On December 8, Yoon and Han attended the ’2012 Asia Top 10 Popular Star Awards’ in China and received the Hallyu Star Prize.
Yoon said in fluent Chinese, “I want to thank the staff members of Happy Noodle.” Besides Yoon and Han, Wu Chun and Joe Chen from Taiwan attended the awards ceremony.
Yoon gained high popularity in China thanks to his TV series King of Baking, Kim Tak Goo. His Chinese TV series Happy Noodle will also air in China next year.
The awards ceremony, conducted by CETV, awards stars, who are very popular in Asia (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan) and have contributed to development in the entertainment industry. Song Hye Kyo was awarded in 2002.
Yoon was recently cast in tvN’s series Flower Boy Next Door with actress Park Shin Hye. The series is based on a web cartoon about the moderns who peek at other people. The series will start airing on January 7 at 11:00 p.m.