An award ceremony for ‘SMIrotvorets’ journalism competition took place in Moscow

December 02, 2020

An award ceremony for ‘SMIrotvorets’ journalism competition took place in Moscow

An award ceremony for ‘SMIrotvorets’ journalism competition, supported by ICF, took place on Monday, 30 November 2020. This year’s competition saw the record number of entries, around a quarter of them were from bloggers. The awards were won by the journalists of 40 media outlets and 24 blogs from various regions of Russia.

ICF supported special ‘Children and Youth-Focused Media’ nomination. The winners of this category are:

1st place – Tatiana Zhirkova of children’s literary magazine ‘Kolokolchik’ (Yakutsk),
2nd place – Yulia Shishkina, Kirill Davydov and Anton Khozyashev of ‘Vklychai’ TV show, ‘Pervyi Tulskii’ TV channel (Tula),
3rd place – Daria Davydova with a series of TV stories based on fairy tales of the Khanty-Mansi people (Surgut).

The awards were presented by Olga Monakhova, Head of the Representative Office of the International Chodiev Foundation in Russia.

This year marks the 12th anniversary of the competition. It distinguishes the best coverage of the interethnic and ethnoreligious relations by Russia’s local, regional and national journalists. There are seven nominations.

Having supported children and youth, as well as the development of intercultural and international exchanges, since its establishment in 1996, ICF shares the aspirations and values of ‘SMIrotvorets’. We would like to congratulate the winners of the competition and wish them further success in their endeavours!

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