‘The Blue Dragon Film Awards’ Postponed to February 9th Due to COVID-19

Credit: SBS

The 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards, which was temporarily postponed due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 last year, has been confirmed to be held on February 9th.

Credit: Blue Dragon Film Awards

The 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards will be held at 9 p.m. KST on February 9th at Incheon Paradise City. Though the event was scheduled to kick off on December 11th last year, it decided to halt for a while, judging that the widespread of COVID-19 could be unsafe.

The Blue Dragon Film Awards, a ceremony that shares its fate with the Korean film industry, will be returning on the first anniversary of Parasite‘s conquer in Oscar. There is to be no change in candidates, including the Best Picture Award, the Best Supporting Actor Awards, Rookie Award, and Best Director Award.

Despite the unprecedented pain in the film industry in 2020, more diverse films than ever have been presented to the audience, hinting at a brighter future. The 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards plans to do its best to return the rewards and pride to the filmmakers who are fighting to make great works even in times like these.

Furthermore, it is preparing for the award ceremony to be safe, by undertaking social distancing and adhering to government protocols. The stage for the film festival will be available to participate online, instead of interacting face-to-face.

Credit: Paradise City Korea

The 41st Blue Dragon Film Awards, which will make a new leap forward in the Korean film industry in 2021, will be held at 9 p.m. KST on the 9th of next month at Incheon Paradise City. It will be aired live on SBS and Naver TV.


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