During MAMA press conference, Leeteuk was asked what is needed for Hallyu Wave to continue. He said, "with the start of Hallyu wave, we are performing in Europe and Japan. When I look at the price of a concert ticket, I'm worried that it might have an adverse effect. If concerts are produced with great systems, it's not a problem. However, if many people only chase after profits, number of Kpop fans will dwindle. I hope people focus on promoting songs and performances instead." Wise words from Leeteuk.
Teuk to press after MAMA award ceremony: If the tears we shed, when we received newcomer award, were tears of grief after rising from trainees, today's tears are tears of happiness that we'll be able to do better in the future.
Because Super Junior appreciates every award they receive, knowing that it’s the result of both their sweat and sore muscles and countless tough days & nights of practicing, and of ELF’s efforts to bring them these awards through buying albums and through voting. MAMA’s Album of…
111129 Leeteuk's Winning Speech for Album of the Year (MAMA)
Leeteuk:Hi Singapore, we've lived through our 20s with everyone, thank you. With many difficulties, with so many things happening, the members depended on each each other, also the members who are not with us, the ones watching TV right now, and the ones far away from us, I love you guys. When no one acknowledged us, no one knew us, the best fanclub who made us the best, as fans, letting us feel the "mightiness", ELF all over the world, I thank you again. We Super Junior are ugly ducklings, until the day we became swans, SM Entertainment's Lee Soo Man, Kim Youngmin and others who kept giving us help, and teacher Yoo Young Jin who gave us Sorry Sorry, Thank you. Super Junior's mentors, Young Joon hyung, Seung Joon hyung, Min Hwan hyung, Dae Bin hyung, Yong Sun hyung and (one more xxx) I really thank you. This award could be the last we receive before enlistment, it's an unforgettable awards ceremony, we will continue being a hard working Super Junior. Thank you everybody.