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.
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
|Pumzi & Vuyo
★The Best Proposal (The Hoso Bunka Foundation Prize)
|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|
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