Oprah Winfrey, Miley Cyrus & More to Celebrate Graduating Class of 2020 With Virtual Commencement
By Jennifer Drysdale
Graduations across the world have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic -- but Facebook and Instagram are doing their best to offer a silver lining.
Celebs like Oprah Winfrey, Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X and Simone Biles have teamed up to serve as commencement speakers at a virtual graduation for the class of 2020. More speakers will be announced soon, while Miley Cyrus will give a special musical performance of her song, "The Climb."
The multi-hour streaming event, titled #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020, will kick off on May 15 on Facebook Watch and available at facebook.com/facebookapp. Individual segments will be posted to the @instagram account on Instagram, plus contributors’ social media accounts.
Facebook and Instagram has also planned a full week of graduation festivities leading up to its virtual commencement, including programming spotlighting iconic senior experiencing, fun stickers and more.
See more on how celebs are coming together amid the coronavirus pandemic in the video below.