To Save and Preserve


Years running: 27 (since 1996)

To Save and Preserve

International TV Ecological Festival.


Aims and tasks of TV Festival:

  • Increase of professional level of journalists, operators, the directors being engaged in producing films, television programs and information video materials on the ecological theme;
  • Search of new creative methods for showing the ecological theme on TV;
  • Attraction the public’s attention to existing ecological problems;
  • Competitive demonstration of new TV programs and films forming ecological consciousness in the society;
  • Spreading the information about environmental policy in Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug -Ugra, Russia and other countries of the world.


Festival nominations:

  • Work of authorship,
  • Camera work,
  • Director's work,
  • Journalistic program, documentary film,
  • Social reel, animation film,
  • Information item,
  • Environmental Investigation,
  • Program for children and youth,
  • TV Project,
  • Alternative view.


The prizes of the festival are awarded:

By the international Jury to diplomants and laureates in each nomination;

Festival sponsors award their own prizes.

Laureates of nominations (I place) receive official prize - the bronze statuette "Gagara" and "Laureate Diploma."

Diplomants (II and III place) receive “The Diploma”.

All the participants receive a "Diploma” of the XVII International TV Ecological Festival “To Save and Preserve”

Festival winner is awarded with the grand prize - the golden statuette "Gagara" and "Diploma Grand Prix."

The festival Grand prix is awarded by the joint resolution of jury and the Governor of Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug –Ugra.


  • Works on the Festival’s theme which were produced after January 1, 2020 by international, national, state, departmental and independent Film- and TV companies of Russia, CIS and foreign countries will be allowed to compete;
  • Running time under 52 minutes;
  • Works have to be presented in Russian with the name of the movie, the group of authors, the producer / owner, time-keeping, release date and nomination;
  • The same competitive work cannot be presented in more than two nominations;
  • Works with defects on the image or sound, are not admitted to competition;
  • All works form a festival video library.

Documents and Other Requisite Items

  • Application form for the participation, filled in for each competitive work with the brief annotation in Russian. The application form should be signed by the right-owner and notarized by the seal;
  • We accept the films in AVI and MPEG formats (via online cloud servers).
  • You have to send the application form and submitted work simultaneously.

Selection Media Type: AVi, MPEG, online

Audio language: russian

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

Festival’s organizers:

  • State TV & Radio Broadcasting Company “Ugoria”;
  • Department of public relations of autonomous region.




Official Website



628012, Khanty-Mansiysk,
Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Ugra
4, Gagarin Street
State TV & Radio Broadcasting Company “Ugoria”

Phone: (3467) 33-34-70

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    May 30, 2021
  • Event Dates
    1 — 5 June 2021
Categories & Fees

Возрастные категории 6-10, 10-14 и 14-18 лет

  • Deadline — free

Films under 52 minutes TV-programms, documentary, animation

  • Deadline — free
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