|Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism|
3 April 2019 – 10 February 2021
|Prime Minister||Lee Nak-yeon|
|Preceded by||Do Jong-hwan|
|Succeeded by||Hwang Hee|
|Vice Minister of Culture and Tourism|
9 August 2006 – 29 February 2008
|Prime Minister||Han Myeong-sook|
|Preceded by||Yoo Jin-ryong|
|Succeeded by||Kim Jang-shil|
|Born||20 November 1958|
|Alma mater||Chung Ang University|
Seoul National University
City, University of London
Park Yang-woo (Korean: 박양우; Hanja: 朴良雨; born 20 November 1958) is a South Korean professor at Chung-Ang University's Graduate School of Art previously served as President Moon Jae-in's second Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism from 2019 to 2021.
After passing the state exam in 1979, he worked as a public servant at multiple agencies from the Ministry and Ministry-run Korean Cultural Center New York to Office of the President for over 20 years before leaving the public service as the deputy head of the Ministry (then Ministry of Culture and Tourism) in 2008.
He then went back to his first alma mater, Chung-Ang University, as its professor of art management and later its vice president. He also served as the president of Korean Association Of Arts Management from 2009 to 2013.
Park holds four degrees - a bachelor and a master's in public administration from Chung-Ang University and Seoul National University, a master's in Culture, Policy and Management from City, University of London and a doctorate in tourism science from Hanyang University.
- Order of Service Merit by the government of South Korea (2009)
- Order of Service Merit by the government of South Korea (2000)
- 박보람 (2019-03-08). "Ex-vice minister with 30 years' experience in culture policy tapped as culture minister". Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved 2020-05-02.
- 유청모 (2019-03-18). "Cineastes denounce President Moon's culture minister nominee". Yonhap News Agency. Retrieved 2020-05-02.
- "Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism H. E. Mr Park Yang-woo of the Republic of Korea chairs the 14th session of the Intergovernmental Committee". Diversity of Cultural Expressions. 2021-02-01. Retrieved 2021-02-10.
- "Welcome to the website of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea". www.mcst.go.kr. Retrieved 2020-05-02.