Baeksang Arts Awards

Baeksang Arts Awards, also known as Paeksang Arts Awards, is an awards ceremony held annually by IS PLUS Corp., publisher of Ilgan Sports, since 1965. It recognizes achievements in film, television, and theater, making it the only comprehensive art award in South Korea. It was established by Chang Key-young, founder of the Hankook Ilbo newspaper, whose pen name was "Baeksang". The ceremony is usually held in the spring each year in Seoul.[1][2]

Baeksang Arts Awards
Current: 56th Baeksang Arts Awards
Baeksang arts awards logo.jpg
Awarded forExcellence in film and television and theatre
CountrySouth Korea
Presented byIS Plus Corp.
(Ilgan Sports)
Reward(s)Baeksang Arts statuette
First awarded1965
Television/radio coverage
JTBC (2012–present)
Baeksang Arts Awards
Revised RomanizationBaeksang yesul daesang
McCune–ReischauerPaeksang yesul taesang

Baeksang Arts Awards was created to honor outstanding achievements in the South Korean entertainment industry and to garner public attention upon the best in Korean film, television, and theater. The annual awards ceremony is one of Korea’s most prestigious film awards ceremonies, along with Blue Dragon Film Awards and Grand Bell Awards.[3]



Special awardsEdit

InStyle Fashion AwardEdit

# Year Recipient
46 2010 Son Ye-jin
47 2011 Lee Min-jung
50 2014 Jun Ji-hyun
Kim Hee-ae
Im Si-wan
51 2015 Lee Jung-jae
Shin Min-a
52 2016 Park Bo-gum
Bae Suzy
53 2017 Kim Ha-neul

iQiyi Global Star AwardEdit

# Year Recipient
51 2015 Lee Min-ho
Park Shin-hye
52 2016 Song Joong-ki
Song Hye-kyo

Bazaar Icon AwardEdit

# Year Recipient
54 2018 Nana
55 2019 Kim Hye-soo
56 2020 Seo Ji-hye

Social Contribution AwardEdit

# Year Recipient
49 2013 Ahn Sung-ki

Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

# Year Recipient
34 1998 Jeon Taek-yi
39 2003 Lee Tae-won
46 2010 Bae Sam-ryong
47 2011 Shin Sung-il
53 2017 Kim Young-ae

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Paquet, Darcy. "Film Awards Ceremonies in Korea". Retrieved October 19, 2005.
  2. ^ "Baeksang Arts Awards: About" (in Korean). Archived from the original on August 12, 2011. Retrieved November 7, 2011.
  3. ^ Dong, Sun-hwa (May 1, 2020). "Baeksang Arts Awards to take place without audience". The Korea Times. Retrieved May 8, 2020.


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