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Awards ceremony of the winner of Georgiy Gongadze Prize 2020
Awards ceremony of the winner of Georgiy Gongadze Prize 2020
Georgiy Gongadze Prize is an award given to independent journalists, which was established in 2019 by PEN Ukraine in partnership with powered KMBS Alumni platform and Ukrainska Pravda.

We invite you to visit the awards ceremony of this year's winner of Georgiy Gongadze Prize, which will take place on May 21 at 19:15 on UA:KULTURA TV channel.

Among the finalists of the Prize are: Mr. Roman Vintoniv, the founder of Toronto Television, Mr. Pavlo Kazarin, a publicist and TV presenter and Mr. Bohdan Logvynenko, a founder of Ukrainer project.

This year the event will be held for the first time in TV format, it will be presented by Mr. Yuri Makarov and Mrs. Olha Snitsarchuk.

Apart from the finalists of the Prize, the participants of the broadcast will also be:

— Mrs. Myroslava Gongadze, wife of Georgiy Gongadze and head of Voice of America Ukrainian Service;

— Mr. Andriy Kurkov, writer and president of PEN Ukraine;

— Mrs. Larysa Denysenko, writer, human rights activist and journalist;

— Mr. Ihor Kozlovsky, scientist, publicist;

— Mr.Vakhtang Kipiani, a first winner of the Prize, an editor-in-chief of the online publication Historical Truth and the eponymous TV magazine at Espresso channel, as well as the founder of the Museum-Archive of the Press;

— Mr. Yevhen Hlibovytsky, strategy expert.

Georgiy Gongadze Prize is the award given to independent journalists, it was established in 2019 by PEN Ukraine in partnership with Ukrainska Pravda and powered KMBS Alumni platform.

This year's long list of nominees for the Prize includes 22 Ukrainian journalists. Criteria for nominating candidates include the following:


significant contribution to the development of genre or journalistic environment;

professionalism and competence.

Among patrons who supported the Prize and development of independent journalism in Ukraine, there are kmbs graduates: Mr. Mykola Sushko, Mr. Dmytro Chernov, Mrs. Liudmyla Perebyinos, Mr. Maksym Diadyk, Mr. Mykola Demchenko and Mrs. Olha Mishurovska, Mr. Oleh Brusilovskyi, Mr. Oleksandr Tkachuk, Mr. Roman Kvashenko, Mr. Serhii Duliepov, Mr. Yaroslav Volkovetskyi, the Brunners, the Viknianskys and the Mishchenkos.

Kyiv-Mohyla Business School is the organizational partner of the event, so you can watch the ceremony on our Facebook page, as well as on UA:Kultura YouTube channel, Facebook pages of Georgiy Gongadze Award, PEN Ukraine, Ukrainska Pravda and Detector Media.

See you there!

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