Among the members of the board of trustees and the jury are prominent figures of culture and art. Since the very first award ceremony the event has met with wide acclaim by art communities both in Russia and abroad. Unique performances by the nominees, the quality of the overall event have been highly praised. The winners of the Award have been highly perceived as merited.
Each Award Ceremony in and of itself becomes a remarkable event in the cultural life of St. Petersburg. The multimedia performances and installations turn each ceremony into a festival, which, among with the press conference with the board of trustees and the jury, attract a lot of public and media attention.