It was decided to postpone the TEFI award ceremony, which was expected to take place in May-June, it could take place at the end of the year. It was stated DEA News” Chairman of the Council of the Industrial Television Awards Committee, Special Representative of the President of the International Cultural Cooperation of the Russian Federation Mikhail Shvydkoi.
“During a special military operation in Ukraine, it would seem that it is probably not right to hold a festive ceremony of TEFI. I think we will most likely return to this topic in late autumn and decide on the nature of the ceremony depending on the military-political context. It is clear that it can be done by the end of this year.”
The Russian national television award TEFI for the highest achievements in the field of television arts was established in October 1994 by the Foundation of the Russian Television Academy.
organizers endured The award ceremony is also in 2020 due to restrictions to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. Then the organizers were afraid to hold public events in the fall – the traditional time for TEFI.