Actor Kim Soo Hyun visited China as a model for one of China’s biggest footwear company, Zhejiang Aokang Shoes Co. LTD. Kim Soo Hyun attended AOKANG’s brand launching show, which launched in Zhejiang on May 20.

AOKANG is the biggest shoemaking company in China. They were sponsor the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. In order to compete with other companies in the world, AOKANG selected Kim Soo Hyun for their company. It is proved that Kim Soo Hyun is a bona fide Hallyu Star beyond a simple syndrome.

This event was the first field stage event among china’s promotions he was attended. For prevention of safety-accidents, over 500 securities were mobilized. Numerous fans cheered when he appeared. They showed various banners written Korean for supporting him.

Kim Soo Hyun has been selected to model for over 20 Chinese local companies including food, cosmetics, clothing.

Kim Soo Hyun gathered total 50000 fans in 9 cities(Seoul, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Japan) started in Seoul on March 16 during three months.


Reporter, Choi Jin-sil
Translator, Jihea Lim
Photo by KEYEAST