Launching of the regional contest TANDEM Media Awards: Speak up culture!

September 9, 2021
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If you believe that culture is the lifeblood of a vibrant society and provides important social and economic benefits, the TANDEM Media Awards contest is for you!

The TANDEM Media Awards is a media content creation competition based on the concept of collaboration between a pair, opened to journalists, journalism students and artists in the following countries and territories: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia.

The theme of the 1st edition of the TANDEM Media Awards is culture, and its slogan is “Speak up culture!”   Pairs of contestants will work together to produce a single piece of journalism (print article, online article, TV programme, short video, televised report, radio report, photo report, podcast, comic strip), preferably related to an EU-funded project or cultural initiative in theEuropean Union Southern neighbourhood region.

The 1st edition of the competition will reward the work of three pairs: a male journalist/female journalist TANDEM, a student/professional journalist TANDEM and a journalist/artist TANDEM. In addition to cash prizes, the laureates will be invited to attend the awards ceremony in December 2021 and will take part in a cultural press trip during the year 2022.

Deadline for registration and submission: 14 November 2021

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia