Do Kpop Idols Serve In The Military. Back in September BTS made South Korean history with Dynamitethe first song from the country to reach no. 13th March 1992 The K-pop idol-turn-actor is the only member of the award-winning group to who is yet to serve in the military.
Shares South Korean men are required to enlist in the military and the cut-off age is 28 years old. Grade 5 are unfit but still serves as a public service worker and grade 6 are exempted because completely unfit. If youre enthically Korean you dont need to serve in the military if you dont have citizenship.
As we approach the halfway mark of 2019 several male idols have either enlisted in the military or announced their upcoming enlistment.
They may be South Koreas most successful cultural export and the first K-pop act to top the US album sales charts but BTS must still perform military service the government has said defying. 13th March 1992 The K-pop idol-turn-actor is the only member of the award-winning group to who is yet to serve in the military. Grades 1 through 4 can serve. Korean mandatory military service for men aged between 18 and 28 has existed ever since 1957.