[Trending Now] Double Win for Jessy Mendiola: First Filipina to Ever Win Best Asia Pacific Star in APAN Awards and Met DOTS Actor Song Joong Ki!
Following the title of Sexiest Woman in the Country , Jessy Mendiola seemed to have the time of her life as she was recently awarded as ...
Following the title of Sexiest Woman in the Country, Jessy Mendiola seemed to have the time of her life as she was recently awarded as Best Asia Pacific Star at the 5th Asia Pacific Actors Network (APAN) Star Awards last Sunday night, October 2. She is the first Filipina to ever to ever receive that award.
The said awarding was held at the MBC New Building in Sangam-dong at the Mapo-gu district in Seoul, South Korea. Upon receiving the award, Mendiola delivered her speech and expressed her gratitude saying:
'I am so happy to be standing here tonight in front all of you and I am greatly honored to be the Filipino recipient of Best Asia Pacific Star Award.
'Tonight is a celebration of promoting cultural exchange and opening up of new opportunities in Asia. I am extremely proud to be part of this prestigious ceremony.
'I thank God for this wonderful blessing and I would also like to take the opportunity to express my sincerest gratitude for the invitation to be in Seoul, Korea tonight.
'To the President of MBC and to everyone here, thank you very much. Lastly, I would like to thank my Filipino fans here. Thank you very much. Saranghamnida [I love you].'
Aside from the prestigious award, Mendiola also had the chance to meet Korean Supertar such as Song Joong Ki, Descendants Of the Sun Series Lead Actor and she even took a photo with him. Joong-Ki was nominated for Best Actor for his role Capt. Yoo Si Jin in the said Korean series. She also met Kim Min Seok, Sgt. Kim Gi-Beom in Descendants of the Sun who was nominated for the Best New Actor Catergory, Prime Minister and I actress Chae Jung An, actor Cho Jin Woong, And Korean emcees Honey Lee And Shing Dong Yup.
Meanwhile, Mendiola also shared her first time experience with hand-printing activity and captioned the photo with "First time to do this hand print thingy. kala ko maiiwan kamay ko eh."