The third International school and student mass-media festival «Giraffe-Mass Media» includes competitions:

–       «Youth television meridian» (television);

–       «Optimistic radio» (broadcasting);

–       «Fluent pen» (periodicals);

–       «Inet» (Internet journalism);

–       «Universal journalist» (competition-experiment).

Festival venue: 454080, Chelyabinsk, avenue of V.I. Lenin, 76, the South Ural State University.

Duration: 13 of 16 of April, 2011.

The festival motto: «Let’s join hands, friends!».

Festival symbol: a giraffe, because this animal has a natural curiosity, endurance and friendliness — qualities necessary to real journalists. Also Giraffe — a symbol of the Faculty of Journalism SUSU and faculty of the student newspaper.

Project «Giraffe-mass media» — a wonderful opportunity to express themselves in different kinds of media, not only for Russian but also for foreign pupils and students.



–       Providing a wide information and cultural exchanges between schools, higher schools of Russia, CIS and foreign countries;

–       Aesthetic and ethical education of youth through its initiation to the spiritual riches of national and world culture;

–       Creating a socially important, educational, recreational student school print and online materials, as well as youth television and radio programs;

–       Formation and development of youth media and the Internet, television and radio.



–       The Government of the Chelyabinsk region;

–       Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region;

–       The Public Chamber of the Chelyabinsk region;

–       South Ural State University;

–       Office of extracurricular work SUSU;

–       Faculty of Journalism, SUSU;

–       Television and Radio Company «SUSU-TV»;

–       The Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio (Moscow);

–       General Directorate of Press and Mass Communications of the Chelyabinsk region;

–       General Directorate of Youth Policy of the Chelyabinsk region;

–       Public Youth chamber at Legislative Assembly of the Chelyabinsk region;

–       Union of Journalists of the Chelyabinsk region;

–       The League of Young Journalists (Chelyabinsk).



–       «Regional TV»;

–       The state television and radio company «South Ural»;

–       Media holding «31 Chanel»;

–       School of own correspondents RTR-SUSU;

–       Inter-regional public organization «the information for all»;

–       Institute of improvement of professional skill of workers of television and radio (Moscow);

–       The center of the information and public relations SUSU;

–       Children’s film academy;

–       The newspaper «the South Ural view»;

–       Information agency «UralPressInform»;

–       Site «»;

–       Media holding «Radio-Continental»;

–       The newspaper of SUSU «Technopolis».



International school and student mass-media festival «Giraffe-Mass Media» is held in accordance with the program of the festival.

–       opening of the festival;

–       open views, plays, discussion submitted to the contest of journalistic materials;

–       master classes with leading Russian and foreign journalists, editors and experts of print and Internet media, television and radio;

–       awarding ceremony for winners and participants of the contest (dress code: evening gowns and suits);

–       сultural program;

–       closing of the festival.



It is created a special youth jury of the festival for evaluation of each category of the competition. Results of the contest will be summarized by a joint committee composed of representatives of a special youth jury.

Chairman of the Joint Committee (Jury) — Honorary Russian filmmaker, producer and president of Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio (Moscow), V.D. Ruzin.

Co-Chairs Committee (Jury):

–       professor, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Southern Ural State University, Head cathedra of «media» L.P. Shesterkina;

–       general Director of Media Holding «Radio-Continental» G.B. Roizman;

–       editor in chief of the regional edition of the South Urals Panorama
A.V. Dragunov;

–       director of the Information Agency «UralPressInform» G.N. Ivanova;

–       chief editor of «» S.V. Krapivin;

and others.

As a result of the festival are awarded:

–       Grand Prix (laptop) for work done in any genre and served in any category;

–       diplomas of winners of all competitions;

–       diplomas of participants of the festival.