Alden Richards receives Asian Star Prize

Photo by: Good News Pilipinas

Filipino actor Alden Richards receives the Asian Star Prize at the Seoul Internal Drama Awards 2019 on Wednesday (Aug. 28).

Alden wore a navy blue suit and walked down the red carpet at Kyung Hee University’s Grand Peace Hall in Seoul, Korea.

In the acceptance speech given by Alden, he said: “It’s such an honor to receive this award. As a Filipino, I am very humbled and grateful to be recognized in the international scene, along with so many amazing and talented artists here tonight”

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“This award is also extra special to me because it comes at a time when we are celebrating 70 years of friendship between the Philippines and Korea,” Alden added.

Awarded longside Alden Richards is Japanese actor and singer Miura Haruma.

Filipino actors who previously won the award were Dennis Trillo in 2016, and Gabby Concepcion in 2017.

According to Inquirer, the Seoul International Drama Awards is an annual ceremony which honors excellence in television drama productions worldwide.