EFA Young Audience Award 2017
For a third consecutive year the Republic of Macedonia, the City of Skopje and 71 youths from the country joins the European family for the pan-European event - EFA Young Audience Award, dedicated to young film lovers, in organization of the Eurpean Film Academy.
The one-day event is organized by the Macedonian Film Agency and took place at the Cinematheque of Macedonia on Sunday, May 7, 2017.
The youths from our country and 36 other cities from 31 European countries had the deciding vote and awarded the best European film in the category and the votes of each participant city were transferred via a video conference to Erfurt, Germany where the award ceremony took place at the end of the day.
11-years-old Jakov Grashkoski ("Hristijan Todorovski Karposh") and 12-years-old Ana Kostovska ("Vojdan Cernodrinski") have been selected as jury speakers who announced the voting results from Skopje.
The final votes from the young audience selected the winner of the ceremony, which took place the same day in Erfurt, starting at 8 pm, with a live stream on the internet. The children chose their favourite: GOODBYE BERLIN by Fatih Akin (Germany).
The event in Skopje was sponsored by Chupa Chups.
Among these year’s participating cities are:
AUSTRIA: St. Pölten & Vienna GREECE: Athens MONTENEGRO: Podgorica
BELGIUM: Brussels HUNGARY: Budapest THE NETHERLANDS: Amsterdam
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA: Sarajevo ISRAEL: Tel Aviv POLAND: Łodz, Warsaw & Wrocław
BULGARIA: Sofia ITALY: Florence, Rome & Turin PORTUGAL: Lisbon
CROATIA: Zagreb KOSOVO: Prizren ROMANIA: Cluj-Napoca
CZECH REPUBLIC: Prague LATVIA: Riga SERBIA: Novi Sad
DENMARK: Aalborg LITHUANIA: Vilnius SLOVAKIA: Bratislava
ESTONIA: Tallinn LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg SLOVENIA: Izola
FINLAND: Helsinki MACEDONIA: Skopje SPAIN: Barcelona
GERMANY: Berlin & Erfurt MALTA: Valletta TURKEY: Istanbul
More info about EFA YAA on www.yaa.europeanfilmawards.eu