The Museum of Caricature and Cartoon Art in Warsaw is organising a competition for a humouristic/satirical cartoon, which is provisionally entitled "Frederic Chopin’s Smile". The competition, followed by an exhibition will be a part of Frederic Chopin’s 200th anniversary celebrations in 2010. Entries can refer to the composer himself and his work as well as to the social/political situation in your own country or the world generally. Entrants may submit up to five cartoons each, maximum size being A3.
There are no restrictions in terms of techniques used, computer generated images are also acceptable.
Prizes: Overall prizes will be worth around 20,000 euros and in addition there will be a number of sponsored awards.
The detailed rules and conditions of the competition, conforming the deadline for submitting entries, the date of the announcement of the verdict of the jury and the exact details concerning prizes and awards will be posted on our website on the 1st of June 2009.
The museum will host a post-competition exhibition, sometime in the first half of 2010.
Deadline: 15 November 2009
Phone: (+48 22) 827 88 95
The cartoons are to be sent to: Muzeum Karykatury, Kozia 11, 00-070 Warszawa - POLAND