JSC VTB Bank has acted as an official sponsor of the TEFI-2010 National Television Competition. On 20 September Moscow witnessed an official award ceremony in the Professions category, and on 25 September in St.Petersburg the winners were announced in the Faces category.
The TEFI competition has been held annually since 1994 and is the most prestigious Russian award granted for television achievements in 46 nominations. The competition is organized by the Russian Television Academy Foundation.
Among TEFI-2010 participants were TV companies, TV channels, studios, producer centers, unions and others, whose works first went on the air in the Russian territory from 1 June 2009 to 31 May 2010. The voting to select the winners was held from 30 August to 3 September 2010 at the meeting of nine professional guilds. This year the competition saw 623 applications, which is 25% more than it was last year.
Forreference:Since 2004, VTB Bank has been supporting national and regional television competitions, being the official sponsor of TEFI and a partner of Russian Television Academy Foundation.