Chevalier des Arts et Lettres

Conductor Chung Myung-whun to join distinguished list of Koreans winning France's top cultural honour – the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres http://bit.ly/iv5hKW # Keywords: General post tags: Chevalier des Arts et Lettres

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Poetry actress becomes Chevalier des Arts et Lettres

by Philip Gowman 4 April 2011
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Actress Yoon Jeong-hee (윤정희) (Poetry) joins Jeon Do-yeon, fashion designer Andre Kim, pianist (and Yoon’s husband) Paik Kun-woo and jazz singer Nah Youn-sun as Chevalier des Arts et Lettres http://bit.ly/i9rCRR #. I wonder if this is the first husband and wife both to have been given the honour. Keywords: People: Yoon Jeong-hee Other tags: Chevalier […]

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Jeon Do-yeon given French culture award

by Philip Gowman 11 October 2009
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Jeon Do-yeon (http://bit.ly/2s5bE8) joins Nah Youn Sun (http://bit.ly/l0uf3) in French Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres award. The award was established in 1957 by France’s Minister of Culture to recognize noteworthy contributors to the arts and literature. # Keywords: People: Jeon Do-yeon Other tags: Chevalier des Arts et Lettres

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Nah Youn Sun wins French culture award

by Philip Gowman 28 September 2009
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Congratulations to LKL’s favourite jazz singer, Nah Youn Sun, on her upcoming award from the French government. # A graduate in French literature from Konkuk University, the 40-year-old singer was famous in France before being recognized in Korea. Source: Chosun Ilbo Keywords: Musicians: Nah Youn Sun Other tags: Chevalier des Arts et Lettres

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