YEREVAN, December 24. /ARKA/. Ameriabank announced Tuesday winners in its “I Am Free” video and photo contest.
The voting on contenders’ videos and photos took place from November 13 to December 20.
David Safaryan and Armen Sargsyan are the third in Photography and Videoclip nominations respectively. They will get VISA Gift cards with 150,000 drams each from Ameriabank.
Sarkis Virabyan (photo) and Ovsanna Hovsepyan (video) took the second place and the opportunity to obtain any digital device (computer, notebook, smartphone, tablet, videocamera) costing up to 600,000 drams.
A photo by Michael Hambartsumyan and a videoclip by Artur Gevorgyan were recognized as best: the winners’ prize is a week’s journey to any place in Europe (transfer and up to 4 star hotel accommodation) costing a total of 1 million 200,000 drams.
Director for development of Ameriabank cjsc Tigran Jrbashyan said the public interest toward the contest was beyond any expectations.
A total of 2,100 applications were received and over 100 were selected for Videoclip nomination and about 1,200 selected for Photography nomination, he said.
Jrbashyan said the clips and photos were posted on facebook page of the bank and on Youtube. A separate voting was held among the bank’s staff.
Jrbashyan said the bank received about 1,900 comments in facebook and did its best to answer all of them. The competing photos and videos got over 48,000 “likes” in networks. About 25,000 visited the special site created for the contest. Videoclips got over 60,000 registered visits and about 4,500 likes in Youtube, he said.
Ameriabank closed joint stock company is a universal bank offering investment, corporate and retail banking services in a complex solution package. Ameriabank has been the first investment bank in Armenia. It has been providing a wide range of innovative banking services since 2007. –0--