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CHO Dong-il
Academic Prize 2011
CHO Dong-il
Korea / Scholar of literature (Emeritus Professor, Seoul National University)

A leading scholar of Korean literature, whose major work, the six-volume Hanguk munhak tongsa (A C...See more »

HWANG Byung-ki
Grand Prize 2010
HWANG Byung-ki
Korea / Musician (Performer, Composer and Scholar of Korean Traditional Music)

As a performer and composer of the kayagum, a Korean traditional musical instrument, Mr. Hwang Byu...See more »

KIM Duk-soo
Arts and Culture Prize 2007
KIM Duk-soo
Korea / Traditional Performing Artist (Professor, Department of Traditional Folk Theatrices, School of Traditional Arts, Korean National University of Arts)

Mr. Kim Duk-soo is one of the leading figures in Korean traditional performing art. He has pioneer...See more »

IM Dong-kwon
Grand Prize 2005
IM Dong-kwon
Korea / Folklorist (Honorary Professor, Chung-Ang University )

Professor Im Dong-kwon is a pioneer in the field of Korean folklore and is the primary figure in E...See more »

LEE Ki-Moon
Grand Prize 1998
LEE Ki-Moon
Korea / Linguist (Professor Emeritus of Seoul National University)

Professor Lee Ki-Moon is a world authority on the study of the Korean language. His academic accom...See more »

IM Kwon-taek
Arts and Culture Prize 1997
IM Kwon-taek
Korea / Film Director

Director Im Kwon-taek is a celebrated film director of the Republic of Korea. Through his eloquent...See more »

HAHN Ki-un
Academic Prize 1995
HAHN Ki-un
Korea / Scholar of Education

Professor Hahn Ki-un is the Republic of Korea's leading scholar in the studies of history and ...See more »

KIM Won-yong
Grand Prize 1992
KIM Won-yong
Korea / Archaeologist

Professor Kim Won-yong is a prominent scholar of archaeology in Asia. His work, which systematical...See more »