The Jury

Ilim Karypbekov

Director General,
Kyrgyz National Television and Radio Corporation
Expert, Secretaria of the The Kyrgyz Republic President Office
Media Representative of the Kyrgyz Republic

Claude Marshall

Since 1963 worked with Young & Rubicam / Burson-Marsteller.
Vice President for Europe responsible for 10 country offices
By 1993 Burson-Marsteller became the largest PR services corporation in the world.

Since 1993 engages in charitable initiatives under the auspices
of the UNHCR and advises major industrial firms
on PR strategies involving humanitarian work

Member of the Board, Leman Services et Investissements SA
till 2016 (parent company of Leman Niet-Araket).

Svetlana Nazarenko

Lead singer of Gorod 312, a pop group with its routes in Bishkek
Honorary Performer of the Kyrgyz Republic
Honorary Citizen of Bishkek

Maria-Anna Lämmli

President, Swiss Health Tourism Association
Publisher of Swiss Health Magazine

Azamat Jamankulov

Director of the Department of Tourism
at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
of the Kyrgyz Republic, Deputy Minister
2014 - Head of the Secretariat of the World Nomad Games

Nazira Raimkulova

Writer, producer, Editor-in-chief of Kyrgyzstan's business paper, EKONOMIKA

Sultan Raev

Writer, playwright. People's Writer of the Kyrgyz Republic
Laureate of the International Prize of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Laureate of the Prize of Lenin's Comsomol of Soviet Kyrgyzia, the Abdumomunov Prize
2005-2010 Minister of Culture of the Kyrgyz Republic
2010-2013 Advisor to the President, the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic on Culture
2013 - 2014 Minister of Culture, Tourism and Information of the Kyrgyz Republic

Valery Tutykhin

Executive Chairman, Swiss-Central Asian Business Council (Zürich)
Partner, John Tiner & Partners (Geneva;
has a subsidiary law firm in the Kyrgyz Republic)
Amateur photographer, in love with Kyrgyzstan's nature