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ADAMI 2018 Winners

  Photo : 2018 ADAMI Award ceremony on November 29 at the Organ Zal in Chisinau, Moldova  All photos with no fee may be used for publication © 2018 ADAMI Media Prize /  Denis Chicu

Photo: 2018 ADAMI Award ceremony on November 29 at the Organ Zal in Chisinau, Moldova

All photos with no fee may be used for publication © 2018 ADAMI Media Prize / Denis Chicu

The ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe congratulates the winners of its 2018 competition. Six nominees - from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine - were awarded at a gala ceremony in the Organ Hall, Chisinau, Moldova on 29 November.

The following are the winners of the 2018 competition: 


🔷ADAMI Media Prize for Information (Non-Fiction)
Soroca’s Bolshoi Theatre by Eugeniu Popovici, Produced by Mircea Sirdu. Broadcasted on TV Moldova 1, Moldova.
An entertaining documentary with great characters that show the life of Moldova’s Roma people in a new, positive light.

🔷ADAMI Media Prize for News and Short Non-Fiction
The Tower by Salome Jashi, Produced by Nino Lomadze, Indigo. Broadcasted on Pirveli TV, Georgia.
This short film without narration created by the journal Indigo is highly original; in four minutes it manages to convey the drama of people being evicted from their homeland.

🔷ADAMI Media Prize for Entertainment (Fiction)
Dear Friends
by Valeriu Andriuta, Produced by Iulia Andriuta. Broadcasted on Jurnal TV, Moldova.
The film with its unusual theme and wonderful humour touches on the complex relationship between old and new values for societies in transition. 

🔷Young ADAMI Media Prize
Penpals
by Nella Vasilevskaya, Produced by Andrey Kashpersky, Belarus.
A short, entertaining movie that is very professionally crafted, with bold and dynamic visuals and talented emerging actors. Penpals captures an essential topic for the youth of Belarus and beyond. 

🔷ADAMI Online Prize for Web Videos
Goran’s Rules of Life by Anastasia Slovinskaya, Radio Liberty / Ekhokavkaza.com, Georgia
This visually appealing short film introduces us to a man, Roma by origin, who lives without borders and is eager to share his life’s philosophy with its positive messages. 

🔷ADAMI Online Prize for Web Pages
Way Through Culture: Ethnic Tours of Kherson and Southern Ukraine
by Mykola Homanyuk, Kherson Regional Department, Sociological Association of Ukraine.
The colorful heritage presented on this web page immediately catches the viewer’s eye and offers insight into the history and cultural diversity of Ukraine’s Kherson region and Southern Ukraine. 

The 2018 gala ceremony was held under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland; under the patronage of the Chairperson of the Parliament of Moldova, Mr. Andrian Candu and the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Mr. Harlem Désir. Mr. Désir and Valeriu Ghileţchi, Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of Moldova, also Honorary Guest, Mrs. MEP Rebecca Harms, Co-Chair of the EuroNest Parliamentary Assembly, the ambassador of Germany in Moldova Mrs. Angela Ganninger have given speeches and awarded the winners of ADAMI 2018.

In addition to the prize winners, this year ADAMI awarded Special Mention honors to five submissions: 
🔷Being Young in Ashagi Saral – Aziz and Ali Ganievs, Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA), Georgia 
🔷Odessan is My Nationality - Tatiana Suchkova, Elena Nemish, Echo Media, Ukraine
🔷 Belsat Music Live - Siarhei Budkin- Belsat TV, Belarus
🔷 From Crimea to Siberia: How Russia is Tormenting Political Prisoners Sentsov and Kolchenko, Anna Tsigima, Broadcasted on Hromadske TV, Ukraine
🔷ACROSS THE RIVER. Life in a Small-Town Split Between Belarus and Latvia - Yuliya Kotskaya, Anton Trafimovich, Andre Shauliuha, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Belarus Service 

 

ADAMI TALKS 2018

ADAMI invites media students and journalist

to participate in the panel discussion - 2018 ADAMI TALKS. The discussion takes place on November 29, 2018 in the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova and will be streamed live in all EaP countries.

You want to be a part of this international forum held by the most experienced journalists and filmmakers? That's easy!

Just contact us at registration@adamimediaprize.eu

Please note, that the event is open only for accredited guests and the discussions will be held in russian and english.

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Arianne SwiecaComment
ADAMI 2018 Contest Nominees
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The ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe is honoured to announce its nominees of the ADAMI Media Prize 2018 competition. The ADAMI jury sessions took place at Impact Hub Odessa. Twenty-two international jury members were tasked with selecting the nominees and prize winners from 311 submitted TV broadcasts, online videos and web pages promoting national, ethnic, religious or cultural diversity issues from the six Eastern Partnership countries of the European Union (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine). The jury panels were composed of representatives of broadcasters, online media outlets and international organizations from both Western European and the Eastern Partnership countries.

The followings are the nominees for the ADAMI Media Prize 2018:

Information

1. Family Ties-director - Lucia Taut, Telefilm Chisinau. Broadcasted on TV Moldova 1, Moldova

2. Soroca’s Bolshoi Theatre-director - Eugeniu Popovici. Broadcasted on TV Moldova 1, Moldova

News and Short non-fiction

1. Stolen Happiness - Olha Krechko . Broadcasted UA: STB, Ukraine

2. The Tower – Salome Jashi. Broadcasted TV Pirveli, Georgia

3. Two Religions in One House – Ketevan Brachuli, Akaki Rukhadze, Giorgi Dzotsenidze. Broadcasted – TV Imedi, Georgia

Entertainment/ Fiction

1. To Our Taste – Evgeni Bulka. Broadcaster Second National TV Channel (ONT), Belarus

2. Dear Friends – Valeriu Andriuta. Broadcaster - Jurnal TV, Moldova

Online video

1. Images of Diversity – Hurie– Ekaterine Tchitanava, Beso Gvenetadze, Tolerance and Diversity Institute (TDI), Georgia

2. Goran’s Rules of Life– Anastasia Slovinskaya, Ekhokavkaza.com, Georgia

3. American in a Belarusian village– Eugene Shibinskyi Tut.by, Belarus

Web page

1. Special Project "Our Others" Online-magazine "The Ukrainians" - Olesya Yaremchuk, Ukraine

2. The Best of Two Worlds - Sona Kocharyan - Chai-khana.org, Armenia

3. Way Through Culture: Ethnic Tours of Kherson and Southern Ukraine - Mykola Homanyuk, Kherson Regional Department of Sociological Association of Ukraine, Ukraine

Young ADAMI

1. Motel STRUGURAȘ - Mihai Nichiforeac. Broadcasted TV Moldova 1, Moldova

2. Murat - Marine Kocharyan, Armenia

3. Pen Pals - Nella Vasilevskaya, Andrei Kashperski, Belarus

Special Mention

1. Being Young in Ashagi Saral - Aziz Qeniyev Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA), Georgia

2. Odessan is My Nationality - Tatiana Suchkova, Elena Nemish, Echo Media, Ukraine

3.   Belsat Music Live - Siarhei Budkin- Belsat TV, Belarus

4.    From Crimea to Siberia: How Russia is Tormenting Political Prisoners Sentsov and Kolchenko - Anna Tsigima, Natasha Gumeniuk – Hromadske TV, Ukraine

5.   ACROSS THE RIVER. Life in a small-town split between Belarus and Latvia - Yuliya Kotskay, Anton Trafimovich, Andre Shauliuha, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Belarus Service 

 

Representatives of all five productions will be invited to Chisinau to receive their SPECIAL MENTION certificate during the award ceremony on November 29th, 2018.

 

Congratulations

Arianne SwiecaComment