The winners of the “Knowledge” award have been determined

The Knowledge Prize winners will be named on December 7

A closed meeting of the Honorary Jury of the Knowledge Education Prize was held at the Intercontinental Hotel on November 29, at which scientists, culture and art workers, business representatives and statesmen chose 27 laureates out of 103 finalists. The names of the winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on December 7.

The shortlist of nominees is published on the website. The participants represented various topics: preserving the culture of small peoples, studying the Arctic and space, projects in the field of preserving historical memory, including about the Great Patriotic War. A large number of applications are related to the popularization of science.

“I am very pleased that more than 3 thousand authors of projects and educators from 80 regions have applied for the award. This shows how many people are making efforts to transfer knowledge to the younger generation. For young people, who have a great demand for knowledge, this is always a personal example of a person who tried it – and he succeeded. This means that tens and hundreds of thousands of young guys and girls will also try. Not only their fate and success, but also the well-being of the country as a whole largely depends on how courageous, open and creative they will be in their dreams and actions, ”said Sergei Kiriyenko, First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Russia.

In his welcoming speech, Sergei Kiriyenko expressed his special gratitude to the members of the expert commission, which included more than 300 people – representatives of the country's largest companies, public and educational organizations. He also thanked the jury members.

Applications were evaluated in 14 nominations. The jury also considered applicants for victory for educational films and events.

At the same time, a popular vote in a special nomination “According to the listeners' version” was opened, which will last until December 6 on the website. The award ceremony will take place at the Moscow Musical Theater. The laureates of the award will be invited to cooperate with the Knowledge Society, they will also receive the status of a resident of the Mashuk educational production center.