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Choi Woo-shik, Jin Ji-hee named PR ambassadors for SIYFF

최종수정 2012.07.04 19:00 기사입력 2012.07.04 19:00


Actress Jin Ji-hee (left) and actor Choi Woo-shik (right) [SIYFF]

Actress Jin Ji-hee (left) and actor Choi Woo-shik (right) [SIYFF]

Korean actor Choi Woo-shik and actress Jin Ji-hee will serve as promotional ambassadors at the upcoming Seoul International Youth Film Festival (SIYFF), the organizers announced in a press release on Tuesday.

The two rookie stars, who both have been spotlighted as brilliant new actors exploring notable career path, will promote the 14th annual festival, which will take place in several venues in Seoul, South Korea from August 23 to 29.

“Every year, we have chosen influential and promising young actors to be our PR ambassadors. We are looking forward to Choi and Jin’s fulfilling work for this year’s event.” Kim Jong-hyun, the SIYFF chief was quoted as saying.

"I am honored to be appointed as the PR ambassador of SIYFF and I hope to meet the audience as soon as possible to give young people good influence," Choi was quoted as saying.

Meanwhile, his counterpart actress Jin, who is a teenager herself, expressed her excitement by saying, “As a teen myself, it means a lot to me to be chosen as the PR ambassador of SIYFF. I will work hard to make a meaningful event with everyone involved.”
Choi and Jin are set to start their activities as promotional ambassadors starting with their appearance at the official press conference, to be held at the Shilla hotel in Seoul on July 24.

SIYFF is one of the representative film festivals in Korea, introducing coming-of-age films, and aims to develop diverse cultural activities targeting youth around the world.

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