The 14th International Ankara Cartoon Festival is going to be held from April 18th to 21st, 2008 during the 79th Children’s Day activities, which are celebrated in our country every year on the 23rd April .
The international 7-77 Cartoon Competition will be organized under the 14th International Ankara Cartoon Festival. The aim of the competition is to make children familiar with the art of cartooning and to contribute the development of sensitivity towards humour by enriching their world with the help of cartoons you will draw.
All proffessional and amateur cartoonists will be welcomed to join in by drawing cartoons for children.
Cartoons can be drawn in black-white or colourful using any technique in either A4 or A3 size.
Cartoonists can join in the competition with an original cartoon that can be understood by children. Competitors must write their names, surnames and addresses on the back of their cartoons.
The deadline for the competition is February 15th, 2008.
Cartoons should be sent to the following address:
ULUSLARARASI 7-77 KARIKATUR YARISMASI PK:364 YENISEHIR 06443 /ANKARA/ TURKEY
The sole prize of the competition is the 7-77 PRIZE ($2,000) and the institutions’ commemorative plates.
The results of the competition will be announced on April 10th, 2008 in the local press and on the web.
The winner of the competition will be invited to Ankara from April 18th to 21st, 2008 as a guest for the activities to be held during the 14th International Ankara Cartoon Festival and will receive the award at the opening of the exhibition.
The International 7-77 Cartoon Competition catalogue and the certificate will be sent to those competitors whose cartoons were chosen by the jury and were printed in the catalogue.
Cartoons will not be sent back and all rights will be reserved by the Cartoon Foundation.
International 7-77 Cartoon Competition exhibition will be opened in various cities of Turkey and abroad.
Top above: 2007 finalist: Miroslaw Hajnos (Poland)
See 7-77 Prize-winning cartoon by Javad Alizadeh (Iran) and all finalists in 2007 at: