Tuesday, April 25, 2006

2006 Children’s Broadcasting Award, UNICEF Calls for Entries

UNICEF and the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is calling for entries from broadcasters for the 2006 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Award. 

The ICDB Award will go to the broadcaster with the best programming that reflects the 2005 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting theme: Sport for Development and Peace. 

For the second year, the ICDB Award judging will take place in 8 regions with broadcasters eligible for prizes. 

Entries are due to UNICEF’s regional offices by June 2, 2006. The top-scoring program in each region will compete for the ICDB Award, to be presented at the International Emmy Awards Gala, November 20, 2006 in New York.

Information about regional judging and entry forms are now available at http://www.unicef.org/icdb.

Last year, the Award went to Egyptian TV, selected from a list of eight regional ICDB prize winners that included TVE Brazil, ATN Bangla Bangladesh, CCTV China, Denmark’s Radio Denmark, ETV Ethiopia, NTA Nigeria and Yangi Avlod Uzbekistan.


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