Tumar National Television Awards Ceremony

This year Astana hosted the main event in the media industry, Tumar National Television Awards Ceremony, where leading journalists and domestic broadcasters were recognized. The ceremony which awards honorary statuettes for high achievements in television was dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Kazakh television. The main guests of the event were retired TV journalists who were nominated for special awards. The best anchor’s hard work and skills were acknowledged individually for the first time. Winners such as the best reporter, cameraman and director were also awarded with statuettes.

Kazakh TV’s “My Astana” project received an award in the “Best project about Astana” nomination. The channel also won two other awards for the best cameraman and the best educational program – “The Treasures of the Nation”. The jurors were made up of leading experts of TV industry and Kazakhstan’s famous media personalities. They assessed the creativity, significance and quality of the participants’ works.


 - It is obvious that the interests among television professionals towards the contest have significantly increased, it can be seen by the number and quality of works as well as the regional participation and genre variety. It was not an easy task for us to review such great amount of works but it was interesting. It shows what Kazakhstan television represents, both in the capital city and in the regions.