Results 8th International Mediterranean Cartoon Contest, Alanya - Turkey
Organised in Turkey by Alanya Tourism and Promotion Foundation, the 8th International Mediterranean Cartoon Contest with theme "Tourism in Mediterranean" concluded.
441 entries from 49 countries were examined on May 3, 2008, by the jury comprised of Kamil Masaraci, Kamil Deniz Som, M. Nuvit Ozkan, Cihan Demirci, Ibrahim Tapa and Mahmut Karatoprak (See top above). The selected cartoons are to be exhibited for a week in Alanya from May 31, the prize-giving date. The organising foundation will publish the exhibited cartoons in a catalog.
The list of prize-winning artists is as follows:
1st Prize: MOHAMMAD ALI KHALAJI (IRAN) (See above)
2nd Prize: ALI BULCA (ANKARA/TURKEY)
3rd Prize: DRAGUTIN DADO KOVACEVIC (CROATIA)
LUC VERNIMMEN (BELGIUM)
RAUL DE LA NUEZ (U.S.A.)
SEMERENKO VLADIMIR (RUSSIA)
FUMINKO HOKOYAMA (JAPAN)
ATHOS CAREGHI (ITALY)
MEHMET SELCUK (DENIZLI/TURKEY).