30.12.16

Astra Motor International Cartoon Contest 2017, Indonesia

Theme: Transportation
Subtheme: Traffic ethics
The competition can be participated by cartoonists all over the world and free of charge.
We only accept your cartoon works via email.
Your cartoon works must be in color. not black and white.
Send your works to:
amcartooncontest@gmail.com
Size File Format:
Minimum Size: 1 MB; maximum Size: 15 MB
File Format: JPG; Resolution: 200-300 dpi;
Color Mode: RGB.
In other word the work must be safe and fine to be printed on A3.
Number of cartoons:
Max. number of entries per cartoonist: five cartoons
The cartoons must be the original work of the artist.
Deadline: 31 March 2017.
Awards:
1st Prize: 15.000.000 lDR + Certificate (Pdf)
2nd Prize: 9.000.000 IDR + Certificate (Pdf)
3rd Prize: 6.000.000 IDR + Certificate (Pdf)
Five Citations: 3.000.000 IDR.
(Each winner subject to income tax at 15% of Prize).
Collection:
Except for the winners, each cartoon can be purchased/collected
by visitors to the exhibition at a price 1.000.000 IDR per-print of work and
cartoonists get the right 50% of each work sold.
Caption:
The caption in English.
Jury:
The prize winners are determined by Indonesia independent Jury.
The decision of the Jury is final.
Dates:
The jury starts with the determination of the prize winners around 20 April 2017.
And the winners of the competition will be announced on 25 April 2017.
Presentation of the cartoons:
With the sending of the works tor the competition the contestant accepts
automatically the regulation of the competition and agrees the print of
the cartoons for the exhibition and catalogues.
The catalogue will be sent to participants by email in Pdf file.
Awards Ceremony:
The exhibition date and The Awards ceremony of
the Astra Motor International Cartoon Contest 2017,
will take place around May 2017. in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia.
Fixed time and date will be announced later.
All copyrights are held by the author of the cartoons.
The decision is final. Errors and changes excepted.
Semarang, 23 December 2016.
Best Regards.
Jitet Koestana (Cartoonist)
Darminto M Sudarmo (Humor Observer).
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(Source: irancartoon).

29.12.16

Yalda Hasheminezhad, Iran

XXV International festival of satire and humor 2017, Italy

XXV International festival of satire and humor 2017
Cartoon theme 
CULTURE 
Enrolment conditions
Any Italian and foreign artists can enroll.
The minimum age is 16 years.
Each participant is allowed to submit max 3 original works, not rewarded or reported in other competitions.
Artistic languages
Illustration/ satire/ humor: size A4/A3.
Cartoon max 2 pages size A4/A3.
Animations video maximum running time of 1 minute.
Rules concerning the dispatch of works
The works must be sent in digital format to info@studioandromeda.net 
Images must have a minimum resolution of 300 dpi and be saved in JPG or TIFF format at the highest quality.
Important: the images can be max 5MB, for images larger than 5MB use www.wetransfer.com Deadline 
Works must be received no later than March 19, 2017 (EXTENDED:) April 15, 2017.
Selection of works
The international jury will select the works that will be exhibited in the exhibition and published in the online catalog and sent in pdf format to the selected authors.
The three winning authors will be hosted at the expense of Studio d’Arte Andromeda in Trento within three days of the inauguration.
Prizes
1° prize € 1000,00
2° prize € 700,00
3° prize € 500,00
Cartoon special prize € 300,00
Prize winning ceremony and exhibition of works
The award ceremony will be in October 2017, the exact date will be announced later.
Rights and royalties
The authors, taking part in the competition, give the non-exclusive right to publish the work in any medium for promotional purposes by Studio d’Arte Andromeda not having any claim as copyright.
Entry Form on WEB: http://studioandromeda.net/.
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(Deadline updated on 28.02.2017 03:30).

27.12.16

1st Int. Cartoon Festival on Safe & Optimal Consumption of natural gas, Alborz 2017, Iran

The first International Cartoon Festival on
Safe & Optimal Consumption of natural gas
Alborz 2017, Iran
Theme: Safe and Optimal Consumption of Gas
“Consumption Optimization and observation the gas safety tips”
Conditions:
- Each participant can send maximum 6 works.
- Sending (Name, family name, post address, Email address and Tel) of artists Just by word file is necessary.
- Festival catalogue will be given to those artists whose works will be published (please apply extreme attention in writing your mailing address and contact information).
- Artworks must be A4 and A3 in size, 300 dpi by jpg format.
- The Artworks published and Awarded In Other Festivals Or Competitions Are Not Accepted And They Will Be Rejected In The Judgment Stage.
- There is no limitation in the employed techniques.
- Secretariat of the festival has the copyright of printing and exhibiting the received works.
- Attending in the competition means the artists agree with all rules of the festival.
Prizes:
First prize: 3.000.000 toman, Honorable mention & Trophy.
Second prize: 2.000.000 toman, Honorable mention & Trophy.
Third prize: 1.000.000 toman, Honorable mention & Trophy.
10 Special Prize: 500.000 toman, Honorable mention & Trophy
3 Special Prize of technical jury alborz gas: Honorable mention & Trophy
Deadline: 2017-01-17 (EXTENDED:) 2017-01-21
Address for sending artworks: gascartoonfest@gmail.com
For more information, please send your questions to the following email address:
www.Cartoonmag.com
talangorcartoons@hotmail.com
(Source).

Halis Dokgoz, Turkey

24.12.16

17th International Comic Art Festival "Unlimited Comics" Prilep 2017, Macedonia

17-th INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL
,,UNLIMITED COMICS”- Prilep-Macedonia
The “Byzant”—Visual Art Center is organizing the 10-th Annual international Comic art exhibition to be held in Prilep, Macedonia. The topic is: ”Freedom” - (Dreams, life, borders, walls, war, sex, food, sports, people, zoo, natural…)
1.Participation is open to all artists of comics that currently publish or have published in national or international mass media and not published.
2.Participation will consist of an entry on the topic ,,Freedom” format can be 21 x 29,7 cm - A4 Gallery formate. Send original work. Each works must bear the signature or initials of the artist at the front, with name, surname, adress, telephone number and e-mail address indicated on the back.
3.The entries should be packaged to protect the contents. The organization recommends placing the entry between two pieces of cardboard. Shipping will be paid by the participant. On packaged sign: ,,PRINT OUT OF VALUE”. The organization is not responsible for any damage caused during shipment.
4.March 12th is the deadline for resident authors in Balkans,and April 7th for participants of the other countries.The entries must be sent to the following address:
,,VIZANT,,-Visual Art Center
“Dimo Narednikot”;58
7500-Prilep
MACEDONIA
Attn:comix-expo
Tel:++389-48-430-365
www.gallery-museum.mk
Contact person : Iv
e-mail: vizant@t.mk
5.The entries selected by the Committee will be displayed in the 17th annual international exhibition of comic Arts.
6.The entries become part of the “Byzant,,-visual art center archive. The entryes may be displayed in all the premises of the ,,Vizant”-Visual Art center in itinerant exhibitions, and in publications that are periodically published.
7.The ,,Vizant”-Visual Art center has the right to reproduce and circulate the entries, whenever the authors's name appears and the main objective is the dissemination of the exhibition or the participation in other activities of the “Vizant”-Art center general in area of art comix, that is to say, catalogues, posters, the press, web pages, etc…without generating any obligation towards the participating authors.
8.The organization will communicate through its web page or by means of letter the name of the authors whose entry has been received as well as the names of the selected entries.. The authors will be informed of accommodation conditions if they want attend the exhibition opening or any acttivities parallel to this event.
9.Once the exhibition has closed in Prilep, all the authors whose work has been selected will receive a copy of the publication made for the exhibition.
10.The organization reserves the right to not exibit those entries considered to be an affront to individual or collective rights.
11.Awards. Invited 7 artists on international comic art collony in Macedonia traveling expenses, visa, accomodation is a to ensure from organizateur.
12.Participation in the exhibition means the complete acceptance of all the above conditions.
P.S.
“VIZANT”-ORGANIZATEUR IS A UNITED WHO PUBLISH CATALOGUE BOOK MIN.160 PAGES AND AFTER EXHIBITION SEND BOOK TO ALL SELECTED ARTISTS PARTICIPANTS WITHOUT WHERE LIVING.

Engin Selcuk, Turkey

20.12.16

The 13th International Cartoon Contest SYRIA 2017

Syria Cartoon website present
The 13th International Cartoon Contest SYRIA 2017
Regulations
T h e m e s:
Cartoon Section:
F R E E ( funny)
Caricature Section:
SYRIAN CARTOONIST : Momtaz Albahra
Momtaz Al-Bahra, Syrian painter and cartoonist born in 1938, studied fine arts in Cairo university then moved to Damascus where he published a lot of his drawings in the Syrian journals and magazines, then he quit cartoon "Karikatur" during early 80s... Al-Bahra is considered as one of the most outstanding painters of the "children's literature" in Syria, he has pioneer contributions to the history of the Syrian contemporary Artistic Movement as an immortal pioneer Artist.
(see photos on source)
Note: Each participant can send maximum 2 artworks
A4, 200 dpi, JPG/JPEG and free techniques.
• Deadline: 25 /2 / 2017
Prizes: Golden, Silver, Bronze and 5 Special Prizes.
• Jury members will be considered as participants in the exhibition
and represent their own countries.
Their names will be automatically added to the List of Participants
(They will participate only in exhibition,
Not in contest (just honorary participation).
• Cartoons can be used for any promotion purposes
(Printing, websites, Newspapers, posters, invitation cards....etc)
without the permission of the artist and without any payment.
• Cartoons must be sent to:
syriacartoon@gmail.com
Syria Cartoon website:
www.raedcartoon.com
Thank you for participation
RAED KHALIL.

19.12.16

4th KalDer Bursa International Cartoon Contest 2017, Turkey

4. KalDer BURSA INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST
Topic of the Contest:“NEW LIFE
Explanation about the topic of the contest: Our world has been changing and progressing from its existence point to our day. Humanity took big steps for its own future, everything moved so fast. Sustainability, economy, change, Industry 4.0, universal values, environment, climate changes, rapidly consumed resources in danger of extinction, nature friendly production systems, livable future subjects are being approached in “NEW LIFE” theme.
Last date for application: 19 January 2017, Thursday
The contest is receptive internationally for all amateur and prfessional caricaturists.
Application: Limited with three caricatures, may be e-mailed to bursa@kalder.org in 300 dpi jpg format.
The caricatures can be published, yet should not be awarded in another competition.
The caricatures will be published at www.facebook.com/kalder.bursa social media account between 21.01.2017 - 31.01.2017 for detection of plagiarism and resemblance. Objections will not be considered after these dates.
Competing caricatures may be printed and used in KalDer organisations (posters, books, albums, postcards, brochures, invitations, exhibitions, etc.) and published in internet environment. One of the artworks may be used as the main visual of the 15th Quality and Success Symposium which will be held in Bursa between 14th to 15th of April 2017. All remaining publication rights belongs to the author. Competitors are considered to have an agreement in these conditions.
Prizes:
1st Place 3.000 TL ve plaque
2nd Place 1.500 TL ve plaque
3rd Place 750 TL ve plaque
Three Honorable Mention Plaques
Anatolian Caricaturists Society Special Award (plaque)
Explanation: Reward money and plaques will be sent to respective winners in March 2017. Reward money will be paid according to exchange rates of the date of payment in USD for international artists.
Results will be announced at www.facebook.com/kalder.bursa social media account on 06 February 2017, Monday.
Person in Charge of Organisation: Arzu Özel
E-mail Adress for the Works to be sent: bursa@kalder.org
Contact Information:
Phone: +90224 241 60 10
KalDer Bursa Department (Türkiye Kalite Derneği Bursa Department)
Fethiye Mah. Sanayi Cad. No:317/2 Nilüfer / Bursa / Turkey.

Ljubica Heidler, Zdenko Puhin & the Croatian Cartoonist Association, Croatia

HRVATSKO DRUŠTVO KARIKATURISTA
THE CROATIAN CARTOONIST ASSOCIATION
Savska 100, 10000 ZAGREB, CROATIA
www.hdk.hr.

16.12.16

5th Niels Bugges Cartoon Award 2017, Viborg - Denmark

5th Niels Bugges Cartoon Award 2017, Viborg - Denmark
Theme explanation: Communication
Conditions and rules:
Initially, each participant can submit up to 3 entries in digital format by sending them before April 1st, 2017 (EXTENDED:) April 14th, 2017 via internet (Upload) to the following address:
www.nielsbuggeaward.org/sendcartoon.html
together with the digital entry form with the informations about the author. Size for the first round: A4 Format, 300dpi, 2480x3508 pixel (approximately), Max. 5 MB each file.
The cartoons received after the deadline will be rejected.
Out of these submissions, the jury will make a selection of 100-120 drawings. Only the selected artists will be asked to send the original work by post. All these works will be shown at the exhibition.
The works can be made in black & white or color, with any drawing technique, we accept only wordless cartoons, without subtitles. The submitted work should not have been awarded before the deadline of this contest.
Cartoon works will be appreciated by the International Jury.
The award winners selected by the jury will be personally informed via e-mail. The final decisions of the jury are incontestable.
The Prizes are :
1st Prize : 3.000 €, Gold plate and diploma
2nd Prize : 2.000 €, Silver plate and diploma
3rd Prize : 1.000 €, Bronze plate and diploma
The selected participants give the organizers permission to use their drawings only for promoting the artist and the event itself. Every other aspect of the copyright remains with the artist (except for the awarded submissions). It ensures that the awarded works can no longer be submitted in other contests or published by their authors or third parties after the official publication of the results. The drawings that were awarded one of the prizes will become property of the organizer. The exhibition and the award ceremony will take place in late May 2017.
By taking part in this contest the participants accept the above mentioned rules.
Contact for further information: award17@hae.de
Source: http://www.nielsbuggeaward.org/.
Also on facebook.

14.12.16

3rd International Cartoon Exhibition in Sisak, X - MIKS 2017 "Ancient Astronauts"

3rd INTERNATIONAL CARTOON EXHIBITION SISAK
X - MIKS 2017 „ Ancient Astronauts “
As part of the 3rd International Exhibition of Caricatures in Sisak will be held the:
- 1st International Exhibition of Comics
- 1st International festival of Aphorisms
- Debate on the theme „Ancient Astronauts – Krešimir Mišak
- and other Artistic Performances.
The Organizer of the 3rd International Cartoon Exhibition Sisak – MIKS 2017 „Ancient Astronauts“ is International Association of Cartoonists "MIKS“.
The Project Leader and the President of the Organizing Committee is a mr. Nenad Ostojić.
A. PARTICIPATION
The Contest of International Cartoon Exhibition „MIKS“ is open to Everyone, Regardless Nationality, Age, Sex, or Profession.
B. CARTOON THEME (TOPIC)
The Truth is Around Us! Or maybe not? Do You Believe in Ancient Aliens, Angels or in Gods??
This Contest is dedicated to a Popular Theory about Ancient Aliens!
What is the Origin of Human Race? Were we created by Gods or Ancient Aliens?
Where did they come from? Why did they leave? Where did they go? What was their goal? Are Humans Aliens on planet Earth? What is the Secret of UFOs? Who built the Pyramids? Do Alien Civilisations exist? What would happen if we Contacted them?
The Cartoonists’ task is to create their work based on those Topics.
The task for the Portrait Cartoonists is to draw people who have created the theory of Ancient Astronauts (Aliens) or People who claimed there are Ancient Civilisations in the Universe, like Erich von Däniken, Carl Sagan, Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, Stephen Hawking, Nikola Tesla, Neil deGrasse Tyson, George Noory, David Hatcher Childress...
C. ENTRIES
1. Works must be originals and any kind of graphical technique will be accepted, including digital artwork, sent by Internet, if the prints are SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR and if they are indicated as PRINT NUMBER ONE, or a originalto this contest.
2. Entries can be either black and white or coloured.
3. There should be the name, the surname and the address on the reverse side of the cartoons.
4. The Cartoons must not have bee previously awarded on festival.
5. Maximum 5 entries will be submitted (per topic).
6. Size of entries is a A4 or A3 format (300 dpi).
7. Each Cartoonist must fulfill the Application Form and send it with your work (regular mail or e-mail)
D. DEADLINE
Entry Deadline is the 01.06. 2017 (June 1, 2017).
E. ADDRESS
3rd International Cartoon Exibition Sisak - X - MIKS 2017 „Ancient Astronauts“
Gradski muzej u Sisku,
Ulica kralja Tomislava 10,
44000 Sisak, HRVATSKA (Croatia)
Digital works can be sent to the e-mail address; cartoonmiks@gmail.com
F. PRIZES AND AWARDS
1. Grand Prix – 800 Euros,
2. Second Prize – 500 Euros,
3. Third Prize – 250 Euros,
MIKS 2017 awarded 7 Special Awards: 3 Awards selects Jury of MIKS, one choosing the Visitors, a Special Recognition Awarded to our Partners and promoters Fenamizah, Good Humor Party and Toon Mag.
G. EXHIBITIONS
The Exhibitons will be Staged in the Gallery of the City Mussem in Sisak, 29.06.2017. to 30.07.2017.
H. OTHER CONDITIONS
Only at Explicit Request will the Remaining (Original) Works be returned to the owners (at their expense).
Authors of the Works that qualfy to the Exhibition are Given a presentation hard copy od the Exhibition Cataloque.
The Organizer reserves the right to reproduce the works sent to the MIKS 2017, as the advertising material, without being obliged to pay a fee to the author whose work may be used.
The Prize-Winning works become the Property of the Organizer.
I. CONTACT
Nenad Ostojić
Tel: +385/98-339-405
e-mail: cartoonmiks@gmail.com
J. THE JURY
I. Nenad Ostojić (Croatia, Cartoonist)
II. Zoran Petrović (Germany, Artist, Cartoonist)
III. Arifur Rahaman (Norway, Cartoonist)
IV: Eduardo Baptistao (Brasil, Cartoonist)
V. Massoud Sojai Tabatabai (Iran, Cartoonist)
VI. Krešimir Mišak (Croatia, Journalist, Writer, Editor of TV shows; At the edge of science)
VII. Marco De Angelis (Italy, Cartoonist)
VIII. Darijana Gotal Sokolović (Croatia, Cartoonist)
IX. Roko Idžjotić (Croatia, Cartoonist).
More on facebook.

11.12.16

13th Tabriz International Cartoon Festival 2017, Iran

13th Tabriz cartoon festival / Iran 2017
Theme
Fight Against Economic Corruption
and Resistive Economy
Regulation
The contest is open to all artists worldwide ,
cartoonists, caricaturists, painters. illustrators, etc.
The size of the works A3 - A4
Participants should send their cartoons
(works not being previously awarded in other competitions)
Deadline for entries is 19 March 2017.
The works must be original.
The authors should have full copyright and be responsible
for all the legal responsibilities related to the productions copyright.
Cartoons accepted for exhibition and prize-awarded cartoons
might be published for any kind of publications in press
or advertising concerning the contest.
Some of accepted works will be printed in a brochure,
on posters, in the world press or other printed matter
for the purpose of publicizing the exhibition.
In these cases any fee for the use of works will not be paid.
Remark: the works will not be returned.
Catalog will be sent to all the selected artists.
You can send by Email to
info@tabrizcartoons.com
info@cwn-news.com
Result of the contest will be published in
www.cwn-news.com &
www.tabrizcartoons.com
Address: Iran - Tabriz - Golestan garden -
Tabriz art home - Tabriz cartoon museum
Postal code: 51396-13117
Tel: +98-41-32843094
More on source.

7.12.16

The 4th International Cartoon Gathering, Cairo 2017, Egypt

The 4th INTERNATIONAL CARTOON GATHERING - EGYPT 2017
(To be held in 7th May 2017)
The Ministry of Culture in Egypt, in cooperation with Egyptian Caricature Association organize the 4th International Cartoon Gathering.
Eligible Participants:
• Opened to all artists from all over the world above 18 years of age.
Theme: The Woman
Technical Criteria:
· All artworks to be prepared at 300 dpi.
· Size A3 (297mmx420mm) in JPG format.
· Entries: Max. 5 cartoons.
· Submitted works can be in color or black and white, in any style or technique.
· Submitted works must not violate copyright laws.
· By virtue of submitting an entry, the entrant certifies the work as his own and permit the organizers have full right to reproduce all or a part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition.
· All artworks should be away from sexuality or any other sexual suggestiveness.
Submission:
• Send your cartoons and your CV (Name - Address - Phone number - Email address) via the following e-mail address: egyptcartoon2020@gmail.com
• Deadline: 10th March 2017
• A catalogue of the selected artworks will be printed, a copy of which will be sent to the selected cartoonists.
For more details please visit:
https://www.facebook.com/egyptcartoon
Or contact us at:
egyptcartoon2020@gmail.com
The President of the Gathering:
Gomaa Farahat
The Coordinator of the Gathering:
Fawzy Morsy.

The 6th Sejong International Cartoon Contest SICACO 2017, Korea

The SICACO Committe is inviting world cartoonists to take part in SICACO 2017 (the 6th Sejong International Cartoon Contest).
1. This year's contest comprises a Thema section (titled Success+Failure) and Free section (soccer, etc).
2. The size of works should be smaller than 297mm × 420mm.
3. Any color, free style, and unlimited items(+3 works)
4. Each entrant should provide title, name, age, address, career, e-mail, and telephone number on reverse.
5. The deadline for entry of original works is 31 August 2017.
6. Entries should be addressed to the Sejong Int'l Cartoon Institute, 450, Wolpyeongdong, Daejeon, Seoul 35221, Korea.
7. The most creative cartoon will win the Grand prize of $3,000, Gold prize of $1,000, Silver prize of $500, Bronze prize of $300, and 300 Selected works will be awarded.
8. Exhibit the cartoons at the City Gallery in October 2017.
9. Submitted cartoons will not be returned, but exhibited forever in Korean public halls, art galleries, & museums.
10.Your cartoon may be used for promotional purposes : cards, posters, catalogs, newspapers, magazine, and books, etc.
From Dr. Lim, Cheong San,
President of the Sejong Int'l Cartoon Institute, 450, Wolpyeongdong, Daejeon, Seoul 35221, Korea.
Tel: 82 (42) 487-5034
Cell Phone : 82-10-5425-6115
E-mail : csanlim@naver.com
www.dicaco.com
http://dicaco.kongju.ac.kr (all works).

Winners in 5th Sejong International Cartoon Contest SICACO 2016, Korea

 SICACO 2016 Grand Prize: Mihai Ignat (Romania)
SICACO 2016 Gold Prize: Ali Miraee (Iran).

6.12.16

Second international cartoon contest and exhibition tOOns MaG 2017, Norway

Second international cartoon contest and exhibition tOOns MaG 2017, Norway
The Norwegian Cartoonist Gallery and tOOns MaG /Arifur Rahman invite you to participate in the international exhibition and contest “Freedom of Expression” 2017.
Requirements for participating:
1. The cartoon have to be new, never published before.
2. The cartoon can be produced traditionally or digitally.
3. Participants may send maximum five works. In case of including text, it must be in English.
4. Cartoons with your C.V. , address (in doc. format) and a personal photo have to be sent to the following email address: freedom@toonsmag.com
5. Deadline: 20th of March 2017
6. Size: A3, JPG format with 300 DPI.
Awards and prizes:
1st prize: NOK 3 000.
2nd prize: NOK 2 000.
3rd prize: NOK 1 000.
Nine cartoonists will receive Honorable Mention Award.
Jury and exhibition:
An international jury of eight members will make a selection of the submitted cartoons which are to be exhibited and published in www.toonsmag.com. The jury members will be considered as participants in the exhibition and represent their own countries.
Selected cartoons will be exhibited in Norway, Slovakia and in India so far and can be exhibited in some other countries. Cartoons can only be used for promotion purposes (Printing, Exhibition, Websites, Newspapers, Posters and Invitation cards).
We will publish the results of the contest on 15th of April 2017.
For further information, please visit www.toonsmag.com
Kind regards
Arifur Rahman,
Publisher, tOOns MaG.
Vigdis Wolden,
Curator, Norwegian Cartoonist Gallery.