Ukrainian crisis, presidential elections, and Sviatlana Alexievich’s Nobel Prize award have become important reasons for international media to pay attention to Belarus.
Are you interested in Belarus? Have you written articles about this country in 2015?
If the answer is “yes” then Belarus in Focus 2015 is for you. This year the competition takes place for the fifth time.
We accept articles about Belarusian politics, economy, international relations, culture, and everything related to Belarus. The articles will be evaluated by an international jury consisting of top media professionals. The detailed rule of the competition can be found here.
You can submit your articles here.
We accept articles about Belarus published between January 1st, 2015 and December 31st, 2015. The deadline for applications is January, 19th 2016.
Winners will receive:
Besides, selected participants from Belarus will be able to visit the editorial office of The Guardian in London and the office of the European Parliament in Brussels.
All the winners of the competition will be invited to a two-day workshop in Minsk with members of the jury, international experts, and journalists.
We recommend sending your articles translated to English, which is the main language of the competition. However, jury members will also be able to read your articles in German, Spanish, French, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Russian, and recommend the best articles for translation.
The official site of the competition: competition2015.belarusinfocus.info
The organizer of the competition: Belarus in Focus Information Office
Belarus in Focus 2015 international journalism competition is sponsored by MYMEDIA
This publication has been produced with the assistance of MYMEDIA, a DANIDA funded project. The content of this publication is the sole responsibility of Belarus in Focus Information Office and can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of MYMEDIA/DANIDA.
On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 winners in the Fourth Edition of Belarus in Focus 2014 Journalism Competition received awards in Warsaw.
В Варшаве прошла церемония награждения победителей конкурса "Беларусь в фокусе-2014"
Recent competition articles
Виктор Дашук: Быть "врагом народа" в Беларуси значит стать "человеком-никто"(Katsiaryna Kryzhanouskaya)
Is Belarus A European North Korea? - Top Three Myths About Belarus In Western Media(Artyom Shraibman)