On April 10, KBS announced that several KBS shows won significant awards at “2013 New York Festival – World’s Best TV & Films” in Las Vegas.
Documentary “KBS Special – Kim Jong Il” won the silver world medal in Current Affairs category under “Television – Documentary/Information Programs” and another impressive documentary “Icarus’s Dream” was given the bronze world medal in Sports and Recreation category.
KBS “Princess’s Man” was the only Korean drama that brought home a medal. The show won bronze world medal in Drama category under “Television – Regularly Scheduled Entertainment Program.” MBC “Moon that Embraces the Sun” was also nominated under the Mini-series category, but only received a finalist certificate.
Meanwhile, “New York Festival” is an overall award show for any TV program, including news, documentary, drama, entertainment, and so on. “2013 New York Festival” was its 55th award show and more than 50 countries participated in the event.