Bizart 2007 Award Goes To Telenor Foundation
March 20, 2008 - Bizart 2007 Art & Business Award for the most successful partnership between culture and business sector went to the Telenor Foundation for its partnership with KIOSK NGO in the “Start up City” project at the ceremony in Cvijeta Zuzoric Pavillion on March 20, 2008.
Under the sponsorhisp of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, Bizart Award was initiated to stimulate new mechanisms for culture financing, which include private and business sector and a large number of foundations. In that way, the Ministry intends to develop instruments for a motivated investment in culture, with a purpose of creating a strong, multilayered and sustainable connection between culture and business sector, a positive atmosphere for investment in culture, based on mutual respect, professionalism, social responsibility, innovative approach, quality of partnerships, as well as the quality of the projects. These were the main criteria for the jury which selected the projects and awarded the most successful partnerships.
The members of the jury were: Nebojša Babić, Director of the O3one Gallery, Katarina Gaborović, Raiffeisen Bank Marketing Ddirector , Veran Matić, Director of TV B92, Igor Oršolić, B92 Art Director and Miodrag Popović, Director of Yu Epicenter.
The statue awarded to the winners was designed by Mirko Ilic.