30.7.20

6th International contest of caricature and graphic humor, Noticartun Colombia 2020

6th International contest of caricature and graphic humor
NOTICARTUN COLOMBIA - 2020
"Tribute to Arles Herrera - Calarcá"
Cartoon Theme: And after the pandemic, what?
We present to all of you the convening of the sixth edition of the NOTICARTÚN COLOMBIA contest, which pays tribute to the Colombian cartoonist, artist, and maestro José Arles Herrera, better known as “Calarcá”.
José Arles Herrera "Calarca" was born in Armenia (Quindío), on June 23, 1934. He went to painting school in the 1950s, in the city of Cali, to the workshop of the Popayán’s painter Hernando González and later studied caricature and graphic arts in Moscow, at the Institute of Political Science and Graphic Communication. His time at the academy was not only for learning but also to create training spaces and to share his knowledge. This is how he is the co-founder of the National Cartoon School (in Colombia) and its teacher for 29 years. He has also been a workshop professor at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University, the Industrial University of Santander, the Ricardo Rendon of Rionegro City Cultural Center, and Univalle University, among others; as well as in different social spaces in the country. Lastly, it is significant to highlight that Calarca´s work has been printed in important media in the world.
Announcement:
1) Open to all professional cartoonists in the world, preferably of legal age (18 years old).
Deadline:  September 30 of this year. 
2) There will be 2 categories: graphic humor and physiognomic caricature
A. Physiognomic caricatures of Arles Herrera - Calarcá (not portraits).
Images and information: concursonoticartun
B. Graphic humor: "And after the pandemic, what?"
Assuming we will overcome this coronavirus, what does the world have in store for it, after this one?
3) AWARD:
- caricature
: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions + 5 Honorable Mentions: Virtual Diploma.
Graphic humour
: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions + 5 Honorable Mentions: Virtual Diploma.
TWO SPECIAL AWARDS FOR COLOMBIA:
"Caricature Recognition and Graphic Humor Noticartún Colombia"
Besides, a virtual catalog will be designed to host the official contest site.
4) Each participant can present as far as 1 work per topic, and each work can only be awarded in one single category. Black and white or color cartoons are well received.
5) About the JURY:
It’s made up of renowned caricaturists and professional cartoonists from Colombia, Poland, and Costa Rica.
- Melissa Baena “Mel” (Armenia)
- Andrés gonzález“Gova” (Bogotá)
- Luis Eduardo León (Bogotá)
- Izabela Kowalska - Wieczorek (Poland)
- Luis D. Calvo “Mecho” (Costa Rica)
They may participate with works but only as a collaboration and not for awards. The works from their relatives or people with whom they have currently worked, may not be taken into account for the award.
6) The cartoons sent must have a maximum size of 30 x 40 cm. and jpg. 300 dpi.
7) You may send cartoons that have already been published or awarded previously. The selected works will be online so that if someone has a complaint about the originality of the work, the jury and the organization of the contest will review the case and select a new finalist work.
8) All the drawings presented must be made from original ideas drawn or painted, either presented in analog (scanned) or digital form. NO memes, photos, scanned photocopies, photomontages, collages, or 3D renders will be accepted.
9) Participants must send a brief a digital curriculum vitae with their contact information: name, surname, email, website or blog, and country of origin. Also, include a photograph or self-caricature.
10) Each author owns the rights to their work and only authorizes the International Cartoon and Graphic Humor Contest - NOTICARTUN COLOMBIA to use it in this online tribute and its promotional pieces or possible cultural exhibitions, without any financial compensation for the parts. Any problem with copyrights will be assumed by the participant.
11) The International Cartoon and Graphic Humor Contest - NOTICARTUN COLOMBIA, reserves the right to exhibit those works that may violate individual or collective rights and policies.
12) Participation in the contest implies full and unreserved acceptance of these conditions.
13) Works must be sent to concursonoticartuncol@gmail.com
Principal: Camilo A. Triana C. "TRIANA"
Vice-principal: Juan C. Lopera A. "JÚCALO".

20.7.20

The 5th International Cartoon Contest, Kolasin 2020, Montenegro

The 5th International Cartoon Contest, Kolasin 2020, Montenegro
Dear colleagues.
I would like to inform you that Cartoon festival "Kolagin 2020" has announced the 5th International Cartoon Contest.
Rules:
CONTEST THEME: Humans and nature and FREE theme. You can send three works for both themes. 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.
EXPLANATION OF THE THEME Humans and nature:
Man is a part of Nature. Nature is a part of man. Without nature, human life is impossible. The planet Earth is our home to all people and all living beings. If we disturb harmony in nature, we destroy each living being.
We are witnessing that man is increasingly disturbing and endangering the environment. The main reason for this is money.
Money has become everything to man. Is money more important than nature, clean air, forests, rivers, lakes and the sea? Quo vadis, homine? How to protect ourselves and the nature around us? How to save ourselves from diseases and pandemics? How to return to our mother - the blue planet - the Earth? The only planet that gave us all life conditions: natural beauty, food, water, air. Let's try to send messages and advise the humanity through caricature and humor, how to save our mother - the planet Earth!
TECHNIQUE AND SIZE : Free.
All entries must be sent by post address : Centar za kulturu Kolasin 81210, Crna Gora-Montenegro -/za medjunarodni festival karikature/
OR
E-mail : festivalkarikature@opstinakolasin.me 
PRIZES:
FIRST PRIZE: 500 Euro. Diploma
SECOND PRIZE: 300 Euro. Diploma
THIRD PRIZE: 200 Euro. Diploma
Seven special prizes: Honorable mention of the salon.
DEADLINE: August 20th, 2020
The international jury will choose the cartoons.
THE DECISION of the jury will be published on August 25th on all cartoon websites. Winners will officially be announced on August 25th of July and the announcement will take place in the Cultural Center in Kolasin. Award ceremony will be on August 29th, 2020, at 20.00 h in the Cultural center Kolasin. Festival organizer: Municipality Kolasin, Cultural Center Kolasin and Ministry of Culture of Montenegro.
Darko Drljevic.
(Source).

The 15th International Cartoon Contest, Braila 2020, Romania

REGULATION
International Cartoon Contest, the XVth Edition
The contest is open to all cartoonists.
THEME: Pandemic (Covid) 
ENTRIES: max. 3.
The cartoons will be original and accompanied by a brief biography (including photo, address and phone number).
The making technique of the cartoons is free.
Deadline: The cartoons will be sent until the 06th of September 2020.
Mandatory technical conditions
Size: A3 (297 mm x 420 mm).
The cartoons will be sent in electronic format, JPG, 300 dpi, CMYK.
Each sent cartoon will contain in the name of the file the author's name and title of the work/the cartoons’ numbering.
Mailing address : cartooncontestbraila@gmail.com 
Participants must own all the rights to the cartoons entered in the contest.
The cartoon’s author gives the Organizer the right to use the cartoon which entered in the contest, according to the Romanian legislation, in order to promote the event, the institution and the city's image, unlimited, by any means.
The Organizer does not assume any responsibility for any breaches of copyright.
Exclusive responsibility lies with the one who sent the cartoon.
Prizes:
The Big Prize – 1.000 €;
First Prize – 800 €;
Second Prize – 600 €;
Third Prize – 400 €;
3 Special Prizes – 3 x 200 € (each).
The Prizes will be taxed according to Romanian legislation.
Please note! To be able to receive their prize, winners must send the winning cartoon in original (with the author's signature on the back of the work) within 30 days from the winners' announcement and communicate the bank account in Romanian currency lei ( for the Romanian competitors) or the euro account (for foreign competitors ).
The winning cartoons will be mailed to the following address: Romania, Braila, Traian Square, No. 2, Postal code 810153.
The Organizer shall not be responsible for failure of a winner to receive the prize for reasons that are not related to the Organizer. If the competitor does not comply with the obligations imposed by this regulation, the Organizer is relieved of any liability.
Mention! In the absence of interbank relations between Romania and the country of origin of the winner, the Organizer is relieved of any liability.
The winners will also receive a catalogue and an awarding certificate.
Salon opening and award ceremony: the 2nd of October 2020, depending on the evolution of Covid-19, the Organizer reserves the right to change the conditions of the contest, subsequent changes will be communicated to those interested.
Edition catalog will include a selection of the most valuable works in the competition;
The catalogue of the International Cartoon Contest - the XVth edition may be downloaded from the institution official website: http://centruldecreatiebraila.ro/ .
CONTACT:
The County Center for Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture Braila
No. 2, Piata Traian, postal code 810153, Phone no.: +40.239.614.710, Braila, Romania
Source: centruldecreatiebraila.

16.7.20

21st International Competition for cartoonists on the world of wine: Spirito di Vino 2020

21° International Competition for cartoonists on the world of wine
Spirito di Vino 2020, Italy
Art. 1 – Subject of the competition
Movimento Turismo del Vino Friuli Venezia Giulia holds a competition called “Spirito di Vino” to award prizes to authors of satirical cartoons focussing on the world of wine and wine culture. The participation to the competition is free of charge.
Art. 2 – Participation to the competition
The competition is open to artists coming from Italy and abroad, exclusively on an individual basis, over 18 years old (who turn 18 in 2020 and above). Participants will be split into two categories: the “under”, from 18 to 35 years old, and the “over”, above 36 years old.
Art. 3 – Work format and requirements
The satirical cartoons can be drawn manually with any technique, black and white or colour, only in A3 format with 1 cm of external border. Each participant is entitled to only submit one work. The works shall be sent as hard copies and signed in a non invasive way with ©Name and Surname of the author in the corner (front) or in the back of the page.
Art. 4 – Deadline and submission of the works
The works can be submitted from from Sunday 12 July to Saturday 31 October 2020. To take part to the competition, the cartoonists need to register in the competition section of the website
www.spiritodivino.cloud, download the competition rules, as well as the registration form.
The hard copies of the works shall be sent (properly protected) by registered mail, together with a signed copy of the registration form filled in every section, to the following address:
Movimento Turismo del Vino Friuli Venezia Giulia
Via del Partidor, 7 – 33100 Udine (Italy)
Only the works delivered within Saturday 31 October midnight will be accepted.
In addition, the works shall also be uploaded on the website www.spiritodivino.cloud, together with the registration form, in jpg and high resolution (300 dpi) format.
The hard copies received after the aforementioned deadline will not be accepted. The organisers have no liability for any deterioration and/or damage to the works sent by mail or resulting from any other issue connected to the submission of the works (delays, no delivery, etc.).
Art. 5 – Return of the works
The hard copies of the works will not be returned.
Art. 6 – Exclusion
The works that do not comply with the rules stipulated by art 1, 2, 3, 4 will not be accepted.
Art. 7 – Members of the jury
Movimento Turismo del Vino selected a jury made of great masters of the Italian satire, such as Giorgio Forattini, Alfio Krancic, Emilio Giannelli, Valerio Marini and other leading personalities from the world of cartoons, graphics and food&wine. The decisions of the jury are unquestionable and irrevocable.
The jury will assess the capacity of the cartoonists to best interpret the proposed topic showing their manual designing skills, creativity and a precise technique. The works drawn using digital techniques will also be taken into consideration.
Art. 8 – Prizes
The prizes up for grabs for the three winners will be distributed as follows
1° prize - “under”: 75 bottles
2° prize - “under”: 50 bottles
3° prize - “under”: 25 bottles
*
1° prize - “over”: 75 bottles
2° prize - “over”: 50 bottles
3° prize - “over”: 25 bottles
Art. 9 – Awarding ceremony and exhibition
Due to the current situation we cannot guarantee the chosen pieces will be exhibited or awards will be presented in person. Further details will be sent to those selected as soon as possible.
Art. 10 – Copyright
By participating in the competition, the cartoonists grant Movimento Turismo del Vino the non-exclusive right to reproduce, publicise and promote the works – with the sole obligation to mention the author – on digital material (websites, social networks, TV programmes, online magazines, etc.), on any material connected to the competition (brochures, flyers, folders, invitations, billboards, shoppers, etc.), on the catalogue of the exhibition, as well as on postcards, calendars and posters. This list is not complete and just gives some examples of the possible ways in which the organisers are entitled to use the works. The use of the aforementioned works by the organisers does not entitle the cartoonists to claim any income. The participants guarantee that they are the authors of the submitted works, explicitly lifting and removing any liability from the organisers in case any compensation is claimed by third parties for any circumstance. Such authors declare, taking full civil and criminal liability, that the submitted works do not violate the relevant legislation.
Art. 11 – Approval of the competition rules
By participating to the competition, the artists declare that they fully acknowledge and accept all the conditions and clauses illustrated in this document.
Source: spiritodivino.

15.7.20

2nd international Competition for caricature and aphorism "Me, Itar Pejo" 2020, Macedonia

Competition for caricature and aphorism on the topic "Me, Itar Pejo" 
The Institute of Culture and Arts at the International Slavic University
"Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin" - Sveti Nikole announces:
The second international Competition for caricature and aphorism 2020
Topic: "Me, Itar Pejo" and free theme
The aim of the competition is to stimulate artistic creation and to provide a platform on which people can express their opinions through cartoons and aphorisms.
From the materials received for the competition, the organizer will publish an electronic catalog of selected works in both categories. The obtained materials are published on the Facebook page of the Institute of Culture and Arts at the International Slavic University "Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin".
Theme
Aphorisms and caricatures can refer to the character of Itar Pejo or be on a free theme.
Terms for aphorisms
Up to 10 aphorisms in .doc or .docx format are sent.
An author can participate with one set of aphorisms.
Aphorisms should not be published in print.
All materials must be originals and previously unpublished.
A short biography of the author should be sent along with the materials.
All submitted works remain the property of the festival and the right to publish and exhibit them belongs to the organizer.
All submitted works are published on the Facebook page of the Institute of Culture and Arts at the International Slavic University "Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin".
Terms for cartoons
The format of the cartoon can be at the request of the author.
All cartoon making techniques are acceptable, including digital art.
Each author can participate with one cartoon.
All materials must be original and previously unpublished.
A short biography of the author should be sent along with the materials.
All submitted works remain the property of the festival and the right to publish and exhibit them belongs to the organizer.
All submitted works are published on the Facebook page of the Institute of Culture and Arts at the International Slavic University "Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin".
Submission of materials:
The works are submitted electronically to itarpejo@kultura.msu.edu.mk
All communication with the participants takes place through itarpejo@kultura.msu.edu.mk.
Works submitted to other addresses will not be considered.
Authors should submit their works no later than 30.09.2020.
Each participant must submit their full name, address and country.
The members of the organization and the jury have the right to participate only outside the competition.
Jury
The selection committee approves the received works for publication. For the awards, an international jury of 5 members is composed for each category separately, which selects the awarded and special awards from both categories.
Chairman of the Cartoon Commission: Jordan Pop Iliev.
Chairman of the aphorism commission: Mile Gjeorgjioski.
Awards
1st place - Gold plaque, gold statuette Itar Pejo, cash prize of 300 euros.
2nd place - Silver plaque, silver statuette Itar Pejo, cash prize of 200 euros.
3rd place - Bronze plaque, bronze statuette Itar Pejo, cash prize of 100 euros.
+ special prizes (depending on the works received).
Source: itarpejo2020.
(By Google Translate).

14.7.20

The 5th International Cartoon Festival, Smile of the Sea 2020, Russia

5th International Cartoon Festival, Smile of the Sea 2020, Russia
We are pleased to inform you about the V International Cartoon Festival "Smile of the Sea" and invite you to take part in it.
Main theme of the festival: "Journalist and authority".
Additional topic: “Freedom of speech”.
Works are accepted until August 15, 2020.
The selection of cartoons at the exhibition and the determination of the winners is conducted by a specially invited jury.
At the end of the festival, winners and participants will receive festival diplomas and a catalog in electronic form. The best works will be awarded special prizes and diplomas.
Technical requirements for works: A4 format for originals and their copies, JPEG (300 dpi) - for works in electronic form.
You can send work by the e-mail: imeempravo@mail.ru 
or at the postal address:
ul. Karl Marx, 44, office 5 
Novorossiysk, Krasnodar region, 
353900 RUSSIA
(telephone: + 7-918-9873929, telephone / fax: (8617) 72-00-47.
Source: cartoonblues.

12.7.20

Katara Prize for Cartoon 2020, Qatar

Katara Prize for Cartoon 2020, Qatar
Cultural Village Foundation - Katara presents
Katara Prize for Cartoon
About the prize:
Caricature drawing for work experience from home or homeschooling.
Awards:
- The first prize: 5000 USD
- The second prize: 4000 USD
- The third prize: 3000 USD
- The fourth prize: 2000 USD
- The fifth prize: 1000 USD
Terms and conditions:
- Participation is open to all caricaturists from the age of 18 years and above and from any county.
- The text must be written in Arabic
- The drawings must address the topic (working from home or homeschooling).
- Each participant can submit a maximum of three works.
- The submitted works should be new and created specifically for this prize, and should not have been published before in any media, social media platforms or websites.
- You can submit your drawings in color or black and white, and you have to put your signature inside the drawing.
- A4 size landscape: 297 mm x 210 mm.
- Submit your works by scanning or jpg or jpeg format photos.
- Kindly send your personal information with your work (ID or Passport copy, contact number and email address).
Send your works to cartoon@kataraforum.com no later than 15 / 8 / 2020
Schedule
Saturday, 20 June 2020 - Saturday, 15 August 2020
08:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Source: katara.



8.7.20

12th International Tourism Cartoons Competition 2020, Turkey

12th International Tourism Cartoons Competition 2020, Turkey
THEME:
The theme of the competition in 2020 is:
1) Tourism in Coronavirus days,
2) Tourism after the Coronavirus,
3) Social distance in tourism.
Cartoons about these three themes can be sent to the competition.
CATEGORIES:
Cartoons will be accepted in two sections:
Adult Category: This category is open for the all of cartoonists who are 17 and older. Category should be noted when cartoons are submitting. Grand award, second award, third award, Professor Atila Özer recognition award and three mansions will be given in this section. Finalist cartoons in this section will be published in the album.
Young Category: This category is open for the cartoonists who are 16 and younger. Category should be noted when cartoons are submitting. Grand award and two achievement awards will be given in this section. Finalist cartoons in this section will be published in the album.
IMPORTANT DATES:
First Announcement: July 2020
Deadline for Submission: 31 December 2020
Meeting of the pre-Selection Committee: 23 January 2021
Announcement of finalist cartoons (for possible objections): February 1 – 9, 2021
Notification of Winners: April 2021.
AWARDS
Category of Adult Cartoonists
The Grand Award: $1000
The Second Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pansiyon, (Four Points by Sheraton İzmir)
The Third Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pansiyon, Four Points by Sheraton İzmir)
Professor Atila Özer Recognition Award: $750.
Category of Young Cartoonists
The Grand Award: $750
The Second Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pansiyon, Four Points by Sheraton İzmir)
The Third Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pansiyon, Four Points by Sheraton İzmir).
CONTACT
For further information and cartoon mailings:
Prof. Dr. Nazmi KOZAK
Anadolu Üniversitesi
Turizm Fakültesi
Yunus Emre Kampüsü
26470 Eskişehir/TURKEY
E-mail: tourismcartoon@gmail.com
For further information:
http://www.tourismcartoon.org/en/.

4.7.20

Anti-racism International Cartoon Contest & Exhibition 2021, Norway

Anti-racism International Cartoon Contest & Exhibition, Norway 2021
Theme: Anti-racism
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Size: A3, JPG format, 300 DPI
Email: human@toonsmag.com
Awards
First prize: NOK 5 000, or 5 000 PTS.
Second prize: NOK 3 000, or 3 000 PTS.
Third prize: NOK 2 000, or 2 000 PTS.
Ten cartoonists will receive an honorable mention award.
All participants whose works will be exhibited will receive a digital catalog and a digital certificate of participation.
Read more: https://www.toonsmag.com/anti-racism-international-cartoon-contest-norway/

3.7.20

Themes for the 12th International Tourism Cartoon Competition 2020 are evaluated

The theme proposal period for the 12th International Tourism Cartoon Competition has ended on 30 June 2020. 42 people from 13 different countries proposed 84 themes for the competition. The theme evaluation board accepted three of the reported themes as a competition theme. These are; 1) Tourism in Coronavirus days, 2) Tourism after the Coronavirus, 3) Social distance in tourism.
The propositions of the people whose names are written below were accepted as the theme of the competition.
Abdullah Sakar, Turkey
Cemalettin Güzeloglu, Turkey
Güher Yakar, Canada
Hakan Memis, Turkey
Hasan Kırmızı, Turkey
İrfan Mısırlı, Turkey
Kemal Ozyurt, Turkey
Louis Pol, Australia
Lutfu Cakin, Turkey
Mehmet Zeber, Turkey
Mihai Boboc, Romania
Munduru Sekhar Rao, India
Mustafa Yıldız, Turkey
Nurdan Özmen, Turkey
Özkan Tütüncü, Turkey
Özlem Altunöz, Turkey
Paolo Dalponte, Italy
Pol Leurs, Luxembourg
Rida Annisa Tazkhiya Wibawant, Indonesia
Salar Eshratkhah, Iran
Su Küfteoğlu, Turkey
Vedat Zorluer, Turkey
Yu Liang, China
Zygmunt Zaradkiewicz, Poland.
With the draw between those who proposed the accepted themes, Louis Pol (Australia) Final Evaluation Board and Vedat Zorluer (Turkey) will serve on the Preliminary Evaluation Board.
The album of the 12th International Tourism Caricature Contest will be sent to those who recommend the themes accepted in the contest.
Thank you to those who support the competition with their themes.
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE.
Source: Nazmi Kozak.