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XII Annual International Media-Forum for young journalists

November 21 - November 23

The XII Annual International Media-Forum for young journalists «Dialogue of Cultures» will be held from 21st to 23rd of November in the State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation.

The event is organised by Ashot Dzhazoyan, President of Mediacongress “The Commonwealth of journalists”.

Over 300 young journalists will participate to the event. Mediacongress is pleased to invite young journalists from EFJ member organisations in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Greece, Hungary, Island, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey to meet their Russian colleagues in Saint-Petersburg.

Practical information:

  • Flights: check out the most convenient options on www.jetcost.com (participants will be responsible for their own international travel expenses).
  • Visa: Media-Forum will provide assistance for the visa procedures (visa charges are at participant’s expense);
  • Arrivals on Monday 20 November (Mediaсongress will welcome the participants at the airport and at the train station); departures on Thursday 23 November (in the evening);
  • Accommodation: Hotel Oktyabrskaya: http://www.oktober-hotel.spb.ru/oktober.nsf/ (special rate, including breakfast and dinner: 120 EUR for 3 nights in a single room; 80 EUR per person for 3 nights in a double room; rate per night per person, including breakfast: 39 EUR in a single room; 27 EUR in a double room. Please note that hotel also serves dinner (buffet) that you could book in advance (10 EUR). All the costs are approximate, based on the exchange rate for 16.08.2017
  • Transfers: all transfers from and to the station or the airport, and transfers within the city will be organized by Media-Forum.

Please send back a completed application form to dialogofculture@gmail.com (deadline for submitting is October 20th).

 

DRAFT PROGRAM

 November 20th, 2017 – arrival of the participants

 November 21st, 2017

 

10.00-11.00 Registration of the participants of the Media-Forum.
The Dvortsovaya Embankment, 34, Hermitage Theater
11.00-12.00 The Opening Ceremony of the XI International Media-Forum of young journalists of Eurasia «Dialogue of Cultures»
  
Welcoming remarks:
  Mikhail Piotrovsky – Director-General of the State Hermitage Museum
  Vsevolod Bogdanov – Chairman of the Russian Union of Journalists (RUJ)

 

Presenter:

  Ashot Dzhazoyan – President of the Mediacongress «The Commonwealth of journalists», Secretary of the Russian Union of Journalists
   
12.00-13.00 FIRST SESSION
  THEME: «The dialogue of cultures in the media space of Eurasia»

The Dvortsovaya Embankment, Hermitage Theater

   
  Presenter:
  Ludmila Gromova – Dean of the Faculty of Journalism of Saint-Petersburg State University TBC
   
  Opening remarks:
  Speakers TBA
  Presentations TBA
   
13.00-14.00 Coffee-break
   
14.00-16.00 SECOND SESSION
  THEME: «Intercultural communication and digital media».
The Dvortsovaya Embankment, 34, Hermitage Theater
   
  Presenters TBA
  Opening remarks TBA
  Presentations TBA
   
16.00-18.00 Continuing the Dialogue.

The festival of documentary films and multimedia projects «Here I live».

The Dvortsovaya Embankment, Hermitage Theater

  TBA

 

  

November 22nd, 2017

 

11.00-12.30 Opening of the International photo exhibition «Here I live».

The Dvortsovaya Embankment,

The General Stuff Building

   
12.30-13.30 Coffee-break
   
13.30-14.30 Meeting with Maria Zakharova – Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation TBC
   
14.30-16.00 THIRD SESSION
  THEME: «Preconditions for the Eurasian dialogue of media outlets on practice». Presentations of the cross-border multimedia projects

The Dvortsovaya Embankment,

Hermitage Theater

 

  Presenters TBA
  Presentations TBA
   
16.00-17.30 Continuing the Dialogue.

The festival of documentary films and multimedia projects «Here I live».

The Dvortsovaya Embankment, Hermitage Theater

  TBA
   
17.30-18.00 Solemn ceremony of awarding with a sign «For a huge contribution to the “Dialogue of Cultures”» on behalf of the International journalistic community and the State Hermitage
  TBA

Mikhail Piotrovsky, Ashot Dzhazoyan

 

 November 23rd, 2017

 

10.00-18.00 Dialogue on practice. Report. «The State Hermitage Museum, Saint-Petersburg and the attractions of its surroundings», participants of the Forum together with the students of the Saint-Petersburg State University
  Departure time

 

 Forum work languages: Russian and English

 The Conference takes place in the Hermitage Theater.

Address: Saint-Petersburg, The State Hermitage museum, the Dvortsovaya Embankment, 34, Maliy directorsky podezd

Organizer

Mediacongress «The Commonwealth of journalists» council

Venue

Saint-Petersburg
Dvortsovaya Embankment, 34
Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation
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