Applications for participation in the “Culture Online” international award will be accepted until October 7. You can submit your project on the official website:

For the third year in a row, the “Culture Online” award brings together projects of cultural institutions that uses online technologies and the latest IT tools, which serve as a potent driver for the development of cultural institutions.

Yuri Bashmet – violist, conductor, People’s Artist of the USSR and the Russian Federation, is the chairman of the Expert Council. The jury also includes Sergey Mikhailov, TASS director general; Marina Loshak, director of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts; Mikhail Bryzgalov, director general of the Russian National Museum of Music, honored worker of arts of the Russian Federation; Polina Bondareva, director general of MASTERS school and founder of NFT-art platform Masters Digital; and Alexander Tsypkin, writer, author of several bestsellers, scriptwriter, founder of the literary and theatrical project “UnprinTSYpled Readings.”

The jury’s main objective is to evaluate projects of various formats: virtual tours, exhibitions, master classes and lectures, films, concerts and performances, and find those that meet the specified topic of the Award – implementation of advanced IT tools and the Internet.

Participants can submit their applications in 7 nominations. Projects must be implemented in an online format or with the use of IT tools:

  • Best Online Project
  • Best Collaboration
  • Best IT solution for the Cultural Sector
  • Best Social Media Campaign
  • Best Education and Outreach Project
  • Best Livestreaming Project
  • Gamification and Culture

The Special Prize of the Russian Cultural Foundation will be awarded this year – the Russian Cultural Foundation will choose the winner in this nomination among all the projects submitted for the Award


Official website of the Award:


Applications are accepted at


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


About the project:

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 all-Union 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 is an operator of cultural and educational programs for schools, the national project “Culture,” and the federal project “Creative People”. The Foundation is an important public institution influencing the state’s cultural policy.