South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism and Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) held its annual award show, 'Korean Popular Culture & Arts Award' at Seoul's Olympic Hall on November 19th.
Three K-Pop artists won awards at the award show. SHINee won the Ministry of Culture Award, 2NE1 won the Prime Minister's Award, and Psy received the highest honor with the Cultural Medal Award. Actor Kim Soo Hyun also received the Ministry of Culture Award.
The awards are given to recognize the contributions of people and artists in the promotion and spread of the Hallyu Wave.
SHINee, EXO-K, miss A, B.A.P, BtoB, f(x), and Davichi were all in attendance, however, 2NE1 and Psy couldn't attend due to scheduling conflicts. Check out a few photos and videos from the event below.
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