2nd International Contest of Caricature & Cartoon of Vianden 2009

Les Amis du Château de Vianden a.s.b.l. and the Museum of the Caricature of Vianden with the co-operation of KIISCHPELTER CARTOONALE a.s.b.l. are pleased to announce their
1. Subject: Green economy
2. Deadline: 15th February 2009
3. Prizes:
1st prize: 3000 €
2nd prize: 2000 €
3rd prize: 1000 €
Four mentions: honorable diploma.

4. Entries: Initially each participant can send at most 3 works in digital form via Internet to the following address: cartoon@caricature.eu.
The author must indicate in his e-mail the following informations: his first name, name, complete address, e-mail address, his phone number and the title of each work. The characteristics of these electronic sending’s are as follows: format JPEG, good quality and max. 500 KB per picture.
Out of these sending’s by e-mail the jury will make a selection of 120 drawings and will request from the authors of these works the sending by mail of the originals for the choice of the prizes and the publication in the catalogue. All these 120 originals will be shown in the exhibition. Their size will be between DIN A4 (210x297 mm) and DIN A3 (297x420 mm), the paper of good quality, not folded and without a passe-partout. On the back side of every work must be clearly mentioned the first name, name, complete address, e-mail address, phone number of the author as well as the title of the work. This deadline is 13th March 2009.
5. Technique: Free, black and white or in color, without subtitles. Digitally created works are accepted. They must be signed by their creator on back side. Photos and copies of original works will be eliminated.
6. Exhibition: The award ceremony will be held on 10th May 2009 in the castle and the exhibition will take place in the Hall of the Knights of the Castle of Vianden from 9th May until 7th June 2009. It’s foreseen to show the works in other cities and in the Museum of Caricature of Vianden until 9th May 2010.
7. Returns: After these exhibitions the originals will be returned to their authors except the works selected for one of the prizes. The 7 awarded works will become property of the organizer. The organizer cannot be held responsible for loss or damage during sending back.
8. Catalogue: The authors whose works will be selected for the exhibition will receive a free catalogue by mail. Prize winners will get their catalogue during the award ceremony.
9. Results: The publication of the results will be done on the Internet sites http://www.caricature.eu/ after 10th May 2009. The award winners selected by the jury will be personally informed by e-mail or by phone.
The final decisions of the jury, which will meet on 14th March 2009, are undeniable.
10. Copyright: The selected participants allow the organizers to use their works only for promoting the author, as well as the event. All other copyright remains property of the author.
11. Generalities: The works should not have been awarded before. By taking part to this contest the participants agree to the abovementioned rules.
12. Address for the sending of the originals: CHATEAU DE VIANDEN P.O.B. 26, L – 9422 VIANDEN Luxembourg
13. Further informations:
Florin BALABAN phone: +352 – 621 28 37 90 cartoon@caricature.eu
Pol LEURS phone : +352 – 78 83 18 cartoon@caricature.eu

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