Report From 2011 Korean Drama Awards
To congratulate the success of the most-loved dramas of this year,the 2011 Korea Drama Awards was held on October 2nd at Kyungnam Culture and Arts center. On that event came so many actors, especially those who were involved in 2010-2011 dramas.
This event gave awards for 13 categories and winners were chosen by seven judges who came from different backgrounds such as drama critics, journalists, media professionals and so on. Dramas that came out as nominees were “Sungkyunkwan Scandal”, “Secret Garden”, “City Hunter”, “Royal Family”, “Dream High”, “Sign”, “Best Love”, “Giant” and others.
“Secret Garden”, the most phenomenal 2010-2011 drama got the highest award, Daesang award, and the writer , Kim Eun Suk also awarded as best writer. Appearantely Secret Garden’s popularity hasn’t ended.
And I think, 2011 is absolutely the year for Lee Min Ho, through his sexy drama “City Hunter” he doesn’t only get a new girlfriend , but also gains two awards from that event, for best actor and Hallyu star category. On the actress side, Yum Jung Ah crowned as best actress based on her acting in “Royal Family”.
And these are the winners:
1. Daesang : Secret Garden
2. Best Writer : Kim Eun Suk (Secret Garden)
3. Best Director : Kim Won Suk (Sungkyunkwan Scandal)
4. Best Actor : Lee Min Ho (City Hunter)
5. Best Actress : Yum Jung Ah (Royal Family)
6. Best Supporting Actor : Joo Sang Wook (Giant)
7. Best Supporting Actress ; Lee Yoo Ri (Shiny Shiny Shining)
8. Best Rookie Actor : Kim Soo Hyun (Dream High)
9. Best Rookie Actress: Im Soo Hyang (Paradise Ranch)
10. Cable TV: Jeon Hye Bin (Yacha, OCN)
11. Popularity Award : Kim Soo Hyun (Dream High)
12. Hallyu Star : Lee Min Ho (City Hunter)
13. Best OST: Huh Gak (Best Love- ‘Don’t Forget Me’)
Congratulation for the winners , we hope there will be dramas that will make us fall in love again in the next year to come, good job for all!
[info and images sources: 1, 2, 3]