The 'Golden Beggar' International Festival of Local Televisions

The 'Golden Beggar' International Festival of Local Televisions
Eva Dekanovska
City TV Foundation / Nadácia City TV
Jesenskeho 12
040 01
Kosice, Slovakia

Tel: +421 905 966 649
Fax: +421 55 622 17 93

2019, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Tue 9th Apr 19
Wed 5th Jun to Sun 9th Jun

Festival Overview

We expect entries that reflect the lives and fates of people where you live. We also welcome works that uncover serious problems of today's society, like terrorism, corruption, blackmail, minority and cross-border problems and the fate of children.


Winners of each competition section will be announced at the gala Award Ceremony on June 10th, 2017 .The International Jury has 7 members and will decide about the awarded programmes in each section. The Grand Awards „The Golden Beggar" will be given to an any of the categories which shows a strong journalistic content, an element of originality and clear understanding of the needs of its viewers.The Jury is also authorized to award other prizes and honourable mentions that are financially not remunerated. The Jury also has the right to decide not to make the Grand Award in any section.


Animation Children Comedy Documentary Drama Experimental Independent Short Student TV

Known festival contacts Contacts
Golden Beggar
Eva Dekanovska
Roger Worrod
Moderator and MC from 2002-2014+


Open to the public


Local Televisions, Production Companies, Young Authors in the following sections:
1. Investigative Reports
2. Documentary ( up to 50 min.)
3. Animation
4. Short film ( up to 30 min.)
5. Media Literacy Projects
6. Participatory Media Projects


A short synopsis in English (max. 150 words) should be attached to the cassette/DVD. Do not forget! Even if your programme is dubbed or subtitled please include also an original and English scripts. Details on


There are no entry fees associated with this festival

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