Awards Organizing Committee to Reveal the International Drama of the Year of
Seoul Drama Awards 2021
- Japan's <Signal Special Episode>
and Thailand's <I Told Sunset About You> are named in the selections
Seoul Drama Awards Organizing Committee
(Chairman, Sung Jae Park) disclosed the International Drama of the Year
selections of Seoul International Drama Awards 2021 (abbreviated SDA 2021
For the 16th awards, which will take
place on 21 October, SDA 2021 selected ▲ Japanese drama <Signal Special
Episode> and ▲ Thai drama <I Told Sunset About You> for selections of
the International Drama of the Year, which selects and awards dramas of the
world with international popularity and fame.
Japanese drama <Signal Special
Episode> is a Japanese remake of the Korean drama <Signal>which aired
in 2016 on tvN. It's a detective story that police investigators of today and
past together running after unsolved cases again via short-wave radios radioed
from the past. The drama drew enormous attention even before being televised as
Japan's top actors - Sakaguchi Kentaro, Kichise Michiko and Kitamura Kazuki -
starred in the work. It was favourably received not only in Japan but also in
Korea, thanks to its story and atmosphere as well as the acting of the actors
that are on par with that of the original.
Thai drama <I Told Sunset About
You> is a teen drama of Teh and Oh-aew, who were the best friends quitted
the relationship from petit misunderstanding, encounters at a Chinese language
school and later anguish over friendship and love. The two main stars'
meticulous and delicate acting and the sophisticated, peculiar direction of the
director won the awards.
The 16th SDA will take place at the Open
Hall of Sangam MBC on 21 October Thursday. The awards will be broadcast live on
MBC. While the awards are being held from 20th Wednesday to 22nd Friday, 'Drama
Street' will come available, a street of diversified programs - experience and
exhibition zone, drama fashion class and drama reaction contest, at Sangam
Culture Square. Meanwhile, an omnibus music show 'OST Concert' will be held at
MBC Golden Mouth Hall on the 22nd to offer popular OSTs of Korean dramas that
have been beloved and appreciated by fans around the world.