Results of the International Exhibition Satyrykon – Legnica 2018, Poland

Jury verdict
The protocol of the jury session of International Exhibition SATYRYKON – Legnica 2018
17 February 2018
Jury represented by:
The chairman
having seen 2.107 works by 584 authors, who come from 54 countries of the world, the Jury has awarded the following regular prizes:
Grand Prix Satyrykon 2018 and money award in amount of 8.000 PLN to Zbigniew Woźniak (PL) for the work „Our colorful world”. (Top)
Section I: empahty
1st prize, gold medal and money award of PLN 6.000 – Ryszard Kaja (PL) for the work „Mme Empathy”
2nd prize, silver medal and money award of PLN 5.500 – DORU AXINTE (RO) for the work „Common feelings”
3rd prize, bronze medal and money award of PLN 5.000 – ANDREI POPOV (RUS) for the work „Space”
and the two equal distinction awards of PLN 4.000 each for:
1.JAROSŁAW KORCZAK (PL) for the work „Empathy 1”
2. ROBERT KEMPISTY (PL) for the work „Empathy ”
Section II: joke and satire
1st prize, golden medal and money award of PLN 6.000 – – TOMASZ BRODA (PL) for the work „Polish camp”
2nd prize, silver medal and money award of PLN 5.500 – – LESZEK OŁDAK (PL) for the work „Portrait”
3rd prize, bronze medal and money award of PLN 5.000 – JIŘI KOŠTÝŘ (CZ) for the work „Pulse”
and two equal distinction awards of 4.000 PLN each for:
1. JERZY GŁUSZEK (PL) for the untitled work
2. NIKA JAWOROWSKA (PL) for the work „Po ptakach”.
That way the protocol was close.
Source: satyrykon.
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International Cartoon Contest CUSCO 2018, Peru

CUSCO 2018
HONESTY, a weapon against Corruption
For centuries and for different circumstances and factors, our societies have been corroded by a terrible scourge: corruption. This evil is embedded in all levels and spaces where human values are deteriorated or do not exist, conditioning our growth in every way. There is an antidote for this type of pollution of the spirit that can be enormously effective if it is applied and cultivated since childhood. We refer to HONESTY.
That is why the objective of this competition is to add particular and group efforts, private or state, to achieve and/or enhance individual and collective development, with integrity and freedom. CARTA DE TINTA, the PERUVIAN NORTH AMERICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE, ICPNA CUSCO, and the NATIONAL UNIVERSITY DIEGO QUISPE TITO of CUSCO, invite you to participate in this event with the warm welcome of all the people of Cusco and all Peruvians.
1. All illustrator and cartoonists who live in any part of our Mother Earth, amateur or professionals from 18 to 120 years old regardless civil status, religion or sex can participate. Members of the competition’s Organization can not participate.
2.The theme on which the works should be inspired is HONESTY, a weapon against corruption.
3. Each participant may submit a maximum of 3 illustrations without dialogues, speech or text balloons. The works may or may not
have achieved any mention or award in other similar events, but they should be original and belong to the author who send them, it means, copies and/or plagiarism identified by the jury will be disqualified immediately.
4. The technique is totally free, in color or in black and white, and the delivery will be digital, in 21cm x 30cm, in JPG (horizontal or vertical), in RGB colors and in high definition (300dpi). The name of the file must be the title of the work.
5. The title of the work, the name of the author or authors, an e-mail, a phone number, address and country of origin, as well as a brief curriculum (no more than 15 lines), a photo or cartoon of yourself and a miniature of the work must be attached in a Word document when sending each illustration.
6. The deadline to send the works is October 14, 2018. And they must be sent to the following address: carpadetinta@gmail.com
7. Prizes and awards guaranteed by our sponsors:
FIRST PLACE USD 1,000 = +diploma
SECOND PLACE USD 500= +diploma
THIRD PLACE USD 250= +diploma
HONORABLE MENTION (which the jury may consider convenient) diploma.
The results will be announced in November 7, 2018 and will be officially published in:
www.carpadetinta.pe www.icpnacusco.org www.bellasartescusco.edu.pe
8. The jury will be integrated by five members, all of them are important and well recognized national and international cartoonist. Their decision is unappealable.
9. If after the jury’s decision, a plagiarism or copy of other work is detected in any of the participating works, the author or authors will assume all the legal responsibility that the situation demands them, as well as the disqualification and return of the prize if the work had been awarded.
10. The most important works will be part of the traveling exposition which will be in different showrooms in Cusco and Peru. A major selection of participant illustrations will be part of the virtual catalogue.
11. The author accepts all conditions mentioned in this rules and waives copyrights of the illustration to the competition Organization to use it in different publications including audiovisual applications related to International Cartoon Contest LA SONRISA INCA.
For further information about the competition, contact to:
carpadetinta@gmail.com pepesm@carpadetinta.pe dianasm@carpadetinta.pe
Managing Director of the Organization Committee
Source: carpadetinta.


The Winners of “Prix Mémorial” 2018 with theme: Defending Human Rights

The Winners of “Prix Mémorial” 2018
For the first edition of Prix Mémorial, “United Sketches” International received 934 drawings from seventy-six countries.
Two awards for press design and human rights were awarded on February 11, 2018.
The International Cartoon Award for Human Rights [3000 Euros] was awarded to Jiho (France) (Top). The International jury composed of Kianoush Ramezani [President], Stéphane Grimaldi, Pascal Lemaître, Carolin Olivier, Patrick Nicolle.The winner cartoon was published in the Marianne, a French national weekly magazine.
“Siné” award [Prix Siné] for human rights [1000 Euros] was awarded to Liu Zi Bo (China) (Above).
Catherine Sinet, Willis from Tunis, Charline Vanhoenacker, Philippe Geluck, François Forcadell, Yan Lindingre, Alain Mayer, Dominique Tricaud, composed the jury convened by Siné Monthly. Liu Zi Bo is a member of the JiangXi Cartoon Art Committee.
The Cartoonists Lindingre, Jiho, Pascal Lemaître, and Kianoush Ramezani, were present during this award ceremony at the Mémorial de Caen.
Source: unitedsketches.


Results of the 4th International Cartoon Contest "Bride's Veneration" 2018, Rep. Macedonia

The 4th International Competition for Caricature "BRIDE’S VENERATION" is realized as the author's project of Stojance Velichkovski, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia and the municipality of Kriva Palanka, announces the results of the received 430 works from 40 countries on the topic:
 First prize – Trophy “Nevestulka“(eng.Weasel, lat.Mustela Nivalis)
$200 + GOLD MEDAL,
and a Certificate for participation
Dariusz Dabrowski / Poland;
 Second prize – $150 + SILVER MEDAL,
and a Certificate for participation
Valentin Georgiev / Bulgaria;
 Third prize – $100 + BRONZЕ MEDAL,
and a Certificate for participation
Ali Shafei / Iran;
 Special award: Plaque - The best collection,
and a Certificate for participation
Oleg Gutsol (Ukraine).
Certificates for successful work*
*(The certificates will be sent to the .pdf format)
1. Klaus Pitter / Austrija
2. Soltan Soltanli / Azerbaijan
3. Alisson Ortiz Affonso / Brazil
4. Cival Einstein / Brazil
5. Ivailo Tsvetkov / Bulgaria
6. Jovcho Savov / Bulgaria
7. Yang Xia / China
8. Damir Novak / Croatia
9. Roberto Sergio Castillo Rodriguez / Cuba
10. Steffen Jahsnowski / Germany
11. Istvan Kelemen / Hungary
12. Blaze Dokuleski / Macedonia
13. Miro Georgievski / Macedonia
14. Luka Lagator / Montenegro
15. Cornel Chiorean / Romania
16. Milenko Kosanovic / Sеrbia
17. Snežana Čomor / Serbia
18. Goran Celichanin / Serbia
19. Oğuz Gürel / Turkey
20. Vladimir Kazanevsky / Ukraine
21. Oleg Loktyev / Ukraine.
Source: fb.


MIKS World Cartoonist Annual Award 2017 „Golden Pencil Sharpener“, Croatia

MIKS World Cartoonist Annual Award 2017 „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ is awarded by the International Association of Caricature MIKS for the best artistic achievements in the field of cartoons in the World.
The prize is awarded in three categories;
1. as the Annual Award for Best Cartoonists of the World in the past Year,
2. as an Award for Life Work,
3. as a reward for the promotion of cartoons in the world to an individual / association that has achieved outstanding achievements in cartoon promotion in the world
a. The Annual Award „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ is awarded to Best Cartoonists for the best artworks that have been released, exhibited, displayed over the past year.
b. The Lifetime Achievement Award „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ is awarded to prominent world cartoonists who with their creativity marked the time in which they acted and whose creative journey was rounded off, and works and achievements remain a permanent good in the world of cartoons.
c. The Cartoon Promotion Award „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ in the world is awarded to organizers of international exhibitions of cartoons, magazine and magazine publishers, journalists and all other individuals and associations that have contributed to the Cartoon Promotion Worldwide as a stimulus for further work in a better promotion of cartoons in the world .
1. The annual award for best cartoonists consists of plaques, diplomas, invitations to the jury of the International Cartoon Exhibition in Sisak (MIKS) and solo exhibitions of Cartoons in Sisak (Croatia)
2. The Lifetime Achievement Award consists of plaques, diplomas, invitations to the Jury of the Sisak Cartoon Exhibition (MIKS) and solo exhibitions of Cartoons in Sisak (Croatia)
3. The Cartoon Promotion Award in the world consists of plaques, diplomas and invitations to the jury of the International Cartoon Exhibition in Sisak (MIKS).
Announcement of the winners
1. Awards will be held on June 29, 2018 during the opening of the 4th MIKS at the City Museum in Sisak (Croatia).
The prizes will be awarded to winners by mail, together with a invitation to participate in the work of the International Jury of the MIKS Exhibition next year.
The solo exhibitions of the winners of the " „Golden Pencil Sharpener“" award will be arranged in agreement with the laureates for next year 2019.
The winners will be nominated and selected by the International Jury composed of 20 eminent world cartoonists, organizers of international exhibitions, editors of magazine cartoons and art historians from all over the world.
We will soon publish a list of all members of the international jury and partner list.
Nenad Ostojić.


Topic of the Caricature Festival Gigla 2018: Famous Georgians

The Caricatures Portal gigla.ge organizes a Caricature Festival on the topic of “Famous Georgians” from 3 to 6, 2018, where any professional or non-professional artist can present a maximum of five caricatures of a famous Georgian person.
The winner will be awarded with the prize bonus and the 10 artist will receive memorable souvenirs.
Cartoon theme
Famous Georgians
Any famous Georgian (actress, sportsman, TV presenter, artist, musician, singer, writer, poet, scientist, philosopher, politician, etc.)
May 20, 2018
I prize: 1500 $, souvenir, electronic and printed catalog
II prize: 1000 $, souvenir, electronic and printed catalog
III Prize: 500 $, souvenir, electronic and printed catalog.
The next 10 best works – souvenir collection. Electronic and printed catalog.
Each contestant has the right to submit a maximum of 5 copies of the electronic version.
Maximum size 21X29. 300 dpi.
Return to works
The authors do not return the works.
All works will be owned by the portal gigla.ge and part of the international festival “Gigla”. At the same time, the author has no right to authorship, but without the right to work.
Consists of 3; 4; 5; On June 6 In Tbilisi
Free catalog
Every artist selected on the exhibition will receive a digital catalog that will be sent to the e-mail.
If the artist wants to print a printed catalog, it will be able to pay the cardholder after payment.
The works are sent only in a pressed manner
E-mail: administration@gigla.ge .
List of famous Georgians on source.
This report from Besik Dugashvili.


Results 19th International Festival of Aphorism and Cartooning, Strumica 2018, Macedonia

The International Jury of the 19th International Festival of Aphorism and Cartooning, Strumica 2018, comprised of:
Stoyan Dechev, Bulgaria - President
Mile Gjorgievski, Macedonia - member
Risto Filchevski, Macedonia - member
Aco Gorgiev, Macedonia - member
Aleksandar Filev, Macedonia - member.
On the day of 24th of January, 2018, reviewed the incoming caricatures and aphorisms at the 19th International Festival of Cartoon and aphorisms and granted awards, as below:
Golden Plaque - Milan Alashevic, Slovenia
Silver Plaque - Pawel Stanczyk, Poland
Bronze Plaque - Slobodan Butir, Croatia
Award of the Municipal Organizational Board of Strumica Carnival - Blazhe Dokule, Macedonia
Furkat Osmanov, Uzbekistan
Henryk Cebula, Poland
Miro Geogievski, Macedonia
Pitter Klaus, Austria.
Silver plaque - Code "Bus" Mane Maravic, Serbia
Bronze plaque - Code "Lenche" Milivoje Jozic, Serbia
Bronze plaque - Code"Chetvrtak” Milko Stojkovic, Serbia
Prize of the Organizing Committee of the Strumica Carnival - Code "Bujna Fantazija” Natasa Kjurciska, Macedonia
Code "Expert" Miroslav Bozhkov, Bulgaria
Code "TV" Valery Tarasenko, Russia
Code "1001 Nok" Ljupka Cvetanova, Macedonia.
See winning cartoons on source.


11th International Don Quichotte Cartoon Contest 2018

11th International Don Quichotte Cartoon Contest 2018
Theme: “Child Brides“
Child Brides
Young girls who have not reached puberty are being forced to marry as child brides in some developing regions of the world. Child marriages are most common in India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Tanzania. Unfortunately, this issue is becoming more common in Turkey as well. Globally, every 1 out of 5 females who is under 18 years old is being forced into marriage in exchange for a dowry.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights prohibits child marriages and states that men and women of full age are entitled to equal marriage rights during marriage and at its dissolution. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending parties. This statement does not specify the minimum age requirement unlike other conventions and it is subjective.
Globally, every 1 out of 5 females who is under 18 years old is being forced into marriage in exchange for a dowry.
Legislations and precautions that are already in place are not sufficient and non-government organizations have been heavily campaigning to increase awareness on this topic. The purpose of this competition is to bring awareness to child marriages around the world, to study and criticize this social phenomenon.
We have an important mandate but limited time.
We are calling all caricaturists/cartoonists around the world to contribute their work to raise awareness and come one step closer to solving this issue.
The Rules of Competition:
1) Participation in competition is possible only by Internet: childbrides@donquichotte.org
2) All submitted work should be participating a contest for the first time. With an offence, there's a risk of deprivation of the achieved prizes.
3) The designs are to be drawn in A3-Size to deliver in 300 dpi dissolution and in Jpeg format. They can be black-and-white or colored; the coloured representation is exactly the same as the color technical treatment of the work is incumbent on not a containment.
4) The closing date of the competition is 28 February 2018.
5) Pre-selective Jury will determine the 100 finalists between dates 1-2 March 2018. Finalists will be presented in social media and on DQ website for the following 2 days.
6) The jury exists, evaluates the works between 3 March 2018. Results of this evaluation and conception of the price-crowned works are published on 4 March 2018.
7) The award of the prize will take place in the context of the opening of the exhibition in 8 March 2018 in the municipal art gallery Maji/Istanbul.
8) Received caricatures will be securely saved in Don Quichotte's archive. We certainly will get permission from you if we need to use your caricatures for purposes other than displaying it in exhibitions and album.
9) Contest Album will be developed in pdf and, if sponsored, will be printed.
10) Awarded and best performing cartoons will be exhibited in various European countries.
The Prizes:
- First Prize: 1.000 Euro +Don Quichotte Medal
- Second Prize: 750 Euro +Don Quichotte Medal
- Third Prize: 500 Euro +Don Quichotte Medal
- Special Awards
- 10 Mentions
Jury Members:
- Adriana Mosquera (Spain)
- Farzane Vaziri Tabar (Iran)
- Elena Ospina (Colombia)
- Marilena Nardi (Italy)
- Martha Barragan (Mexico)
- Natalia Forcat (Brazil)
- Nicoleta Ionescu (Romania)
- Saadet Demir Yalçın (Turkey)
- Shiva Zamanfar (Iran).
Organizational Responsibilities: Don Quichotte/Erdoğan Karayel
Organization Partner: G&Partner/Gaye Donay.
Source: donquichotte.


23rd International cartoon exhibition Zagreb 2018, Croatia

The organizer of the 23rd International cartoon exhibition ZAGREB 2018 is the Croatian Cartoonist Association. The festival is opened for everyone regardless of nationality, age, sex, or profession.
METEOROLOGY (weather, climate, forecast, etc.)
Conditions of entry:
1. Original works and digital artworks will be accepted. Digital artwork is to be numbered in pencil on the front and pencil signed. Copies cannot be admitted.
2. Entries can be either black and white or coloured.
3. There should be the name, the surname and the adress on the reverse side of cartoons.
4. The cartoons must not have been previously awarded on festivals.
5. Maximum 3 entries will be submitted.
6. Size of entries is A4 or A3 format.
Entry deadline is the 19th April 2018.
First Prize 1.000 EUR
Second Prize 500 EUR
Third Prize 300 EUR
Five Special mentions
The exhibition will take place in Gallery Klovićevi dvori in Zagreb on the 29th May 2018.
Authors of works that qualify to the exhibition are given a presentation copy of the exhibition cataloque.
Only on explicit request will remaining (original) works be returned to the owners in the end of the exhibition cycle (in the second half of the year 2019).
The organizer reserves the right to reproduce the works sent to the festival, Zagreb 2018, as the advertising material without being obliged to pay a fee to an author whose work may be used.
The prize-winning works become property of the organizer.
Download the Entry Form here
WEB: http://www.hdk.hr/.


7th International Olive Cartoons Contest 2018, Kyrenia - Cyprus

1. The contest is open to all amateur or professional cartoonist or any one who could submit a cartoon regardless individual's race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, or other protected characteristic.
2. Themes: Olive, Olive and Time, Olive and History, Olive and Mythology, Olive and Technology, Olive and Cyprus, Olive and Life, Olive and Peace, Olive and Conflict, Olive and War, Olive and Health, Olive and Women, Olive and Men, Olive and Children, Olive Oil, Olive Branch, Olive Tree, Benefits of Olive, Olive and Olive Mill/Press, Banning of Uprooting, Burning and Cutting Down Olive Trees and so forth.
3. All Submissions must be in the form of cartoon. Any painting or illustrations will not be accepted and will be disqualified. Cartoons must be without words.
4. All submissions must be originals. Submission dimensions: A4 or A3 in any color or black and white. Each entrant must provide name and surname, address, phone number including country code, and email address on the back of the submission; each entrant should also provide short background and a photo (optional) on a separate A4.
5. Submission of materials, which has previously been submitted and or presented and or published elsewhere, is welcomed providing copyright is not infringed, however previously any award wining material cannot be submitted.
6. All work submitted for evaluation by the International Selection Committee and work of finalist will be published at official web page of the contest. In addition submissions will be reviewed and evaluated for plagiarism by international associations. If Plagiarism detected and or any previously award winning material submitted, submissions will be canceled and the next eligible entry will be considered for the prize.
7. Entrants could submit more than one work, however no more than one award will be awarded to participants.
8. All submission must be received by APRIL 30, 2018 at the address provided below.
9. All submission, awarded or not, will be kept and archived by Cypriot – Turkish Cartoonist Association at the newly established “International Cyprus Cartoon Museum.”
10. All prize winner submissions and selected works by the Steering Committee will be published in a album and displayed at the 17th International Olive Festival will be exhibited in the festival area in Zeytinlik village within the scope of 2018.
11. The results of the contest will be published thru media and prizing winning entrants will be informed by contact information provided.
12. Kyrenia Municipality will provide travel and boarding expenses for three prize winners and six special prizewinners as stated in the terms and conditions of the contest. The prize–winning cartoonist must respond to the prize ceremony invitation within 10 days. The responses outside of 10 days are not considered.
13. The Kyrenia Municipality and Cypriot–Turkish Cartoonist Association will have the publishing rights to publish or print, in any media or format, any or all submissions.
14. All persons entering the contest agree that the rules of the contest as set out in these terms and conditions are binding on them. And all submissions could be published and printed by the Kyrenia Municipality and Cypriot–Turkish Cartoonist Association as set out in these terms and conditions without any future compensation.
15. For the exhibition and album, digital works can be sent to the following email address: olivecartoons@gmail.com Digital works are excluded from awards.
1. Prize: 1,000 Euro + Gold Olive
2. Prize: 800 Euro + Silver Olive
3. Prize: 600 Euro + Bronze Olive
6 Entrants: Special Prize (Bronze Olive)
100 Finalist Prize
APRIL 30, 2018
Kıbrıs Türk Karikatürcüler Derneği
7. Uluslararası Zeytin Karikatürleri Yarışması
Posta Kutusu: 87 (Post Code: 99000)
Lefkoşa – Kuzey Kıbrıs (Via Turkey)


35th Aydin Dogan International Cartoon Competition 2018, Turkey

• Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition is organized every year in Turkey by Aydın Doğan Foundation.
• The competition is open to the professional and amateur cartoonists from all over the world.
• The Jury is composed of the international members. The Jury will meet in June 2018.
• The award ceremony of 35th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition will be organized in November 2018 in Istanbul.
“Empowered Girls, Empowered Futures” Award
While half of the world population is still underrepresented in the business, politics, science and academy and discriminated, it is impossible to turn the ideals of justice, freedom and equality into a reality. Only if women are empowered, the world can be more healthy, peaceful and prosperous.
One of the most essential steps towards eradicating the gender inequality which still prevails even in the most developed countries in the world is the girls’ education. It is an absolute must that all the girls in the world have access to uninterrupted, quality education so that they can make their own decisions, direct their own lives and they can reach the positions they deserve. However, this is not enough. Beyond access to education, each of us are responsible of providing all the girls and young women with the opportunities to realize their potentials inside and outside of the schools, to enable them to develop their knowledge and skills throughout their lives and to remove all the barriers they face when they participate in the workforce.
Aydın Doğan Foundation, being aware of this responsibility, works in the field of girls’ education and empowerment.
In this regard, one cartoon that will be selected among the cartoons that will be sent in the “Empowered Girls, Empowered Futures” category will receive a special award worth of 8.000 US dollars.
1. Participants can select any theme.
2. Participants will submit the original copies of their cartoons. Cartoons sent as printouts should bear original signatures of participants. Photographs, photocopies, etc. will not be accepted.
3. Size of cartoons should not exceed A3 paper size (29.7 x 42 cm).
4. Completing the participation form attached or published on www.aydindoganvakfi.org.tr, participants will send their cartoons together with a short curriculum vitae and a photograph of them to the following address: Aydın Doğan Vakfı, Burhaniye Mahallesi Kısıklı Cad. No: 65, 34676 Üsküdar Istanbul/Turkey.
5. The Foundation will not be responsible for any damage that may occur during postage or for any late delivery of cartoons.
6. Award-winning cartoons will not be returned to participants.
7. By completing the participation form, the participant beforehand declares and accepts that he/she is the author of his/her cartoon(s) to be submitted to the competition; that he/she grants license in form of non-exclusive simple license to Aydın Doğan Foundation without any limitations on location, time period and number including assignment to third parties in relation to the usage rights of financial rights such as processing, duplication, distribution, representation, indication and transmission to the public via audio and/or visual means as defined under the provisions of the Articles 21-25 of the Law No. 5846 on Turkish Intellectual and Artistic Works; and that he/she gives consent to Aydın Doğan Foundation to exhibit such cartoon(s), to keep them in its archives, to duplicate and publish them on the Internet or through other media and to use them in any other way without any limitations.
8. Where the cartoon(s) to be submitted to the competition wins a rank and/or a prize; the participant beforehand declares and accepts that he/she is the author of his/her rank and/or prize-winning cartoon(s) and that he/she transfers ownership of the original or the copy of cartoon, submitted to the competition, to Aydın Doğan Foundation; that he/she transfers the financial rights such as processing, duplication, distribution, representation, indication and transmission to the public via audio and/or visual means he/she holds over the cartoon(s) to Aydın Doğan Foundation without any limitations on location, time period and number including assignment to third parties under the provisions of the Articles 21-25 of the Law No. 5846 on Turkish Intellectual and Artistic Works; that he/she gives consent to Aydın Doğan Foundation to exhibit such cartoon(s), to keep them in its archives, to publish them on the Internet or through other media and to use them in any other way without any limitations; that he/she does not have any right of disposition over the financial rights subject to transfer and thus will not enter into any transactions with third parties in relation to transferred financial rights.
9. The participant accepts and declares that the information included on the participation form completed for the competition participation will be processed and transferred with communication and competition participation purposes within the framework of the International Cartoon Competition of Aydın Doğan Foundation in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Law number 6698; that even if the application fails, the personal data will be kept by Aydın Doğan Foundation for the period of time set forth by the legislation; that the information related to competition participation will be shared with the jury, press and media organs and other relevant parties; that where a prize is won or where cartoon is published, his/her information as being author of such cartoon will be shared with the public; and that he/she is provided with required information in this regard.
• The participant accepts and declares that he/she has been informed before participating in the competition that he/she can learn his/her rights about his/her personal data and possible modifications on processing of this data from www.aydindoganvakfi.org.tr;
• That where he/she has any request on processing of his/her personal data by Aydın Doğan Foundation, he/she can send such request in written with original signature to the address of Aydın Doğan Vakfı, Burhaniye Mahallesi Kısıklı Cad. No: 65, 34676 Üsküdar Istanbul/Turkey;
• That he/she will provide clear and comprehensible information related to the right he/she requests to use during the application to be made; that he/she will certify his/her identity during the application to prove that the applicant is the relevant person and will send his/her identification information together with the application; and that it will be required to share also his/her contact information to receive the result of the application;
and that he/she has been informed about all of these issues before participating in the competition.
10. The Foundation will cover travel and accommodation expenses of the first three award-winning competitors for the award ceremony.
11. Cartoons that have not received any awards will be returned to their owners upon written application to the Foundation within 1 year. The responsibility of the Foundation ends after this period.
12. The deadline to participate in the competition is Friday, May 4th 2018.
13. Jury members cannot participate in the competition in the year they act as a jury member.
14. The decision to upload the cartoons, submitted to the competition, on the Virtual Museum belongs to Aydın Doğan Foundation.
“Empowered Girls, Empowered Futures” Award: 8,000 USD
Winner : 8,000 USD and the Aydın Doğan Foundation Winner Award
First Runner up : 5,000 USD and the Aydın Doğan Foundation First Runner up Award
Second runner up : 3,500 USD and the Aydın Doğan Foundation Second Runner up Award
Success Award : 500 USD and the Aydın Doğan Foundation Success Award
(In the event of a tie, the monetary awards may be shared equally among the winners.
A minimum of 5 and maximum of 12 success awards will be granted.)
More info in languages on source: PDF.


The 3rd International Contest Animal Cartoon 2018, Serbia

• Portal ANIMAL CARTOON, Belgrade (www.animalcartoon.net)
• FECO Serbia and
• Zoological Garden, Belgrade
are organizing cartoon contest on theme "Wild animals".
A. Participation
The contest is open to all cartoonists all over the world, over the age of 18, regardless of nationality, religion, gender and education.
B. Cartoon theme: Wild animals
C. Entries - Send by e-mail.
Only the original cartoons (up to 5) in digital form to send with e-mail will be accepted.
Digital works (A4, 250 dpi, JPEG or TIFF, the maximum length per one cartoon 3 MB) with personal information (name, address, e-mail, a brief CV (.doc format) and photo) should be sent to:
The cartoons must not be previously awarded. Condensed file zip, rar, etc... not accepted.
Arrived submissions that passed the pre-selection will be posted on the same day on the portal Animalcartoon.
D. Deadline
Entry deadline is May 15, 2018.
E. Prizes and awards
First prize 800 €
Second prize 500 €
Third prize 400 €
Awards are subject to taxation according to the current regulation.
The jury reserves the right to any prize eventually awarded on two winners.
It will also be awarded several special prizes and diplomas.
F. Exhibition
The exhibition will be staged in Zoological Garden Belgrade (BEO ZOO VRT) from July 12 to September 30, 2018.
The exhibition will be shown in other towns in Serbia and abroad.
G. Catalogue
Award-winning cartoonists will receive a free copy of the printed catalog. The others participants of the competition will be able to download the catalog in PDF format from our website.
H. Other conditions
The organizers reserve the right to use them for various purposes without any obligation to compensate for it. The works will be included in the permanent exhibition and archive portal Animal Cartoon.
By submitting works is considered that the authors accept these rules.
Arrived works remain the property of the organizers.
Spiro RADULOVIC, cartoonist
Manager of Portal Animal Cartoon
Jugoslav VLAHOVIC, cartoonist
President of FECO Serbia
info@animalcartoon.net .


The theme in Caneva Ride 2018, Italy: With the head on the clouds

Pro Castello di Caneva promotes the international award Caneva Ride! (Caneva Laughs!) for humoristic sketches and satirical costume about the theme “Con la testa tra le nuvole” With the head on the clouds.
The award is open to all cartoonists of the world from 16 years old. Participants can apply individually or in groups (in case of several authors, the referent for all communications with the award’s promoters shall be indicated).
Up to three unpublished works, realized by any technique, color or black and white, which haven’t been awarded in other prizes. The maximum format shall be A4 (21 X 29.7 cm).
Works shall be submitted within 24:00 of 20 May 2018 at the address canevaridecontest@gmail.com, as a .jpg, .tiff or .pdf file with resolution of 300 dpi, and report all personal data (first name, surname, complete address, phone number, in case of minors the name of one parent authorizing the participation). Every single file shall not exceed 5 MB. If more than one single work is submitted, then send each by single mail.
5 - JURY
Sergio Tessarollo Satirical designer President of the Jury
Pietro Francesco Manfè Pro Castello - Caneva
Vicenzo Bottecchia Cultural Comics Operator
Giancarlo Rupolo Photographer
FIRST PRIZE euro 600,00
SECOND PRIZE euro 250,00
THIRD PRIZE euro 150,00. The Jury reserves the right to report further works, which will not receive cash prizes.
During the exhibitions of the works there will be the possibility for visitors to indicate their favorite work. The authors, participating in the competition, give the non-exclusive right to publish the works on any support for promotional purposes of the Pro Loco Castle without having anything to claim as copyright.
Opening of the exhibition and prize giving will be held Saturday 3 June 2018 at Villa Frova, Caneva.
Source: Caneva Ride Official Page Facebook.