Dear Class Of 2020 is YouTube Original that will be live on YouTube this Sunday.
Dear Class Of 2020 is a tribute to all the students around the world who are graduating this summer amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
YouTube said, “The festival-style line up combines classic commencement day themes with a diverse array of entertainment that will capture all of the emotions of graduation including pride, hope, optimism, and camaraderie.”
Coronavirus has brought the entire world to a halt with everyone forced to maintain social distancing and stay at home missing their jobs, education and almost every other thing. Schools and colleges have been organizing online classes to cope up with their syllabus. This event, organized by YouTube, along with support from Higher Reach, Malala Fund, TODAY, Born This Way Foundation and Ideas United is a tribute to the students who are graduating this year amidst all difficulties.
The event was initially set to happen on 6th June but was later postponed to 7th June. This is because George Floyd’s funeral will be happening on that day.
How To Watch?
People can attend the virtual ceremony by joining the Livestream on YouTube Originals channel and the [email protected] site. Graduates can connect with a maximum of ninety-nine of their classmates and family members by arranging a watch party on Google Meet.
The event will start streaming on June 7 at 12:30 PM and will go on till 4:30 PM.
Who Will Appear In The Event?
The event will be headlined by former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama.
Along with them, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Malala, Jennifer Lopez, Colin Jost, Demi Lovato, Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates, Alicia Keys, NBA star Kevin Durant and BTS.
Along with them, La La Anthony, Lana Condor, Natalie Morales, Andy Cohen, Misty Copeland, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, FINNEAS, Jennifer Lopez, Hasan Minhaj, Demi Lovato, Janelle Monáe, Billy Porter, Antoni Porowski, Phoebe Robinson, Michael Strahan, Yara Shahidi, Ciara Wilson, Russell Wilson, the cast of the shows River Dale and Euphoria, Jenna Bush Hager. YouTube creators like Emma Chamberlain, John Green, Mark Robert and NikkiTutorials and others will be performing as well.