South Korea is a progressive nation rich in culture and tradition. A determining factor behind this success is the Hallyu wave which helped boost their tourism over the last decade. It is part of the government’s joint efforts with their Kpop celebrities to choose ambassadors for the a certain time period. Recently, Lee Min Ho and AOA Seolhyun were entrusted with this distinction. Read On!
The official organization responsible for their country’s tourism, Visit Korea, have chosen the two to be the newest ambassadors for 2016 to 2018, according to Soompi as cited by Inquisitr. Their new duties were publicly known last November 6, Friday. They will grace several events in association to being the new faces of Korea’s tourism.
These events include dance competitions, festivals, and the launch of the K-smile campaign. The two stars will witness the 2018 Winter Olympics as their last line of tasks. The sporting event will take place in Pyeongchang.
The announcement of Lee Min Ho and Seolhyun new responsibilities is part of the proclamation ceremony of Visit Korea last Friday, as reported by KDramaStars, South Korea president Park Geun Hye have taken over the event. Lee is prim and proper in his black suit attire while Seolhyun is lovely in the traditional hanbok.
Lee rose to fame both in their own country and overseas with the drama series and movies he has starred in such as “City Hunter,” “Gangnam Blues,” “The Heirs” and “Boys Over Flowers.” Recently, he was also recognized as the most popular Korean star for Arabs through a poll conducted and was chosen to be one of Ferrero Rocher’s endorsers. These are just some of the achievements he has in his career to date.
Seolhyun is a rising star in Korea. She’s one of the eight members of AOA(Ace of Angels) that started their career last 2012. Some of their hit songs are “Like A Cat,” “Heart Attack,” and “Miniskirt.” She has also starred in Gangnam Blues and variety shows.
Expect to see more of Lee Min Ho and Seolhyun in more events of Visit Korea for the next couple of years.