Novelist Han Kang Wins Prestigious Italian Literary Award

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Novelist Han Kang Wins Prestigious Italian Literary Award
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Novelist Han Kang Wins Prestigious Italian Literary Award

Novelist Han Kang has won this year's Malaparte Prize, one of Italy's leading literary awards, for her book "Human Acts".

The award comes on the heels of Han winning the Man Booker International Prize for her novel "The Vegetarian" in 2016.

The Malaparte Prize is awarded to foreign writers and was established in 1983 in memory of Curzio Malaparte (1898-1957), who is best known for his unclassifiable wartime book "Kaputt".

Previous recipients include Saul Bellow (1984), Nadine Gordimer (1985), Susan Sontag (1992), Michel Tournier (1993) and Julian Barnes (2013).

Kang Dong Won Wins Award At 16th New York Asian Film Festival
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Kang Dong Won Wins Award At 16th New York Asian Film Festival

Actor Kang Dong Won recently attended the 16th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF), where he took home the Star Asia Award.

The festival posted an official announcement regarding this honor through social media, and also shared a live video of the actor actually receiving the award.

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In his acceptance speech, he relayed, Im very happy to have been invited to such a great movie festival, and to be awarded a huge honor. [This movies] genre is an uncommon one in Korea as well and many people worked together to challenge this new movie, so Im thankful to be able to meet the audience in New York.

W Wins Special Award At 50th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival
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W Wins Special Award At 50th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival

2016 drama W has taken home an international award!

On April 30, MBC revealed that the drama starring Lee Jong Suk and Han Hyo Joo won a Special Jury Award at the 50th WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival.

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The producer Jung Dae Woon responded, I am honored to receive this big award. I believe we were able to win this award because [the judges] thought highly of our original imaginative attempt.

Song Kang Ho Wins Best Movie Actor At 2017 Baeksang Art Awards
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Song Kang Ho Wins Best Movie Actor At 2017 Baeksang Art Awards

Song Kang Ho just won Best Movie Actor at the 2017 Baeksang Art Awards for his performance in The Age Of Shadows!

He beat out other top actors such as: Kwak Do Won (The Wailing), Ha Jung Woo (Tunnel), Yoo Hae Jin (Luck Key, and Lee Byung Hun (Master)

Congratulations Song Kang Ho on his amazing performance!

AOA Seolhyun wins photogenic of the year award
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AOA Seolhyun wins photogenic of the year award

AOAs Seolhyun was chosen as the most photogenic celebrity of the year at the KOPA and Nikon Press Photo Awards.

One photo, in particular, claimed the heart of the judges and cemented Seolhyun as the most photogenic person in Korea.

With her many roles in CFs and magazine photoshoots, its no surprise AOA star received this award.

For her acceptance speech, Seolhyun remained modest as she thanked the photographers themselves.

Thank you for giving me such a great award. This award was given to me by the votes of all the photographers who work hard at the scene so it means much more to me.