Dingdong Dantes received a prestigious award from thre 15th Seoul Internationak Drama Awards held yesterday, September 15, 2020.
He received the Asian Star Prize Award for his performance as Captain Lucas Manalo in the philippine adaptation of the mega hit korean novela “Descendants of the sun.”
Dingdong on his speech, “The story was very well-loved by Filipinos, including my wife who’s an avid wife of K-drama. That’s why reliving the story is both an opportunity and a responsibility.”
“We had the chance to retell a well-loved, word-class creation while honoring the lives and experiences of our modern-day heroes through our portrayals.”
“I am deeply honored to be recognized by the Seoul International Drama Awards and I share this award to all the many men and women who work tirelessly to make this show alive in the hearts of our viewers.” He said.
He also honor all the frontliners who’s fighting Covid19 in his speech. “I also dedicate this award to all frontliners of the world, such as soldiers, health workers and volunteers.”
“This award is also for my loved ones and the Filipino people. May we find consolation knowing that our stories are being appreciated especially during these trying times.”
Congrats Dingdong, you can watch his full speech below: