On May 30, 2022, the website tvtumar.kz will start accepting applications for the National Award "Tumar-2022". The prize is open to television projects broadcast on Kazakhstani TV channels in 2021. Applications can be submitted by national and regional TV channels, studios and companies producing professional television content.
The prize is awarded in 10 nominations:
1. The best TV series
2. Best Documentary
3. The best information program
4. The best social project
5. The best talk show
6. The best entertainment program
7. The best TV presenter
8. The best TV journalist
9. The best director's work
10. The best regional TV channel
The National Television Award "Tumar" was first established in 2017 at the initiative of the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The main purpose of the award is to stimulate the development of Kazakhstan's television industry through the assessment of the professional community.
Over the past years, 1359 applications were received and 218 works were included in the list of nominees. The exclusive statuette was awarded to 59 specialists of domestic television journalism.
The winners will be announced in June. The winners will receive a Tumar statuette and a prize of 1 million tenge for their contribution to the development of Kazakhstani television.