The names of the contestants which were qualified to the next round of voting were announced.

Kandinsky Prize Council of Experts and international jury chose projects that will take place in the next voting round.
The total number of submitted applications  - 502: “Project of the Year” – 94 projects, “Young Artist. Project of the Year “- 123 project.

The results of the 1st voting round in  ”Scholarly work. History and theory of contemporary art” nomination will be announced additionally in September 2015. Counting of votes and compliance control exercised by EY auditing company.