The Library and the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbassy announce the annual international contest "Independence of Kazakhstan and Elbassy" among print and e-media workers dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The contest aims to popularize the ideas and initiatives of Elbassy as the basis of Kazakhstan's statehood, promote the country's achievements over the years of independence in the international space, create moral and material incentives for creative self-realization and professional growth of print and e-media workers, identify new promising names in the Kazakh and international journalism communities.
The competition is held in five categories:
1) "The best TV material";
2) "The best radio material";
3) "The best article in newspapers and magazines";
4) "The best publication in online media";
5) "The best publication in foreign media".
The winners of the contest in each of the categories are awarded a cash prize of 1 million tenge, for the second and third places – 700 thousand and 500 thousand tenge, respectively. In addition, all winners will be awarded diplomas and badges.
Professional journalists can participate in the contest on an individual or collective basis.
Original author's materials in Kazakh, Russian, English and other languages that are officially published (televised, posted on the Internet) from October 10, 2019, through October 10, 2020 are accepted for participation in the contest.
The results of the contest will be summed up by the Contest Commission, which includes well-known journalists, prominent state and public figures of Kazakhstan. The award ceremony will be held on the eve of Independence Day.
Applications for participation in the competition are accepted electronically from June 1 to October 20, 2020, (inclusively) by email: firstname.lastname@example.org marked "for the contest "Independence of Kazakhstan and Elbassy". Contact phone numbers: (7172) 69-30-56, 69-30-57, 69-30-51.