Wednesday, September 30, 2009

[News] Kim Hyun Joong is Adjusting to His Best Condition to Attend Taiwan Concert

Starting from next month, SS501 Asia Tour Concert will officially begin. Kim Hyun Joon will return back to his team and bring wonderful performance to Taiwan.

On 17 October, Kim Hyun Joong and SS501 will return to Taiwan and hold their Asia Tour Concert at Taipei Arena. Actually, recently Kim Hyun Joong has already gradually started to work on the 2nd album and also involve in preparation for a series of public performances.

Related personnel mentioned: "Actually Hyun Joong himself is very tense with his work and the Asia Tour Concert after his full recovery. While busy with the final preparation for the 2nd album, he also take time to recuperate to handle the coming Asia Tour. Of course, the 1st task is the 1st Taiwan Concert."

This year July, SS501 successfully invaded Taiwan and hold their 1st Fan Meeting. Currently they are preparing for a brand new concert content to return to Taiwan and meet with everybody next month. Five day before the official online ticket sales, the October concert ticket had already hit an 80% sales, from this it showed their popularity in Taiwan. Once the official online sales started, it is even more difficult to get a ticket.

Internal staff mentioned: "Once news about Hyun Joong sickness was released, all have even more anticipated to see him return to Taiwan in good health. Therefore, everybody expectation of this concert is very high. Actually not even local fans from Taiwan, fans from Hong Kong, Singapore and other nearby countries will also visit Taiwan to attend the concert. Therefore when organizing for the Taiwan concert, we had plans to make a special stage."

Kim Hyun Joong is able to gain high popularity in Taiwan mainly due to the Korea version "Boys over Flowers" which is currently broadcast in Taiwan. This new broadcast has brought forward a new wave in the Chinese circle, occupying pages in major newspaper. In addition, Kim Hyun Joong has always ranked first in the local media search.


Credit:Nate News + SS601 + (chinese translation) julieann@hyunjoongchina + (english translation)

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

[NEWS] SS501 Kim Hyun Joong Discharged on 12th Sept

SS501 Kim Hyun Joong who is receiving medical treatment in Japan will return to Korea.

Kim Hyun Joong, member of SS501, had been confirmed with infection of H1N1 influenza virus in Japan, was discharged on 12-Sep.

Some media reported that Kim Hyun Joong will be discharged on 15-Sep but he was already discharged on 12-Sep. He is staying in Japan with his manager to take a break before returning. Kim Hyun Joong has to undergo few more check-ups after being discharged and will return to Korea on 16-Sep.

Kim Hyun Joong has since fully recovered.

Kim Hyun Joong developed high fever during the promotion event of drama ‘Boys over Flowers’ in Yokohama Japan on 5th and 6th Sep.

He finished all his scheduled work, however because of his high fever after the event, he was sent to the emergency unit of a nearby hospital where he was confirmed with infection of H1N1 influenza virus.


Source: Nocutnews + SS601
Translations: xiaochu @ Quainte501

Saturday, September 12, 2009

[News] Seoul Drama Award 2009 Winner List Announced, SS501 Received Award On Behalf of Kim Hyun Joong

The 4th Seoul Drama Award 2009 prize giving ceremony winners list was released tonight (11 Sept) at Seoul Olympic Park. Seoul had won 5 big prize and was the biggest winner. Among them, winning the Internet Best Actor Award Kim Hyun Joong, could not receive the prize because he was recuperating and quarantined from H1N1 in Japan hospital. The prize was received on behalf by the idol group, SS501's member.

Kim Hyun Joong acted as 'Yoong Ji Hoo' in 'Boys over Flowers', snatched the heart of many girls. Therefore, in the joint internet voting held by 'Seoul Drama Award 2009' and 'Yahoo! Korea', both him and Moon Geun Young, "Painter of the wind', won around 255 million votes and 252 million votes respectively, as the Best Actor and Actress in the heart of internet users in China, Japan, Korea and other Asia countries.

During the award ceremony, guest performer SS501's 3 members, Kim Kyu Jong, Kim Hyung Joon and Hoe Young Saeng, received the award on behalf of their leader Kim Hyun Joong who was absent because of his sickness. Hoe Young Saeng said: "We received the prize on behalf of Kim Hyun Joong. His current health condition is very good, thank you for all your concerns. We will pass this trophy to Kim Hyun Joong." Also, winning 'Internet Best Actress' Moon Geun Young, not only thank the support of her fans but also wish Kim Hyun Joong for speedy recovery.

This year, other than winning the 'Internet Best Actor' and 'Internet Best Actress', Seoul also 'A Men's story' which acted by Park Yoon Ha won the 'Best Long Drama Award'; Kim Myung Min's 'Beethoven Virus' won the 'Best Short Drama Award', and also 'Boys over Flower' winning the 'Most Popular Drama Award', total up to 5 big prizes. Other than this, Taiwan's 'Taiwan 24' and China's 'Live a Luxury and Dissipation Life' both won the 'Judges Special Prize'.

Young Saeng: "I am accepting this prize on behalf of Hyun Joong. Thank you for everybody's support. Currently Hyun Joong is recovering. Thank you for your concern on Hyun Joong. Also thank you for supporting SS501 all the while. From now on, SS501 will show our best infront of everybody. Lastly, I will pass this trophy safely to Hyun Joong. Thank you."


Credit: (chinese translation) Baidu KHJ + (english translation)