Hans Christian Andersen Honorary Award: Sergey Semjonov:
2 April 2005 the Russian school director Sergey Semjonov received an Hans Christian Andersen Honorary Award for his work at the special Hans Christian Andersen School in Sebesj. The Hans Christian Andersen fairytale "The Ugly Duckling" is the inspiration of the education and methodology at the school, that houses 111 boys that have all been charged of commiting smaller crimes.
The following nomination film was shown at the award ceremony in Odense Concert House 2 April 2005.
Produced by Mediestunt
Picture material: The Hans Christian Andersen School in Sebesj
Music: Comphouse Productions
Speak text: Sebastian Dorset
Speak: Scott Martingell