25.8.20

29th International Festival of Humor and Satire, Golden Helmet 2021, Serbia

29TH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF HUMOR
AND SATIRE GOLDEN HELMET
ANNOUNCES THE COMPETITION
THE THEME - WINDOW
CATEGORIES
1. CARICATURE
2. WRITTEN FORM
- Short story
- Poem
- Aphorism
PROPOSITIONS
1. CARICATURE: ORIGINAL, MINIMUM SIZE A4 (210x297 mm), MAXIMUM SIZE A3 (297x420 mm), ALL DRAWING TECHNIQUES (IT'S ALLOWED TO USE COMPUTER TECHNIQUES).
2. WRITTEN FORM: MAXIMUM LENGTH IS TWO TYPED PAGES, MAXIMUM UP TO 20 APHORISMS.
ALL WORKS OF CREATION MUST BE SENT WITH A UNIQUE CODE.
ONE ATHOR CAN HAVE ONLY ONE CODE!
AWARDS
CARICATURE
1ST PRIZE: "GOLDEN HELMET" PLAQUE...600 €
AND INDEPENDENT ART EXIBITION OF CARICATURE IN 2022.
2ND PRIZE...400 €
3RD PRIZE...200 €
WRITTEN FORM
SHORT STORY: "GOLDEN HELMET" PLAQUE ...200 €
POEM: "GOLDEN HELMET" PLAQUE ...200 €
APHORISM: "GOLDEN HELMET" PLAQUE ...200 €
SPECIAL PRIZE "RADE BRKA"...200 €.
You can send your works of creation until 25 January 2021.
Send only unpublished works of creation. Also you must send your short biography, address, contact telephone and e-mail address.
Written works must be sent by post in four (4) copies with the code!
Caricatures can be sent by post, but also by e-mail in JPG form (resolution of 300 dpi and a maximum size of 4 MB). Original caricatures must be sent, too. Computer-generated caricatures must be printed in A4 format, signed manually with the No.1 mark and sent by post, also.
The decision of the jury will be announced by 15 February 2021.
The Awards ceremony will be held at Final Night of the Festival - 1st April 2021.
The Organizaion of the festival will bear the cost of the trip and accommodation for the awarded authors. The official langauges of the festival are Serbian and English.
All artists whose works are selected for the exhibition and the catalog, will receive a free copy of the catalog. The works of art remain the property of the Festival. The organizer reserves the right to use the works sent for the competition in order to promote the Festival.
Address: Cultural Center Kruševac
International Festival of Humour and Satire "Golden Helmet"
Toplicina 2; 37000 Kruševac SERBIA
tel/fax: +381 (37) 423 025, 421 877
e-mail: goldenhelmet@ptt.rs 
WEB: www.kck.org.rs .
Entry Form (Above).
Source: zlatnakaciga .

24.8.20

International Cartoon Exhibition: Solidarity for Sustainability 2020, Turkey

International Cartoon Exhibition: Solidarity for Sustainability
Topic: Sustainable Life
Sustainable life defines a lifestyle that includes the efficient, careful, fair, and responsible use of the natural resources of the planet while meeting the vital, economic, and social needs of individuals and communities. Correct use of natural resources, environmentally friendly nutrition and food systems, use of environmentally sensitive technology, renewable energy use, a healthy environment, equal distribution of resources means as the synchronous providing of economic welfare and social justice. The inclusion of sustainability in lifestyle means that the choices of individuals regarding food, product and energy use both today and tomorrow and being aware of the impact that future generations have on their lives. Within the scope of sustainable lifestyles to slow down global warming by reducing carbon footprint: reach to healthy food, reducing food waste, supporting local producers, the hunger-obesity paradox, environmentally friendly transportation, recycling, being a producer without a consumer, use of second-hand items, reducing plastic waste, use of environmentally friendly products, conserving biodiversity, reduce ocean-sea pollution and protecting sea creatures, planting a tree, respect for all creatures in nature, rights advocacy of disadvantaged groups, equality in income distribution, in support of art and artist works which include may apply.
In the works, critical, awareness-raising expressions that emphasize the causes and consequences of the global climate crisis, emphasize respect for the living rights of other creatures in nature should be taken into account.
Why an exhibition instead of competition?
Sustainability is a concept that includes solidarity, not competition. This time, we will embrace our planet, which is on the point of extinction, with solidarity and create awareness with our drawings.
To create awareness, we believe that cartoon is one of the best mediums.
COVID-19 and SUSTAINABILITY
Covid-19 pandemic’s relationship with sustainability and solidarity drawings, which are on the agenda when we prepare announcements for the cartoon exhibition, will make the cartoon exhibition more meaningful.
CONDITIONS
Who can participate?
• The application is open to all amateur and professional artists.
• Applications will be evaluated in two categories: under and over the age of 18.
Rules for the cartoons
• The cartoons which sent for exhibition may have been previously published, but the works must be original, unique and produced by the applicant.
• The works should be prepared in A4 size, 300 dpi, JPEG or PDF format and suitable for printing. 
• If there will be text in the works, it should be in Turkish or English.
• The technique is free.
How to upload cartoons?
• For participation, the application form at the link below must be filled out completely and the cartoons should be uploaded by the down link, September 25, 2020.
• Applicants declare and undertake that all information they share is correct and that they accept all terms of participation conditions.
• Our institution is not responsible for the files that are sent in different formats and cannot be opened. • Artists can participate with a maximum number of 5 different works.
Evaluation for the Exhibition
• The cartoons that are evaluated and decided to be exhibited will be determined by SUYADER (Sustainable Life Association) and the Selective Committee to be determined by the Cartoon Workshop.
• Evaluation results – The owners of the cartoons found to be exhibited will be informed by e-mail on 
25 October 2020.
• The cartoons that are considered worth exhibiting will be published in an album and this album will be sent to the owners.
• All cartoons that are considered to be exhibited and not seen will remain in the archive of the organizing institution, posters, calendars, brochures, magazines, newspapers, etc. can be used in organs by giving reference to the owner of the work. In case of a right, the owner of the work will be informed. Those who send works to the exhibition are deemed to have accepted these conditions.
Exhibition
Recycled ecological papers will be used in album printing.
The cartoons that are worth to be exhibited will be exhibited in Ankara on a date to be determined depending on the flow of the pandemic process.
If exhibition halls are closed due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, an online exhibition will be held.
JURY
Emre Yılmaz -Cartoonist
Emine Aksoydan- Co-founder of SUYADER
Deniz Oslu- Engineer and sketcher
Çiğdem Demir- Designer and cartoonist.
Source: suyader.

20.8.20

XXII International Open Cartoon Contest with theme "Plastic" resolved!

Theme PLASTIC
Zielona Góra 2020
The Winners
GRAND PRIX –Mojmir Mihatov (Croatia) (Top)
1st Prize – Henryk Cebula (Poland)
2nd Prize – Julia Łuczak (Poland)
3rd Prize – Bernard Bouton (France).
About special awards we will inform later.

16.8.20

Freedom is the theme in the 12th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde 2020, Brazil

RULES 12th SALÃO DE HUMOR MEDPLAN E HUMANA SAÚDE
1 – REGISTRATION: AUGUST 15, 2020, TO OCTOBER 15, 2020 
The 12th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde is open to all graphic artists, whatever their talents, technique, or nation. Entries can be of any category, and each artist can compete in multiple categories. Categories are: Cartoon; Caricature; and Comic Strip/Comic book (the comic book must be a single-page story, and the comic strip may contain a maximum of 5 strips in a single page). Each entrant may submit a maximum of 5 (five) works total. The entry format must be 30 x 40cm and a maximum of 3 mb file size. Registration is free and online at salaodehumor.com. The artist will send his works through the registration form, through the link “Register”. The Salão de Humor will open on Nov 28, with all winners announced. 
2 – THEME 
The 12th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde’s theme is FREEDOM. 
3 – JUDGING AND WINNERS SELECTION 
A juror will select the winners between October 15 and October 23, 2020. 
4 – PRIZES 
Cartoon Winner: R$ 5,000 (five thousand reais). 
Runner-up: R$ 3,000 (three thousand reais). 
Medplan Caricature Prize (open theme): R$ 2,000 (two thousand reais). 
Medplan Comics Prize (open theme): R$ 2,000 (two thousand reais). 
Internet Prize: R$2,000 (two thousand reais). Public online voting will decide the winner. Voting goes from Oct 28 to Nov 06, 2020, at: salaodehumor.com 
5 – TRAVELING EXHIBITION 
Selected artworks will join our 12th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde traveling exhibition. Selected artists (copyright holders) automatically grant the 12th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde unlimited non-exclusive use of the selected artwork for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, concerning the contest, the exhibition, the yearbook, the public archive, and all promotional and educational activities for and under the auspices of the 12th Salão de Humor Medplan e Humana Saúde, without any remuneration being due. 
6 – DISQUALIFICATION 
6.1 – Your artwork must be your own original artwork and not a copy of anyone else’s copyrighted material (If your image infringes upon another’s copyright it will be disqualified). 
6.2 – Your submitted artwork mustn’t have won other contest awards or any other prize. 
6.3 – All Medplan e Humana Saúde workforce and their relatives are not allowed to participate in this contest, nor any member of the organization of this event. 
6.4 – Plagiarism, infringement of the rights of others, or other violations of the Contest rules will result in disqualification, even if the artwork has already been awarded (in which case the jury will cancel the prize). 
§ 1º – By registering you automatically agree upon all terms and rules. For more information: +55 (86) 99975 2514. 
§ 2º – The results may be contested in four days after the event opening, with proof of any irregularities that the jury may not have known of. 
7 – 3rd SALÃOZINHO DE HUMOR MEDPLAN E HUMANA SAÚDE 
Kids age 06 to 12 are allowed to participate in our kids’ contest, Salãozinho. The theme for this year’s competition is “INDOOR GAMES AND ACTIVITIES”. You can submit up to two artworks in a 30x40cm format. Every technique and style is allowed in any category (cartoon, caricature, comic strips). The artwork must be submitted in a digital format at salaodehumor.com between August 15, 2020, and October 15, 2020. The winner will receive a cash prize of R$ 600 (six hundred reais) and the runner-up R$ 400 (four hundred reais). 
8 – DATES AND DEADLINES 
REGISTRATION: AUG/15 TO OCT/15, 2020. 
WORK SELECTION: OCT/15 TO OCT/18, 2020. 
JUDGING AND PRIZE WINNERS: OCT/19 TO OCT/23, 2020. 
ONLINE VOTING FOR INTERNET PRIZE: OCT/28 TO NOV/06, 2020. 
CATALOG AND CALENDAR PREPARATION: OCT/23 TO NOV/06, 2020. 
PRINTING AND FRAMING FOR THE EXPOSITION: OCT/23 TO NOV/28, 2020. 
GRAND OPENING: NOV/28, 2020. 

14.8.20

New deadline for the 9th Kyrenia International Cartoon Contest 2020, Cyprus: 31 August

ANNOUNCEMENT
9TH INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST 2020
(KYRENIA - CYPRUS)
Dear cartoonists, 
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, at the meeting we held after 6 months, we made the following decisions about the 9th International Cartoon Contest 2020: 
Works sent to the competition address until 31 August 2020 will be accepted. 
Topics: 
A) Olive Olive and Time, Olive and History, Olive and Mythology, Olive and Technology, Olive and Cyprus, Olive and Life, Olive and Peace, Olive and War, Olive and Health, Olive and Woman, Olive and Man, Olive and Child, Olive Trees Cartoons Against Cutting, Olive Oil, Olive Branch, Olive Tree, Olive's Benefits, Olive and Oil Mills et al. 
B) Free Subject Any topic can be drawn. 
Address: 
Kıbrıs Türk Karikatürcüler Derneği 9. Uluslararası Karikatür Yarışması Posta Kutusu: 87 (Posta Kodu: 99000) Lefkoşa – Kuzey Kıbrıs (Via Turkey) 
Due to the restriction of travel abroad and the 7-day quarantine period applied to the country, the Members of the International Selection Committee will be formed by the Members of the Organizing Committee. 
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, only an exhibition will be held this year, there will be no award ceremony. Award-winning illustrators will be given their awards at the ceremony to be held one year later. 
We wish you healthy days. 
9TH INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST 2020 
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE.

12.8.20

Deadline extended in SICACO 2020, Korea

Dear SICACO Cartoonist!
Welcome to you in SICACO 2020!
Thanks for sending me your original works by mail already!

We postpone mailing cartoons until Sept. 20th (deadline)
because of the Corona (COVID-19)

This main theme means "Feedom+Equality" // football, children, etc.

You'd better send me your original works by post mail (for Korean Museums).
Please don't send us cartoon images by e-mail.
You can send me your printed digital cartoons by e-mail.

See you in SICACO 2020!
Sincerely yours.

Dr.Lim, Cheong San, 
President of SICACO2020
Mobile 82-10-5425-6115

8.8.20

International Festival of humor and satire In Vinica Veritas 2020, Macedonia

The House of Culture „Tosho Arsov“ – Vinica and the Council of
the International Festival of humor and satire
„IN VINICA VERITAS“ announce 
COMPETITION
(In caricature)
Theme: „On the edge of the abyss 2020
Conditions:
1. One author can take participation with 3 caricatures, but not more than 3.
2. The size of the cartoons should be A4 or A3, resolution 300 dpi.
3. The cartoons can be sent in their original version or via e-mail to:
invinicaveritasfestival@gmail.com
4. The House of Culture provides the following awards:
– First prize: 300 euro
– Second prize: 200 euro
– Third prize: 100 euro
5. The works should be sent at the address: 
House of Culture „Tosho Arsov“ – Vinica, ul. „Bel Kamen“ 13, Macedonia, indicated for the competition „In Vinica Veritas“.
–  The works should be sent by 20th September 2020.
6. The authors will receive their awards at The Festival of Humor and Satire „IN VINICA VERITAS“ held from 11th to 16th October 2020.
7. The festival organizer keeps the rights to use the awarded works at any time.
8. The received caricatures will not be sent back to the participants of the competition.
9. After the announcement of the results, the awarded works from the competition need to be sent in original form because only in that way it will be paid to you.
Person for contact: Joviva Iliev, phone number: +389 (0)33 361-150, ++389 (0)77/957-864
e-mail: invinicaveritasfestival@gmail.com
Municipal facility
House of culture
„Tosho Arsov“ – Vinica, Macedonia.
Source: Makhmud Eshonkulov .

14th International Salon of Car Caricatures Zagreb 2020, Croatia

14th INTERNATIONAL SALON OF CAR CARICATURES ZAGREB 2020
City Center for Culture and Information Maksimir (CKIM) kindly invites all candidates, cartoonists and aspiring artists to apply and take part at 14. International Salon of Car Caricatures Zagreb 2020 (SALON).
The participation at the SALON is open to all caricaturists and interested individuals.
The theme of this year’s SALON is: "ROAD RAGE"
Each participant may submit up to two (2) artworks in A3 or A4 format.
Other formats will not be considered.
Authors are required to fill out the application form.
Artworks are to be sent in digital (*.jpg/jpeg) A3 or A4 format, resolution suitable for print (minimum 300 dpi) at e-mail salon@cki-m.com. Each artwork must be clearly signed and dated. The artworks can also be sent to the organiser's address. Organiser’s address:
Centar za kulturu i informacije Maksimir, Švarcova 18, 10000 Zagreb (Croatia).
Deadline for submission of works is September 15, 2020, 11:59 pm.
The jury will award the following prizes at the SALON:
GRAND PRIX .................................... 2500 €
1st PRIZE ........................................ 1200 €
2nd PRIZE ........................................ 900 €
3rd PRIZE ......................................... 600 €
TWO (2) ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS .......... 150 €
Besides the awards, the following honourable mentions are also given out.
Five (5) special written honourable mentions without monetary awards.
Selection of the best works for the SALON will be done by a jury appointed by the organiser.
The SALON will take place in the lobby of the City Administration of Zagreb in November 2020.
Propositions and application forms can be found in the link.
The exhibit will be under support from the Major of Zagreb.
The exhibit is supported by the City Council and is part of the program of cultural activities of the City of Zagreb in 2020.
Source: mojmaksimir.

3.8.20

17th International Comics and Cartoon Festival Competition, Prizren 2020, Kosovo

Open Call for the 17th edition of
International Comics and Cartoon Festival Competition in Kosovo
"We Believe in Culture"
08 – 11 October 2020, Prizren, Kosovo
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION
1. Theme: 
1.1. The theme of the festival is "We Believe in Culture" 
1.2. ”Free Theme”. 
2. Participation: 
2.1. Right to participate at this competition have any author worldwide, regardless of gender, age, nationality or occupation. 
3. Conditions: 
3.1. You need to send us at least 1(one) up till 3(three) caricatures. (If you decide to send your work via e-mail, minimum resolution for scanned caricature is 300 dpi.) 
3.2. Caricature can be work from one or few artists. 
3.3. Caricatures can be in black and White technique or in color. 
3.4. Along with the caricature photos, should also be sent: 
-Autobiography – One photo – Contact details 
-Year of creation of caricature or comics 
-Did you apply before in other competitions 
-Have you ever won any prize at other festivals 
-Similar works will not be accepted and you will be disqualified 
-All caricatures should be signed with the artist’s name. 
-Works(Caricatures) without the above-mentioned details will not be considered valid. 
4. Deadline: 
4.1. Works(Caricatures) should be sent up till 20th of September 2020.
5. Jury: 
5.1. The jury will be composed from proffessional world artists which will make selection of works via internet no later than September 25th, 2020. 
6. Date of the Festival: 
6.1. The Festival will be held from 08th – 11th October 2020 in Prizren, Kosovo. 
7. Awards: 
7.1. Golden Stone Bridge 
7.2. Silver Stone Bridge 
7.3. Bronze Stone Bridge 
7.4. Four Special Awards and Diplomas 
7.5. Three awards from the jury and diplomas. 
8. Address:
 8.1. 17th edition of International Comics and Cartoon Festival Competition in Kosovo "We Believe in Culture" and “Free Theme” 
8.2. Kosovar Comics and Cartoon Artists Association “Xhennet Comics” 
8.3. Address: Xhemil Doda # 3, 20000 Prizren, Kosovo 
8.4. Mobile phone: +383 44 288 791 
8.5. E-mail: xhennetcomics@gmail.com .
8.6. For more information: http://xhennetcomics.blogspot.com/ .