KBS programs win Silver & Bronze at New York Festivals
Two KBS documentaries and one drama production were awarded medals at this year’s New York Festivals.
“KBS Special: Kim Jong-il,” detailing the enigmatic strongman’s rise to power in North Korea, won the Silver World Medal for the category of Television Documentary/Current Affairs, while “Icarus’s Dream,” a spectacular paragliding adventure over the Himalyas, took home the Bronze World Medal for the category of Television Documentary/Sports & Recreation.
“Princess’s Man,” a tragic love story set in the Chosun Dynasty Korea, won the Bronze World Medal for the category of Television Drama.
The New York Festivals, with its 55 years of history, is one of the world’s most prestigious international TV awards. Last year the KBS drama “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” was honored by the Bronze World Medal.