German-Portuguese Journalism Prize awarded at the Portugal Pavilion

01.Jun.2022 17:30 GMT+1 Portugal Central Pavilion

Meet the winners of the second edition of the annual German-Portuguese Journalism Award, which distinguishes journalistic texts published in Portugal and in Germany about the culture, society, economy and politics of the other country.

Within the scope of Portugal’s participation as a Partner Country of HANNOVER MESSE, and in the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, João Gomes Cravinho, the winners of the second edition of the annual German-Portuguese Journalism Award, which distinguishes journalistic texts published in Portugal and in Germany about the culture, society, economy and politics of the other country, were awarded today.

The winners were Tobias Asmuth for his article “Das Lithium-Dilemma” (“The Lithium Dilemma”), published in Brand Eins magazine, and Maria João Guimarães, from Público newspaper, for her series of articles on the German elections. In second place were the report “Im Rausch” (“Under the effect”) by Fabian Federl, published in Süddeutsche Zeitung, and the article “Die portugiesisch-sprachigen Opfer des Rechtsextremismus” (“The Portuguese-speaking victims of the extreme right in Germany”) by Tiago Carrasco, from Público. Third prizes went to Tilo Wagner for his radio reportage on Portuguese colonial history and the problems of racism published online and to Ricardo Rodrigues for his reportage “Caixa de Problemas” (“Eine schwierige Kiste”), published in Expresso.

The winning articles are available on the Prize’s website.

The award is an initiative of the Association of St. Bartholomew of the Germans in Lisbon in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Portugal, the German-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry/AHK Portugal, the German Central Office for Tourism in Portugal, Camões Berlin, and the Delegation of Portuguese Tourism in Germany and is supported by the German Embassy in Lisbon and the Portuguese Embassy in Berlin. Organisers are the Goethe-Institut Portugal and Camões Berlin.

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