Thursday, December 31, 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Global star Lee Min Ho continues to be popular worldwide.
It has been revealed that the popular actor has become the new spokesperson for Luwak White Koffie which is a product from Indonesian coffee brand Java Prima Abadi. Indonesian fans will be able to see more of him through ads on television.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
It’s no secret that actor Lee Min Ho is one of Korea’s top stars, but the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has crowned him the “Shining Star of Tourism” of 2015!
Starting in 2010, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has teamed up with Korea Tourism every year to present an award to those who best promote tourism in Korea. Other recipients of the award include actors Bae Yong Joonand So Ji Sub, girl group KARA, Olympic medalist Kim Yuna and actress Jun Ji Hyun.
Lee Min Ho was recently selected to be one of the ambassadors of Korean Tourism for two years, in addition to being selected as the face of the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism stated, “We’ve selected Lee Min Ho as the sole recipient of the award due to his efforts in public relations and promotional videos. Especially in the face of MERS, Lee Min Ho’s performances and promotional videos have made a huge impact.”
Since the release of Lee Min Ho’s promotional video in July, views have sky-rocketed past 37 million views.
Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho is set to hold his solo concert in January 2016, with dates confirmed for Korea and Japan.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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Monday, December 21, 2015
Actors Kim Soo-hyun and Lee Min-ho have made the list of the 10 most-anticipated K-pop stars of 2016 in China, an international survey showed Monday.
Others on the list are singer Kim Jong-kook, actor Lee Jong-suk, girl group 2NE1, actresses Jun Ji-hyun and Park Shin-hye, comedian Yoo Jae-suk, boy band BigBang and girl group miss A, in that order, the poll jointly conducted by the Customers Council in South Korea and the Chinese newspaper People's Daily showed.
More than 197,000 people participated in the survey from Nov. 23-30 by logging onto the People's Daily website.
"It seems the South Korean brand image has improved in China and more Chinese people trust in South Korean brands than before," a Customers Council official said. "Korean celebrities who had a successful 2015 also received more votes as the most anticipated stars in 2016." (Yonhap)
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Actor Lee Min-ho, who models for the Italian chocolate brand Ferrero Rocher, attended a special Christmas event hosted by the brand on Wednesday.
Lee arrived at the Italian food supermarket Eataly at Hyundai Department Store in Pangyo, Gyeonggi Province, for the event, dressed in a black suit with gold buttons and matched with gold pocket square, symbolizing the brand’s signature color.
When asked the significance of Ferrero Rocher and Christmas, he said, “There is a similarity in that both Christmas and Ferrero Rocher reminds him of valuable people (in our lives). I hope you can share Ferrero Rocher with your dear ones during Christmas and have a special one.”
Lee said he got to travel to Rome for the first time to shoot the video commercial. “It was really fun,” he said, adding that he remembers the Italian phrase “buona sera” (good evening).
After the short greeting, Lee held a signing event for the lucky fans who won the chance to meet the star.
By Ahn Sung-mi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
During the event where more than 700 fans gathered, Lee was asked about his Christmas plan.
The 28-year-old actor said, “First of all, I hope there is no work schedule on the day although nothing has been confirmed yet.”He added, “Because I was not able to spend much time with family, I want to be with my family on the day.”
Lee also said, “I hope to come to Taiwan with a new movie again. The upcoming film ‘Bounty Hunters’ will soon hit theaters.”
Hallyu star Lee Min-ho said he is very happy that his fans enjoyed the special album “The Day,” which was released in November.
“The album was dedicated to the fans, so I am glad the fans like it,” he said at an event hosted by Italian chocolate brand Ferrero Rocher on Wednesday at a Hyundai Department Store in Pangyo, Gyeonggi Province. Lee is a spokesmodel for the famous chocolatier.
Lee dropped a two-track special single album -- with “The Days” and “I Love You” -- for his fans on Nov. 25.
During Wednesday’s Christmas event, Lee held a signing event for lucky fans who won the chance to meet the star.
By Ahn Sung-mi (email@example.com)