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[English] Lee Seung Gi is Pizza Hut Model for 5 Consecutive Years

pizzaCredit: kjtimes

A Pizza Hut rep said,”Lee Seung Gi has a bright and friendly charm unique to him. With that, he maintained an extensive fan base. He fits well with Pizza Hut’s image of getting close to and giving enjoyment to consumers’ daily life”. “During all this time, he has been able to handle a variety of activities. As much as he’s proven the Seung Gi effect, we anticipate that he will capture consumers’ hearts and continue to increase positive feelings towards the brand as a CF model this year as well. ” With that, they revealed his contract renewal.

During the time that Pizza Hut has appointed Lee Seung Gi as their model, they recorded a 20,000,000 Won ($20,000 US Dollar) sales  of “The Special Pizza”. Within one month of launching the “Wow Box”, 400,000 boxes were sold. The launch of “Crown Pocket” also exceeded sales of 1,000,000 pieces within 2 months, obtaining positive results and displaying the brand as a pioneer in its industry.



Korean to English translation by Elise Min, Lee Seung Gi Forever

Source: kjtimes.com

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[English translation] Italian video clip ~ S.O.S. Lee Seung Gi

Credit: Kankoku Tv

English translation:

Hello (in Korean) . SOS (South Korean extraordinary evidence) Obviously today, we talk about another great character . Lee Seung Gi is a very influential singer since 2004 in South Korea . Some pictures. Lee Seung Gi is an SOS; a singer, MC, actor.. more than 1 role. Lee Seung Gi’s musical career debuted in 2004 with the album, “The Dream Of A Moth” and the debut song was “Because You’re My Woman”.   The song is well known because it basically talks about a love story between a boy and his nuna. Of course this song triggered a phenomenon called “love for nuna”. The Nuna effect for this song earned him the Best Newcomer Award at the Seoul Music Awards . In 2009, he released the song “Will You Marry Me”. It has become one of the most listened to tracks in South Korea since it was officially launched . This song won the Digital Single Bonsang Award. Another song  of Lee Seung Gi’s that is loved is one that he wrote and sang along with Kim Yuna (who was a figure skater for 19 years, and acclaimed in South Korea) for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He sang this song called “Smile Boy” and relaunched the official song for South Korea at the FIFA World Cup 2010.

In 2012, he  debuted in Japan with his first album titled “Time for Love”, which was translated in several ways: “Alone in Love” ,”Generation of Love,” and” the Era of Love”. There was also a lot of love in this song. A single from the album ranked first on the Oricon Daily Chart. Many Koreans continued to visit his Japan debuts.  In Japan, there are many who make videos and call Koreans.

In 2013, he took a break from music to focus more on his acting career . His artistic career officially started in 2006 with the drama The Infamous Chill Sisters which aired only on weekends. In 2009, he was the main character in the drama Brilliant Legacy. This drama  was a huge success in South Korea, which made Lee Seung Gi very famous for his acting career as well both within and outside of South Korea. In 2010, he was in the drama, My Girlfriend is a Gumiho / My Girlfriend is a Nine-Tailed Fox (broadcast even in Italy), and this earned him the “Excellence in Acting”award, Top 10 Stars” award and “Best Couple ” award with Shin Min Ah. Lee Seung Gi is recently known in Italy for the famous drama “The Gu Family Book”. It is a fantastic and very popular one. A three television career. Let’s say he is varied in his work.

It was said that he was an MC in TV programs . The first role he played was the protagonist on 1 Night 2 Days, a variety show airing on Saturday night. He participated in evening broadcasts of “Strong Heart”. The first time was with his colleague, and when his colleague decided to leave the show,  he was left alone for a while . This program created great popularity which earned him awards at the SBS Entertainment Awards. He practically won everything including a beautiful girlfriend, Yoona, from Girls Generation. Another program that Lee Seung Gi took part in is Noonas over Flowers.

Lee Seung Gi graduated from Dongguk University within four years and has two years to earn a masters at the university. He carried the Olympic torch in London in 2012. He was with Samsung because it was mini sponsor olimpiadasi so he became known internationally not only in Korea and Japan but also in Europe. Now one thing that binds us to Seoul is something that we see every morning; he did an advertisement for pizza. This is because he eats very well . This issue ends here. If you want to talk about other Korean actors find us on facebook , twitter, etc. How did you know about Lee Seung Gi ?

Italian to English translation by Elena B., Special Guest Contributor to Lee Seung Gi Forever

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English translation of Pizza Hut Seung Gi’s Pants giveaway auction on Facebook

Here’s a Pizzahut event where you can bid for the pants that Seung Gi wore during his CF! Here’s how to participate:

pants from pizza hut

Under the comments site at this link, bid in 1,000 won increments, with the minimum bid starting at 1,000 won (approximately $0.94 US dollars). That’s it!

EX) 1,000원 입찰합니다 → 저는 2,000원 입찰 합니다

EX) I place a bid for 1,000 won ->I place a bid for 2,000 won

Just copy and paste the last part (저는 2,000원 입찰 합니다) and replace it with a different amount for won, which is spelled 원  in Korean.

▶ Prize: The pants that Lee Seung Gi actually wore + a gift certificate for a double box pizza
▶ Announcement of winners : October 30th, 11AM KST

-The winner will be the one with the highest bid.  In case that person forfeits, the next highest bidder will be the winner.

-through this auction, the collected funds will be donated to the UN WFP (World Food Program)  to help those suffering from famine all over the world.

Korean to English translation by Elise, Administrator for Lee Seung Gi Forever

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