Awards



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The overall prize fund value of the contest is $ 40,000* and includes the following awards:

  1. «Grand Prix — Hertfordshire Press Award».

    Value: $ 7,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants in the «Literary» category.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Their work will be published and printed as a book in London.
    — Their work will be presented at the OEBF festival in 2021.

  2. «Marzia Zakiryanova Award for the Best Female Author».
    Value: $ 5,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Female participants in any category.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 3,500*.

  3. «The Maria Shevel Award for Children’s Topics».
    Value: $ 5,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants submitting children’s literature related work.
    What will the winner receive? 
    — Grant $ 3,500*.
  4. «OCA Magazine Award for Publicism».
    Value: $ 5,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants submitting work in the category of Publicism.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 3,500*.
    — The opportunity to be published in OCA Magazine.
  5. «The Butterfly’s Song Award».
    Value: $ 2,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants submitting work in the category of Poetry.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 1,400*.
  6. «The Arkadiy Bezrukov & Ak-sai Travel Award».
    Value: $ 2,000 USD 
    Who can win? Participants submitting work surrounding Mountain topics.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 1,400*.
  7. «The Illustration Award».
    Value: $ 3,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants submitting work under the ‘Illustration’ category.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 2,100*.
  8. «The Bel Ross Award for Translation».
    Value: $ 1,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants submitting work under the «Illustration» category.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 700*.
  9. «The Aiya Maxutova Award for Short Prose».
    Value: $ 1,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants submitting work under the «Small Prose» sub-category.
    What will the winner receive?
    — 
    Grant $ 700*.
  10. «The My Weekend Award for Reviews».
    Value: $ 1,000 USD 
    Who can win? Participants submitting work under the «Review» sub-category.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 700*.
    — The opportunity to publish book review in «My Weekend».
  11. «Sara Ishanturaeva Award for Civic Society».
    Value: $ 3,000 USD (publishing grant)
    Who can win? Participants submitting work with civic society topics.
    What will the winner receive?
    — Grant $ 2,100*.
  12. «Human Foundation Award».
    Value: $ 5,000 USD
    Who can win? All participants.
    What will the winner receive?
  13. «Dove of Peace Award — The International Association of Generals of World for Peace».
    Who can win? Participant displaying the best work dedicated to peace, friendship and strengthening of mutual understanding between nations.
    What will the winner receive?
    — a medal.
  14. People’s choice award — new nomination
    Who can win? All participants.
    What will the winner receive? Free publication in one of projectes.

Good luck to all participants!

SELECTION OF FINALISTS AND WINNERS

Selection:

Winners, runners up and finalists will be selected via both online voting of readers on the official website of the competition, and by the decision of the Committee. The committee includes the organisers of the competition and experts in the field of publishing, literature and art.

Finalists:

From 3 to 50 finalists will be selected in each category.
An award ceremony for the winners of each category will be held during the OEBF Festival in November 2020.

Second and third place:

The participants receiving third place in each of the three categories will receive a certificate of the Laureate of «Third Degree Winner»; the participants who take second place in each of the categories will receive a certificate of the «Laureate of Second Degree Winner».
Second and third prize winners will be recognised online and receive a 10% discount on projects of the Eurasian Creative Guild (London) for 2020.

Literary Work Winner:

The winner of «Literary Work» will receive a certificate of the «First Degree Winner» and the opportunity to publish his/her work and make its presentation at the OEBF Festival with the support of the British publishing house «Hertfordshire Press».

Exclusions of participation:

The founder, jury and other members of the Guild who propose a conflict of interest by entering the competition cannot be admitted to the prize.

Winning Participants in each award category

*The Value of the prize includes administrative fees of 30% for the organisation of the festival and administration / ceremony surrounding it. The Organiser will also deduct additional costs encountered by the participant, including, but not limited to membership fees ECG and travels costs.

All award winning literature or artwork can be used to publish books in London as part of the ECG Book Series or other Guild projects. 

GDPR: Information will be collected by the OEBF organisers, including personal contact information for future use during the organisation of the festival. This is integral to your participation in the competitions, and without this you cannot be a participant. Information will not be kept or passed on without prior request by OEBF. Please contact us directly if you would like to remove your information from our database and remove yourself as a participant in the competition.