BLACKPINK Receives Badge of Honor from King Charles Lifestyle – 3 hours ago


Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – All BLACKPINK members received awards from the British Empire for their role in the environmental sector. The group nicknamed ‘Queen of K-pop‘ was once a global ambassador for COP26, an annual international climate conference held by the UN, in 2021 in Glasgow, England.

Quoting from a video uploaded by the Royal Family’s official Instagram account (@theroyalfamily), King Charles III awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) to Jisoo, Jennie, Rose and Lisa.

“The King accompanied by the President and First Lady of South Korea welcomed special guests @blackpinkofficial (BLACKPINK) at Buckingham Palace because they were awarded the Honorary MBE,” wrote the caption of the upload, quoted Thursday (23/11/2023).


BlackPink (Instagram/theroyalfamily)Photo: BlackPink (Instagram/theroyalfamily)
BlackPink (Instagram/theroyalfamily)

“The K-Pop group was awarded this honor in recognition of their role as Advocates for the COP26 Summit in Glasgow in 2021,” the caption continued.

For your information, the honor of MBE is given to one or several people by the King or Queen of England for their achievements in a field.

“First appointed by the UK Government to the role in January 2021, BLACKPINK encouraged millions of young people to get involved in the global UN climate change conference and the topic of climate action,” wrote The Royal Family.

“Congratulations to Rose, Jennie, Jisoo, and Lisa!” close the upload.

BlackPink (Instagram/theroyalfamily)Photo: BlackPink (Instagram/theroyalfamily)

In the video, the four members wear formal attire to receive the MBE award from King Charles III in one of the rooms at Buckingham Palace.

In this moment, Jisoo wore a black shirt and skirt with a butterfly accent belt. Meanwhile, Jennie wore a black jumpsuit with white embroidered buttons and pockets, as well as a matching cardigan.

Then, Rose looked masculine and elegant in a gray suit and trousers, as well as a black top. Meanwhile, Lisa wore a bright gray jumpsuit with a matching cardigan.

Apart from receiving the MBE award, all BLACKPINK members also attended the welcoming banquet for the state visit of the President of South Korea, Yoon Suk Yeol, to England at Buckingham Palace, London, on Tuesday (21/11/2023) local time.

Reporting from The Korea Herald, BLACKPINK was invited to the banquet as special guests. In fact, King Charles III mentioned the names Jisoo, Jennie, Rose, and Lisa in praising their efforts in promoting awareness of global environmental issues.

“I applaud Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rose or known as BLACKPINK for their role in conveying the message of environmental sustainability to a global audience,” said King Charles III.

“I admire how they can prioritize these important issues apart from being world superstars,” he added.

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