2023 Blue Dragon Film Awards Gives Kim Hye Soo Special Tribute

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Kim Hye Soo received an unforgettable tribute as the actress bid goodbye to hosting one of Korea’s most prestigious ceremonies. The 2023 Blue Dragon Film Awards are her last time to grace the stage as the MC, along with co-host Yoo Yeon Seok.

Interestingly, the organization and fellow stars honor the actress’ great contribution as the annual event’s longtime host.

Jung Woo Sung Delivers a Special Tribute to Kim Hye Soo

Amid the glitz and glam of the night, Kim Hye Soo stole the spotlight with her stunning selection of dresses.

The actress graced the 2023 Blue Dragon Film Awards red carpet with a golden pleated dress from Zuhair Murad and paired it with a cloud clutch from Jimmy Choo from the winter 2023 collection.

As for her look on stage, Kim Hye Soo dons a Monique Lhuillier Fall 2023 collection with an off-the-shoulder column gown.

Other than giving recognition to individuals, one of the highlights of the 2023 Blue Dragon Film Awards is a special tribute given to Kim Hye Soo.

Presenting the award is Jung Woo Sung, who felt “honored” and, at the same time, “saddened” to hand the trophy to the actress.

 The actor also mentioned Kim Hye Soo’s amazing support for fellow celebrities and filmmakers who graced the stage as they accepted the trophy.

Meanwhile, as the actress received the special trophy from Jung Woo Sung, the audience cheered as the “Under the Queen’s Umbrella” star got emotional.

During her speech, she spoke about how she’ll miss hosting the annual ceremony but was confident that her successor will do a spectacular job.

“I don’t have any regrets about letting go, whether it’s work or a relationship. It’s because I know that even if I go back, I won’t be able to put in as much passion as I did at that moment, and I’m confident that I tried hard enough during that time.”

Kim Hye Soo has been hosting the Blue Dragon Film Awards since 1993, and this year marks her 30th year as the ceremony host.

Unfortunately, this will be her last time to grace the stage as host after announcing her decision to step down as MC.

Netizens Pay Tribute to Kim Hye Soo as the ‘Blue Dragon Film Goddess’

Over social media, netizens posted various photos and videos of Kim Hye Soo as they expressed their gratitude for being the ceremony host for three decades.

Fans described the award-winning star as an icon and legend for being the Blue Dragon Film Awards’ MC for the past 30 years.

On the other hand, Kim Hye Soo is set to return to the small screen with the office comedy series “Trigger” with “The Glory” star Jung Sung Il.