The fans of the Korean band BTS in Saudi Arabia and across the world were impressed to see all Riyadh’s buildings and landmarks turning into purple, which is the famous color of BTS. Twitter and Instagram were abuzz with tweets and posts regarding Riyadh’s purple theme during the last two days.
Riyadh City is all covered in purple from the beginning of October for the global campaign of Breast Cancer Awareness, which was coinciding with BTS’ arrival to the city.
— BANGTAN UPDATES 🌎 (@btsworldwider) October 10, 2019
You can see all Riyadh’s buildings and landmarks turning into purple tonight , Saudi Arabia welcoming BTS 🥺💜🇸🇦
— ARAB ARMY’s (@ARAB1_ARMY) October 9, 2019
They're actually lit pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It just looks purple. They do this every year. It's an awesome coincidence though! Almost like it was meant to be. https://t.co/7ODfzX56Lv
— I voted (@DdaengInTheRain) October 10, 2019
Why the Purple Color?
Many people asked about the meaning of the purple color as a slogan for BTS
Here are how Saudi Fans responded
💜I Purple You💜
— ℙ𝔸ℝ𝕂 𝕄𝕆𝕄𝕆 ❥ (@PARKMOMO2005) August 9, 2019
I purple you = I love you
قالها عضو من الفرقه وصارت شعار تقريبا لكل الارمي عشان كذا كل مكان يروحون له لازم يتلون بهاللون
— REEM (@r33m_bts) October 10, 2019
K-Pop BTS Arrived Today to Riyadh
The K-Pop BTS band arrived this morning at King Khaled international airport, In the presence of many fans who have been waiting for hours.
The band is preparing for their huge concert tomorrow at King Fahad international stadium, amongst Riyadh season events, the biggest entertainment season in the region.
— سيّدي.نت (@SayidyNet) October 10, 2019
— Celebs Arabic (@CelebsArabic) October 10, 2019