Oleg Pissarenko was awarded the title of Cultural Organizer of the Year for his selfless promotion of Tartu jazz life. Under his leadership, the IDeeJazz festival took place for the second time and started powerfully in the old café of Tartu Jazz Club UT.
In the category of cultural event of the year , the exhibition team of the contemporary art festival ART IST KUKU NU UT was awarded the honorary title, the exhibition team of Tartu Art House was named the professional association and the Tartu Academic Male Choir was awarded the honorary title of the amateur association .
Urmas Vadi was awarded the honorary title of the creator of the work of the year , Terje Puistaja was recognized as the folk culture bearer , the artist Kadri Nikopensius was named the young cultural bearer and Mihkel Kunnus was recognized as the cultural bearer. The value film cinema Tartu Elektriteatrit was awarded the honorary title of a newcomer . AS Giga was awarded the title of Culture Friendly Company of the Year .
This year, a total of 112 Culture Carrier candidates were nominated by both individuals and organizations. From among them, the Committee of Honors selected three nominees in each category, and from these, in turn, the laureates of honorary titles.