30.4.17

Annual Cartoon Contest, Olense Kartoenale 2017, Belgium

Annual Cartoon Contest – Rules and regulation 2017
1. Participation
All contestants will be admitted with no distinction made regarding nationality or age. There are two categories:
 Youth category up to 15 years inclusive;
 Adult category: 16 years and older.
Both professional and non-professional cartoonists are allowed to participate in this contest.
2. Theme
The main theme is ‘Agriculture’. This year Amnesty International offers a special prize to the best cartoon with theme ‘Human Rights’.
3. Entries
 Contributions have to be digital works. They shouldn’t contain an explanation of the drawing.
 The digital works has to be sent in JPEG format with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi (2480 x 3543 pixels).
 Dimensions including any passe-partout 21 x 30 cm (A4).
 Number of entries per contestant: maximum five for each theme.
 You have to record your contact details through www.olensekartoenale.be.
 You can sign up your participation from 1 July 2017.
 The originals of the rewarded cartoons will be asked and must be sent to Community Olen, Dorp 1, 2250 Olen, Belgium within 2 days after the request of the organization.
4. Property rights
Prize-winning works will become the property of the organizer or theme sponsor. All works selected may be used by the organizers to promote the contest and the village of Olen.
5. Evaluation
The jury consists of artists, cartoonists and laymen. Decisions made by the jury cannot be challenged.
6. Catalogue/Cartoon book
Selected works will be considered for inclusion in a catalogue. The authors of these works will receive a free copy of the catalogue during the prize ceremony or it will be send afterwards by mail.
7. Deadline: 12 September 2017
The deadline is 12 September 2017 at 12.00 AM midnight. The entry form you can find on www.olensekartoenale.be where you also can upload your works. Do not sent your works to kartoenale@olen.be!
8. Prizes
• For the adult category:
1st prize: 1500 euro
2nd prize: 700 euro
3rd prize: 400 euro
4th prize: 300 euro
• For the youth category:
1st prize: 200 euro
2nd prize: 175 euro
3rd prize: 150 euro
4th prize: 100 euro
• Prize of the city of Bialogard (only for Polish participants): 200 euro
• Special prize Amnesty International: 350 euro
9. Prize Ceremony and Exhibition
The prize ceremony will take place at Friday 10 November 2017 at approximately 20.00 h in the council room of the town hall of Olen, Dorp 1, 2250 Olen. Every participating artist will be welcome on that occasion. Only the winners are personally invited.
A selection of the cartoons will also be exhibited at the same address and can be visited:
 Sunday 12 November 2017
 All working days from Monday November 13, 2017 till the end of December 2017 during the opening hours of the town hall:
o Monday 09.00 – 12.00; 13.00 – 16.00; 17.30 – 20.00
o Tuesday 09.00 – 12.00
o Wednesday 09.00 – 12.00; 13.00 – 16.00
o Thursday 09.00 – 12.00
o Friday 09.00 – 12.00.
Regulation in languages on source.
“Agriculture”
Since man noticed a connection between fallen seeds and the growing of crops, some 9.000 years ago, the possibilities to influence and improve this process have increased. So today we have arrived at the stage of genetic manipulation.
The scale of cultivation, monocultures, irrigation, mechanisation, industrialisation and robotics, the improvement of crops, the immunity against drought, cold and insects, the accelarated aging…
However, this isn’t a mere positive evolution. More can be less: depletion of soils, deforestation, pollution by toxic additives, market related crops that are not cultivated in the need for food supply rather than financial purposes.
Agriculture has ushered a global revolution since the dawn of the human history. What can we expect from it in the future? Fields on Mars, mushrooms from the Moon?

27.4.17

14th International Graphic Humour Contest on New Technologies, Barakaldo Hermes 2017

THE BARAKALDO 2017 BIENNIAL
XIVth INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC HUMOUR CONTEST ON NEW TECHNOLOGIES,
HERMES PRIZES
RULES
FIRST.- To pass the public announcement of the 14th International Graphic Humour contest on new Technologies –Barakaldo Hermes Prize 2017, which is an official announcement regulated by the guidelines established in the regulations of the Barakaldo Cultural Competitions, published in the Official Biscayan Bulletin on February 12th, 2010.
SECOND.- The budgetary limit for the afore mentioned is set at four thousand five hundred Euros (4.500 €) charged against the Budget allocation 00700 33000 4810300, to face the obligations derived from the prizes to grant, in compliance with rules established under Article 7 of the regulation, prizes awarded will be as follows: First Prize – 1.500 €, Second Prize –1.000 €, Third Prize – 800 €, Fourth Prize – 700 €and Fifth Prize – 500 €.
THIRD.- Legal regulations which the competition will adhere to are as follows:
1. OBJECT Sketchers will send in a scene depicting graphic humour relating to new technologies which impacts on daily life (INTERNET, BIOLOGY, SPACE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, MEDICINE, ETC...) and which allows the citizens to reflect on new spheres of scientific progress. It can also be vignettes depicting geek attitudes generated by users of social networks or taking part in Web 2.0.
2. CONTESTANTS Anyone who so desires may take part with no age restrictions. Each contestant may submit up to three pieces of work. Anyone who was a Hermes prize-winner at the previous year’s renewal will not be allowed to submit entries to this year’s official announcement. (2015)
3. CATEGORY AND FORMAT Scenes and characters must be the personal creation of the author and unpublished. Work can be submitted either in black and white or in colour. Work will be prepared as a Din-A4 (210mm x 297mm) dimension, either horizontally or vertically. Resolution will be not less than 300 dpi.
4. LANGUAGES Works may be labelled in Spanish or Basque. It is permissible to enter humorous scenes without text written for those artists from different linguistic and geographical backgrounds.
5. PRESENTATION The participants will register in the web page of the contest and will insert later on their work in format JPG.
6. SUBMISSION PLACE AND DEADLINE Works containing the author’s details should be sent exclusively through the web page: http://www.barakaldo.org/portal/web/cultura/hermes before October 14th 2017.
7. ONLINE AND PAPER EXHIBITION AND CATALOG The presentation of works will entail the authorization to the City of Barakaldo to use the images for merely expository purposes and, or possible writing contests on the illustrations. The exhibition of the works does not mean that financial benefit will accrue to the authors of the illustrations. The winning artworks and other selected illustrations will be exhibited in the Virtual Museum established for that purpose, by the City of Barakaldo. This city launched a specialised website as an expression of the different subjects on which contestants have been providing creative illustrations with an humorous consideration. The publication of the works will not imply any retribution to the authors of the illustrations.
8. PRIZES The awarding of the Hermes de Barakaldo prize carries a financial reward amounting to 4.500 Euros and is divided into five categories: First Prize: 1.500 €, Second Prize: 1.000 €, Third Prize: 800 €, Fourth Prize: 700 € and Fifth Prize: 500 €.
After the winners are notified individually, and by email, of the resolution, the winners of theses prizes will have a maximum three months term to supply their details to the awarding organisation in order for the prize to be transferred to them. Should the time period of three months since the first communication have already elapsed, without the relevant data having been supplied, it is understood that the winner of the prize will relinquish his/her right to the relevant prize and the corresponding illustration will likewise be withdrawn from any medium the local council has published it in.
Required data:
Personal Data:
Name and Surname
Identity card / Passport
Address
Town
Postal code
County
Phone e-mail
Bank Data:
Swift Code BIB
IBAN
Document written and signed by the bank to certify that the above data correspond to the awarded person.
9. JURY Any of the prizes may be declared void if none of the works come up to the required minimum qualitative standards.
10. SELECTION CRITERIA Prizes will be awarded according to the following criteria: a.- Quality and artistic relevance of the work: 50 points. b.- Adherence to the theme of the Competition and to the humorous language pertaining to it: 30 points. c.- Social and cultural impact of the cartoon in relation to the thematic aspect set out regarding new technologies and their implications for everyday life: 20 points.
11. FURTHER POINTS Participation in the competition implies acceptance of the rules and regulations as already laid down in the current Decree.
FOURTH.- Prizes will be awarded in accordance with the competition rules system, through comparisons of the works presented, and through the establishment of priority criteria amongst them, in conformity with the already outlined criteria, and the awarding of the corresponding financial amounts in compliance with the same with limits as stated in the official announcement, not exceeding the available credit.
FIFTH.- In order to analyse and evaluate the works presented, a Qualifying Panel or Jury will be convened, composed of Mrs. Nerea Cantero Gurtubay, Councillor for Culture, Education, Basque Language, Youth and Prevention of Drug Addiction, or who occupies this position at the time. She will assume the title of President of the said panel, and Mrs. Amaia Ballesteros, Mrs. Judit Allende, Mr. Juan García Cerrada, as people of renown prestige in the world of illustration and graphic humour and Mr. Juan Manuel de Los Santos Aranaz, a Technician in the Culture Department, who will take part as Secretary.
SIXTH.- The maximum allowable timescale for the resolution and notification of the prizes’ awarding procedure will be two months, starting from the closing date for the submission of entries.
SEVENTH.- All interested parties will receive notification under terms outlined in Article 58 of the Law 30/1992, dated November 26th, of the Law Regulation of Public Administrations and Common Administrative Procedures.
EIGHTH.- in case of any appeal against the decision, which exhausts the administrative procedures, an optional administrative reconsideration appeal may be lodged with the Council President to set aside the current resolution within a timeframe of one month starting from the day after the announcement of the results, alternatively an Administrative Reconsideration Appeal can be entered at the Court for Contentious Administrative Proceedings by virtue of the distribution of authority outlined in Articles 8 and 10 of the Law 29/1998, dated July 13th, which regulates the Contentious Administrative Jurisdiction within a timeframe of two months, also commencing, like the previous, on the day after receipt of official notification.
Source: ecomic-experience.

26.4.17

Green Gem International Competition ICACF 2017, China

ICACF 2017 • Green Gem International Competition
“Libo International Children Animation & Comics Festival 2017” (ICACF 2017)——Green Gem International Competition organized by Culture & Multimedia International Association is an open competition.
The entries for the competition include all artworks and animation which reflect content about ethnic children using various subjects by qualified artists implementing a variety of techniques. Children are encouraged to submit their works for competition, exhibition and publication.
Theme:
1. The Ethnic Children in My Eyes
2. Topics about Children
◆ Categories
1. Category (A): Still image works
Single-frame work, comic strips, illustrations, caricature, drawings, graphics and other works of original fine art. It is encouraged that the artists create ethic children with unique characteristics and customs from their own countries and regions in order to reflect the rich and various races of the world.
2. Category (B): Animation works
All animation works suitable for children submitted must be 1-22 minutes in length. Any of the following animation types are acceptable: Computer-assisted or Computer-generated, stop-motion (including clay animation), 2D works, 3D works, FLASH, puppet animation, paper-cutting works, in fact, any format except live action!
◆ Qualifications
1. Entry for the Category (A) (Still Image Works):
a) Maximum A3 (297mm x 420 mm), minimum A4 (210mm×297mm).
b) Any printed submission will not be accepted (work can be submitted in either computer or hand drawing; however, the electronic-version of submission is definitely required).
c) Participants can also send electronic edition (scanned copy) with a minimum size of “300 dpi” in “.TIFF” or “.JPG” to cmiassn@163.com.
2. Entry for the Category (B) (Animated Works):
a) All works must be PAL formal with high definition (prefer to be minimum size of 720×576, minimum bit rate of 1000 bps)
b) Animated submissions (including FLASH) should be submitted in “.MPG” or “.AVI” or “.MOV” format and 5 still images are required separately, which is used to present character and background with a minimum size of “300 dpi” in “.TIFF” or “.JPG”. For each FLASH works, a copy of “.SWF” submissions are required.
c) In case of multiple submissions, please separate each individual submission. An uninterrupted multi-work submission is not allowed.
3. Language:
a) All works are preferred to be subtitled in English.
b) The story background, synopsis, brief introduction, and character description are required in either Chinese or English electronic-version.
4. Entry Form and Photo:
Artwork should be accompanied by their author’s photo or caricature, a short biographical note and a completed Application Form (PLEASE USE CAPITAL LETTERS).
5. Copyright:
The applicant must be the copyright owner of the submission.
◆ Awards and Prizes
1. Adult Group
Artwork submitted for competition will be judged by an International Jury. The Jury will award the following cash prizes along with a certificate for each award.
2 Gold medals, each 1500 USD (1 for category A and 1 for category B)
4 Silver medals, each 1000 USD (2 for category A and 2 for B category)
4 Bronze medals, each 800 USD (2 for category A and 2 for B category)
20 Special prizes, each 300 USD (10 for category A and 10 for B category)
a) The jury has the right of final distribution of statutory prize and all of the jury’s decisions are final.
b) Organizers plan to award the artist with the best debut and will give him/her the opportunity for an individual exhibition at the Gallery which will be included in the 2017 program.
AWARDS ARE SUBJECT TO TAXATION ACCORDING TO THE CURRENT REGULATIONS.
2. Children Group
a) Artwork submitted for competition will be judged by an International Jury. The Jury will award the certificate to the finalists.
b) Submission finalists would be included in the album. And the certificates and albums or presents (if the album is not released on time), will be sent to the finalists.
All results will be announced on July 2, 2017.
◆ Participant Privileges
1. Artists of work qualified for the exhibition will be given a presentation copy of the catalogue.
2. Artwork sent to the exhibitions will be exhibited in the country and abroad after the main exhibition.
◆ Competition Provisions
1. Organizers reserve the right to use all submitted artwork for advertising purposes without any special fees paid to the artists that include being exhibited and reproduced in a variety of advertising materials as well as printed and circulated in catalogues.
2. The prize-winning works become the property of the organizers and will be included in the collection of the Gallery.
3. The exhibition organizers are the final judges in interpretation of the rules and regulations.
4. By sending his/her work, the artist agrees to the mentioned above rules and regulations.
5. By sending his/her work, the artist agrees to the publication of the author's profile in the post-exhibition album.
6. All the submissions will not be returned.
◆ Timetable and Contact Information
1. Submissions(original scripts are preferred) for receipt of artwork:
From April 25, 2017 to July 2, 2017
Deadline: Date of the postmark July 2, 2017
Deadline: Electronic submissions midnight July 2, 2017
Please send your submission(s) to the following mailing address or send to our email address via the internet:
Organizing Committee ICACF
Building 6-2 #39, Xiaoshicheng Yunyan
Guiyang, Guizhou 550004 CHINA
TEL:+86 10 84937681
Mobile: +86 15185169898
Email: cmiassn@163.com
Website: www.cmiassn.org ; www.icacf.com .
Poster added 26 June 2017.

23.4.17

The Second International Cartoon Contest, Kolašin 2017, Montenegro

Dear colleagues ,
I would like to inform you that Cartoon festival "Kolašin, Montenegro 2017" has announced The Second International Cartoon Contest. Therefore, we carry on with the festival in Kolašin, Montenegro, after ten year break. Despite having far fewer resources this time, we are more optimistic and therefore we hope that this festival will last and will become a traditional one. We start with modest means but we are convinced that the festival will become more significant and notable in years to come. Well, may this new beginning be happy!
RULES:
CONTEST THEME: HAPPY T-SHIRTS
You shall send two of your works you consider to be the best. Cartoons can previously be published or rewarded and should be creative, funny and amusing. Works have to be graphically convenient for printing on T-shirts. The participants may send a maximum of 3 works to compete.
TECHNIQUE: Free All entries must be send by e-mail only.
Your works send on this e mail address : festivalkarikature@opstinakolasin.me
DEADLINE: 31st of May 2017
PRIZES:
FIRST PRIZE: 300 Euro, Trophy, Honorable mention and a T-shirt
SECOND PRIZE: 200 Euro, Honorable mention and a T-shirt
THIRD PRIZE: 100 Euro, Honorable mention and a T-shirt
Three special prize –Honorable mention of the salon.
The international jury will choose the cartoons. THE DECISION will be published on 15th of June 2017, on all cartoon websites. Winners will officially be announced with the beginning of July and the announcement will take place in the Cultural Center in Kolašin.
Festival organizer: Municipality Kolašin,
Darko Drljević.

20.4.17

1st International Festival of Satirical Graphics and Humorist Literature, Iasi 2017, Romania

The first International Festival of Satirical Graphics and Humorist Literature
"Umor pe sapte coline" (Humor on seven hills") 2017, Romania
The event will be held in Iasi, Romania, from 25 to 28 May 2017 and the theme for Satirical Graphics is "General Humor – Humor without words".
The following prizes will be awarded:
- First Prize – 500 euro;
- Second Prize – 400 euro;
- Third prize – 300 euro;
- "Traian Benţa" Special Award – 200 euro;
- Three unpaid special prizes;
- Other awards from local institutions and private persons.
The works' format is A4, B/W or color (minimum 2), scanned with a resolution of 600 dpi and they shall be sent until May 1, 2017 (date of postmark), by e-mail to: fui2017@yahoo.com
Winners will be announced in time to attend the Festival and received the prizes.
Organizers will reimburse transport costs, food and accommodation.
More info on FB.

The 9th Salon Medplan de Humor 2017, Brazil

MEDLIN 2017 HALL REGULATION
1- INSCRIPTIONS: April 5 to June 16, 2017.
The 9th Salon Medplan de Humor is open to all graphic artists, who can enter works that have not been awarded until the closing date of the entries, in the modalities cartoon, caricature and comic strips.
The comic strip should have only one page. If you choose the comic strip, the artist can put up to 5 comic strips on the page.
The opening of the hall will be on July 30, with the announcement of the winners.
Each artist can register with a maximum of 5 (five) works in the format 30X40 cm and using any technique in the three categories: cartoon, caricature and comic strips.
The full name of the author, address, e-mail, telephone number, ID number, CPF and bank account must be written on the back of each drawing or in the e-mail.
The artist can participate by sending his works through the website www.medplan.com.br (with a maximum size of 3 megabytes) or sending the originals to:
9th Medplan Humor Lounge
Rua Coelho Rodrigues, 1921 - Centro
Zip Code: 64000-080
Teresina - PI
2- THEME
The theme of the 9th Medplan Hall of Humor will be MARRIAGE
3- AWARDS
First place (cartoon): R 5,000.00 (five thousand reais)
Second place: R 3,000.00 (three thousand reais).
Medplan Caricature Prize: R 2,000.00 (two thousand reais) for those who make the best caricature. Free theme.
Medplan Award for Comics / comic strips: R 2,000.00 (two thousand reais) for those who make the best comic / comic strip. Free theme.
Internet Premium: R 2,000.00 (two thousand reais). The Internet Prize will be chosen by Internet users, from July 10 to 14, at: www.medplan.com.br
The best works will be part of the traveling exhibition of the 9th Salon Medplan de Humor. The awarded works will be considered acquisitive and will become part of the Medplan collection. The works will not be returned.
Medplan employees, their relatives, or anyone involved in the organization may not participate in this meeting.
Simple sign-up automatically sets up participant agreement with all terms.

17.4.17

The First Nishkhat International Cartoon Contest 2017, Iran

The First Nishkhat International Cartoon Contest 2017, Iran
Themes:
1- Cartoon makes the world a better place.
2- The press as the fourth principle of democracy.
Each Participant can send maximum 5 cartoons
Size: A4 or A3, JPG Format, 300 dpi
The works with artist’s name, e-mail and postal address must be sent to festival@nishkhat.com
Deadline: June 20, 2017
Contest Album will be printed.
The Prizes:
First prize: $1000+Trophy
Second prize: $500 +Trophy
Third prize: $300+Trophy
10 honorable mention
The Jury:
Javad Alizadeh, Iran
Vladimir Kazanevsky, Ukraine
Musa Gümüş, Turkey
Ali Miraee, Iran
Keyvan Varesi, Iran.
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Source: Javad Takjoo.

14.4.17

27th Gura Humorului International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature 2017

„HUMOUR AT ... GURA HUMORULUI”,
The International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature
The 27th edition, 2017
Gura Humorului Suceava County Council
Mănăstirea Humorului Townhall
The Bucovina Cultural Centre Village hall
The 27nd edition of Humour at ... Gura Humorului, the International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature will be held between 16th and 18th of June, 2017.
THE CONTEST REGULATIONS
CARTOONS
1. The Edition theme: THE ART OF MANIPULATING PEOPLE.
2. Original works are accepted, in digital format, created after January 1st, 2017, which were not published and submitted or awarded prizes to other competitions.
3. Two (2) is the number of papers accepted.
4. The works will be submitted by May 31th, 2017 (posting date) on the following addresses:
email: umorlahumor@gmail.com or postal address: Muzeul Obiceiurilor Populare din
Bucovina, Piaţa Republicii, nr. 2, 725300 - Gura Humorului, judeţul Suceava, România.
5. Technical requirements:
- Papers sent by e-mail: minimum 1600 x 1200 pixels, JPG format
- Papers sent by regular postal mail: format A3
- The technique used for the works will be at the free choice of the artist
6. The works are not to be returned. They will be added to the patrimony of the Humour at ... Gura Humorului Festival and the organizers are entitled to use them later as edited materials with the name of their author on them.
7. The participants are required the following documents enclosed with their works: the completed entry form attached, a brief CV and a personal photography/cartoon self-portrait of minum 6x9 cm (on paper) or 710x1065 pix. (digital format).
8. The prizewinners will be notified by June 14th, 2017 to be present for the Awards Festivity held on Sunday, June 18th, 2017.
9. Transport expenses, accomodation and meals are the responsibility of the participant or the organization/institution he/she is part of. The organizers will be notified in due time to make the necessary reservations.
10. The prizes to be awarded:
1st Prize : EUR 500
2nd Prize : EUR 300
3rd Prize EUR 200
The "George Gavrilean" Prize for the debutantes in Bucovina - EUR 200
11. The jury are the ones who decide upon awarding or not awarding or re-allocating the prizes. In addition, the jury will decide upon the works or the authors to be rewarded by sponsors, associations, mass-media, institutions, commercial societies or private persons, with their consent.
12. There will be no participation fees.
Further information: The Bureau of Press Relations of „Humour...at Gura Humorului” Festival
· Professor Elvira Romaniuc - Folk Customs Museum in Bucovina ( Muzeul Obiceiurilor Populare din Bucovina )
Telephone: 00 40 740 926 479
E-mail: umorlahumor@gmail.com
· Professor Constantin Logigan – cultural counselor
Telepfone : 00 40 742 925 259
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ENTRY FORM
Gura Humorului Suceava County Council Mănăstirea Humorului Townhall The Bucovina Cultural Centre Village hall
„HUMOUR AT .... GURA HUMORULUI”, THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CARTOON AND HUMOROUS LITERATURE The 27th edition, 2017
ENTRY FORM / CARTOON
NAME, SURNAME ………………………………………………………………
AGE…………..........................................................................
ADDRESS……………………………………………………………………………
PHONE………………………………………………………………………………
EMAIL/ WEB SITE…………………………………...........................
Nr. TITLE OF THE WORK - TEHNIQUE - SIZE
1.
2.
Please include your biography and your personal photo.
The organizers will not give back the art works received!

SIGNATURE, DATE,
*
Source: humorgrafe.

11.4.17

The 11th HumoDEVA INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST, Deva 2017, Romania

DEAR ARTIST,
The CULTURE CENTER of Deva city,
The International Site BestCARTOONS.net,
CRISAN Publishing House,
The ACCES Association and The Founders,
Are very glad to invite you to participate in
The 11th HumoDEVA INT’L CARTOON CONTEST Deva, Romania, 2017
The event is a part of the 17th edition of Deva Humor Festival Liviu Oros
R U L E S 2017
1. The 11th HumoDEVA ICC is an open competition for cartoonists all over the world. The participation is free of charge.
2. The artworks must be presented in a FREE THEME - MY BEST OF 2016-2017.
3. Deadline: May 3, 2017.
4. You can submit max 10 works, made in 2016-2017. The cartoons must not contain text.
The name of the cartoons must contain the entrant’s family name, first name, country and title of work (in english). Example: JOHN Doe - Romania - Victory.
The works must be digitized in 300 DPI resolution, RGB, JPG format, with the maximum limit of 3 MB.
5. Please send at the e-mail address humodeva@gmail.com your cartoons, your photo or caricature and a short biography in English, including date of birth, education, profession, awards, publications and exhibitions.
6. The cartoons selected for the contest will be exhibited free of charge on the HumoDEVA 2017 web site for the attention of all cartoonists to prevent similarity, copying and stealing. Any cartoon which is similar, copied or stolen will not be awarded. The contest results will be announced on the HumoDEVA 2017 web site.
7. The Jury will award the following prizes for the best works, no matter the categories:
GOLD PRIZE 400$, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net
SILVER PRIZE 300$, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net
BRONZE PRIZE 200$, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net
10 EXCELLENCY Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net.
Jury’s decisions are final.
Other Special Prizes offered by the sponsors may be awarded.
The prizes can be paid in Deva or can be posted to the cost of the receiver. The organizer does not assume any liability regarding taxes or bank charges.
The original drawings of the prize winning entries should be sent in maximum two weeks from the results announcement, well-wrapped and protected against damages.
The mail address for sending winning originals is:
CRISAN Publishing House, Mihai Viteazu street , bl. 47, ap 1, 330091 Deva, jud. Hunedoara, ROMANIA.
8. By participating, entrants grant the organizing body the right to use their entries as advertising for the HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest and for the site BestCARTOONS.net (e.g. as cartoon books, catalogues, advertising in the press, internet and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, etc., promotional gifts by the city council and/or cartoon contest organization, calendars, etc) without any special fees paid to the authors.
9. By submitting the works to The HumoDEVA INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST, the artists accept the decisions of the Jury and the rules printed above.
Horia CRISAN, Founder.
Liviu STANILA
Co-founder and art director.
Source: www.bestcartoons.net.

International cartoon contest “Down with…!” 2017, Russia

The Big Digital Encyclopaedia of Caricature has announced
an international cartoon contest, “Enough!”, dedicated to
the centenary of Russia’s October Revolution
(November 7th, 1917)
Conditions of Entry:
Participants are expected to produce work that is based conceptually on the theme of revolution, whether this references specifically the events of 1917 or any other revolution in history, be it red, black-and-white or indeed of any other colour.
We encourage the participants to caricature famous historical figures, making use of allegory and allusion.
Technical requirements:
We will accept works employing any drawing technique, in digital format, size A4, at a resolution of 300 dpi.
An individual artist may enter any number of works without limit.
Collages will be judged along with cartoons in the same category.
Caricatures in the form of portraits will be judged in a separate subcategory.
Deadline for submission:
Works must be submitted by email to postmarat@gmail.com no later than November 1st, 2017
Winners will be announced on November 7th, 2017.
Prizes:
1st Prize: 300 USD
2nd Prize: 200 USD
3rd Prize: 100 USD
Best caricature portrait: 50 USD
The Contest catalogue, poster and diplomas will be emailed in PDF format.
Please note:
At the close of the competition, we are planning to exhibit the best works in Barcelona. We will be happy to provide the works to those wishing to organize their exhibition at another location.
April 10th, 2017.
Source: cartoonia.
Theme title updated 25.04.2017
Source updated 21.06.2017.

6.4.17

25th University Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba 2017, Brazil

Universitarian HUMOR Exhibition of PIRACICABA
REGULATION / 2017
SCHEDULE
01- The 25th Universitarian Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba/UNIMEP, organized by the Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba UNIMEP (Methodist University of Piracicaba), will be held in accordance with the following schedule:
Applications until: May 20th, 2017
Art selection: May 29th, 2017
Awards: June 2nd, 2017
PARTICIPATION
02- Only students enrolled in an under-graduate or graduate program, of any University or College acknowledged by its local government, can apply to the Universitarian Humor Exhibition. They must send the Application Form attached to a document that can prove his enrollment in a University or College.
CATEGORIES
CHARGE: humoristic drawing related to a recent fact
CARTOON: humoristic drawing with no relation with any specific fact
CARICATURE: face reproduction with anatomic distortion, usually from a well-known person.
COMIC STRIP: sequential story in stages/frames.
SPECIAL: thematic category specific to humor artworks that deal with ENVIRONMENTAL / ECOLOGICAL issues.
APPLICATION
There is no charge or cost for the application and it can be done in person or by electronic or regular mail.
03- Each participant can apply to as many categories as he or she wishes, with no limit regarding the quantity of works sent. However, THEY MUST BE FROM HIS OWN AUTHORSHIP AND NEVER BEEN PUBLISHED BEFORE. In the cases which these conditions are not followed, the committee will proceed with the cancellation of the application or the annulling of the awards and the mentions received. In addition, the committee may decide to take legal action against the transgressor.
Obs 1: COPIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED (photocopies, photography, heliography) of the artworks.
Obs 2: Artworks made in the computer and printed will be accepted since they follow the rules of authorship and must not have been published before.
Obs 3: Regardless of the number of works sent by the authors (free), there will be a limit for the selection of a maximum of 03 works by each artist in each category.
04- The Artworks sent by email or delivered in person must respect the following observations: 30 x 40 centimeters (12x16 inches), no frames attached, identification in the overleaf containing first and last name, country, telephone, e-mail, the category in which the specific artwork is being submitted and the name of Educational Institute (in clear script). The address is:
Salão Universitário de Humor de Piracicaba/UNIMEP
Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba
A/C: Laboratório de Comunicação
Rodovia do Açúcar, Km 156 - C. Taquaral
Caixa Postal 68 - CEP: 13400-911 Piracicaba/SP/Brasil
Telefone: 55 (19) 3124-1611
www.unimep.br/salaodehumor
05- Copies of the Application Form will be accepted if they are perfectly readable.
06- The Artworks sent by e-mail to salaodehumor@unimep.br must be formatted in JPEG, 300 dpi, limit file size: 3MB. Other procedures for sending an electronic file can be found at www.unimep.br/salaodehumor. The set of artworks must be attached to the completed Application Form, in addition to the image of the DOCUMENT CONFIRMING that the student has regular academic link (or finished the course in the last two years)
07- The applications will be valid if, besides the observation of the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th items, are received by the Organizational Committee until May 20th, 2017. For the application by mail, the date of postage will be considered.
08- All valid Artworks applied, according to the 7th item, will be submitted, to a pre-selection process, and only these will be eligible for the awards.
Obs 1: All applied Artworks can be reproduced by UNIMEP with the purpose of promoting the Universitarian Humor Exhibition.
AWARDS
09- Many awards in cash will be granted, in total R$ 6.000,00 (six thousand reais), divided into:
Four (04) awards in cash of R$ 1.000,00 (one thousand reais) each, indicated by the Award Jury among the selected artworks (regardless category).
One (01) special/thematic Award, entitled Meio Ambiente/Centro Cultural Martha Watts-Unimed, in the value of R$ 1.000,00 (one thousand Reais), given to the best artwork that deals with ENVIRONMENTAL/ECOLOGICAL issues.
One (01) special award entitled Prof. Almir de Souza Maia, in the value of $1.000,00 (one thousand reais), among the SELECTED artworks, defined by voting via INTERNET from the indication of the artists themselves/Selected authors in that edition.
Obs 1: Other awards and mentions can be created by the Organizational Committee.
Obs 2: CASH Prizes will only be deposited in Current Account (Individual) in the NAME OF ARTIST WINNER, who shall inform all data of that bank account to the Organizing Committee, after requested.
10- The selection of the Artworks to be presented in the Exhibition and the selection of the winners will be conducted, respectively, by the Selection Jury and the Award Jury. Members of the Jury are people with acknowledgeable talent in the area.
11- The awarded Artworks in conformity with items 9 and 10, will be considered property of the Methodist University of Piracicaba. The ownership, utilization rights and any other rights over the Artwork will pertain to UNIMEP and Centro cultural Martha Watts-Unimed, that maintains to itself the right to use it as wanted.
12- The non awarded Artworks can be withdrawn by the authors in person or by written permission to a third party in the period from August 24th to October 30th, 2017 in the same location mentioned in item 04. The Artworks can also be returned by mail; for that the author must send a written request authorizing the mailing of the work, which will be paid by the recipient.
13- The Organizational Committee and the Methodist University of Piracicaba are not responsible for eventual damage or loss of the artworks sent by mail or internet.
14- The formalization of the application will indicate that the participant is in accordance with this regulation.
15- Problems not foreseen by this regulation will be solved by the Organizational Committee and Rectory of UNIMEP.
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Universidade Metodista de Piracicaba - Unimep
A/C Laboratório de Comunicação
Rodovia do Açucar Km 156 Campus Taquaral; Caixa Postal 68
CEP 13400-911 Piracicaba-SP. Tel. (19) 3124-1611.
Application Form on source.

3.4.17

26th International Festival on Humour and Satire, Golden Helmet 2018, Serbia

GOLDEN HELMET ANNOUNCES XXVI CONTEST TITLED "NEGOTIATIONS"
CATEGORIES
1. CARTOON
2. WRITTEN FORM
- Short story
- Poem
- Aphorism
PROPOSITIONS
1. CARTOON: ORIGINAL, MIN. A4 (210x297 mm), MAX A3 (297x420 mm), TECHNIQUE FREE;
2. WRITTEN FORM: MAXIMUM TWO TYPED PAGES OR UP TO 20 APHORISMS
AWARDS
CARTOON
1ST AWARD: PLAQUE GOLDEN HELMET...600 €...ONE-MAN EXIBITION IN 2018.
2ND AWARD...400 €
3RD AWARD...200 €
WRITTEN FORM
SHORT STORY: PLAQUE GOLDEN HELMET...200 €
POEM: PLAQUE GOLDEN HELMET...200 €
APHORISM: PLAQUE GOLDEN HELMET...200 €
SPECIAL AWARD RADE BRKA...200 €.
DEADLINE: 25. 01. 2018.
Only unpublished works will be taken into consideration.
Author's short biography, phone number and e-mail address are obligatory.
Written works are to be sent under the code!
All the works are to be sent exclusively via the postal service.
Jury decision will be announced on 12. 02. 2018.
Awards will be handed at Final Festival Evening on April 1, 2018.
The Organizer will bear travel and accommodation expenses of awarded authors.
Festival official langauges are Serbian and English.
All works remain property of the Festival.
Entry Form on source and below soon.
Address: Cultural Center - Kruševac
International Festival on Humour and Satire Golden Helmet
Toplicina 2; 37000 Kruševac SERBIA
tel/fax: +381 (37) 423 025
e-mail: goldenhelmet@ptt.rs
goldenhelmet@kck.org.rs
WEB: www.kck.org.rs.
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Source: kck.