Congratulations: receives Honorary Mention @ Prix Ars Electronica

Creative artists from 71 countries submitted 2,975 works for Prix Ars Electronica 2005 . . . The Prix Ars Electronica is produced by the Ars Electronica Center in cooperation with the ORF Austrian Broadcasting Company’s Upper Austria Regional Studio, the Brucknerhaus Linz and the O.K Center for Contemporary Art. Ever since its inception, the competition’s focus has been on state-ofthe-art creativity in the key fields of digital media. " - Prix Ars Electronica website .

Dear friends of Kubatana network,

Austria Zimbabwe Friendship Association AZFA is happy to learn that the Zimbabwean NGO and civil society network has been awarded an Honorary mention at Prix Ars Electronica´s 2005 digital communities category - out of several hundred submissions from all over the world. Congratulations!

Kubatana is providing not only vital information for everyone who is working for human and social development or for civic education and human rights in Zimbabwe and the region. Kubatana is also a source of encouragement and morale support. We understand such international recognition as support for your ambitions and efforts. A luta continua!

When we submitted the Tonga.Online project at Prix Ars Electronica in 2002 we have also got an Honorary mention award. In 2004 we made it for an Award of Distinction and some price money. So we wish you strength and resilience to carry on and to make further steps in raising attention and backing for your noble cause.
best wishes
Peter Kuthan on behalf of AZFA