This year’s competition for the Award Jelena Šantić was interested by 40 organizations and individuals who, through their active work, contributed to the development of local communities, human rights, pointed to the position of cultural workers, and also introduced a number of new practices to work with different target groups. Thanks to everyone for great applications!
The Independent Jury, composed of Aleksandar Vesić, Goran Tomka and Branislav Dimitrijević, decided on new winners and winners of the “Jelena Šantić” Prize for a brave step forward for 2016/2017:
Marijana Cvetković (category of individual) for consistency in the work and promotion of contemporary dance, continuous advocacy for better working conditions in the field of culture, and for the introduction of innovative practices for the youngest within the project “Generator”.
Association of Visual Artists Uzice – Gallery Reflektor (category of civil society organizations) for the courage and step towards the creation of a new local art community through association and cooperation with the public and private sector, as well as efforts to preserve the city’s cultural heritage.
Tatjana Nikolic, special recognition for outstanding contribution in improving the position of young professionals in culture, arts, creative industries and the media, as well as affirmation of young people, especially girls within the project “Rock camp for girls”.
The award will be organized on July 5, 2018, starting at 6 pm at the Center for Cultural Decontamination, Birčaninova 21, Belgrade.
* The “Jelena Santic” Award for a brave step forward for 2016/2017 is organized in cooperation with Group 484, with the support of the Balkan Trust for Democracy,