Colombia. A magical night was held at the Convention Center of the Hotel Las Américas, in Cartagena, during the presentation of the India Catalina Awards, an event in which the best of the country's television was recognized.
The National Television Authority stressed that this year is historic for public television, started with very positive news by obtaining 91 nominations, a path that concluded with 30 India Catalina awards for this sector.
To understand the dimension of this achievement, it is important to remember that the public TV had reached 11 India Catalina awards in the 2015, 14 in the 2016 and 16 in the 2017.
"Our commitment to a quality television, committed to audiences, and with content and projects that tell us as a diverse and inclusive society are reflected in a night that is very special for Colombia, a path that must be continued to make even more our television is robust, "said Ángela María Mora Soto, director of the National Television Authority.
The 30 recognitions received by public television are the product of a very well structured work of the entire public television system.
Telecaribe, with 14 Indias Catalina; Señal Colombia, with 11; Telepacífico, with 3; and Institutional Channel with 2, were in charge of delivering great joy to the public TV of the country.
The private channels won seven awards. In addition to the three statues of the independent, where every day is more important digital content and Transmedia.
For its part, Channel One, which is on the air with a grill renewed from the 1 in May, also won two prizes. The community TV channels also received awards.