677 productions from 34 countries went into the first round for the distinction as Best European Television-, Radio- and Online Programmes of the Year 2017,
205 of them have taken the hurdle of pre-selection.
The winners of PRIX EUROPA 2017 will be awarded a bronze Taurus Trophy on 20 October at rbb in Berlin. In addition, the distinction European Journalist of the Year will be accorded for the first time. Candidates can still be proposed until 15 September. There will also be a special focus in the festival programme on the state of journalism in Turkey.