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Psy Likely to Receive Order of Cultural Merit by the Korean Government

With the entire world having recognized Psy’s merits and talents, the Korean government is looking likely to follow suit by presenting a major award to the entertainer. On October 8, Choe Kwang Sik, the head of Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism spoke before Korea’s parliament for its regular parliamentary inspection of the administration where the minister shared, “We are internally discussing presenting an Order of Cultural Merit to Psy,” and officially acknowledging the influence and aid in Korean culture the singer had achieved.

The Order of Cultural Merit is the highest official artistic recognition in Korea and officially recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding meritorious services in improving Korea’s welfare.

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