Malevich park. Photo: provided by the organizers
The results of voting for the best urban projects of the MUF Community Awards 2022 have been summed up. The award is annually awarded to urban communities and independent projects as part of the Moscow Urban Forum. It also notes initiatives that have made a significant contribution to the development of the capital or set a direction that has contributed to changes for the better in the lives of Muscovites.
The MUF Community Awards 2022 award ceremony took place on August 5 in an online format.
The awards were presented in 18 categories: from charitable initiatives and cultural start-ups to sporting events and gastronomic projects. This year MUF Community Awards has five new categories: City for Animals, City Services, New Spaces, Green City: Media, City for Business. More than 250 projects were selected for the long list of the award by the expert council, 71 projects reached the final.
Voting took place on the mos.ru website and lasted more than three weeks. The expert jury selected the nominees for the award, and the winners in 18 categories were chosen by the townspeople. Muscovites and guests of the capital actively supported the projects they liked. In total, more than 200,000 citizens took part in the voting, which ended on July 31.
Photo: provided by the organizers
“City projects, cultural and social initiatives, charitable foundations, start-ups and individuals competed for the victory in the nominations. Each of the award nominees made a significant contribution to the development of the capital or set a vector for positive changes in the lives of citizens. This year, 71 finalists were nominated for the award,” commented Sergei LevkinHead of the Department of Urban Planning Policy of Moscow.
The winners were announced by Olympic champion in figure skating Alexandra Trusova, Sofya Zhukova, executive director of the Need Help charity foundation, Dmitry Bykov, creative producer of The City media project, Roman Loshmanov, gastro-journalist, Yulia Bychkova, producer of the Archstoyanie festival, and others.
The Muf Community Awards 2022 winners are: