( ENSPIRE Trending News ) Michelle and Barack Obama to Host YouTube Original “Virtual Graduation”
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many day-to-day and special activities have moved online. Graduation events have seen to become the newest, with YouTube hosting one next month that features many top commencement speakers.
YouTube’s “virtual graduation event” is set to begin at 12 p.m. PT on June 6. “Dear Class of 2020” will be live-streamed from the YouTube Originals channel with that branding also present on the cover art today. This is the company’s banner for original TV shows and movies, with the event featuring speeches and musical performances.
“Dear Class of 2020″ is a virtual commencement celebration bringing together inspirational leaders, celebrities, and YouTube creators to celebrate graduates, their families, and their communities. Ring the bell to get notified when the stream goes live!
The commencement speakers include former President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, as well as Alphabet/Google CEO Sundar Pichai. BTS, Lady Gaga, and Malala Yousafzai round out the list.
There will also be special appearances from actors, musicians, and YouTube creators at the virtual graduation: asap SCIENCE, Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle, Kelly Rowland, Kerry Washington, The Try Guys, Zendaya, Mr. Kate, Dude Perfect, Jackie Aina, and Zane Hijaz.