SOUTHASIAN CARTOON COMPETITION WINNER ANNOUNCED
Himal received entries from 173 cartoonists from all over the world for the Southasian Cartoon Competition on the theme Dramatic Divide: The distance between the powerful and the powerless. After careful deliberation, the three-member jury of Sadanand Menon, Madhuker Upadhyay, Kunda Dixit has made its decision. Wishing to recognise the high quality of the works submitted, the editors of Himal have also announced an Editors' Pick list of cartoons for special recognition. Related Event: Southasian Cartoon Congress (14-15 November 2008)
WINNER: Husejin Hanusic (Hule) (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
RUNNER UP: Tie between
Oktay Bingöl (Turkey)
Jamal Rahmati (Iran).