In to its 4th year, Seoul Drama Awards 2009 (below indicated as SDA) will be held on 11-Sep at Olympic Park’s Olympic Hall, Bangee-dong, Seoul.
The organizing committee for SDA held a press conference at Press Center on 19-Aug at 11am. They revealed “The leading popularity awards for male and female category for this year’s SDA are Lee JunKi and Moon GeunYoung respectively. Popular production seems to be SBS ‘IlJiMae’. Especially in male popularity awards, there is a fierce competition between ‘Iijimae’ Lee JunKi and ‘Boys Over Flowers’ Kim HyunJoong.”
The voting for popularity is held through website yahoo Korea from 13-Jul to 30-Aug, and at the current status on 19-Aug, netizens from 50 countries worldwide participated casting more than 1.5million votes in a day, confirming SDA’s status worldwide.
In addition, Kim MyungMin (mini series), Park YongHa (feature film), Antony Starr from New Zealand, Akira Kume from Japan were nominated for male actor award. Moon GeunYoung (mini series) and a diverse nationality of female actresses were nominated for the female actress award.
There will be fanmeeting, drama premieres, congratulary events, etc, held from 4~ 13-Sep, a total of 10 days, at KwangHwaMoon plaza for the citizens.
Credits : Daum.net + SS601.com + (English Translation) xiaochu @ Quainte501.com
where can we vote? i’m definitely supporting Lee Junki! nothing against Hyunjoong though, i think he’s pretty cute and talented, it’s just that when it comes to acting, Junki is one of the best and most versatile actors in Korea right now so I think he deserves to win.