The Library and the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbassy announce an open international creative competition "Independence of Kazakhstan and Elbassy" among employees of print, electronic and audiovisual media devoted to a given topic.
The purpose of the Contest is to highlight the achievements of the country during the years of independence, popularization of "Nazarbayev's model", ideas and initiatives of the President as the basis of Kazakhstan's statehood, identification of new promising names in the Kazakh and international journalistic communities.
The competition is held in five categories:
1) "Best TV material»;
2) "Best radio material»;
3) "Best article in newspapers and magazines»;
4) "Best publication in the Internet media»;
5) "Best publication in foreign media".
The winners of the contest in each of the nominations are awarded a cash prize of 1 million tenge, and for the second and third places - 500 thousand and 200 thousand tenge, respectively. In addition, all winners will be awarded diplomas and badges.
The Contest is open to individual and collective authors in only one category.
Original materials officially published (first published, broadcasted, posted on the Internet) from October 10, 2018, to October 10, 2019, are accepted for participation in the Contest.
The results of the Contest will be summed up by the 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 Contest are accepted in person or by mail within the period from June 3 to October 20 (inclusive), 2019, at the address: Z05S5X1, Republic of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, A. Bokeikhan str., 1, office №404 marked "For the contest" Independence of Kazakhstan and Elbassy", contact numbers: (7172) 69-30-54, 69-30-51, 69-30-56, 69-30-57).