A group of Cha Inpyo fans in Taiwan will soon be on their way to Korea to see
Inpyo in person.젨The 50 fans from the Taiwan club IPTH are to arrive in Korea
on June 23rd for 4 nights and 5 days.
Since the drama “Flame” aired in Taiwan, Inpyo’s popularity there has soared.젨Inpyo had
hoped to visit Taiwan, but his drama production schedule has been a very busy one.
Consequently, Taiwan fans have decided to visit him instead. They will have a joint
meeting with the Korean fan club IPSR on June 23rd and 24th.젨The visiting fans will stay at the Aloemaiim company’s training institute.젨Inpyo stars in commercials for the
company which is sponsoring the visitors’ accommodations and meals.젨
Inpyo and his wife signed a contract two weeks ago to appear in Aloemaiim commercials
for another 3 years.젨Inpyo, who has the role of ‘Taeju’ in the MBC weekend drama “The
Woman’s House,” looks forward to a very enjoyable time with the fans from Taiwan and
Korea on June 23rd and 24th.젨By the way, Inpyo and his wife plan to be in the Philippines for Aloemaiim photo shoots by Photographer Cho Sunhee from July 1st to the 3rd.
More than 100 fans of Inpyo, members of IPTH, planned to visit Korea, but only 50 are able to come due to limited seating on the flight. The visiting fans need to use aircraft from other countries since Korean and Taiwanese plane don’t fly to each other’s territory.
Inpyo was moved by his fans’ enthusiasm and decided to throw a party to show his
appreciation for his admirers in Taiwan and Korea. “I thank you regardless of nationality.
I don’t plan a special treat just because they are foreign fans, but I decided to attend the fan clubs’ meeting and spend one night with my fans hoping to be a little help as a cultural
Excerpt from Chung Kyungmoon’s report, Daily Sports
Top star Cha Inpyo has appealed for improvements in convenience for cultural exchanges.젨
Although Taiwan and South Korea do not have a treaty of amity, Inpyo hopes that the two sides can reach a compromise and thus strengthen transportation links via cultural and
When Inpyo visited Taiwan last March to promote the SBS-TV drama “Flame,”
Taiwanese fans expressed their hope to visit Korea, but obstacles stood in their way.
One problem was the plane seats. Since Taiwan and South Korea don’t have a treaty of
amity, visitors have to fly on the aircraft of a 3rd country. Inpyo realized, consequently, that due to the lack of flights it is impossible to transport more than 100 people at once.
Inpyo thought about a charter plane, but the number of fans had to be reduced to 50 from the original 100.
Excerpt from Chung Hyunsuk’s report, Sports Chosun