60 minutes.


[Raffle Eligibility]

- Customers who hold an ARMY membership AND purchase one or more official albums of BTS (including solo albums) released after [Proof] on weverse shop GLOBAL can enter the raffle.

- Eligible albums: [Proof], [The Astronaut], [Indigo], [FACE], [D-DAY], [Jack In The Box], [Layover], [GOLDEN], [HOPE ON THE STREET VOL.1], and [Right Place, Wrong Person]

※ LP versions of the albums above are NOT eligible for this event raffle.

※ [Proof] (Collector’s Edition) is NOT eligible for this event raffle.

※ (Weverse Albums ver.) of the albums above are not eligible for this event raffle.


[Raffle Period]

- Sun. June 2, 2024, 11:00 AM (KST) - Thu. June 6, 2024, 11:59 PM (KST)


[Winner Announcement]

- The winners will be announced in a notice after Sat. June 8, 2024, 10:00 AM (KST). Customers can also check My Events page to check the result.


[Number of Raffle Winners]

- First Session: Total 1000 winners

- Second Session: Total 3000 winners

※ You can check My Events page to see if you win the first or the second session.

※ The raffle winners of the first session can attend the second session. Thus, a total of 4000 winners will participate in the second session.

※ Between the first and the second sessions, the stage needs to be reorganized. Participants of the first session shall exit the venue after the first session ends and enter again at the beginning of the second session.

※ Please do not visit the event venue if you are not one of the raffle winners for public safety.

[How to Enter the Raffle]

※ Your information for the raffle cannot be changed after your submission. Please make sure your information (name, contact information, etc.) is correct and free of error. We are not responsible for damages caused by incorrect information submitted by you.

You can enter the raffle on Weverse.

Buy the event album on weverse shop and enter the raffle event on weverse with the same ID you used to purchase the event album. You need to provide the following personal information in order to enter the raffle.

- Name (The person who is entering the raffle)

※ The name you provided for an AMRY membership will be automatically entered here.

- Date of birth (YYYY/MM/DD format)

- Valid mobile phone number

Please note that the number of albums you ordered on weverse shop GLOBAL (not the number of orders you placed) during the event period will be counted automatically to let you enter the raffle the same number of times. For album sets, the total number of albums included in the sets will be counted toward the raffle entries.

※ If you cancel all of your order(s) after entering the raffle, your raffle participation will be automatically canceled. Please purchase the eligible product(s) and enter the raffle if you want to participate.

(For example, if you placed two orders including the eligible products and cancel one of them, you will stay in the raffle. If you cancel both orders, your participation will be canceled.)

※ All album sales on weverse shop will count for Korean music charts (Hanteo Chart and Circle Chart).

※ Detailed directions for the event will be posted later in the raffle winner announcement.

※ Your purchase history cannot be recovered if you delete your Weverse/Weverse Shop account.

[Questions and Answers]

- weverse → More → Help → Contact us

[Please Note (When entering the raffle)]

1. You must be logged in to weverse with your weverse shop account which was used to purchase the album. If you do not have an account on weverse, please sign up for weverse and join BTS Weverse with the same account as your weverse shop account used to purchase the albums.

2. You will be redirected to the raffle page when you tap Enter Raffle on the announcement posted on BTS Weverse, in which you are logged in with the Weverse Shop account used to purchase the album.

3. The raffle is processed based on the time of raffle entry and the time of payment for the album.

4. You cannot win the same raffle multiple times.

5. The winner announcement and the event process will use the information you submitted to the raffle.

6. Those with nationalities other than South Korean can enter the raffle with the English names that appear on their valid photo ID. Please note that the name of the person who entered the raffle must match the name on the passport. (Names entered in Korean will not be accepted.)

7. When entering the raffle, weverse and weverse shop GLOBAL will collect your personal information (name, date of birth, email, and contact information).

Raffle winners will be required to provide additional personal information for the raffle and their participation in the event.

: Types of collected personal information: Email (weverse ID), name (last and first name), mobile phone number, and date of birth

: Purpose of collecting personal information: For winner selection and event operation of 2024 FESTA BTS Jin Offline Event

: Personal information provided to: BIGHIT MUSIC Co., Ltd. and HYBE Co., Ltd.

: Duration of keeping and using personal information: 90 days after the winner announcement for the raffle participants, and 1 year for the raffle winners.

8. Canceling your album order after entering the raffle will result in exclusion from the raffle.

9. If you enter the raffle after purchasing the albums, those albums cannot be accepted for returns OR be canceled after the raffle has ended, even if you did not win.

10. Once the raffle winners are announced, all orders you used to enter the event raffle will be set to "Preparing Products" status. You will not be able to cancel the order or request a refund even if you did not win the raffle.

11. Only the raffle winner is permitted to participate in the event.

12. The raffle winning cannot be used to admit someone else to the event, and it cannot be transferred or sold. If you are found selling or transferring the winning raffle, or committing any other fraud, you will be denied admission.

13. The raffle winners must bring a valid photo ID to enter the event venue on the day of the event. You will not be allowed to participate if you do not have a valid photo ID in person.

14. According to the WEVERSE COMPANY policies regarding the collection and use of personal information, the event is available for those born on or before June 13, 2010. Those under the age (born on or after June 14, 2010) cannot enter the venue even when accompanied by a guardian.


※ What is a valid photo ID?

- South Korean nationality: Passport, South Korean Resident Registration Card, driver’s license, South Korean Youth Card (issued by community service centers), mobile ID (issued by GOV.KR, Ministry of the Interior and Safety & Korean National Police Agency, or PASS App)

- Non-South Korean nationality: Passport, Residence Card (certification of alien registration)

* Other IDs (e.g. student IDs, photocopies, photos, and certified copies) are not allowed.

* Photos, printed copies, or mobile screenshots of your ID will not be accepted. You may be asked to run the mobile ID app at the venue.

* The information on the ID must be identical to the information entered for the raffle. The ID must include a name, date of birth, and a photo, and it must be presented physically to be accepted as a valid photo ID for identity verification. If the information on your photo ID does not match the information on the raffle entry, your participation will be denied.

* All IDs must be presented physically and must not be expired, to be considered valid.

* If the photo on your ID is not a photo of you, or if the photo is damaged and unidentifiable, your ID will not be accepted.

* If the information on your ID is hard to discern or understand, it will not be accepted as a valid ID.

* An ID of South Korean nationality must include a photo, date of birth (6 digits), and a name. It also must be issued by the head of a government office.

* If you have to verify yourself using a temporary ID such as an issuance application confirmation, the document must be stamped with the official seal of the head of a government office. It must include a photo, personal information, issuance number, and expiration date, all protected with a transparent sticker. Any document seeming dubious or to have been forged will not be accepted.

* For customers who entered the raffle with a name in a language other than English, and are therefore unable to verify their identity with a passport, they may be asked at the venue to present an ID that has a photo and the name in the language they entered the raffle with. Please come prepared and cooperate with the staff.

* When verifying your ID, we may conduct an additional verification process such as asking you questions, requesting other IDs, etc. to prevent the use of transferred or forged IDs.

* If you provided your name in English when purchasing your ARMY membership, you need your passport to verify your identity and other IDs will not be accepted.

* If you purchased a JAPAN membership with a name in a language other than English, and are therefore unable to verify your identity with a passport, you may be asked at the venue to present an ID that has a photo and the name in the language you provided. Please come prepared and cooperate with the staff.

※ This event is subject to change and cancellation without prior notice.

※ Please carefully read this notice and the winner announcement notice before participating. We are not responsible for any disadvantages resulting from not reading the notices.