23.1.19

12th International Contest of Caricature and Cartoon of Vianden 2019, Luxembourg

12th International Contest of Caricature and Cartoon of Vianden 2019
The Museum of Caricature and Cartoon of Vianden with the cooperation of
Les Amis du Château de Vianden and Naturpark OUR
are pleased to announce their
12th INTERNATIONAL CONTEST OF CARICATURE AND CARTOON OF VIANDEN
1. Subject: TIME
2. Deadline: 31 March 2019
3. Prizes: 1st prize:1500 €, 2nd prize: 1000 €, 3rd prize: 500 €, 3 honourable mentions.
4. Entries: Each participant can submit up to 4 entries in digital format by sending them via internet to the following address: cartoon@caricature.eu. The author must include the following details in his or her e-mail: first name, last name, complete address, e-mail address, phone number and the title or the number of each submission. The specifications for these electronic submissions are as follows: format JPEG, good quality, and max. 1,5 MB per picture. Out of these submissions, will be made a selection of 60-100 drawings. Only the awarded artists will be invited to send the original work by mail. All these works will be shown as prints at the exhibition and in the catalogue. Their size should be between A4 (210x297mm) and A3 (297x420mm).
5. Technique: Free, black and white or in colour, without subtitles.
6. Prizes and Exhibition: The announcement of the prizes and honourable mentions will happen on 4th May 2018 in Castle of Vianden and the exhibition will take place in the Hall of the Knights of the Castle of Vianden from 5th May until 26th May 2019. There are plans to display the exhibits in the Museum of Caricature and Cartoon of Vianden and in other cities or country.
7. Returns: The drawings that were awarded one of the prizes will become property of the organizer.
8. Catalogue: The authors whose submissions are selected for the exhibition will receive a free catalogue by mail.
9. Results: The results will be published on the website www.caricature.eu on 5th May 2019. The award winners selected by the jury will be personally informed via e-mail or by phone. The final decisions of the jury are incontestable.
10. Copyright: 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.
11. Generalities: The submitted work should not have been awarded or published before the deadline of this contest. By taking part in this contest the participants accept the abovementioned rules.
12. Submission address for the awarded works:
Musée de la Caricature et du Cartoon de Vianden
48, Grand-rue, L - 9410 Vianden, Luxembourg
13.Further informations: cartoon@caricature.eu
Source: Museum of Caricature and Cartoon Vianden.

22.1.19

Illustrated Political Satire Contest: Lands of Disobedience 2019, Italy

Title of Competition: Lands of Disobedience
Purpose
This political cartoon competition is organized by the Oltreconomia Festival of Trento together with the #MyTakeOn project of the political cartoonist Emanuele Del Rosso.
Its theme is in line with the one of the sixth edition of the abovementioned festival, i.e. “Lands of Disobedience”. Lands – real or metaphorical – where civil disobedience takes place are everywhere. A positive and peaceful change has been achieved several times in history, and any of these experiences of civil activism taught us something. This competition asks cartoonists to tackle the theme of civil disobedience at large, so to give the public the chance to reflect on it in a fruitful way.
The contest is also sponsored by the Dutch and the Norwegian cartoonists collectives Cartoon Movement and Cartoon Home International and by the Italian Association “Strike!”.
Terms of Participation
1 - The competition is organized internationally and it is open to all amateur or professional cartoonists.
2 - The SUBJECT of the competition is "Lands of Disobedience". Under this title are topics like activism, peaceful protests, movements that oppose the status quo. Such lands can be real or imagined/metaphorical.
3 - As the competition is organized on an international scale, works without written text are most welcome. If a text is present, it must be accompanied by a caption in English.
4 - Any illustration technique is accepted. The size of the artwork should be at least A4 (29.7 cm x 21 cm), A3 (29.7 cm x 42 cm), 300 dpi, and JPG format.
5 - The works to be sent to the competition may have been published before but they should not have been awarded a prize in any competition. The award will be cancelled if the award-winning works are documented to have received a prize in another competition.
6 - It is possible to participate in the competition with maximum 3 works. Participants will not be given more than one award.
7 - Illustrations must be sent to the email: terre.contest@gmail.com
8 - The DEADLINE for the reception of the works is April 1, 2019. The illustrations submitted after this date will not be evaluated.
9 - The Oltreconomia Festival and #MyTakeOn project reserve themselves the possibility of using the received cartoons in various media and publications, newspaper and internet sites. All the participants, by sending works to the contest, acknowledge that they accept the conditions of the competition, and will not seek any future compensation in the event that the works they submit are used in the abovementioned ways.
10 - Members of the jury and members of the organizing committee cannot take part into the contest.
11 - The cartoons found appropriate by the jury might be exhibited at various events in different countries other than Italy.
12 - An exhibition will be held showing the first 30 cartoons.
Awards of the Competition
1st Award: Prize Plate, exhibition, catalogue, Big “Mistery Box”
2nd Award: Prize Plate, exhibition, catalogue, Medium “Mistery Box”
3rd Award: Prize Plate, exhibition, catalogue, Small “Mistery Box”
2 Honorable Mentions (given by the Cartoon Movement and the Cartoons Home Network International): Certificate, exhibition, catalogue.
Selection committee of the competition:
Marilena Nardi (President) – Cartoonist / Italy
Tjeerd Royaards – Cartoonist / the Netherlands
Anne Derenne – Cartoonist / France
Fadi Toons - Cartoonist / Norway
Emanuele Del Rosso (Secretary) - Cartoonist / Italy.
Source: oltreconomia.

The 3rd Beavers Laugh Cartoon Competition 2019, Ukraine

BEAVERS LAUGH CARTOON COMPETITION 2019 RULES
1 – PARTICIPATION: 1 February to 1 July 2019.
The 3rd "BEAVERS LAUGH" Bobritsa Cartoon Competition is open to all graphic artists, who can enter works that have not been awarded until the closing date of the entries, in the cartoon, caricature and comics modalities (The comic strip should have only one page).
The opening of the Exhibition will be 7 September 2019, with the official announcement of the winners.
Each artist can enroll with the maximum of five (5) UNPUBLISHED works in the preferable format 30x40 cm (А4 minimum) and using any technique. On the back of each drawing, or in registration must include the author's full name, address (with ZIP code), email, phone number, ID number, social security number and bank account (or send this information by email along with electronic copies of the artworks).
The artist can participate by sending their work to skonnov@yahoo.com (with maximum size of 5 megabytes) or sending the originals to:
Bobritsa Cartoon Competition
27 Naberezhaya Street,
Bobritsa, Kiev-Sviatoshin District,
Kiev Region, 08142, UKRAINE
2 – THEME
The theme of the 3rd Bobritsa Cartoon Competition is TOURISM.
Although the name of the contest is BEAVERS LAUGH (in Ukrainian language the name of the village Bobritsa originates from "beaver"), this does NOT mean that your works should be only about beavers. First of all, they should be smart and funny, please do not restrict yourself by beavers as heroes!
But we have a SPECIAL AWARD for beavers’ theme as well!
So, if the "heroes" of your artwork are beavers your work shall be considered for BOTH (a) main awards and (b) special award BEAVER AWARD nominations with a chance to win both of them!
3 – AWARDS
First prize: euro 300 (three hundred).
Appreciation awards (10): euro 150 (one hundred and fifty) each.
Special BEAVER AWARD (for artworks where beavers ARE the heroes): euro 200 (two hundred).
4 – OTHER RULES
The awarded works will be considered acquisitive and will become part the property of the organizer, and all winning artist assign their copyright and property rights to the organizer from the date when their artworks were submitted.
The works will not be returned.
May not participate in this competition officials of Bobritsa villiage community, their relatives and anyone involved in the organization.
The simple inscription configures automatic participant's agreement to all such terms.
The award amounts are payable only upon the receipt of the original artworks of the winners by the organizers of the Competition to the personal bank accounts of the winners providing in writing (email) with copies of their passports.
The organizer of the completion is Mr. Sergei Konnov (of Bobritsa village community).
For any information, please, contact: skonnov@yahoo.com or +380 67 235-2536.
Source: Beavers Laugh.

19.1.19

The 24th International Cartoon Exhibition Zagreb 2019, Croatia

24. INTERNATIONAL CARTOON EXHIBITION ZAGREB 2019
A. PARTICIPATION
The organizer of the 24th International cartoon exhibition ZAGREB 2019 is the Croatian Cartoonist Association. The festival is opened for everyone regardless of nationality, age, sex, or profession.
B.THEME
MALE-FEMALE RELATIONS
C. ENTRIES
Conditions of entry:
1. Original works and digital artworks will be accepted. Digital artwork is to be numbered in pencil on the front and pencil signed. Copies cannot be admitted.
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 cartoons.
4. The cartoons must not have been previously awarded on festivals.
5. Maximum 3 entries will be submitted.
6. Size of entries is A4 or A3 format.
D. DEADLINE
Entry deadline is the 21st March 2019.
E. ADDRESS
CROATIAN CARTOONIST ASSOCIATION
(HRVATSKO DRUŠTVO KARIKATURISTA)
SAVSKA CESTA 100
10000 ZAGREB, CROATIA
F. PRIZES AND AWARDS
First Prize: 1.000 EUR
Second Prize: 500 EUR
Third Prize: 300 EUR
Five Special mentions.
G. EXHIBITION
The exhibition will take place in Gallery Klovićevi dvori in Zagreb on the 7th May 2019.
H. OTHER CONDITIONS
Authors of works that qualify to the exhibition are given a presentation copy of the exhibition cataloque.
Only on explicit request will remaining (original) works be returned to the owners in the end of the exhibition cycle (in the second half of the year 2020).
The organizer reserves the right to reproduce the works sent to the festival, Zagreb 2019, as the advertising material without being obliged to pay a fee to an author whose work may be used.
The prize-winning works become property of the organizer.
ENTRY FORM ON WEB: www.hdk.hr .

The 7th Red Man International Humour Art Biennial 2019, China

The 7th “RED MAN” INTERNATIONAL HUMOUR ART BIENNIAL
Regulation
1. The Competition is open to all artists -- Caricaturist, Illustrator, Cartoonist, Printmaker and Painter around world regardless of nationality, age, sex, etc.
2. Theme:
A. CARTOON
1) Flower
2) Pig (The Year of the Pig 2019)
3) Free
B. CARICATURE
1) Mona Lisa
2) Free
3. Entries: At most 7 works (pieces or series) for each Theme.
4. The size of the works should be unbounded.
5. Technique and medium of works are unlimited. Any painting, Print making, Traditional Chinese Painting, Oil painting, Watercolor, Crafts art or Children’s painting will be accepted.
6. Accept only the originals. Produced using any technique, including computer graphics.Please send electronic copy of your work to the following email address: redmanart@126.com . After your works was selected, the committee will notify you, send your original works mail to the committee, to participate in the final awards.
7. Works whether they have been awarded in other contests previously will be accepted.
8. Author's resume and photo (entry-form and biography) should be submitted with entries together. First name, Last name, Address, Email, Telephone number and category should be written on the reverse side of the works.
9. Please down load the entry form on our web site:
www.redmancartoon.com/en
At the same time, the self made entry form is also accepted.
10. Authors should have full copyright and be responsible for all the legal responsibilities related to the productions copyright.
11. Organizer will not be responsible for any damage that may occur during postage and handling.
12. Deadline: March 1, 2019
13. Address:
XIAO YU HU
ROOM 341 BUILDING #364, ZHAN QIAN BA LI XIAO QU
YUN JING DONG LI, TONG ZHOU QU,
BEIJING 101121, CHINA
E-mail: redmanart@126.com
14. Prizes:
A. CARTOON
GOLDEN PRIZE (1) : 3000 RMB + Trophy + Catalog
SILVER PRIZE (1) : 2000 RMB + Trophy + Catalog
COPPER PRIZE (1) : 1000 RMB + Trophy + Catalog
EXCELLENT PRIZES (20) : Certificate of merit + Catalog
SELECT : Catalog
B. CARICATURE
GOLDEN PRIZE (1) : 2000 RMB + Trophy + Catalog
EXCELLENT PRIZES (8) : Certificate of merit + Catalog
SELECT : Catalog
15. 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 without additional information and cost.
16. The works will not be returned.
17. All the copyrights are reserved by the authors. Host unit may use some works on web site and other media for spreading competition and artists.
18. Participation in the contest means the complete acceptance of all the above conditions and agreements with jury's decision.
19. For Information
XIAO YU HU
ROOM 341 BUILDING #364, ZHAN QIAN BA LI XIAO QU
YUN JING DONG LI, TONG ZHOU QU,
BEIJING 101121, CHINA
Web site: www.redmancartoon.com/en
Email: redmanart@126.com .

18.1.19

The 4th International Contest Animal Cartoon 2019, Serbia

4th INTERNATIONAL CONTEST ANIMALCARTOON, 2019
• Portal ANIMALCARTOON, Belgrade (www.animalcartoon.net)
• INFORMATIKA, Belgrade
• ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN, Belgrade
are organizing cartoon contest on theme "Children & animals".
A. Participation
The contest is open to all cartoonists all over the world, over the age of 18, regardless of nationality, religion, gender and education.
B. Cartoon theme: Children & animals
C. Entries - Send by e-mail on address: info@animalcartoon.net .
Only the original cartoons (up to 5) in digital form send by e-mail will be accepted.
Digital works (A4, 250 dpi, JPEG or TIFF, the maximum length per one cartoon 3 MB) with personal information (name, address, e-mail, a brief CV (.doc format) and photo should be sent by e-mail.
Condensed file zip, rar, etc... WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
The cartoons must not be previously awarded.
Arrived submissions that passed the pre-selection will be soon posted on the portal Animalcartoon.
D. Deadline
Entry deadline is September 10, 2019.
E. Prizes and awards
First prize 1000 €
Second prize 500 €
Third prize 300 €
Awards are subject to taxation according to the current regulation.
It will be also awarded 10 diplomas and special prizes from sponsors:
-"Ranko Guzina" Award.
-"Nikola Otaš" Award .
F. Exhibition
The exhibition will be staged in Zoological Garden Belgrade (BEO ZOO VRT) from October 10, 2019 to October 10, 2020.
The exhibition will be shown in other towns in Serbia and abroad.
G. Catalogue
Award-winning cartoonists will receive a free copy of the printed catalog. The others participants of the competition will be able to download the catalog in PDF format from our website.
H. Other conditions
The organizers reserve the right to use them for various purposes without any obligation to compensate for it. The works will be included in the permanent exhibition and archive portal Animal Cartoon.
By submitting works is considered that the authors accept these rules.
Arrived works remain the property of the organizers.
Spiro RADULOVIC, cartoonist
Manager of Portal Animal Cartoon
info@animalcartoon.net

27th edition of the International Satire and Humor Festival "Città di Trento" 2019, Italy

XXVII International satire and humor festival “Città di Trento” 2019
Theme: Where is the wind blowing?
Enrolment conditions:
Any Italian and foreign artists can enroll. The minimum age is 16 years. Each participant is allowed to submit maximum 3 original works, not rewarded or reported in other competitions.
Sections:
A) Illustration/Satire/Humor.
B) Cartoon (Maximum 2 pages).
Rules concerning the dispatch of works:
The works must be sent in digital format size A4/A3 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 notes: the images can be maximum 6MB, for images larger than 6MB use www.wetransfer.com
Deadline: Works must be received no later than March 31, 2019
Selection of works:
The jury will select the works that will be exhibited in the exhibition and published on the website.
Awards:
Section Awards (A)
1st Prize: € 1.000
2nd Prize: € 700
3rd Prize: € 500.
Section Awards (B)
Special Cartoon Award: € 500.
Awarding and exibition:
The award ceremony will be in October 2019, 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.
FORM PDF

17.1.19

20th International Festival of aphorisms and caricature - Strumica 2019, R. Macedonia

XX-th International Festival of aphorisms and caricature - Strumica 2019
C O N T E S T
Theme: C A R N I V A L – E R O T I C A
Aphorism:
• In this category each author can participate with maximum of 10 aphorisms, printed in three copies, completed with code and particulars about the author, and set in sealed envelope.
• The authors are allowed to participate with more works, each as group of 10 (ten) aphorisms and marked with particular code.
Caricature:
• In this category, the authors can participate and send 3 caricatures at maximum. The technique is on their own choice, and dimensions A/4.
• Particulars about the authors should be written at the back side of the work.
Contest due date:
The works will be accepted up to: February 19, 2019, at latest.
Awards:
• Three main prizes will be awarded: Golden, Silver and Bronze Plaque .
• The Organizer retains the right to award some additional prizes.
Address:
• The works should be sent to:
NUCK "Anton Panov"
Blvd. "Goce Delcev" bb
2400 Strumica , R Macedonia
with note: To the Festival of aphorism and Caricature
Copyrights:
• The works received, remain in property of the Organizer and the author, and they have the right to its public presentation, catalogue edition or other publication.
Evaluation:
• The works received in due time will be reviewed and evaluated by competent jury commission.
• The presentation of the works – exhibition and the Reward Ceremony will come to: March 11, 2019.
Contact -Further information
Tel: ++389 (0) 71 205 263
E-mail: trimerotikon@yahoo.com ;  anton.panov.sr@gmail.com .
Source: Anton Panov Strumica.

14.1.19

Received the color catalog of the 7th SICACO 2018 from Korea

Received today the color catalog of the 7th Sejong International Cartoon Contest (SICACO) 2018 from Korea with my Best Cartoon Prize certificate. Many thanks to Dr Cheong San Lim, the President of the Sejong International Cartoon Institute, and the members of the Selection Committees.
The classical A4 sized (21x29.7 cm) catalog has 104 pages full of far more cartoons that it certainly deserves the title "World Cartoons Encyclopedia Vol.27". The cover cartoon depicting the four seasons is by the Croatian artist Marijan Pavecic.
This edition received 1588 works by 482 entrants from 57 countries of whom 317 are prized. 57 entrants are students. 34 artists sent in 83 works by e-mail, yet digitoons are not prized. The most entrants from Korea (128) are followed by 33 artists from Serbia, 30 cartoonists from Turkey, 24 from Iran, and 21 entrants from Indonesia.
From Turkey they received 134 works and 19 artists are prized:
Gold Prize: Recep Bayramoğlu.
Student Special Prize: Aziz Göveli (12 y), Songül Sep (14 y).
Student Honorable Mention: Yusuf Mert Ertürk (10 y).
Theme Prize: Hicabi Demirci, Mete Ağaoğlu, Kamil Yavuz, Ömer Çam.
Best Cartoon Prize: Musa Gümüş, Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu, Musa Keklik, Erdoğan Başol, Ercan Baysal, Kemal Özyurt, Bülent Okutan.
Honorable Mention: İsmet Lokman, Kaan Saatçi, Ferhat Demirbaş, Zülküf Aba.

12.1.19

The 24th Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art 2019, Bulgaria

24th Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art
Dimensions of Publicness
17 May – 30 September 2019, Gabrovo
The 24th Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art invites artists to contribute their edgy takes on the concept of the public sphere. The exhibition will present contemporary art and cartoons addressing:
public space
public art
public debate
public broadcasting
public interest
public threat/security
and other whatchamacallits with public dimension.
47 years of poking fun at issues of utmost social significance give us the confidence that it is time to call on humour in order to deconstruct and redefine whatever is left nowadays of the concept of publicness.
The 24th Gabrovo Biennial of Humour and Satire in Art is comprised of a competition and a curated exhibition. The competition is held in two sections: cartoons and contemporary art.
The Biennial is organized by the Museum of Humour and Satire, Gabrovo Municipality and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria. The Organizing Committee is chaired by the Mayor of Gabrovo.
The Biennial will open on 17th May 2019, 7.00 p.m. at the Museum of Humour and Satire in Gabrovo.
Eligible for the contemporary art section of the competition are works of art executed in any technique and media.
Prizes:
Golden Aesop Grand Prix in section contemporary art – a statuette and 5 000 BGN (appr. 2 550 euro)
Prize of the town of Gabrovo awarded to a promising young artist – a statuette and 3 000 BGN (appr. 1 530 euro).
The cartoons competition section  the following categories:
Cartoons – original works signed by the artists, up to A3 size, digital works, including animated cartoons (gif, flash and video)
Artist cartoon or comic strip books
Prizes :
Golden Aesop Grand Prix in section cartoons – 3 000 BGN (appr. 1 530 euro)
Prize for cartoon – 2 000 BGN (appr. 1 020 euro)
Prize for artist cartoon or comic strip book – 1 000 BGN (appr. 510 euro).
The prizewinning works remain in the art collection of the Museum of Humour and Satire.
The organizers kindly invite all artists to visit Gabrovo on 17th May 2019 for the opening of the Biennial exhibition and to join in the Gabrovo carnival.
General Entry Rules
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11.1.19

The 9th International Turhan Selcuk Cartoon Competition 2019, Turkey

9th International Turhan Selcuk Cartoon Competition 2019
CONDITIONS
THEME: Open
CONDITIONS:
1. The competition is open to any cartoonist.
2. It is acceptable to enter with cartoons that have been published previously. However, they should not have won any prize/award in any other competition.
3. Any technique is allowed. The cartoonist can submit a maximum of 5 cartoons. Originals or electronic versions suitable for printing in 300 dpi and jpg format sent by e-mail would also be acceptable. No reponsibility will be assumed for documents sent in different formats and documents that can not be opened.
4. All cartoons must be 30x40cm maximum.
5. The participants must write their names (first and surname) in capital letters, address, e-mail, country and telephone number; a brief CV should be submitted in a sealed envelope.
6. The cartoons must be sent to the following address, no later than 30 April 2019
9. ULUSLARARASI TURHAN SELCUK KARIKATUR YARISMASI
Milas Belediyesi Ozel Kalem Mudurlugu
48200-Milas-Mugla / Turkey
www.milas.bel.tr e-mail: info@milas.bel.tr
7. The results of the competition will be announced on 20 May 2019.
8. The cartoons sent to the competition will not be returned. All cartoons, whether they have won a prize or not, may be used for cultural purposes and may be published. Participation assumes acceptance of these conditions. All cartoons will be kept in the ‘Turhan Selcuk Karikaturlu Ev’.
9. The cartoons selected by the jury will be displayed in the exhibition and will also be printed in the album.
10. The reward ceremony will be held on 13 September 2019. The opening of the exhibition will be held on the same date, in ‘Turhan Selcuk Karikaturlu Ev’ for cartoons which have won an award or have been selected for display. The exhibition will be open until 1 October 2019.
11. Accommodation and meal expenses for participants who have won a ‘Special Award’ will be met. Travel expenses will be borne by the participants. ​Travel, accommodation and meal expenses for competitors who come first, second and third will be met by Milas Municipality.
12. SELECTION COMMITTEE:
​Muhammet Tokat - Mayor
Ruhan Selçuk
Kamil Masaracı
İzel Rozental
Aslı Alpar
Turgay Karadağ
Halit Kurtulmuş
Adriana Mosquera-Nani (Colombia)
Christina Sampaio (Portugal)
Serter Karataban - Rapporteur.
​13. PRIZES:
​Winner:​ ​₺7.500.00
Runner up: ​₺5000.00
3rd:​ ​ ​₺3000.00
Other Special Prizes will be awarded by various establishments, societies, newspapers, art magazines, trade unions, news agents and individuals.
Note: The jury meeting will be held on the 11th May 2019.
MİLAS BELEDİYE BAŞKANLIĞI
ÖZEL KALEM MÜDÜRLÜĞÜ
Tel: 0 252 5121416 - 136 Faks: 0 252 512 80 29
www.milas.bel.tr info@milas.bel.tr
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3.1.19

The 8th International Olive Cartoons Contest 2019, Cyprus

KYRENIA MUNICIPALITY
CYPRIOT-TURKISH CARTOONIST ASSOCIATION
18. OLIVE FESTIVAL
8. INTERNATIONAL “OLIVE” CARTOONS CONTEST 2019
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
(KYRENIA – CYPRUS)
1. The contest is open to all amateur or professional cartoonist or any one who could submit a cartoon regardless individual's race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, or other protected characteristic.
2. Themes: Olive, Olive and Time, Olive and History, Olive and Mythology, Olive and Technology, Olive and Cyprus, Olive and Life, Olive and Peace, Olive and Conflict, Olive and War, Olive and Health, Olive and Women, Olive and Men, Olive and Children, Olive Oil, Olive Branch, Olive Tree, Benefits of Olive, Olive and Olive Mill/Press, Banning of Uprooting, Burning and Cutting Down Olive Trees and so forth.
3. All Submissions must be in the form of cartoon. Any painting or illustrations will not be accepted and will be disqualified. Cartoons must be without words
4. All submissions must be originals. Submission dimensions: A4 or A3 in any color or black and white. Each entrant must provide name and surname, address, phone number including country code, and email address on the back of the submission; each entrant should also provide short background and a photo (optional) on a separate A4.
5. Submission of material which has previously been submitted and/or presented and/or published elsewhere is welcomed providing copyright is not infringed; however, any previously award wining material cannot be submitted.
6. All work submitted for evaluation by the International Selection Committee and work of finalist will be published at official web page of the contest. In addition submissions will be reviewed and evaluated for plagiarism by international associations. If Plagiarism detected and or any previously award wining material submitted, submissions will be canceled and the next eligible entry will be considered for the prize.
7. Entrants could submit more than one work, however no more than one award will be awarded to participants.
8. All submission must be received by APRIL 30, 2019 at the address provided below.
9. All submission, awarded or not, will be kept and archived by Cypriot-Turkish Cartoonist Association at the newly established “International Cyprus Cartoon Museum.”
10. All prize winner submissions and selected works by the Steering Committee will be published in an album. In addition, they will be exhibited at the 18th Olive Festival in 2019.
11. The results of the contest will be published thru media and prizing-winning entrants will be informed by contact information provided.
12. Kyrenia Municipality will provide travel and boarding expenses for three prize winners as stated in the terms and conditions of the contest. The prize-winning cartoonist must respond to the prize ceremony invitation within 10 days. The responses outside of 10 days are not considered.
13. The Kyrenia Municipality and Cypriot-Turkish Cartoonist Association will have the publishing rights to publish or print, in any media or format, any or all submissions.
14. All persons entering the contest agree that the rules of the contest as set out in these terms and conditions are binding on them. And all submissions could be published and printed by the Kyrenia Municipality and Cypriot-Turkish Cartoonist Association as set out in these terms and conditions without any future compensation.
15. For the exhibition and album, digital works can be sent to the following email address: olivecartoons@gmail.com Digital works are excluded from awards.
AWARDS:
1. Prize: 1,000 Euro + Gold Olive + Diplom
2. Prize: 800 Euro + Silver Olive + Diplom
3. Prize: 600 Euro + Bronze Olive + Diplom
6 Entrants: Special Prize (Bronze Olive)
100 Finalist Prizes.
DEADLINE:
APRIL 30, 2019
SUBMISSION ADDRESS:
Kıbrıs Türk Karikatürcüler Derneği
7. Uluslararası Zeytin Karikatürleri Yarışması
Posta Kutusu: 87 (Post Code: 99000)
Lefkoşa – Kuzey Kıbrıs (Via Turkey)
WEB PAGE:
http://www.zeytinkarikaturleri.com
STEERING COMMITTEE.

26.12.18

PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019, Indonesia

PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019, Indonesia
INTRODUCTION:
In commemoration of its 15th Anniversary, SMP IT (Junior High School) PAPB Semarang in collaboration with the Gold Pencil Indonesia, will hold "PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019" on 10th-16th February 2019. The festival will involve all students and professional cartoonists throughout the world.
PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019 will be going to be packaged in exhibitions and cartoon workshops for students.
THEME: "Unity in Diversity"
CATEGORIES:
This festival is divided into two categories. Please include categories when sending works.
1. Professional Category
2. Students Category: open for the cartoonists who are 16 and younger (under 16).
DEADLINE: 1st February 2019
THE CRITERION OF WORKS:
1. This cartoon festival can be followed by all cartoonists from all over the world.
2. Cartoon must be colorful, black and white are not allowed.
3. Please send your cartoon work to: goldpencil.id@gmail.com
4. File size / format: minimum size: 1 MB; maximum size:15 MB; file format: JPG; Resolution: 300 dpi; Color mode: RGB. In other words the work must be safe and good to be printed on A3 paper.
5. Each cartoonist is entitled to submit maximum 5 (five) cartoons.
6. Cartoons are the cartoonists original idea.
7. The copyright of the work of the contest remains in each cartoonist.
8. The committee is entitled to use the work received for the purposes of publication, branding and others that are still relevant to the festival.
AWARDS:
Professional Category:
1. 1st prize: Trophy, certificate & 10.000.000 IDR
2. 2nd prize: Trophy, certificate & 7.000.000
3. 3rd prize: Trophy, certificate & 5.000.000 IDR
Student Category:
1. 1st prize: Trophy, certificate & 5.000.000 IDR
2. 2nd prize: Trophy, certificate & 3.000.000 IDR
3. 3rd prize: Trophy, certificate & 2.000.000 IDR
4. Honorable Mentions (5): Trophy & certificate & 1.000.000 IDR
JURY:
1. Jitet Koestana (Cartoonist, Gold Pencil)
2. Suratno (Visual arts teacher at SMP Negeri 17 Semarang)
3. Koesnan Hoesie (Cartoonist)
4. Kholid Zamzami (Teacher of SMP IT PAPB Semarang)
5. Abdul Arif (Cartoonist, Gold Pencil).
Website: www.goldpencil.id
Fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/goldpencilID/.

22.12.18

25th International Cartoon Humour Competition on the topic of Beer, Golden Keg 2019

THE BEER GALLERY in Prešov
and the editorial Bumerang
ANNOUNCE
The 25th International Cartoon Humour Competition
on the topic of BEER,
GOLDEN KEG 2019
On Monday, 1st April 2019, an exhibition of the best competing works, a festive announcement of the results and the handing of the prizes to the most successful authors of the 25th competition in accordance with the Jury´s decision will take place as follows:
GRAND PRIZE (Grand Prix) Golden Keg and 500 €
1st Prize Small GOLDEN KEG and 200 €
2nd Prize Small GOLDEN KEG and 150 €
3rd Prize Small Golden KEG and 100 €.
The Jury of the competition reserves the right not to award some of the prizes, to modify the amounts of the financial rewards and/or to award more prizes and/or honorary mentions.
The organisers will accept for the competition all works that will be delivered at the address of the Šarišská gallery in Prešov by 1st March 2019.
The organisers of the competition reserve the right to publish selected works in promotional materials and to reinstall the exhibition.
The diploma and the exhibition catalogue will be received in print by every awarded author and in the electronic form by every participating author who also provides his or her e-mail address. Main prizes and financial rewards can be received by an awarded author only in person or through a person authorised by him/her.
Competition rules:
1. Each author can send at maximum five original works, including graphic techniques.
2. The competition is open to anybody and everybody, and it is not restricted in terms of artistic design methods.
3. The formats of the works should not exceed the A4 dimensions.
4. The competition is non-anonymous. Each work should be signed on the reverse and bear the author´s full address.
5. The rewarded works will become property of the BEER GALLERY in Prešov.
6. Send your works at the address:
ŠARIŠSKÁ GALÉRIA (p. Fedor VICO)
ul. Hlavná 51, 080 01 Prešov, Slovakia
Please clearly mark the envelope with the word „PIVO“.
e-mail: fedorvico@gmail.com.

19.12.18

05-19 January 2019: Sparsh Dhaharwal caricature exhibition in Bangalore, India

Dear Sir/Madam
Indian Institute of Cartoonists is organising an exhibition of select caricatures of Mr. Sparsh Dhaharwal from 5th to 19th January 2019 at the cartoon gallery.
Mr. Sparsh Dhaharwal is an young and talented graphic designer who has carved out a niche for himself in political cartoons, comic drawings, caricaturing, story board illustrations and stylized illustrations.
Please find attached exhibition invite.
Thanking you.
Regards
V.G.Narendra,
Managing Trustee,
Indian Institute of Cartoonists,
#1, Midford House, Midford Gardens,
Off M.G.Road, Bangalore-560001
Ph: 080-41758540, Mobile:9980091428
WebSite: http://cartoonistsindia.com/htm/home.htm
E-mail: info@cartoonistsindia.com
E-mail: cartoonistsindia@gmail.com
http://www.facebook.com/iic4u
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Institute_of_Cartoonists.

18.12.18

Bastogne International Press Cartoon Contest 2019, Belgium

Contest – Make love not war
In 2019 Bastogne will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.
Today after 75 years, peace has not returned to the world.
Bastogne International Press Cartoon joins the event with the organization of a Contest.
Important dates:
Deadline: 15 March 2019
Jury meeting: 30 March 2019
Opening and prize giving ceremony: 23 May 2019.
RULES OF THE BASTOGNE INTERNATIONAL PRESS CARTOON
THEME 'MAKE LOVE NOT WAR'
1. The number of entries is limited to 5.
Any kind of graphical technique will be accepted. The works may not have been exhibited, published or awarded before. The drawings shall not bear subtitles.
2. You can send your works only via e-mail at raphaeldonay3@gmail.com or angelo.frade@gmail.com before 15th March 2019
Dont forget to mention, the surname, forename and address of the participant.
The contest website will inform you if your works have arrived. The list of participants is updated weekly.
3. The drawings shall have the following dimensions: A4 – 300 dpi, (maximum 3MB).
4. By participating, the artist agrees with this rules and the privacy disclaimer and authorize the organizers to publish the submitted works in the catalogue and for the promotion of the exhibition. For any other use of the cartoons the permission of the cartoonist is previously requested.
5. The following prizes are awarded:
1st prize: € 1.000,00 + trophy
2nd prize: € 500,00 + trophy
Best Belgian cartoon: € 250,00 + trophy.
On the occasion of the prize-giving ceremony, all the winners are invited for a stay of 3 days in Bastogne.
6. By participating the artist lends the submitted works to the organizers for itinerant exhibitions. Consequently, the selected works will remain at the disposal of the organizers until December 2020! The awarded works will become property of the organization.
7. If after announcement of the prizes, it appears that plagiarism has been committed, the jury can after deliberation withdraw the prize.
8. The international jury of cartoon professionals will meet in Bastogne on the 30th of March 2019. The complete list of jury members will be announced on our website after the 1st of January 2019.
9. The inauguration and prize-giving ceremony will take place the 23th of May 2019. The exhibition will be held at the Cultural Center of Bastogne.
Source: lagaumecacartoon.