Blackpink attended the state banquet hosted by President Yoon Suk-yeol at Buckingham Palace in the UK
Blackpink attended the state banquet hosted by President Yoon Suk-yeol at Buckingham Palace in the UK. On the 21st (local time), a state banquet prepared by King Charles III was held at Buckingham Palace. Blackpink, with all four members, attended the state banquet at Buckingham Palace. Each member, dressed in different outfits, appeared smiling and engaging in conversations. The atmosphere among the four members was warm and friendly.
President Yoon mentioned in his speech, “During my school days, I was a fan of the Beatles, Queen, and Elton John with my friends. Recently, Korean BTS and Blackpink are receiving great love from the British.” King Charles III, in his toast, mentioned Blackpink’s role as ambassadors for COP26 and applauded them for delivering a message on environmental sustainability. He praised the cultural influence and environmental interest of each Blackpink member, emphasizing their positive impact. While listening to the speeches, Blackpink members exchanged smiles, capturing the attention of the audience.
This official appearance at an event as a complete group follows Blackpink’s concert in Seoul in September, marking the first time they have been seen together at an official function since then. Amid discussions about renewing their contract with YG Entertainment, the full group’s appearance at the formal occasion drew attention.