Best of ‘Belsat’ 2017

Katsyaryna Andreyeva – Belsat TV person of the year

Best materials on the channel in 2017..

The results of the work were summarized and prizes were awarded at the event dedicated to the 10th anniversary of “Belsat”.

TV Person Of the Year

Katsyaryna Andreyeva

The journalist heroically covered the protest action of “social parasites” at the beginning of the year, she was the first one to travel to the “hottest” places of our country, which sometimes resulted in fines. Thanks to Kastsyaryna’s livestreams, our Youtube channel audience has doubled.

Director of the Year

Yury Kalina, the film “Refugees”

The film tells a story of a major forced relocation of the twentieth century. During the First World War, about 3 million people, mostly Orthodox Belarusians, Ukrainians and Russians left their homes.


Reportage of the Year

“Save and Protect” (dir. Volha Voranava)

It is a story about the people who have lost themselves. They are not wanted, but they do not complain about their harsh fate, since they realized that it was their choice. Having lost everything in life, they still found refuge and salvation.


Investigative story of the year

“A New Luxury Residence of Lukashenka Discovered Near Sharshuny

The story by Ihar Kuley, where he told the audience about the new residence of Alyaksandr Lukashenka. After this investigation by “Belsat” drone flights over Drazdy and other facilities were banned.


Best Feature Program

“Villagers” by Wiktor Szukielowicz

The program is dedicated to the life of the modern Belarusian village. The film crew shows everyday work and holiday entertainments of the people, reveals the flavor of the village life. The characters of the program are both indigenous villagers and visitors — those who deliberately left the city, people of different generations and backgrounds, people from different regions.


Internet Story of the Year

The investigative material “Business During War: How Belarus ‘feeds’ Donbass and Belarus Sells Alcohol to LDPR” (Katyaryna Andreyeva and Ihar Ilyash)

Choice of Internet users. The most popular Internet story in 2017

Meme protest in the “Odnoklassniki” social network called “Let’s show Lukashenka outrage about the decree on parasites” had 2.26 million views.

Additionally, we noted an interview with a former KGB officerby Katysaryna Andreyeva, which also had many views:

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