The Jakarta Post
Choi Si-won from K-pop group Super Junior. (The Straits Times/File)
Choi Si-won, a member of popular South Korean boyband Super Junior, surprised Indonesian fans by appearing in an advertisement teaser for instant noodle brand Mie Sedaap.
In a video posted on the brand’s Instagram account @miesedaapid, the singer can be seen walking toward the camera as an explosion goes off behind him.
The post has garnered nearly 2,000 comments as of Wednesday evening, with fans such as @ardha2110 saying, “I would surely buy a whole carton [of noodles] if there’s a picture of Siwon on the packaging.”
Instagram user @superjunior_sj_ said, “Hot noodle with hot daddy!”
In a post on Aug. 9, Mie Sedaap announced that it was looking for a brand ambassador for its Korean Spicy Chicken flavor.
Guys, @MieSedaapID lagi nyari #SedaapKoreanStar buat jadi Brand Ambassador Mie Sedaap Korean Spicy Chicken. Yuk ikutan voting, siapa tau Korean Star favoritmu yang bakalan jadi brand ambassador. . . Caranya gampang: - Follow Facebook dan Instagram @miesedaapID - Vote #SedaapKoreanStar favoritmu dari Vote List yang tersedia di kolom komen dan jelaskan alasanmu - Mention 3 temanmu untuk ikutan voting - Pakai Hashtags #SedaapKoreanStar - Voters yang beruntung akan mendapatkan: 2 Voucher MAP @Rp. 500.000,- dan 25 Tas Sedaap . . Periode: 09 – 15 Agustus 2019 Pengumuman Pemenang: 16 Agustus 2019 #MieSedaapKorea #PedasnyaSukaSuka
Netizens were invited to submit their choice by commenting on the brand’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.
The five stars nominated were Irene from Red Velvet, actor Park Seo-joon, Choi Si-won, Taeyeon from Girls’ Generation and Taeyong from NCT.
Choi held his first solo fan meeting in Jakarta on Aug. 10. As part of Super Junior, he has visited the country several times, including last June when he performed in the Super Show 7S concert at the Indonesian Convention Exhibition in South Tangerang, Banten. (wng)