20.6.18

Results of International Cartoon Competition "Don Quichotte against the Unmanned Utopia"

The 24th Utopia Conference will be held in Karaburun (Izmir-TURKEY) on July 3-7th. This year a cartoon competition with the theme "Don Quichotte against the Unmanned Utopia" accompanies to the event. 125 cartoonists from 34 different countries participated in the competition with 312 cartoons.

The winners of the competition:
1st prize: Oleksiy Kustovsky (Ukraine) (Top),
2nd prize: Fethi Gürcan Mermertaş (Turkey),
3rd prize: Orhan Öztürk (Turkey).

SPECIAL PRIZE OF THE JURY
Cai Weidong, China

SPECIAL PRIZE OF KARABURUN MUNICIPALITY
Javad Takjoo, Iran

SPECIAL PRIZE OF YAKIN BOOKSTORE
Liu Qiang, China

SPECIAL PRIZE OF AGACKAKAN MAGAZINE
Raed Khalil, Syria

24th UTOPIA FESTIVAL SUCCESS AWARDS
Adrian Dome, Argentina
Mileta Miloradovic, Serbia.

Jury members:
Kamil Masaracı, Enis Musluoglu, Menekşe Çam, Turgay Karadağ and Barış Baklan.

The Cartoons will be exhibited in Karaburun Cartoon House during the event. The award ceremony will take place at the Cartoon House with the support of Karaburun Municipality on July 4th at 17.30h.

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19.6.18

3rd International Cartoon Contest Kolašin 2018, Montenegro

CONTEST THEME: MOUNTAINS AND SEA / Turism of Montenegro, skiing and swimming in the same day ! You shall send three works which you consider to be the best. Cartoons can previously be published or rewarded and should be creative, funny and amusing. Works have to be graphically convenient for printing on T-shirts. The participants may send a maximum of 3 works to compete. TECHNIQUE: Free All entries must be send by e-mail only.
PRIZES:
FIRST PRIZE: 300 Euro, Trophy, Honorable mention and a T-shirt
SECOND PRIZE: 200 Euro, Honorable mention and a T-shirt
THIRD PRIZE: 100 Euro, Honorable mention and a T-shirt
Three special prizes – Honorable mention of the salon.
DEADLINE: 21 July 2018
The international jury will choose the cartoons. The caricatures shall be delivered to the address: festivalkarikature@opstinakolasin.me
THE DECISION will be published on 25th of July 2018, on all cartoon websites. Winners will officially be announced with the ending of July and the announcement will take place in the Cultural Center in Kolašin.
Festival organizer: Municipality Kolašin
Darko Drljević.

12.6.18

Winners in the 3rd International Contest Animal Cartoon 2018, Serbia

ANIMAL CARTOON 2018
WILD ANIMALS

AWARDS

Two First prizes, 400 euro each
Manuel Arriaga SPAIN (Down)
Vorontcov Nikolai RUSSIA (Top)

Two Second prizes, 300 euro each
Sergii Riabokon UKRAINE
Marco De Angelis ITALY

Two Third prizes, 200 euro each
Zoran Tovirac Toco SRBIJA
Mohsen Zarifian IRAN

DIPLOMAS

Goran Milenković SRBIJA
Masoumeh Rahimi IRAN
Susilo INDONESIA
Raimundo Waldez C. Duarte BRAZIL
Pavel Matuška CZECH REPUBLIC
Raed Khalil SYRIA

JURY MEMBERS

Juliana Pena Pai cartoonist, ROMANIA
Istvan Kelemen cartoonist, HUNGARY
Tošo Borković cartoonist, SERBIA
Jugoslav Vlahović cartoonist, SERBIA
Jovo Škomac cartoonist, SERBIA
Špiro Radulović cartoonist, SERBIA.

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11.6.18

7th International Olive Cartoons Contest 2018 (Final Results), Cyprus

MUNICIPALITY OF KYRENIA
&
CYPRIOT – TURKISH CARTOONISTS ASSOCIATION

FINAL RESULTS

7. INTERNATIONAL OLIVE CARTOON CONTEST 2018
(KYRENIA – CYPRUS)

INTERNATIONAL JURY MEMBERS:
Nidai Güngördü (Cyprus), M. Serhan Gazioğlu (Cyprus), Omar Perez (Spain), Fethi Develioğlu (Turkey), Agim Krasnigi (Kosovo), Musa Kayra (Cyprus), Aziz Yavuzdoğan (Turkey), Yoshiaki Yokota (Japan), Firuz Kutal (Norway), Derman Atik (Cyprus), Mustafa C. Azizoğlu (Cyprus), Hüseyin Çakmak (Cyprus).

Country: 64

Participants: 348

Works: 802

PRIZE LIST

First Prize: 1.000 Euro + Gold Olive Sculpture + Frist Degree Diploma
Shahram Rezai (Iran)

Second Prize: 800 Euro + Silver Olive Sculpture + Second Degree Diploma
Oleksy Kustovsky (Ukraine)

Third Prize: 600 Euro + Bronz Olive Sculpture + Third Degree Diploma
Seyed Ali Miraee (Iran).

INTERNATIONAL JURY MEMBERS SPECIAL PRIZES

Galym Boranbayev(Kazakhstan)

Victor Crudu (Moldova)

Norbert Van Yperzeele (Belgium)

Hilal Özcan (Turkey)

Arben Meksi (Albania)

Elena Ospina (Colombia).

SPECIAL PRIZES OF THE PERSONS

Special Prize
Cival Einstein (Brazil)

Special Prize
Konstantin Kazanchev (Ukraine)

Special Prize
Masoumeh Rahimi (Iran)

Special Prize
Irien Trendafilov (Bulgaria)

Special Prize
Luc Vernimmen (Belgium)

Special Prize
Radko Oketic (Slovenia)

Special Prize
Viktor Holub (Ukraine)

Special Prize
Ray Costa (Brazil)

Special Prize
Mehmet Kahraman (Turkey)

Erten Kasımoğlu Special Prize
İsmail Kar (Turkey)

Special Prize
Engin Selçuk (Turkey).

(*) Note: The names of some awarding institutions will be announced later…

FINALIST PRIZES

A. Amir E. Al Haiky (Bahrain)
Aan Adi Jaya (Indonesia)
Abbas Naaseri (Iran)
Abidin Zaenal (Indonesia)
Ahmet Ümit Akkoca (Turkey)
Aimeur Youcef (Algeria)
Ali Shabani (Iran)
Alexander Kaminsky (Moldova)
Amalijus Narbutas (Lithuania)
Arif Sutristanto (Indonesia)

Asier Sanz Nieto (Spain)
Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu (Turkey)
Ayten Köse (Turkey)
Bayram Hajizadeh (Azerbaijan)
Borislav Hegedušić (Croatia)
Borta Ambrozie Ovidiu (Romania)
Bossens Philippe (Belgium)
Cemalettin Güzeloğlu (Turkey)
Cengiz Köse (Cyprus)
Chandrashekar M. K. Shekar (India)

Constantin Ciosu (Romania)
Daniel Eduardo Varela (Argentina)
Daniel Silva De Paula (Brazil)
Deniz İlker Kuruoğlu (Turkey)
Elrayah Ombaddi Abu Baker (Sudan)
Evelyn Soraya De Paz Samayoa (Guatemala)
Fahriye Çıtaklı (Turkey)
Farzane Vaziritabar (Iran)
Fatma Ertuğral (Cyprus)
Fethi Gürcan Mermertaş (Turkey)

Gai Yu (China)
Grigoris Georgiou (Greece)
Hasan Ceylan (Turkey)
Hamit Gış (Turkey)
Hayrettin Oturgan (Turkey)
Hule Hanusic (Austria)
İbrahim Tuncay (Turkey)
Jitet Kustana (Indonesia)
Josef Prchal (Spain)
Jose Antonio Traghetti (Argantina)

Kevney Ensar Bahadır (Turkey)
Kürşat Zaman (Turkey)
Qasım Qapalan (Iraq)
Lazo Sredanovic (Montenegro)
Leily Salimi (Iran)
Liu Xihua (China)
Louis Pol (Australia)
M. Hadi Ghenaatpisheh (Iran)
Makhmud Eshonkulov (Uzbekistan)
Marina Gorelova (Belarus)

Marzieh Khani Zadeh (Iran)
Mehmet Zeber (Turkey)
Melike Arslanargun (Turkey)
Meret Gylyjov (Turkmenistan)
Milenko Kosanovic (Serbia)
Mileta Miloradovic (Serbia)
Miro Stefanovic (Serbia)
Mirsaid Gaziyev (Uzbekistan)
Mohammad Ali Khalaji (Iran)
Mojmir Mihatov (Croatia)

Mohsen Farrokhi Jomadi (Iran)
Muammer Kotbaş (Turkey)
Muammer Olcay (Turkey)
Murat Özmenek (Turkey)
Musa Keklik (Turkey)
Mykola Kapusta (Ukraine)
Nader Mohammadi (Iran)
Naohiro Tsukushi (Japan)
Orhan Öztürk (Turkey)
Önder Önerbay (Turkey)

Ömer Çam (Turkey)
Perwer Kerkuki (Kurdıstan Region)
Pedro Meca (Spain)
Pelin Söğüt (Turkey)
Peter Niuwendijik (Holland)
Raul Fernando Zuleta (Colombia)
Remezan Özçelik (Turkey)
Ronaldo Cunha Dias (Brazil)
Rooshan Gataullin (Tatarstan)
Saeed Sadeghi (Iran)

Satılmış Akın (Turkey)
Serdar Kıcıklar (Turkey)
Shahriar Alami (Iran)
Sohrab Kheiri (Iran)
Slava Kazanevskyi (Ukraine)
Spiro Radulovic (Serbia)
Sun Chen (China)
Şenol İpek (Turkey)
Ümit Müfit Dinçay (Turkey)
Uğur Pamuk (Turkey)

Valeri Tarasenko (Russia)
Vicente Marques (Brazil)
Victor Skopintsev (Russia)
Viktor Holub (Ukraine)
Vitaly Bondar (Belarus)
Vüsal Bağırov (Cyprus)
Wesam Khalil (Egypt)
Tsocho Peev (Bulgaria)
Zelal Hakan (Turkey)
Zlatko Krstevski (Macedonia).

(*) The transfer and accomodation expenses of the cartoonists who will win the first six awards will be paid by the Municipality of Kyrenia…
Only the accomodation expenses of the cartoonists who will win particular/distinctive awards will be paid by the Municipality of Kyrenia…

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE.

6.6.18

International Cartoon Exhibition Ymittos 2018, Greece

INTERNATIONAL CARTOON EXHIBITION YMITTOS 2018
Organization: Municipality Dafni-Ymittos & Ergastiri
Subject to cartoon and sketch:
Road behavior and risks
The Caricature and Cartoon Exhibition will be held
October 20 - November 3
Events Hall Municipal Community Hymettus
To organize events which will include lectures, performances
and various artistic and other events.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
• The drawings must be black and white or in color.
• Each participant may present up to 3 drawings (size A3).
• Resolution must be at least 300 dpi.
• It would be preferable that the drawings should not contain any text or comments. In case they do, the English or Greek language should definitely be included.
• The use of collage is prohibited.
• The drawings must be sent via e-mail.
• The drawings that the Artistic Committee will judge that have been copied from other cartoonists’ works will be disqualified.
• The drawings should not have been exhibited before.
• The drawings should not have offensive content.
• A short CV, the e-mail address, Skype account (if available), and the postal address of each participant is required.
• All participating drawings may be exhibited in a touring exhibition in Greece or abroad.
• The drawings should not have been published previously
• Drawings that do not correspond to above requirements will not be accepted, and the Cartoonist will be informed by e-mail
EXHIBITION
• They will be exhibited to 200 drawings to be evaluated by the Jury Committee
• The prizes will be decided by the Jury Committee
• Eminent experts from the world of Letters and Arts will make up the Committee.
RIGHTS
• The drawings may be used in the advertising campaign of the exhibition. On no account should drawings or copies be sold. Commercial exploitation of part or the whole exhibition is prohibited.
• Participating artists will not receive any kind of payment for their participation.
• Copyright of the exhibition belongs to the organizers.
• Participants will receive a digital catalogue of the exhibition.
• Participation in the exhibition implies full acceptance of all the above terms.
Submission Deadline: July 31st
The drawings should be sent to the following e-mail address:
cartoondafniymittos@gmail.com
Awards
1st Prize
5 days accommodation (nights) at Delphi Palace Hotel (4*) Delphi
Sponsor Iniohos Kaltsis SA
Travel tickets and nutrition are not included
2nd Prize
3 days accommodation (nights) at Delphi Palace Hotel (4*) Delphi
Sponsor Iniohos Kaltsis SA
Travel tickets and nutrition are not included
3rd Prize
Album of works by expressionist Painter George Bouzianis
(in English or Greek language) edition of the Benaki Museum
4th Prize
Book or CD
5th Prize
Book or CD
Visitor’s award
Book or CD
They also awarded 10 Praises
All participants whose works will be exhibited will receive a Digital Certificate of Participation.
The Organizing Committee.

5.6.18

Free theme in the 14th International cartoon festival of Solin 2018, Croatia

14. INTERNATIONAL CARTOON FESTIVAL - SOLIN 2018 (CROATIA)
1.PARTICIPATION
The organizer of 14th International festival of cartoon Solin 2018 is the city Solin. The festival is opened for everyone regardless of nationality, age, sex, or profesion.
2.THEME: FREE THEME
3.ENTRIES
Conditions of entry:
1. All entries must be original cartoons. Framed works, also, will not be accepted.
2. Entries can be either black and white or colored.
3. There should be the name, surname and the address on the reverse side of cartoons.
4. Maximum 5 entries will be submitted.
5. Maximum size of entries is A3 format (40x30 cm).
4.DEADLINE
Entry deadline is the 15 August 2018. Please write ; PRINTED MATTER - NO VALUE
5.ADDRESS
14. INTERNATIONAL CARTOON
FESTIVAL SOLIN 2018
«DOM ZVONIMIR»
Kralja Zvonimira 50,
21210 Solin, CROATIA
6.PRIZE AND AWARDS
1. PLAQUE.................................................1014 EUR
2. PRIZE CITY SOLIN................................... 1 PRIZE
3. TOURIST OFFICE..................................... Plaque and Diploma.
7.EXHIBITION
The exhibition will take place in the galery of the culture home „ZVONIMIR“ Solin on the 30.08.2018.
8.OTHER CONDITIONS
The works will be returned only on the special request of an author: The postage EURO 5 will be paid by the author. The organizer reserves the right to reproduce the works sent to the festival, Solin 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.
PRESIDENT 14. INTERNATIONAL CARTOON FESTIVAL - SOLIN 2018 CROATIA
Cartoonist-designer
MARKO IVIĆ.

ENTRY FORM

LAST NAME ---------------------------------------------

FIRST NAME --------------------------------------------

PSEUDONYM --------------------------------------------

STREET ---------------------------------------------------

POSTCODE -----------------------------------------------

CITY -------------------------------------------------------

COUNTRY -----------------------------------------------

TELEPHONE --------------------------------------------

E-MAIL ---------------------------------------------------

NUMBER OF ENTRIES -------------------------------

MALE-FEMALE ----------------------------------------.

3.6.18

The Winners of the World Press Cartoon 2018, Portugal

The cartoon «Freedom of Expression» by Italian author Marilena Nardi (Top) was honoured with the Grand Prix of the 13th edition of WORLD PRESS CARTOON, the great annual event of humour art in the international press, which opened its doors at Conference and Cultural Center of Caldas da Rainha, Portugal. First prize in the Cartoon Editorial category, the drawing was published in the Barcelona newspaper «Illegal Times» in December 2017. Nardi is the first woman to receive a World Press Cartoon Grand Prix. Among the nine winners of this edition, the Italian cartoonist raised the highest monetary prize, worth 10 thousand euros. Still in this category, the jury awarded the 2nd prize to the work «Utopia», by the Brazilian Cau Gomez, published in the Brazilian magazine «Continente», and the 3rd prize to an untitled drawing by the Turkish author Hicabi Demirci, published by the newspaper «Pazar» (Down).
The World Press Cartoon also distinguishes works in two other categories.
In Caricature, two winning pieces portrayed the US president: a «Donald Trump» from Belgian O-Seoker, published on the «Jyllands-Posten» website, and another from the Dutch Endyck, published on the «Fenamizah» website, first and second respectively. The third prize for a «Robert Mugabe» from the pages of the Indian newspaper Metro Vartha was given to Indian artist Thomas Antony.
In the category of Gag Cartoon, the 1st Prize was awarded to the Serbian Nedeljko Ubovic, for an untitled work, the 2nd Prize was for «Cemitério Paraíso», by the Brazilian Silvano Mello, and the 3rd prize distinguished «Zebra … Leaving our mark on nature», by the Norwegian author Fadi Abou Hassan. These works were published by the «Vecernje Novosti», «Super Notícia» and «Cartoon Movement», respectively.
More on source: worldpresscartoon.