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Program Competition

We are pleased to inform you that the 15th International Festival of Local Televisions will be held from June 17h to 20th, 2009 in Košice, Slovakia. The festival is organized by the City TV Foundation .


How to enter your programme 

We encourage you to enter your programmes into the competition for the Golden Beggar Award in three competition sections ( Local Televisions, Production Companies, Young Authors).

We expect entries that reflect the life and fates of people living in your place. We also welcome works that discover serious problems of the present society like corruption, blackmailing, minority and cross-border problems and children fates.

The deadline for programs to reach us in Košice is  11th May , 2009. A typed entry form must be filled in for each individual production submitted. Each entry must be listed on a separate entry form. The entry form can be downloaded from the offficial festival website www.festival.sk. It can  be sent electronically to the e-mail address This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,  faxed to +421 55 79 79 112 or simply sent by regular mail to : City TV Foundation, Hutnícka 1, 040 01 Košice, Slovakia

A short synopsis ( max. 150 words) should be attached to the cassette/DVD. Do not forget! Even if your program is dubbed or subtitled please include also an original and English scripts! There is no entry fee for the programmes. To select the category of your programme please use the following category descriptions .
  1. News and Investigative Reports
  2. Documentary
  3. Animation  
  4. Fiction  
In  terms of length, programmes registered for competition should generally not exceed 30 minutes and should be produced after June 30, 2007.

The final selection of programmes will be made public on the www.festival.sk website no later than 10 days before the beginning of the festival.


For complete information please check the Rules and Regulations of the Competition in the Registration section of the web page.


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