YouTube to host virtual Graduation

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, several physical incidents shifted online. Those who receive star status is the 'Class of 2020' graduation ceremonies. YouTube is the new host and it has a cast of some of the top stars such as the Obamas, Sundar Pichai, and Malala Yousafzai.

by Hari Aditya

Updated: May 06, 2020 17:59 IST

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Online Graduation Ceremony on Youtube

Many physical events have moved online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. One that is getting star treatment is graduation ceremonies for the ‘Class of 2020’. YouTube is the latest to host and it’s got a lineup featuring some of the biggest names like the Obamas, Sundar Pichai and Malala Yousafzai.

The "Dear Class of 2020" on YouTube is set to take place at 12:30 am IST on June 7. Interested users will follow this link to capture the event of graduation live and set an alert for the same thing. YouTube describes the ceremony as “a virtual commencement celebration bringing together inspirational leaders, celebrities, and YouTube creators to celebrate graduates, their families, and their communities”.

The roster includes former U.S. President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Malala Yousafzai, Leader Sundar Pichai of Google and Alphabet, and BTS stars of K-Pop. The virtual graduation event will also have appearances from asap science, Alicia Keys, Chloe x Halle, Kelly Rowland, Kerry Washington, The Try Guys, Zendaya, Mr. Kate, Dude Perfect, Jackie Aina, and Zane Hijazi. Protection Status