Delegation of the European Union to the Kyrgyz Republic

EU Delegation awarded winners of #EU4Democracy contest

13/12/2017 - 12:20

On December 8, EU Delegation in Kyrgyzstan held an award ceremony of winners of the video contest organized in the framework of the #EU4Democracy media campaign. The event place in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan.

The video contest was held in October-November 2017. Participants were divided into two age categories (younger and elder than 17) and were supposed to shoot a video on one of the following topics:

  1. What is democracy?
  2. What democracy means to me?
  3. What can i do or what i have already done to promote democracy in my country?
  4. How does the EU promote democratic principles in my country?

Moreover 70 videos from all over the country were received by the Delegation.  In total, 10 videos (five per category) were selected with their winners being awarded with prizes. The event took place on the occasion of the Human Rights Day.

The photo report from the ceremony is available here, while the list of winners is noted below. Please click to the name in order to watch the video. Also you find some videos which were not selected at the bottom of the article.


Winners aged elder than 17:

1. Salamat Shakirov

2. Azat Ruziev

3. Aibek Askarbekov

Commended: Begimay Ailchinova

Commended: Ernest Aitiev


Winners aged younger than 17:

1. Akylai Sharsheeva

2. Bekmyrza Tashbulatov

3. Bubusara Nurkamilova

Commended: Elif Turalyeva and her brother


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