Actor Kwon Sang Woo attended the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Korea-Japan diplomatic relations. The ceremony took place on July 19 and 20, at a hotel in Tokyo.
Other attendees of this event included the Korean ambassador Yoo Heung Soo, as well as Akie Abe, the wife of the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe and a well-known fan of Hallyu, and Fumio Kishida, the Japanese minister of foreign affairs. Akie Abe started her speech in Korean, drawing out a round of applause from the audience.
In the celebrations, Kwon Sang Woo gave an interview and participated in a talk show, hosted by FujiTV. He said that “I hope that through many exchanges, the two countries will earn opportunities to mature and develop further.”