Pogo announces nominees for Pogo Amazing Kids Awards 2008

MUMBAI: Pogo has announced the nominees for its original production Pogo Amazing Kids Awards 2008.

The channel claims that over 3000 kids aged between 6-14 years have entered for the fifth season of awards. The panel of judges comprises Shankar Mahadevan, Ashley Lobo, Vinay Pathak, Priya Dutt, Charu Sharma, Shakuntala Devi and Brinda Miller.

The 24 kid nominees have been chosen across eight diverse categories including arts, sports, music, singing, dance, genius, leadership and entertainment. The winners will be announced in December this year.

Turner International India VP and deputy manager entertainment networks, South Asia Monica Tata said, “Pogo Amazing Kids Awards is our signature event and we are delighted with the initiative’s performance and success over the last four years. The awards continue to grow in strength and stature on an annual basis and help us offer kids a nurturing and stress free environment to celebrate talent and voice the choice of Indian kids’ across diverse topics."

"In its fifth year now, the Pogo Amazing Kids Awards continues to attract the best talent across the country and our 24 nominees from Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Bhubaneshwar, Allahabad, Mirzapur, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai are sure to bedazzle some of the best brains in this country,” he added.

The winner of Pogo Amazing Kids Awards in each category will get child benefit policy worth Rs 500000 and a certificate for his or her achievements.

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