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Award ceremony and launch YoungPress.eu

Award ceremony and launch YoungPress.eu
The Evens Foundation warmly invites you to the Award Ceremony of the Evens Prize for Media Education 2011 and the official launch of YoungPress.eu. The event will take place on Thursday 27 October, in the Arenberg Theatre in Antwerp.


20:15 – 22:00

by Mrs. Fien Sabbe, host for the evening.

by Mr. Luc Luyten, Chairman of the Evens Foundation.

by Mrs. Caroline Pauwels, Director of SMIT, Vice-chair of the jury of the Evens Prize for Media Education 2011.

Presentation of the prize
by Mrs. Corinne Evens, Co-founder and Honorary President of the Evens Foundation and Mr. Jan Truszczynski, Director General for Education, Training, Culture and Youth of the European Commission.

Word of thanks
by Mrs. Kathrin Demmler, director of JFF – Institute for Media Research and Media Education (Munich), laureate of the prize. JFF is awarded for their project “Generations in dialogue“.

Musical interlude
by Radio Muzak.

Official launch of YoungPress.eu
by Mr. Stefan Kolgen, director of StampMedia, co-organizer of YoungPress.eu, a conference for young European reporters within the framework of Antwerp European Youth Capital 2011.

Keynote lecture – “Journalism and Digital Change; The Good News Story of the Future”
by Mr. Paul Lewis, Special Projects Editor of the British quality newspaper The Guardian. He received widespread acclaim for his use of Twitter in coverage of the recent England riots. Lewis joined the newspaper six years ago, quickly establishing himself as one of Fleet Street’s most tenacious reporters. Recent awards include the Bevins prize for investigative journalism and the prestigious title of Reporter of the Year, which he won at the British Press Awards 2010. In 2007 he worked at the Washington Post as a Stern Fellow.




Kindly confirm your attendance
before 21 October by email (antwerp@evensfoundation.be) or directly at the ticket office of the Arenberg Theatre (+32-3-202.46.46).

Venue: Arenberg Theatre
Arenbergstraat 28, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium. Click here for a Google map.