Group BTS will receive the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Award at Pop Culture Award at the 2016 Pop Culture Award.
BTS will receive the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Award at "2016 South Korea Pop Culture Award" which is conducted by Korea Creative Content Agency and hosted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Pop Culture Award is the government prize ceremony organized to improve the status of Pop culture and to inspire the creativity of Pop Culture artists. The ceremony will take place on 27th at National Theater of Korea - Haeorum Theater.
Prize winners of Pop Culture Award were selected after evaluating various factors like their promotion period, their domestic and international performance, level of contribution to industry, contribution to public welfare, public reputation and recognition. 6 winners for Cultural Medal, 7 winners for Presidential citation, 8 winners(teams) for Prime Minister's commendation, and 9 winners (teams) will receive commendation from minister. Total of 30 people (team) will be awarded.
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