The graduation ceremony of most high school students in the United States was cancelled because of the new crown pneumonia epidemic. Former President Obama will host a graduation celebration for TV broadcasts for high school graduates in 2020, and will also be a traditional African American in a video event this month. University (HBCU) student speech; former first lady Michelle Obama will also host another virtual graduation ceremony in June.
The Obama Office issued a statement on the 5th, saying: “In the past month, Obama and his wife have received dozens of invitations from all over the world to give speeches to students whose graduation ceremony was cancelled due to the new crown pneumonia epidemic. Today, Europe The Bama couples are very happy to announce that they will participate in many virtual graduation ceremony celebrations for many students, parents and teachers. “
Facing such a special situation, fresh graduates from all over the United States invited Obama to give a speech for their graduation ceremony on social media, so that the theme tag of “Obama Commemation 2020” (# ObamaCommencement2020) would be mad on Twitter.
According to the press release, a one-hour multimedia event called “Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020” will invite many guests to appear on May 16 At 8pm EDT on Saturday, it will be broadcast on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and other channels, as well as online streaming platforms.
Special guests include LeBron James, Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, men’s team Jonas Brothers, actor Yara Shahidi, Latin Rap Singer Bad Bunny, actress Lena Waithe, singer Pharrell Williams, women’s captain Megan Rapinoe, singer HER, and actor Ban Pu Lat (Ben Platt).
The Obama Office also announced that the two-hour traditional African-American university virtual graduation ceremony program “Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition” (Show Me Your Walk, HBCU Edition) will be held at 2:00 p.m. EDT on the 16th Live online.
The Obamas will also participate in the “Dear Class of 2020” event on YouTube, an online video and audio platform, which will be broadcast live online at 3:00 p.m. EDT on June 6, except for “the two each give their own speeches” In addition to “delivering a common message to students”, many global leaders and celebrities will also appear.