[HanCinema's News] Nominations Released for APAN Popular Star Awards
By William Schwartz | Published on
Voting has begun for the Asia Pacific Actors Network (APAN) Star Awards, which will hold ceremonies for musicians on November 28th and actors on November 29th. From October 27th to November 27th on the Idol Champ mobile application, fans will have the chance to vote for their favorites from the newly released ballot. Prizes for the popularity award are to be divided by gender.
For actors Kang Ha-neul, Kim Min-jae-I, Kim Soo-hyun, Namgoong Min, Nam Joo-hyuk, Park Bo-gum, Park Seo-joon, Seo Kang-joon, Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee Min-ho, Lee Dong-wook, Lee Seung-gi, Lee Joon-gi, Jang Ki-yong, Jang Dong-yoon, Jung Hae-in, Cho Jung-seok, Ji Chang-wook, Joo Won, and Hyun Bin have all been nominated. Some of these persons have also qualified for the OST award. However, men will compete alongside women for this award.
For actresses, Go Ara, Kim Go-eun, Kim Da-mi, Kim Hee-sun, Kim Hee-ae, Moon Chae-won, Park So-dam, Park Eun-bin, Park Min-young, Bae Suzy, Seo Ye-ji, Seolhyun, Son Ye-jin, Lee Sung-kyung, Lee Min-jung, Jeon Mi-do, Jo Bo-ah have received nominations. The 2020 APAN Star Awards are planned to be broadcast worldwide. A representative of the APAN has made a statement expressing hope for much worldwide participation from international Hallyu fans.
Written by William Schwartz
More information: apanstarawards.com/?lang=en
Vote with the app IDOLCHAMP:
App Store: apps.apple.com/app/idolchamp/id1185735018
Staff writer. Has been writing articles for HanCinema since 2012, having lived in South Korea since 2011. Started out in Gyeongju, then to Daegu, then to Ansan, then to Yeongju, then to Seoul, lived on the road for HanCinema's travel diaries series in the summer of 2016, and is currently settled in Anyang. Has good tips for utilizing South Korea's public bus system. William Schwartz can be contacted via firstname.lastname@example.org. He also has a substack at williamschwartz.substack.com where he discusses the South Korean film industry in broader terms and takes suggestions for future movies to review.