Applications for the Culture Online International Award are accepted until September 22, 2023, 11:00 P.M. (Moscow time). Cultural institutions, creative unions, public organizations, associations, bloggers and other organizations that have implemented their projects in the field of culture using new technologies from September 23, 2022, to the present are invited to participate.

To apply for the Award, please visit the official website

This year’s Culture Online award will be given in 7 categories:

  • Best Online Project 2023: A project that implements its activities in an online format. Theater, music and cinema projects are eligible for the Award;
  • Best Collaboration: This category is open for submitting online cultural projects implemented by two or more companies;
  • Best IT solution for the cultural sector: Projects that use Blockchain technology or artificial intelligence and digital exhibitions that implement VR/AR are eligible for the Award;
  • Best Social Media Campaign: Blogs on the social media platforms are eligible for the Award;
  • Best Education and Outreach Project: Education and outreach projects that offer online lectures, masterclasses, training courses, programs, etc., are eligible for the Award;
  • Best Livestreaming Project: This category is for projects that broadcast cultural events from a venue through the Internet in real time;
  • Gamification and Culture: Mobile apps and online games related to the cultural field are eligible for the Award.

Over the previous years the organizing committee of the Award received more than 1000 applications from 53 regions of the Russian Federation and 25 countries, including Belarus, Austria, Singapore, Mexico, Czech Republic, Belgium, Great Britain, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Switzerland and others.

The Organizing Committee has the right to additionally reward individual contestants with a Special Prize of the Russian Cultural Foundation and a Special Jury Prize.

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The Culture Online International Award is organized by the Russian Cultural Foundation

About the Foundation: The Russian Cultural Foundation is a National Public-State Organization in the field of culture and art. Dozens of new regional museums were established, hundreds of Russian and international exhibitions, festivals, concerts and competitions were held. Unique literary treasures were published, and periodicals were launched in many regions of the country with the support of the Foundation. An extensive regional network of branches and representative offices allows the Foundation to carry out cultural and educational activities throughout the Russian Federation. Every year the Foundation allocates grants in various fields of art, supporting theatrical, publishing, musical and educational activities. The Russian Cultural Foundation operates cultural and educational programs for schools, that is the national project «Culture» of the federal project «Creative People»

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