COVID-lockdown across the globe has forced the class of 2020 to give their in-person graduation a miss. But hey, when one door closes another opens and Oprah Winfrey is holding it ajar for you!
Headlining Facebook's and Instagram's big, live-streaming event on May 15, Oprah to turn official commencement speaker for Class of 2020's virtual graduation and we couldn't have been more excited!
Graduation is a momentous occasion in any young adult's life. This year the Class of 2020 won’t experience that tradition as ceremonies around the country are being cancelled due to COVID-19. But @facebook and @instagram are working to make sure that graduates know how appreciated they are. On May 15, they’ll broadcast #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020, a multi-hour commencement celebration event. And the main commencement speaker is none other than @oprah! Tap the link in our bio to find out which other celebs will join her in the virtual celebration. Congrats to the class of 2020
While Miley Cyrus will perform her 2009-song The Climb at the ceremony, other stars like Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X, Simone Biles and Awkwafina will address the students. Apparently, more celebrity guests have yet to be announced, the organizers will reveal their names soon.
The event will take place at 11 am PST to offer a celebration for students whose commencements have been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The multi-hour Livestream event, #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020, will be broadcasted on May 15.
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(SOURCE: Daily Mail, Twitter)