JYJ's Yoochun has been chosen as the hallyu star that could promote the city Seoul the best.
The city of Seoul held a survey titled 'Seoul's Hallyu Story Survey' and Yoochun was selected by foreigners as the star that could best promote Seoul . Runner ups in the survey were Lee Min Ho and Kim Soo Hyun.
The survey was held from June 20th to July 3rd through Seoul's official homepage and 2,474 foreigners along with 326 Koreans participated in the survey totaling 2,800 participants in all. Out of those 2,800 participants, 326 were men, and 2,747 of them were women. 1,920 participants were in the age range of 10-20s, 761 participants were in their 30s-40s, and 119 participants were 50 and over.
Some of the reasons given on why they chose Yoochun include that he is a person who works hard to thrive for success, he has handsome looks along with a soft image, and his acting / singing skills.
Yoochun has many fans for his music through his activities as a member of JYJ and he has also proven to be a successful actor by receiving best new actor awards for his work in KBS' 'Sungkyunkwan Scandal' and MBC's 'Miss Ripley'. He has further shown his acting skills through his role of Crown Prince Lee Gak in his most recent drama 'Rooftop Prince'.
On another note, native Koreans chose Girls' Generation as the star(s) that could best promote Seoul.
Source & Image: News1 via Nate, Seoul Newspaper via Nate
Posted byFriday, July 20, 2012
JYJ's Yoochun chosen by foreigners as the hallyu star that can best promote Seoul
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