Paeksang Arts Awards
|Award Event Type||Television/Broadcasting Awards|
|Awarded For||To the production crew and performers in the TV/Movie/Theatre Sector that has been aired, screened, or performed of the year|
The Baeksang Arts Awards (Korean: 백상예술대상; RR: Baeksang yesul daesang), also known as the Paeksang Arts Awards, are awards for excellence in film, television and theatre in South Korea. The awards were first introduced in 1965 by Chang Key-young, the founder of Hankook Ilbo newspaper, whose pen name was "Baeksang". It was established for the development of Korean popular culture and art and for enhancing the morale of artists. They are regarded as one of the most prestigious entertainment awards in South Korea.