Miky Lee Makes History as First Korean Recipient of Abu Dhabi Festival Award.

Miky Lee Makes History as First Korean Recipient of Abu Dhabi Festival Award.
CJ ENM proudly announces that Vice Chairwoman Miky Lee has been honored with the Abu Dhabi Festival Award by the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) on February 3rd, marking a historic moment as the first Korean figure to receive this prestigious accolade.

The Abu Dhabi Festival Award is an annual recognition celebrating individuals for their exceptional and lasting contributions to arts and culture. 
Miky Lee is acknowledged for her unwavering dedication to the realm of arts and culture, spearheading the global expansion of Korean culture by showcasing its beauty and significance worldwide. The award recognizes her inspirational impact on the entertainment industry and her numerous initiatives that demonstrate how arts and culture can truly foster hope and peace.

ADMAF lauded Miky Lee as the "bridge between the East and the West, empowering multicultural creators and fostering connections in arts and culture across generations." The award was presented by H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, and H.E. Huda Alkhamis-Kanoo, Founder of ADMAF and Founder and Artistic Director of Abu Dhabi Festival.

Renowned as the executive producer of K-content titles such as "Parasite," "Decision to Leave," and "Broker," Miky Lee has played a pivotal role in the breakthrough of the Korean film and content industry. She is also the executive producer of the 96th Academy Awards nominated film "Past Lives," a recent global favorite contending for Best Picture and Original Screenplay.

In recognition of her significant contributions, Miky Lee was awarded the Geumgwan Order of Cultural Merit, the highest honor given by the Korean government, last December. She was also honored with the 2022 International Emmy Directorate Award by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the 2022 Pillar Award by the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures for her pivotal role in spearheading the Korean wave for almost 30 years.