Culture Online

Culture Online

The "Culture Online" Award is intended to encourage cultural institutions that actively leverage online technologies, and to support key cultural projects actualized by cutting-edge IT means.

Cultural institutions, artistic unions, public organizations, associations, bloggers and other organizations that have accomplished their projects in the area of culture are invited to enter the contest. Rules and regulations for the "Culture Online" International Award.

This year, 323 applications were submitted from 53 regions of Russia and other countries, including Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Switzerland.

The participants will be awarded in 7 main nominations. Apart from it, the award organizers will choose a winner for the traditional 8th nomination "Special Prize of the Russian Cultural Foundation".
All the submitted projects were implemented in an online format or with the use of IT technologies since October 16, 2021. The following nominations became the leaders in the number of applications: "Best Educational Project", "Best Online Project" and "Best Collaboration". Applications were also accepted in the nominations "Best IT Solution in the Field of Culture", "Best SMM Campaign", "Best Online Broadcast", "Cultural Gamification".

The next stage is the evaluation of the submitted works by the expert council, where the violist, conductor, People's Artist of the USSR and the Russian Federation Yuri Bashmet acts as the chairman. The jury also includes General Director of the TASS agency Sergey Mikhailov, Director of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts Marina Loshak, General Director of the Russian National Museum of Music, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bryzgalov, General Director of the MASTERS school, founder of the NFT-art platform “masters digital” Polina Bondareva, writer, author of a number of bestsellers, screenwriter, founder of the “Unprincipled Readings” literary and theatrical project Alexander Tsypkin.