Results of Equal Rights and Gender Equality International Cartoon Contest 2019-2020

We have decided to award most voted cartoons. This year will be awarded 5 to 10 votes winners.
First Prize: Hilal Özcan, Turkey (10 votes)
Second Prize: Shahrokh Heidari, Iran (9 votes)
Third Prize: Mohammad Hosein Akbari. Iran (8 votes)
Honorable Mention Award
Mojtaba Heidarpanah, Iran (7 votes)
Hamza Akin, Turkey (6 votes)
Doru Axinte, Romania (6 votes)
Kfir Weizman, Israel (6 votes)
Aleksei Kivokurtcev, Russia (6 votes)
Budi Hari Pujiono, Indonesia (6 votes)
Jitet Kustana, Indonesia (6 votes)
Gustavo Fernando Caballero Talavera, Mexico (6 votes)
Special Mention Award
Halit Kurtulmus, Turkey (5 votes)
Muammer Olcay, Turkey (5 votes)
Stefaan Provijn, Belgium (5 votes)
Arend van Dam, Netherlands (5 votes)
Neltair Abreu, Brazil (5 votes)
Oleksy Kustovsky, Ukraine (5 votes)
Serpil Kar, Turkey (5 votes)
Nahid Maghsoudi. Iran (5 votes)
Morhaf Youssef, Syria (5 votes)
Marziyeh Khanizadeh, Iran (5 votes)
Wilber Chavarria Centeno, Nicaragua (5 votes)
Niels Bo Bojesen, Denmark (5 votes)
Silvano Mello, Brazil (5 votes)
Sepideh Faramarzi, Iran (5 votes).
The first prize is NOK 5 000, or 5 000 PTS and a certificate.
The second prize is NOK 3 000, or 3 000 PTS and a certificate.
The third prize is NOK 2 000, or 2 000 PTS and a certificate.
Each Honorable and special mention award winners will receive a certificate.
Note: The winners have been selected by jury votes. The voting was open for the jury from 10 to 19 January 2020.
The main exhibition will be held on the Norwegian Cartoonist Gallery, Drøbak, Norway. Winners' names will be announced during the opening on Saturday, January 25, at 12:00. The exhibition will open by Shabana Rehman. The exhibition opening will live broadcast on Toons Mag's Facebook Page.
Selected cartoon contributors' names.
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Received catalog of the 8th Sejong International Cartoon Contest 2019, Korea

Received today the color catalog of the 8th Sejong International Cartoon Contest (SICACO) 2019 from Korea + my Best Cartoon Prize certificate. Thank you to Dr Cheong San Lim, the President of the Sejong International Cartoon Institute, and the members of the Selection Committees.
The classical A4 sized (21x29.7 cm) catalog has 104 pages full of far more cartoons and is deservedly titled "World Cartoons Encyclopedia Vol.28". The cover cartoons are by the Chinese artist Liu Qiang.
This edition received 1865 works by 458 entrants from 57 countries of whom 330 are prized. 17 entrants are students. 21 artists sent in 166 works by e-mail, yet digitoons are not prized. The most entrants from Korea (89) are followed by 40 artists from Serbia, 39 cartoonists from Turkey, 36 from Iran, 27 from Indonesia, and 26 entrants from China.
From Turkey they received 150 works and 20 artists are prized:
Student Special Prize: Zeliha Nur Mavis (12 y).
Student Honorable Mention: Beren Kaya (13 y).
Theme Prize: Recep Bayramoğlu, Murteza Albayrak, Hicabi Demirci, Deniz İlker Kuruoğlu.
Best Cartoon Prize: Musa Gümüş, Mete Ağaoğlu, Kemal Özyurt, Ahmet Aykanat, Bülent Okutan, Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu.
Special Prize: Lütfü Çakın, Zülküf Aba.
Honorable Mention: Serdar Harata, Musa Keklik, Sosli Feriköy, Ferhat Demirbaş, Hayrettin Oturgan, Altan Özeskici.

Finalist cartoons in the 7th KalDer Bursa International Cartoon Contest 2020, Turkey

The 7th KalDer Bursa International Cartoon Contest has ended. The contest with the theme “Change is in the essence” chosen by the 18th Quality and Success Symposium to be held on 17-18 April 2020 in Bursa was announced to public and art-lovers on November 21, 2019.
After the announcement, 932 cartoons were received from 51 countries by 362 artists for the contest. It was a difficult subject. Caricaturists exhibit their mastery. The jury made the preliminary meeting and determined the finalist caricatures. 100 cartoons are in the finals.
The finalist caricatures will be published on facebook page between 17.01.2020 - 31.01.2020 for any copy, similar, etc. objections. Contact us by bursa@kalder.org with the caricature numbers. Thanks to all cartoonists.
KalDer Bursa.


The 25th International Cartoon Exhibition Zagreb 2020, Croatia

The organizer of the 25th International cartoon exhibition ZAGREB 2020 is the Croatian Cartoonist Association. The festival is opened for everyone regardless of nationality, age, sex, or profession.
CUISINE (gastronomy, cooking, chefs, restaurants, catering ...)
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 26th March 2020.
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.
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 2021).
The organizer reserves the right to reproduce the works sent to the festival, Zagreb 2020, 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.
Note: Authors from Africa, Australia, South America, North America and Asia can send cartoons
by regular mail or e-mail to hrvdrukar@gmail.com
Authors from Europe send cartoons with regular mail.
More on HDK.


The 14th International Cartoon Biennial Humour & Vigne, Jonzac 2020, France

Conditions of participation
1- NAME: 14th International Cartoon Biennial 2020, Jonzac – France.
2- THEME: JOY OF LIFE (with or without link with the grape vine)
3- DEADLINE: 1st April 2020
4- PARTICIPANTS: cartoonists from all countries, of all ages, male or female.
5- ENTRIES: maximum 3 works. Preferably without captions.
Thank you to attach a card with name, address and other information from the author:
(a) by e-mail: JPEG 300 DPI digital card format
(b) by post: only good quality copies or DIN A4 digital works. They will not be returned.
6- REWARDS: In kind—mainly of a liquid kind, special invitations and trophies.
All artists whose artwork is selected for publication in the catalogue will receive a free copy.
7- COPYRIGHTS: The participants allow the organisers to publish certain of their works in the media, with the sole purpose of promoting the artist and the event, without any restriction or request for financial participation. Any other copyrights remain the property of the artist.
8- EXHIBITION: from 26 June to 5 July 2020 - Cloître des Carmes - JONZAC – FRANCE
Saturday, 27 June: Opening ceremony of the festival and festivities.
(a) for entries by email: vignumour@gmail.com OR : nolpeintre@gmail.com 
(b) for entries by post:
6 Hameau Chez Dupas
17130 Tugéras Saint-Maurice
TEL: +33 5 46 70 32 69
MOB: +33 6 04 48 40 92
Facebook - Nol Hetv
YouTube - Humour & Vigne
Google - Humour et Vigne Web Albums.
Humour et Vigne.

21st International Festival of aphorisms and caricature, Strumica 2020, R. Macedonia

XXI-st International Festival of aphorisms and caricature - Strumica 2020
Theme: C A R N I V A L – E R O T I C A
• In this category each author can participate with 10 aphorisms at maximum, printed in three copies, completed with code and particulars about the author, and set in sealed envelope.
• The authors are allowed to participate with more works, each as group of 10 (ten) aphorisms, marked with particular code.
• In this category, the authors can participate and send 3 caricatures at maximum. The technique is on their own choice, and dimensions A/4.
• Each caricature should contain author information on the back.
Contest deadline:
The deadline for submitting works is: February 14, 2020.
• Three main prizes are awarded: Golden, Silver and Bronze Plaque, with the right of the Organizer retains the right to award a number of additional prizes.
• The works should be sent to:
NUCK "Anton Panov"
Blvd. "Goce Delcev" bb
2400 Strumica , R Macedonia
with indication: To the Festival of aphorism and Caricature
• The works received, remain in property of the Organizer and the author, and they have the right to its public presentation, catalogue edition or other publication.
• All works arriving within the set deadline will be reviewed by the appropriate jury.
• The presentation of the works – exhibition and the Reward Ceremony will come to: March 2, 2020.
Contact -Further information
Tel: ++389 (0) 71 205 263
E-mail: trimerotikon@yahoo.com ;  anton.panov.sr@gmail.com .
Source: Marjan Dzin.


10th International Turhan Selcuk Cartoon Competition 2020, Turkey

10th International Turhan Selcuk Cartoon Competition 2020
1. The competition is open to any cartoonist.
2. It is acceptable to enter with cartoons that have been published previously. However, they should not have won any prize/award in any other competition.
3. Any technique is allowed. The cartoonist can submit a maximum of 5 cartoons. Originals or electronic versions suitable for printing in 300 dpi and jpg format sent by e-mail would also be acceptable. No resposnibility will be assuemed for documents sent in different formats and documents that can not be opened.
4. All cartoons must be 30x40 cm maximum.
5. The participants must write their names (first and surname) in capital letters, address, e-mail, country and telephone number; a brief CV should be submitted in a sealed envelope.
6. The cartoons must be sent to the following address, no later than 01 May 2020
Milas Belediyesi Ozel Kalem Mudurlugu
48200-Milas-Mugla Turkey
www.milas.bel.tr e-mail: info@milas.bel.tr
7. The results of the competition will be announced on 20 May 2020.
8. The cartoons sent to the competition will not be returned. All cartoons, whether they have won a prize or not, may be used for cultural purposes and may be published. Participation assumes acceptance of these conditions. All cartoons will be kept in the ‘Turhan Selcuk Karikaturlu Ev’.
9. The cartoons selected by the jury will be displayed in the exhibition and will also be printed in the album.
10. The reward ceremony will be held on 19 September 2020. The opening of the exhibition will be held on the same date, in ‘Turhan Selcuk Karikaturlu Ev’ for cartoons which have won an award or have been selected for display. The exhibition will be open until 01 October 2020.
11. Accommodation and meal expenses for participants who have won a ‘Special Award’ will be met. Travel expenses will be borne by the participants. Travel, accommodation and meal expenses for competitors who come first, second and third will be met by Milas Municipality.
Muhammet Tokat – Mayor
Ruhan Selçuk
Kamil Masaracı
İzel Rozental
Sonay Yılmaz
Hicabi Demirci
Nazım Alpman
Ramize Erer
Çiğdem Demir
Yüksel Aksu
Serter Karataban -Rapporteur.
Winner: ₺7.500.00
Runner up: ₺5000.00
3rd: ₺3000.00
Other Special Prizes will be awarded by various establishments, societies, newspapers, art magazines, trade unions, news agents and individuals.
Note: The jury meeting will be held on the 09th May 2020.
Source: Milas Municipality.


The Addis Ababa Declaration for the Recognition of Cartooning as a Fundamental Right

From the DPDF Facebook page.

The Addis Ababa Declaration for the Recognition of Cartooning as a Fundamental Right, presented on May 3, 2019 at UNESCO Press Freedom Days in Addis Ababa and then handed over to the organization's Director General, is in a new phase.

We have asked the French National Commission for UNESCO to carry this text.

This week, its President transmitted the declaration to all National Commissions for UNESCO.

We hope that this dissemination will help to open up, within and between countries, a space for discussion and reflection on the right to satire and irreverence.

Five years after the attack on Charlie Hebdo, this new step is all the more significant: it brings strength and legitimacy to this text, and completes making it a reference text on which cartoonists all over the world can now rely.

We must now bring this declaration to life.

The link to the Declaration: https://dessindepressecommedroitfondamental.org/?lang=en.


12th International Don Quichotte Cartoon Contest 2020, Germany

Theme: Say NO to "violence against Women!"
We are taking on another global societal issue after covering child marriages. “Violence against Women” will be the theme of 12th Don Quichotte Caricature Contest. Violence against women and childs is one of the most widespread violations of human rights. Some national studies show that up to 70% of women have experienced physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime from an intimate partner. To raise awareness and trigger action to end this global scourge, the UN observes International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. Unfortunately, violence against women and girls is deep-rooted in our societies and the international observance serves as a symbol of resistance as well as a call to action to eliminate gendered physical, economic and psychological violence. Violence against Women has been increasing in emerging countries. Femicide-killing women because of their gender- is a longstanding issue in the world. For example, there were 430 female homicides in 2019 alone in Turkey. Although illegal, child marriage in Turkey remains also prevalent along with countries such as India, Iran, Mexico, Ethiopia, Chad and Niger. The purpose of this contest is to bring global awareness to this issue through the lens of caricaturists around the world and encourage solutions that will end this social crisis.
Rules of the competition:
1) Joining the competition is possible only via internet (with cv+address): violenceagainstwomen2020@gmail.com .
2) All submitted pieces of work should be participating in a contest for the first time. In the event of violation of this requirement, any awarded prizes shall be returned.
3) The caricatures are to be submitted in A3 size, with a resolution of 300 dpi and in Jpeg format (black and white or colour, no restriction as to technical colour processing).
4) The closing date of the competition is 31.03.2020.
5) Based upon the submitted caricatures, the jury will pre-select 100 finalists from April 10 to 20, 2020. These finalists will then be presented on social media platforms and on Don Quichotte's websites for the following 10 days.
6) The jury will evaluate the pre-selected works of art from May 1 to 7, 2020 and publish the results on May 15, 2020.
7) The award ceremony will take place in line with the exhibition opening in June in Stuttgart.
8) Submitted caricatures will be securely stored within Don Quichotte's archives. For any use other than contest related, permission shall be seeked from each author prior to use.
9) A contest catalogue shall be issued in pdf format and published.
- First Prize: 750 Euro+DQ Medal
- Second Prize: 500 Euro+DQ Medal
- Third Prize: 250 Euro+DQ Medal
- Special Awards (Certificates).
Preselector Jury:
- Farzane Vaziritabar (Iran)
- Aslı Alpar (Turkey)
- Erdogan Karayel (Germany)
Jury Members:
- Adriana Mosquera (Spain)
- Anne Derenne (France)
- Cristina Sompaio (Portugal)
- Doaa Eladl (Egypt)
- Elena Ospina (Colombia)
- Marina Bondarenko (Russia)
- Marlene Pohle (Argentina)
- Martha Barragan Mar (Mexico)
- Maya Tcholakova (Bulgaria)
- Natalia Forcat (Brazil)
- Nicoleta Ionescu (Romania)
- Ramize Erer (Turkey-France)
- Shiva Zamanfar (Iran).
Technical Assistant:
- Elif Özer (Turkey).
Source: Erdoğan Karayel.


Maya Kamath Memorial Awards 2019, India

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Kyrenia Municipality 9th International Cartoon Contest 2020, Cyprus

1 – The contest is open to all (over 18 years) amateur or professional cartoonists or any one who could submit a cartoon regardless individual's race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, or other protected characteristic.
A) Olive
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.
B) Free Subject
Any topic can be drawn.
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 have 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-wining material submitted, submissions will be canceled and the next eligible entry will be considered for the prize.
7 – It is possible to participate in the contest with two works in both sections (2 + 2 = 4). However, one participant receives only one prize per episode. If any cartoonist has won the Grand Prize, he cannot receive another prize in that department.
8 – All submission must be received by APRIL 30, 2020 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 an album. In addition, they will be exhibited during the 19th Olive Festival in 2020.
11 – The results of the contest will be published thru media and prize-winning entrants will be informed by contact information provided.
12 – The transportation and accommodation expenses of the winners of the Grand Prize and First Prize will be covered by Kyrenia Municipality. 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 exhibition, 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 prizes.
Grand Prize: 1.500 Euro + Golden Olive Statue + Diploma.
First Prize: 750 Euro + Golden Olive Statue + Kyrenia Municipality Prize (Diploma)
Second Prize: Silver Olive Statue + Cyprus Turkish Cartoonists Association Prize (Diploma)
Third Prize: Bronze Olive Statue + Olive Festival Prize (Diploma)
50 Finalist Prizes.
First Prize: 750 Euro + Golden Olive Statue + Kyrenia Mayor Special Prize (Diploma)
Second Prize: Silver Olive Statue + Olive Humor Festival Prize (Diploma)
Third Prize: Bronze Olive Statue + Erten Kasımoğlu Special Prize (Diploma)
50 Finalist Prizes.
April 30, 2020
Kıbrıs Türk Karikatürcüler Derneği
9. Uluslararası Karikatür Yarışması
Posta Kutusu: 87 (Post Code: 99000)
Lefkoşa – Kuzey Kıbrıs (Via Turkey)


Catalog of the International Cartoon Festival in Saitama 2019, Japan

Received yesterday the superb catalog of the International Cartoon Festival in Saitama 2019, Japan. They are celebrating the 29th year of the festival in 2019. Having been invited to the festival the second time this year, I did participate in the event with two cartoons of mine, one on the theme Hana which means "Flower" and the second one of free theme. Works by 47 Japanese and 51 foreign artists are included in the catalog of the exhibition that took place at Plaza North in November 2019.
Saitama City is the place where Rakuten Kitazawa - the father of modern cartoon in Japan - spent his later years. The Saitama Municipal Cartoon Art Musem in the home to Kitazawa in his later years hold the Saitama-City Rakuten-Kitazawa Manga Awards competition each year. In 2019 they held the 34th edition and the winning cartoons are included in this collection book of "The Best Cartoons of Nippon" which are also displayed on the museum website here.
The standard A4-sized (21x29.7 cm) catalog of "The Best Cartoons of Nippon 2019" has over 110 pages, about 80 of them covering the color and the black&white cartoons participated in the festival and selected for the catalog. The remaining pages are the lists of the Japanese and the Foreign artists with their personal histories in both English and Japanese. This perfectly designed book of art is a best chance to compare the style and wit of the native and overseas manga/cartoon artists and enjoy the great humour in their works.
From Turkey are nine cartoonists whose cartoons published in the catalog; namely, Alper Susuzlu, Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu, Behiç Yalçın Ayrancıoğlu, Erdoğan Başol, Hüsnü Berkalp Üstün, Kamil Yavuz, Kemal Özyurt, Musa Gümüş, and Seyit Saatçi.
Thank you to the festival organizers and the staff of Plaza North who sent me this excellent collection of manga/cartoon art.
"Decree - death penalty"
Naotake Kobayashi
34th Rakuten-Kitazawa Manga Awards 2019 Grand Prix.

The 24th edition of the international competition Fax For Peace 2019-2020, Italy

24th edition of the international competition FAX FOR PEACE
24 NOVEMBER 2019
29 FEBRUARY 2020
We wish to thank the Cultural Association "The Circle"We wish to thank the Cultural Association “Il Circolo” 
It is open to students of all grades and types of schools and to professional artists from all over the world. They are required to submit one or more works developing the themes of peace, tolerance, fight against any form of racism and of defense of human rights.
Each competitor may take part in two ways:
1) E-mail, JPG format max 1,5 Mb [e-mail: istsuperiore@faxforpeace.eu] one or more pictures or works of visual art.
2) Send short films and cartoons of maximum 5 minute length that could also be forwarded in compressed format to the following e-mail address [istsuperiore@faxforpeace.eu] or forwarded by mail to [via degli Alpini, 1 - 33097 Spilimbergo (Pn) Italia]. The videos can be shot/made in the most common formats (AVI, MPEG, Real Video, QuickTime, Video for Windows, etc.)
Works from each competitor (individual artist, student or class) will be accepted starting from Sunday November 24th 2019 at 8.00 am until Saturday February 29th 2020 at 12.00 pm.
On each work it is necessary to indicate full name, name of school and grade/class (if students), telephone and fax number and/or e-mail address, city, country. The works will be exhibited as they are received in an “in progress” exhibition which will open on Sunday 24th November, 2019 at 5.00 pm at the Istituto Superiore di Spilimbergo - Il Tagliamento (via degli Alpini, 1 - Spilimbergo, Pordenone, ITALY).
Single students will also have to specify their school address, their age and the class attended. Competitors implicitly authorize the school to reproduce and use their works in the catalogue and in different media for no-profit activities. The organization cannot be held responsible in case of theft, damage or loss of the works. Works will not be returned or retransmitted to their authors. The exhibition will close on April 30th, 2020. A catalogue will be printed, reproducing a wide selection of the works received after/following up, which later will be sent to competitors free of charge, previous formal request.
Enrico Sarcinelli, Mayor of Spilimbergo
Alberto Carlo Varnier, former student representative
Angelo Bertani, art critic
Donato Guerra, President of the cultural association Il Circolo
Lucia D'Andrea, Headmistress of the Technical and Professional Schools of Spilimbergo Il Tagliamento
Nane Zavagno, artist.
Claudia Conte, actress and writer (Italy)
Denise Tatucci, actress (Italy)
Edoardo Winspeare, director (Italy)
Hanif Kureishi, writer (England)
Valeria Ciangottini, actress (Italy).
Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia-Giulia
Municipality of Spilimbergo
Woman International League for Peace and Freedom
National Coordination of Local Authorities for peace and human rights
Provincial Committee for UNICEF of Pordenone.
The jury of experts in communication, art critics and representatives of the school world will select 6 works among those received within the expiry date, according to their development of proposed themes and their effectiveness.
Sunday, November 24th 2019, 5.00 PM
Institute of Secondary Education Il Tagliamento
via degli Alpini, 1 - Spilimbergo (Pn) Italy
from 25th November 2019 to 30th April 2020
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Saturday: from 8.00 am to 12.00 am.
The following six prizes, will be awarded according to categories:
- best work - Kindergarten and Primary Schools: € 300,00
- best work - Lower Secondary Schools: € 300,00
- best work - Secondary High Schools: € 300,00
- best work - Video or cartoon: € 300,00
- best work - Artists: € 300,00.
- best work to satirical or humorous drawing on human and civil themes: € 300,00.
Istituto d'istruzione superiore di Spilimbergo Il Tagliamento
via degli Alpini, 1 - 33097 Spilimbergo (Pordenone) Italia
tel. + 39 (0) 427 40392 - fax + 39 (0) 427 40898
e-mail: istsuperiore@faxforpeace.eu - www.faxforpeace.eu.


26th International Cartoon Humour Competition on the Topic of Beer, the Golden Keg 2020

26th International Cartoon Humour Competition on the Topic of Beer,
the Golden Keg 2020, Slovakia
On Wednesday, 1 April 2020, an exhibition of the best competing works, a festive announcement of the results and the handing of the prizes to the most successful authors of the 26th competition in accordance with the Jury´s decision will take place as follows:
GRAND PRIZE (Grand Prix): Golden Keg and 500 EU
1st Prize: Small GOLDEN KEG and 200 EU
2nd Prize: Small GOLDEN KEG and 150 EU
3rd Prize: Small Golden KEG and 100 EU.
The Jury of the competition reserves the right not to award some of the prizes, to modify the amounts of the financial rewards and/or to award more prizes and/or honorary mentions.
The organisers will accept for the competition all works that will be delivered at the address of the Saskia Gallery in Presov by Friday, 28th February 2020.
The organisers of the competition reserve the right to publish selected works in promotional materials and to reinstall the exhibition.
The diploma and the exhibition catalogue will be received in print by every awarded author and in the electronic form by every participating author who also provides his or her e-mail address. Main prizes and financial rewards can be received by an awarded author only in person on 1 April or through a person authorised by him/her.
Competition rules:
1. Each author can send at maximum five original works, including graphic techniques.
2. The competition is open to anybody and everybody, and it is not restricted in terms of artistic design methods.
3. The formats of the works should not exceed the A4 dimensions.
4. The competition is non-anonymous. Each work should be signed on the reverse and bear the author´s full address.
5. The rewarded works will become property of the BEER GALLERY in Presov.
6. Send your works at the address:
Sarisska GALERIA
(p. Fedor VICO)
ul. Hlavna 51
080 01 Presov
Please clearly mark the envelope with the word „PIVO”.
e-mail: fedorvico@gmail.com.
Source: SyriaCartoon.


The 16th International Cartoon Contest Syria 2020

The 16th International Cartoon Contest
SYRIA 2020
T h e m e s:
Cartoon Section: Mask
Caricature Section: Mohammad Almaghout (1934- 2006),
Syrian Writer and Poet:
He has pioneer contributions to the history of the
Syrian contemporary poetry movement as an immortal writer.
N o t e :
1- Each participant can send maximum 2 artworks
2- A cartoon must not have won an appraisal at previous competitions
3- The cartoons must not contain text.
Drawings can also be made digitally.
A3, 200 dpi, JPG/JPEG and free techniques.
• Deadline: 5 January 2020
Prizes: Golden, Silver, Bronze and 5 Special Prizes.
• Jury members will be considered as participants in the exhibition
and represent their own countries.
Their names will be automatically added to the List of Participants
They will participate only in exhibition,
not in contest (just honorary participation).
Cartoons can be used for any promotion purposes
(Printing, websites, newspapers, posters, invitation cards, etc)
without the permission of the artist and without any payment.
•  Cartoons must be sent to:
More on Syria Cartoon website:


Shopping is the main theme of Olense Kartoenale 2020, Belgium

The main theme 2020 is 'Shopping: yesterday, today and tomorrow'. The theme of Amnesty International 2020 is 'There is nothing wrong with solidarity, so don't prosecute'.
How to to participate?
You can sign up your participation from 1 July 2020 via www.olensekartoenale.be.