Congratulations, oppa and unni! Actor Kim Soo Hyun and figure skater Kim Yuna received national brand awards at Yeouido Capitol on December 17, 2015. The 2015 National Brand Conference was the first of its kind in Korea. The conference was established to acknowledge individuals and businesses that promoted the value of Korea’s national brand and was hosted by the Institute of National Brand Promotion.

This year, three individuals and companies won the awards: actor Kim Soo Hyun in the culture category, figure skater Kim Yuna in the sports category, and the skincare brand AmorePacific in the business category.

Kim Soo Hyun received an award for his appearances in My Love From Another Star and Producer. Producer has been sold to other Asian countries like China, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia and Tajikistan. Exporting Producer to China alone yielded over three million dollars in sales.

Figure skater Kim Yuna is the first female skater to win the Olympic Games, the World Championships, the Four Continents Championships and the Grand Prix Final. AmorePacific received an award in business for its international success and charity work.

Kim Soo Hyun thanked those who trusted him and provided opportunities for him in his short acceptance speech for the award.

“Thank you so much. It’s a great honor,” Kim Soo Hyun said. “I will repay with performances.”

When asked if he has met Kim Yuna before, Kim Soo Hyun said he had filmed a commercial with her.

Kim Soo Hyun is currently filming the action noir film Real, which former f(x) member Sulli is in talks to join.

Watch Kim Soo Hyun give an acceptance speech for his national brand award!


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