South Korean stars explore Hoi An

By Thien Lam   May 15, 2023 | 09:09 pm PT
Several top South Korean celebrities, including Han Hyo Joo and Han Ji Min, have visited Hoi An Ancient Town where they released lanterns on the Hoai River and took in the sights.
South Korean stars explore Hoi An

On Saturday, South Korean actress Han Hyo Joo (L), 36, updated her social media account with photos of her and other artists in Hoi An Ancient Town. Han said the four-day company trip from May 9 to 12 left her with many memories.

Han Hyo Joo, Han Ji Min (C), and Choo Ja Hyun (R) are artists under BH Entertainment. The actresses released lanterns on the Hoai River. Photo from Han’s Instagram

"I and other fellow artists under BH Entertainment will never forget our first company trip [to Hoi An Ancient Town]. We had a lot of happy memories here and were grateful for that. Thank you so much," Han Hyo Joo wrote in her Instagram post.

Many South Korean celebrities and Instagram users "liked" the post and praised Hoi An for being tranquil and having beautiful scenery. Many said they had plans to visit Hoi An in the summer. Video from Han’s Instagram

Han gained popularity in television series such as “Spring Waltz,” “Dong Yi,” and “Shining Inheritance.” Throughout her career, she has achieved many TV awards.

South Korean stars explore Hoi An

Park Bo Young, 33, dubbed “the epitome of loveliness” by South Korean media, travels along the Hoai River on a boat. Park has been to Vietnam many times for both business and travel. Photo from Park’s Instagram

Park started out in the entertainment industry when she was 15 and is known for her talent and scandal-free career. Her work includes “Scandal Makers,” “A Werewolf Boy,” and “Oh My Ghost."

South Korean stars explore Hoi An

Actress-singer Jung Chae Yeon, 26, former member of the girl group DIA, wrote on her Instagram account: “It’s good to be together, I was really happy.” Photo from Jung’s Instagram

Jung has starred in several movies and web dramas, including “The Golden Spoon,” “Live Again, Love Again,” and “My First Love."

South Korean stars explore Hoi An

Lee Byung Hun (wearing glasses), 53, founder of BH Entertainment, wanders around the ancient town with Lee Jin Wook, Lee Ji Ah, Park Hae Soo, Jung Woo, Kim Go Eun, and Lee Hee Joon. Photo from Han Hyo Joo’s Instagram

South Korean stars explore Hoi An

Actresses stroll around Hoi An Ancient Town. From left to right: Lee Ji Ah, Han Hyo Joo, Choo Ja Hyun, Han Ji Min, Park Bo Young, and Jung Chae Yeon. Photo from Han Ji Min’s Instagram

Choo Ja Hyun, 44, who is competing in “Sisters Who Make Waves,” made time to join her col.leagues in Hoi An.

Lee Ji Ah, 45, applied for an absence for a few days from the “Pandora: Beneath the Paradise” set to attend the trip

South Korean stars explore Hoi An

Park Hae Soo (second to the left), 42, takes a selfie with colleagues, including famous actor Lee Hee Joon. Park described his time in Vietnam as “perfect.” Photo from Park’s Instagram

Park started his career in the entertainment industry as a musical actor, and then rose to stardom as a movie and TV series actor. In 2021, he starred in “Squid Game,” the global phenomenon survival series produced by Netflix.

South Korean stars explore Hoi An

Park (L) takes a photo with Go Soo. Go, 45, is a famous actor who starred in various South Korean TV shows, including “Piano,” “Marrying A Millionaire,” and “Love 911.”

South Korean stars explore Hoi An

The artists enjoyed their time at My Khe Beach, Da Nang, on Thursday. According to News1, Lee Byung Hun paid for the expenses of the trip for 62 people, including artists and staff under BH Entertainment.

Lee said he started planning for the trip last year, as arranging schedules for artists and finding a time when all of them were free was hard, as all of them have tight schedules.

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