JYJ member Park Yoochun represents Hallyu stars to attend the press conference of Seoul Drama Awards ceremony.
Park Yoochun is scheduled to attend the press conference of Seoul drama awards ceremony held at Taepyeongno Seoul Press Centre, and will accept interviews and hold a fans meet session.
Park Yoochun had clinched a total of 480,000 votes, emerging as the most popular actor among 115 actors, through the popularity voting event held in a website organized by Seoul Drama Awards. Following closely behind Park Yoochun (SungKyunKwan Scandal), is Jang Gun Suk ( Mary Stayed Out All Night) and Kim Jae Won (Can You Hear My Heart), winning second and third place respectively. Moon Geun Young (Mary Stayed Out All Night) won first place in the female actors category, followed by Park Min Young (SungKyunKwan Scandal) and Ha Ji Won (Secret Garden).
Director Im Kwon Taek of the review committee, chairperson of Korean connection and 40 other members, seven university lecturers from Paris, France, and hallyu fanclub leaders from Romania and Peru are among the many that will attend the press conference. This press conference will introduce the special features and directions of productions, as well as the events and schedule of the awards ceremony. 60 over fans will be attending this press conference together with related staff. They will introduce “Hallyu culture in the eyes of Hallyu fans” and will have a fan meet session with Park Yoochun after the event ends.
This year marks the sixth year of the Seoul Drama Awards ceremony, with the objective of introducing the dramas with top viewership in various countries. This year, 37 countries and 204 productions had participated in this event, together with famous actors, directors and related personnel from various countries. 11 countries of 79 productions that participated came from Asia, 15 countries of 68 productions came from Europe, 2 countries of 10 productions came from the Pacific and 5 countries of 29 productions came from America. There were also 3 countries 16 productions that came from the middle east, and it will be the first time Mongol and Romania attend this awards ceremony.
To strengthen the position of Korean dramas in the international markets, as well as to expand cultural exchange between countries, Seoul Drama Awards ceremony has included nominated works such as America’s “Walking Dead”, England’s “Router”, China’s “Three Kingdoms”, Germany’“Shades of Happiness”, “The Pillars of Earth”and Ireland’s “When Harvey met bob”. Local drama series that were nominated includes “Dream High”, ““My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox” and “Shiny Shiny Shining” among many others.
The Seoul Drama Awards will be held in the Seoul Yeouido KBS Hall on the 31st, gathering the actors and producer of the main nominated dramas, as well as drama fans of the world. This ceremony will be broadcasted live across the country through SBS.