Deadline: 15 October 2023
The competition focuses on collaborations between pairs and aims to celebrate the theme of culture, an area in which the EU is active through different types of support and contributions.
- In the 2nd edition, pairs will compete in 4 categories:
- TANDEM Journalism
- This TANDEM consists of 2 professional journalists, a woman and a man.
- The 2 journalists are not required to work in the same media and may work in two different fields of journalism.
- TANDEM Academy
- This TANDEM consists of a professional journalist and a journalism student.
- The professional journalist must be a media professional and may teach on a journalism course. The student must be enrolled in a journalism course.
- TANDEM Art
- This TANDEM consists of a media professional and an artist.
- TANDEM Photography
- This TANDEM consists of a professional photographer and a media professional.
- TANDEM Journalism
- The theme of the TANDEM Media Awards contest is culture, and its slogan is “Speak up culture!” The 2nd edition of the contest focuses on Cultural and creative industries.
- Through original journalistic productions related to an EU-funded project or cultural initiative in the Southern neighbourhood, it aims to showcase the social, economic and human impact of culture on the lives of people and communities in the European Union’s Southern Neighbourhood.
- TANDEM Media Awards will honour each winning pair with a prestigious award and a prize of EUR 3,000.
- Additionally, shortlisted pairs will have the chance to attend the prize-giving ceremony, an opportunity to network with experts and fellow participants.
Who can participate?
- The competition is open to print journalists and/or reporters (daily, weekly, monthly, printed or online), audiovisual journalists and/or reporters (television channels, production companies, and online television), professional photographers as well as students in journalism, and artists in all fields, from: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria and Tunisia.
- The 2 contestants forming one pair can come from different countries. Collaborations between contestants from different countries are highly encouraged.
- Entry is free, and there is no age limit.
- Members of the jury, the European institutions’ staff and the EU Neighbours South programme team may not enter the competition.
- Winners will be required to provide an identity document (identity card or passport) and a professional document proving they meet these criteria.
- Journalism students will be required to provide proof of enrolment in a journalism school.
- Participants must be the authors of the piece and hold the rights to it.
- Multiple entries from the same participant are not accepted.
For more information, visit EU Neighbours South.