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ABU Prizes

– ANNOUNCEMENT OF FINALISTS –

Radio Category

DRAMA

Bangladesh Betar
BB – Bangladesh     
“The House”
All India Radio
AIR – India    
“Still Alone”
Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting
IRIB – Iran
“The elevator”
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK – Japan
“Gray Canvas”

NEWS REPORTING

China National Radio
CNR – China
“Kid, I Still Owe You Peach Juice”
Radio Television Hong Kong
RTHK – Hong Kong, China
“Double Trouble – Aging Disgracefully”
British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC Hindi– India 
“Is this the face of fake news in India?”
Radio Republik Indonesia
RRI – Indonesia
“Medical Waste”
Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting
IRIB – Iran
“The flood”

RADIO ABU PERSPECTIVE AWARDS

China National Radio
CNR – China
“Song from the Wordless Tongue—Story of the Silence Choir”
China Radio International
CRI – China
“Resurrecting a Lost Treasure – 40 Years in the Making”     
Korean Broadcasting System
KBS Republic of Korea
“Hangeul Day Special Program <AI Studies Korean>”
The Voice of Vietnam
VOVVietnam
“Mong community fights abuse of marriage by capture”

DOCUDRAMA

Busan English Broadcasting Foundation
BeFM – Republic of Korea
“The Forgotten Kingdom”
China National Radio
CNR – China
“A Sound Recorder of the Times-Recruitment”
All India Radio
AIR – India
“Peace-the Paramount Duty”
Radio Republik Indonesia
RRI – Indonesia
“The Darkness Is Only In My Eyes But It Is Not In My Future
(A Life Story Of Sri Sugiyanti – The Blind Athlete Who Becomes The Asian Paragames Medallist)”

COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Bangladesh Betar
BB – Bangladesh
“Raise our voice”
Shandong Radio and TV Station
SDRT –  China         
“Mother earth: please forgive us for our past actions and allow us to make amends”
All India Radio
AIR – India
“Those ‘Golden Minutes’ to Life”
The Voice of Vietnam
VOVVietnam
“Message on children right protection”

SPECIAL JURY PRIZES

DRAMA
Bangladesh Betar
BB – Bangladesh
“The House”
DRAMA
Bhutan Broadcasting Service
BBS –  Bhutan
“A Job Seeker’s Plight”
NEWS REPORTING
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication
BNNRC – Bangladesh
“Abortion is taking place in Charfasion due to fear of the birth of a baby girl”
ON-AIR PERSONALITY
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
FBC – Fiji
“Happy Moment with Papa”

DOCUMENTARY

China National Radio
CNR – China
“Slow Train in Cold Pole Only Stops for You”
Radio Television Hong Kong
RTHK – Hong Kong,China
“Please Do Not Cross the Red Line”
Korean Broadcasting System
KBS – Republic of Korea
“A Documentary on the fifth anniversary of the Sewol Ferry Sinking”
The Voice of Vietnam
VOV – Vietnam
“10 MINUTES – ONE LIFE”

ON-AIR PERSONALITY

Shandong Radio and TV Station
SDRT – China
“Xiaofeng Live Studio,The Belt and Road, Xiaofeng Leads Your Way-
The 150th Anniversary of Meiji Restoration, Exploration and Reflection”
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation
FBC – Fiji
“FIJI HINDI”
Radio Republik Indonesia
RRI Indonesia
“SURABAYA MORNING SHOW”
Korea Educational Broadcasting System
EBS – Republic of Korea
“Attorney of Fifty Million with Baek Seong-moon”

TV Category

DRAMA

TBS Holdings, Inc.
TBS – Japan
Stepmom and Daughter Blues”
Radiotelevisione Italiana S.p.A
Rai – Italy
“My brilliant Friend”
ZDF German Television
ZDF-Germany
“Freedom’s Calling”
The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association
JBA – WOWOW Inc. – Japan
“Behind the door”
Korea Educational Broadcasting System
EBS – Republic of Korea
“Home of the Wind”

CHILDREN

Radiotelevisione Italiana S.p.A
Rai-Italy
“Jams”
Korea Educational Broadcasting System
EBS-Republic of Korea 
Adventures of the four siblings
Vietnam Television
VTV-Vietnam 
“Brothers”
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK-Japan 
Bodypedia Baby”

TV ABU PERSPECTIVE AWARDS

China Central Television
CCTV-China
 “Impossible Challenge: Go China”
The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association
JBA –  Fuji Television Network,Inc. – Japan
“Dearest Megumi – Last Battle against the Abductions to North Korea-”
Voice of America
VOA-United States 
“Hell and Hope”
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
ABC-Australia 
“Will Australia Ever Have a Black Prime Minister”

DOCUMENTARY

The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association
JBA – Nagoya Broadcasting Network – Japan
“Whole Again”
Sri Lanka Rupavahini (TV) Corporation
SLRC-Sri Lanka
“Never Alone Ever on Earth”
Shandong Radio and TV Station
SDRT-China
“Tell Movies to the Blind
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK-Japan
“A Doctor Beside the Deathbed”

ENTERTAINMENT

The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association
JBA-Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.-Japan
 “Todaiji Otobutai”
China Central Television
CCTV-China
“Everlasting Classics (Season II)”
Shandong Radio and TV Station
SDRT- China
“Beautiful China”
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK-Japan
“Late Night Show with Nitty & Gritty: The Yakuza”
International Broadcasting Multimedia Platform of Ukraine
UA/TV-Ukraine
“Chornobyl. Territory of chance”

SPECIAL JURY PRIZES

DOCUMENTARY
Media Niugini Limited-EMTV
MNL- Papua New Guinea
“The Last Mile”
DOCUMENTARY
Thai Public Broadcasting Service
Thai PBS –  Thailand
“Survive 4th episode of the documentary series ‘Lost : Find : Found : Survive : Restore”
ENTERTAINMENT
International Broadcasting Multimedia Platform of Ukraine
UA|TV – Ukraine
“Chornobyl. Territory of chance”
NEWS REPORTING
Power House Limited
DERANA TV – Sri Lanka
“Human Elephant Conflict in Sri Lanka”

NEWS REPORTING

Shandong Radio and TV Station
SDRT-China
“China’s First Deep-sea Fishery Successfully Launched”
Sichuan Radio and TV
SRT-China
“Forty years in the eyes of a photographer Xiao Quan”
National Broadcasting Services of Thailand
NBT-Thailand 
“Liver Flukes: A Terrible, Silent Danger
Seoul Broadcasting System
SBS-Republic of Korea 
“SBS 8 News- Terminator Panda :  Collusion between Celebrities and Law Enforcement Authorities Uncovered through Jung Joon-young’s Phone – The Ugly Side of K-pop Stars”

SPORTS

China Central Television
CCTV-China 
“The Football Roadmap
Northern German Broadcasting
 NDR-Germany
 “You’ll never walk alone- 30 years after Hillsbourough”
Bavarian Broadcasting
BR-Germany
 “Checker Tobi – The Sports with Handicap-Check”
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK-Japan 
“14 Seconds at Rostov Japan vs. Belgium: The Real Story”
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK-Japan 
“The World Reaches for Tokyo: Second Chance Dojo”

New Media Category

DIGITAL CONTENT AWARDS

China Central Television
CCTV China
“A flyover of the guangdong-hong kong-zhuhai-macao ——Media Report on Opening of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge”
Sichuan Radio and TV
SRT – China
“Never Forget the Past and Do Not Miss the Spring”
British Broadcasting Corporation
BBC Hindi – India
“Goodbye Father”
Japan Broadcasting Corporation
NHK – Japan
“The Last Night of Summer Vacation  -My Diary-”

As you all know, ABU Prizes are the most prestigious programme awards in our region that honour the best Radio, Television and New Media contents from our member organisations. This year the Award Presentation Ceremony will be held on 21 November in Tokyo, Japan, as a gala event of the ABU General Assembly.

Catogories

Radio

– Drama
– Docudrama
– Documentary
– News Reporting
– Community Service Announcement(CSA)
– On Air Personality
– ABU Perspective Award
– Special Jury Prizes

TV

– Drama
– Documentary
– Entertainment
– Children
– News Reporting
– Sports
– ABU Perspective Award
– Special Jury Prizes

New Media

– Digital Content Award

*ABU Perspective Award …A programme that best delivers the message of ABU perspective on the theme of global issue chosen by ABU members and illustrated through their local issue in any form.

Theme for 2019: “Moving Forward”… Moving Forward can encompass personal, professional or emotional

growth. It can mean overcoming obstacles or leaving some things behind, to move to a new reality, a brighter future, beyond boundaries.

*Special Jury Prizes …Two ‘Special Jury Prizes’ may be awarded from all the entries received, one entry each from radio and TV, that recognises the work of broadcasters whose entries are creative and innovative despite limited production resources.

Schedule 2019

04 March                     Entry for ABU Prizes 2019 opens

21 June                         Entry for ABU Prizes 2019 closes

10 July – 23 August    Pre-selection Judging

24 – 26 September     Final Judging

21 November              Award Ceremony in Tokyo, Japan, as a gala event of the ABU General Assembly

Past Award Winners

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