TWESCO has founded Ismail Gaspıralı Media Award


Today, in the cultural capital of the Turkic world, the city of Turkestan International Turkic Academy (TWESCO) has awarded the first winners of the Ismail Gaspıralı Media Award.

The award ceremony took place within the framework of the 1st International forum of journalists on "The Turkic World and the Information space", organized by the Academy jointly with the South Kazakhstan region Administration.

This Media award was presented for great contribution to the promotion of achievements of the Turkic world in the field of education, science and culture, and to the development of cooperation of related Turkic peoples in the sphere of media. One of themost important criteria to determine winners used by a Special expert Commission were the candidates active participation in the activities of the Academy, promotion of the TWESCO’s work in media and information support.

Media Award established for the first time this year was presented to the writer-journalists of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Kazakhstan. 

Thus, TWESCO Media Award was presented to the program editor Turkish NTV channel Ahmed Yeşïltepe for the best series of documentary films, to the expert of "Yeniçağ" newspaper Kürşad Zorlu for the best journalistic research, to the editor of "Discovery Azerbaijan" magazine Aida Eivazova for the best educational materials and to the Director General of Kazinform International News Agency Askar Umarov for the best information and analytical materials.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Media Forum, D.Kydyrali said that this Award would be presented on a regular basis once a year.

It should be noted that any journalist who is broadcasted or published in one of the Turkic languages can be a candidate of the Award.


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Александр Васильевич Адрианов
Түрколог-жаратылыстанушы, тарихшы-археолог,физика-математика ғылымдарының кандидаты