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'Fabulous Five' to Promote Seoul

2008/12/03 | 410 views | Permalink | Source

By Bae Ji-sook
Staff Reporter

Korean heartthrobs Daniel Henney and Choi Soo-jong, folk singer Lee Moon-sae, musician Kim Yong-woo and explorer Park Young-seok were appointed goodwill ambassadors to publicize Seoul metropolitan city, Wednesday.

The "fabulous five" will be promoting different sides of the capital: Lee and Kim will be promoting culture while Henney, Choi and Park will publicize the international aspect of the city.

"They are all top-notch celebrities in their fields, with charm and intelligence that could represent Seoul to not only other cities in the nation but to the world", Seoul brand manager Hong Sun-seong said.

Park is a renowned mountain climber who has completed The Adventure Grand Slam, from the 14 8,000 meters Himalayan peaks, the seven summits and the three poles challenge, a world first. Kim is a traditional singer who has released rows of albums mixing Korean and Western tunes and musical instruments.

Choi starred in hit TV dramas such as "Emperor of The Sea" "Emperor Wang-Gun" and many others. Lee is a folk singer who's been working as a major radio DJ for decades. Henney, an American actor with a mother of Korean descent, gained his stardom in the smash hit TV drama "My Name is Kim Sam-soon" and is now filming a spin off of the Hollywood blockbuster series "X Men"

Seoul now has 25 promoters, including TV actors Song Il-gook and Han Hye-jin.

The city government gave a plaque to the newly appointed people ― except for Henney, filming abroad ― on Wednesday at City Hall.
The "fabulous five" . appointed goodwill ambassadors to publicize Seoul City . are, from left, singer Lee Moon-sae, actors Choi Soo-jong and Daniel Henney, explorer Park Young-seok and traditional musician Kim Yong-woo. / Yonhap

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