The Government of the Russian Federation hosted the 2017 awards ceremony in the field of mass media on January 15 at the Government Reception House. The general manager of Friday! television company Nikolay Kartozia received an award for promoting new creative television formats. Nikolay Kartozia thanked the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, and the awards Expert Council, which ranked the work of the television channel very highly. According to Nikolay Kartozia, it was not only him who received the prize, but each of the hundred employees of Friday! without which the channel would never have been able to achieve so much.

“Friday is not only the end of the working week, but also a feeling of inner freedom in our unfree world, and we wish you to experience genuine freedom and a real Friday!,” Nikolay Kartozia said.