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Samsung Celebrates the Launch of the Galaxy Note9 with Hallyu Artistes Kim Jong Kook and Park Min Young!

Aug 13. 2018

(Left photo: Park Min Young with Ms. Sarah Chua, Vice President, IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Singapore and Mr. Martin Kim, Business Director, IT and Mobile, Samsung Electronics Singapore. Right photo: Kim Jong Kook with Mr. Lee Jui Siang, President, Samsung Electronics Singapore.)

In celebration of the launch of the newest addition to the Galaxy family, Samsung held a Galaxy Exclusive Launch Party, in partnership with Viu, bringing Hallyu artistes to Singapore to meet their fans


Singapore – 10 August 2018 – To celebrate the launch of the all new powerful Galaxy Note9 in Singapore, Samsung, in partnership with Viu, held the Samsung Galaxy Exclusive Launch Party this evening at Gardens by the Bay. The exclusive event saw the unveiling of the latest member of the Galaxy Note series together with a meet-and-greet with fan-favourite Hallyu artistes, "What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim" lead actress Park Min Young and "Running Man" Sparta Kim Jong Kook. "Whats Wrong with Secretary Kim" and "Running Man" are currently among the top shows available on Viu.


"We are extremely excited to be introducing the all-new powerful Galaxy Note9. The Galaxy Note9 was created with our customers in mind to bring them a device that will power their lives throughout the day," said Mr. Lee Jui Siang, President, Samsung Electronics Singapore. "In celebration of the launch, we are delighted to have hosted the exclusive launch party featuring these fan-favourite Hallyu stars to reward and thank our loyal consumers for their support over the years."


At the Samsung Galaxy Exclusive Launch Party, almost 800 Samsung and Viu fans had a chance to experience the revolutionary features of the Galaxy Note9 and also got to meet Park Min Young and Kim Jong Kook in person. Lucky fans even came up close with their idols on stage, playing games with them and taking home personally autographed momentos.

Earlier in the day, Samsung together with Viu, also held a press conference where the two artistes talked about their latest shows and shared more about their favourite Galaxy Note9 features.




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Catch Park Min Young and Kim Jong Kook on Viu! 


To get more of Park Min Young and Kim Jong Kook, fans can catch their shows on Viu now! Fans of Park Min Young can catch full episodes of her newest drama, "What's Wrong With Secretary Kim", which has been ruling viewership ratings in South Korea since it started airing in June this year. Her other works include "Sungkyunkwan Scandal", "Glory Jane", "Queen for Seven Days", "City Hunter" and "Remember" – full series are available on Viu for free!


Kim Jong Kook’s fans can continue to catch him in popular variety shows like "Running Man" and "Mom’s Diary". "What's Wrong with Secretary Kim" and "Running Man" are also among the top shows on Viu currently. (Please refer to the appended fact sheets for more info on the shows)


Besides the aforementioned dramas, viewers can catch the latest Korean dramas and variety shows on or Viu mobile app. Viu’s impressive range of premium Asian content also includes box office hits and all-time favourite movies from tvN Movies and Now Baogu Movies on Demand, popular kids’ edutainment animation, and Viu Original, a category of original Hong Kong content produced by ViuTV.