Recently, the city of Gwangju, South Korea has unveiled a message sculpture honoring BTS’s J-Hope.

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The sculpture, named “Hope World” after J-Hope’s first mixtape, contains 21,800 messages of support and love for J-Hope from ARMYs all around the world.

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The sculpture is located on K-Pop Star Street in Chungjang-ro, Gwangju. From the Hope World mural…

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…to the enormous “HOPE” letters, it’s a must-see for fans!

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Upon closer look, the monument is engraved with heartfelt messages.

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Check out the fan messages from various countries below!

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The project, hosted by Gwangju City in collaboration with K-Pop Art School and more, is a success. The plans for the project can be seen below.

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The sculpture’s layout has come to fruition…

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…and it’s totally awesome!

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ARMYs are excited for J-Hope to see the project himself. He’s certainly the pride of Gwangju!

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Love this? Check out some more fan projects in Gwangju for J-Hope below!

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