Psy Confirmed to be Receiving an Order of Cultural Merit
Looks like Psy will be receiving an Order of Cultural Merit from the Korean government after all.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism revealed during a cabinet meeting on November 6 the 10 individuals who will be receiving Orders of Cultural Merits from the Korean government this year.
Psy, who has previously been mentioned as a candidate, will received the Jeweled Crown among the Order of Merit while Kim Ki Duk, whose recent Pieta won at the recent Venice Film Festival, will receive a Silver Crown.
The Order of Cultural Merit is conferred in five classes: Flower Crown, Jeweled Crown, Precious Grown, Silver Crown and Gold Crown with Gold Crown being the highest class.
Pieta’s actors, Jo Min Su and Lee Jung Jin will also receive a Jeweled Crown along with Psy.
The award ceremony will take place on November 19 at the Olympic Hall in Seoul’s Olympic Park.
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