Lee Min Ho successfully finished promotion
events in Philippines with a blast.
On March 21st, actor Lee Min Ho attended a
major promotion event which was held in
Manila, and met up with approximately 15
thousand fans. The next day, he had an
advertisement shooting, and on 23rd, he held
two guerrilla fan meeting at Mall of Asia.
Other than a great number of fans, chairman of
Bench, Ben Chan, and many other celebrities
attended his promotion events.
Filipino presses introduced Lee Min Ho as ‘a
superstar from Korea’ and ‘icon of Korean
culture’, and reported, “Philippines is overflowing
with fans who imitates Lee Min Ho’s style and
memorize his drama lines. Lee Min Ho is now a
major syndrome, and people say, ‘Watch Lee Min
Ho’s dramas if you want to learn about Korea.'”
A local official said, “What makes him so popular
is the unchanging humbleness. He is one of the
most exemplary Korean stars.”
Lee Min Ho’s huge popularity is not just a
momentary heat. Lee Min Ho’s popularity in
Philippines constantly grew as ‘Boys Over
Flowers’, ‘Personal Taste’, ‘City Hunter’, and
‘Faith’ were released in order.
Many critiques told that Lee Min Ho made a
significant contribution in broadening the
spectrum of Korean Wave, and said, “Lee Min
Ho gave a whole new start to the spread of
Korean Wave. Korean Wave, which was focused
to Japan, started spreading to China, Taiwan,
Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, and other South
East Asia countries.”
Meanwhile, Lee Min Ho will head to Chengdu,
China on 24th for another promotion.
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