Local Newspaper Organizes 1st Korea Multicultural Youth AwardsUpdated: 2012-12-14 00:00:00 KST
Children from multi-cultural families living in Korea were recognized on Thursday for enhancing the nation's cultural diversity.
The Korea Times, a local English newspaper, organized the 1st Korea Multicultural Youth Awards on Thursday evening in Seoul, which aims to promote cultural diversity and support talented children from multi-cultural families.
The event was supported by the Ministry of Gender Equality and the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
Among the 10 award recipients was eight-year-old Hwang Min-woo, who is perhaps better known throughout the world as "Little Psy" for his appearance Psy's hit video "Gangnam Style."
He was born to a Korean father and a Vietnamese mother.
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