Nauwi ni Gabby Concepcion ang Asian Star Prize sa naganap na 12th Seoul International Drama Awards 2017 noong September 7 sa KBS Hall, Seoul, South Korea.
Pinarangalan ng The Seoul Drama Awards Organizing Committee ang outstanding performance ni Gabby sa highest day-time drama show na Ika-6 Na Utos ng GMA-7.
Sa kanyang acceptance speech, nagpasalamat si Gabby sa GMA Network dahil sa pagtiwala sa kanya sa role na Rome sa Ika-6 Na Utos.
“Kamsamnida [thank you]. This is the first time to receive this kind of award.
“This is really something special for me. I'd like to thank GMA-7.
“Thank you very much, Atty. Gozon. It's his birthday today, this is for you.
“Ika-6 Na Utos would not have been possible if not from the brilliant minds of our scriptwriters, actors, directors, staff, and crew.
“I would like to dedicate this to my children and to the Filipinos who are here tonight, to my Korean friends who have been in the Philippines as well, and to our international friends who are always there to love and support us.”
Si Gabby ang ikalawang Pinoy na nanalo ng naturang award sa Seoul International Drama Awards.
Noong 2016, ang Kapuso actor na si Dennis Trillo ang nag-uwi ng parangal para sa teleserye na My Faithful Husband.
Narito ang background tungkol sa award-giving body: Seoul International Drama Awards is an annual TV drama festival that celebrates the diversity and creativity of international scripted programming. It aims to be a universal hub for exchanging TV dramas worldwide and drives diverse ideas for where the industry should go.
Organized by Seoul Drama Awards Organizing Committee and Korean Broadcasters Association, Seoul International Drama Awards strives to achieve the following goals: continuous development of the Korean Wave, promotion of healthy participation in festivals and vitalization of tourism in Seoul.
Narito ang winners ng 12th Seoul International Drama Awards 2017:
Grand Prize: This Is Us (United States)
Top Excellence Award for Short Drama: Redemption Road (Germany)
Excellence Award For Short Drama: Red Teacher (Korea)
Top Excellence Award for Miniseries: Please, Love Me (Belgium)
Excellence Award for Miniseries: Deep Water (Australia)
Top Excellence Award for Long Drama: The Slave Mother (Brazil)
Excellence Award for Long Drama: Brave and Beautiful (Turkey)
Top Excellence Award for Comedy: Fleabag (United Kingdom)
Best Director: Urs Egger (Switzerland, Gotthard)
Best Writer: Rodica Doehnert (Austria, Das Sacher)
Best Actor Award: Kerem Bursin (Turkey, Heart of the City)
Best Actress Award: Aleksandra Nikiforova (Russia, Anna Detective)
Special Jury Award: We Are One (Taiwan), P.O.W. – Bandi Yudh Ke (India)
Asia Star Award: Debbie Goh (Malaysia), Hyunri (Japan), Satyadeep Misra (India), Sukollawat Kanarot (Thailand), Gabby Concepcion (Philippines)
Top Excellence Award for Hallyu Drama: Moonlight Drawn By Clouds
Excellence Award for Hallyu Drama: W, Doctors
Best Actor for Hallyu Drama: Park Bo Gum (Moonlight Drawn By Clouds)
Best Actress for Hallyu Drama: Park Bo Young (Strong Woman Do Bong Soon)
Theme Song Award for Hallyu Drama: “I Will Go to You Like the First Snow”
Special Invitation: “Mozart in the Jungle Season 3” (United States)