S. Korean poet Ko Un wins Golden Wreath Award


Renowned South Korean poet Ko Un has won this year’s Golden Wreath, one of the world’s most authoritative awards for poets, the Korean National Commission for UNESCO said Monday.

Ko received the award at the end of an annual poetry festival in the southern Macedonian town of Struga on Sunday for his overall ody of work, the commission said.

The 53rd edition of the Struga Poetry Evenings, an international poetry festival that has been held annually since 1962, was held on Aug. 21-24.

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