Dear Class of 2020: Here's why Michelle Obama, Beyonce, BTS' graduation event got delayed by a day

Dear Class of 2020, the star-studded online graduation ceremony hosted by Michelle Obama has been delayed by a day and for a very noble reason. Read below for more details on the same.
BTS, Beyonce and more will give inspiring commencement speeches to the 2020 graduates in Dear Class of 2020.
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Given how the coronavirus pandemic has restricted us to our homes, 2020 graduates have had to rely on online graduations to get some sort of semblance that they have in fact graduated. Well, Michelle Obama has a big plan to make the students have the graduation they deserve, even if it is virtually. With Dear Class of 2020, Michelle is hosting an online graduation ceremony that is star-studded like never before. From celebrity commencement speakers to an actual grad-night party that feels like Coachella, Dear Class of 2020 has everything!

While the YouTube Special was supposed to take place on June 6, the graduation event has now been delayed by a day. According to Variety, the reason for the delay is because of the memorial service that was held for George Floyd, an African American footballer who died due to police violence, in Raeford, North Carolina. To pay their respects to George and the Black Lives Matter movement, it was a collective decision to delay the ceremony. The event is now scheduled to take place on June 7, at 3 p.m. ET. Dear Class of 2020 is jam-packed with celebrities divided into five blocks. Block 1 begins with a headlining performance by Lizzo, commencement speeches from Michelle Obama and Beyonce as well as a special appearance by Taylor Swift. Block 2 will see the much-awaited commencement speech from BTS while we'll also get to see special appearances by Alicia Keys and Jimmy Kimmel.

Block 3 will see a commencement speech by Malala while Chris Pine will perform and Jennifer Lopez makes a special appearance. Block 4 will see the ending commencement speech by Barack Obama as Katy Perry will close out the event with her performance.

However, there's still Block 5, which is the grad-night party and will feature Megan Thee Stallion, CNCO and BTS.

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Are you excited for Dear Class of 2020? Let us know your views in the comments section below.

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Anonymous 7 months ago


Anonymous 7 months ago

Nice to see everyone there is a great time with your love n Happiness !

Anonymous 7 months ago

Congratulations Class of 2020! Thank you President and First Lady Obama for hosting such a stellar event! Warm Regards with heartfelt gratitude to all participants!

Anonymous 7 months ago

I couldn't care less about the DEAR class of 2020.

Anonymous 7 months ago

Then Bounce...Bye....they don't need move around because the show still going to go on....

Anonymous 7 months ago

I am so excited I am biggest fan of BTS

Anonymous 7 months ago

Sending all the love and blessings on your special day.

Anonymous 7 months ago

Yes, I am very excited for the graduzting class of 2020. The class of resilent, vision and will bring significant change to society and history.Thanks to greatest president and first lady Barack and Michella Obama. Thanks for standing for all minorities in the fight for equal justice. We will get through this together. Dr King's prophecy and dream will be fulfilled. We as a people will make it to the promise land; we shall overcome.