Fourth International Forum of Young Journalists
of Eurasia Dialogue of Cultures in the State Hermitage
14-16 October, 2009 the State Hermitage of St Petersburg hosted the fourth
International Forum of Young Journalists of Eurasia Dialogue of Cultures.
Around 200 participants representing Russia and the CIS countries took
part in the forum, including:
Mikhail Piotrovsky, Director of the State Hermitage, Ashot Jazoyan, Director
General of Eurasia Media Centre, Irina Gerasimova, Director General
and Art Director of the Russian State Musical Centre Federal State
Unitary Enterprise, Vitaly Kostomarov, President of the Pushkin State
Institute of the Russian Language, Abram Kletskin, Chairman of the National
Council on Radio and Television of Latvia, Sofiko Shevardnadze, presenter
of the informational program Russia Today, Radik Batyrshin, Chairman
of the Interstate Television and Radio Company Mir, Alan Kasaev, director
of the CIS and the Baltics Department of RIA Novosti, Antanas Sutkus,
Honorary Chairman of the Lithuania’s Union of Photographers, Andrei Milekhin,
President of Romir Holding, Elena Drapeko, First Deputy Chairman
of the State Duma Committee for Culture, Sergei Erofeev, CEO of the International
Academy of Television and Radio, Sofie Disdzhardin, producer of the Euronews
channel in France, Oru Urmas, Director of the Estonian Channel 2, Vsevolod
Bogdanov, Chairman of the Russia’s Union of Journalists.
Among the issued discussed at the Forum of 2009 there were innovations
and creativeness in mass media, new technologies and new media, new formats
as well as transborder projects.
St Petersburg - Moscow - Chisinau - Kiev International Teleconferences
were organized within the frames of the Forum.
The prize For a Valuable Contribution to the "Dialogue of Cultures"
on behalf of the International Community of Journalists and the State
Hermitage was awarded to Tatyana Paukhova, Director of the Culture Department
of the State Television and Radio Company VGTRK and the editor-in-chief
of the Culture channel.
Greeting speech by Mikhail Piotrovsky, Director of the State Hermitage
Ashot Jazoyan, Director General of Eurasia Media Centre and Mikhail Piotrovsky,
Director of the State Hermitage
Irina Gerasimova, Director General and Art Director of the Russian State
Musical Centre Federal State Unitary Enterprise