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JAPAN PRIZE

The HBF provides annual support of US$10,000 for the JAPAN PRIZE.

Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize 2019

INTERNATIONAL CONTEST FOR EDUCATIONAL MEDIA

“Pumzi & Vuyo” Wins Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize in TV Proposal Division.

The winners of the JAPAN PRIZE 2019, an International contest for educational media, were announced and awarded in Tokyo on November 8. In the TV Proposal Division, the Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize for the best proposal was awarded to “Pumzi & Vuyo” by Pixcomm, South Africa, selected from the 5 finalists out of 19 entries from 39 countries/regions.


NHK JAPAN PRIZE

Mr. Nicholas Buchanan, Producer of Pixcomm received the winning trophy from President of the Hoso Bunka Foundation, Dr. Junichi Hamada at the awards ceremony.

Read more: HBF Prize 2019 / Interview with Winner

The TV Proposal Division is intended to support the realization of ideas for educational TV programs in countries/regions with limited budgets and technical facilities. The winner receives a cash prize of US $10,000 and is required to produce and broadcast the proposed program within the year following receipt of the prize.

TV Proposal Division Finalists

TitleEntering OrganizationCountry/
Region
Pumzi & Vuyo
★The Best Proposal (The Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize)
Pixcomm South Africa
Wally’s Wheels Zinco Tools Entertainment Colombia
A War on Children Lolo’s Boy Productions Philippines
Young African Farmers
☆Excellent Proposal (The National Federation of UNESCO Associations in Japan Prize)
Mediaset Africa Communications Kenya
Fight Fire with Fire Radio Television of Vojvodina Serbia

»JAPAN PRIZE 2019⇒ https://www.nhk.or.jp/jp-prize/english/index.html