Actress Moon Jung-hee is to receive an achievement award at the 2009 Asia Latin Culture Festival, her agency said Wednesday.
The organizing committee for the festival said Moon has had more than 10 years experience in salsa and made a great contribution to popularizing the dance.
Moon is an expert salsa dancer who won an international salsa competition.
The festival, which incorporates the seventh Korea Salsa Congress, is scheduled to open at the Aram Nuri Arts Center in Goyang, Gyeonggi Province on Aug. 1. Moon will receive the award at the opening ceremony and give a performance as well.