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Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Lee Min Ho Talks About His Popularity In China


Actor Lee Min Ho took the Hallyu wave to China with an appearance at Chinese network CCTV's New Year Gala.
Through his management company Starhaus Entertainment, the actor said, "The experience was very enjoyable and it was an honor performing together with many great artists. It's much more meaningful because I was able to see how much the Hallyu wave has spread over Asia. I would like to express my gratitude towards the director Feng Xiao Gang and the officials and staff at CCTV."

Being the first Korean actor to participate in the event, he performed the song "Qing Fei De Yi", the theme to "Meteor Garden", the Taiwanese counterpart to his drama "Boys Over Flowers". It was reported that although the actor sang in Korean throughout, he sang a bit of Chinese towards the end.
According to a representative from his company, over 700 million viewers watch the event, and through other online sites and live streaming, fans from across Asia and the world were able to watch Lee Min Ho during the show.
"When it was time for Lee Min Ho's performance, viewer numbers spiked up and the servers slowed down. His name also trended in several Chinese portral sites like Weibo," the representative said.

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