4th Lodi - Italy

4th Edition of the International Prize of Humour and Custom Satire
The Province of Lodi and the town of Codogno with the help of public or private organanization and institutions are going to proclaim the 4th Edition of the International Prize of Humour and Custom Satire entitled: “Giuseppe Novello: a good family man”.
Both professional and amateur graphic artists can participate to the competition, by sending unpublished works together with the enrolment form . Only original works will be accepted, that is, works never published in any kind of magazines or exhibited in shows.
Each artist is allowed to participate with 3 works at most, regarding the following theme: “Environment”,
Whole works have to be part of the competition spirit and deal with humour and custom satire. For this reason, works about political satire will not be accepted, as well as drawings offending against decency.
It is important also to remember that only the following paintings techniques are permitted: pencil, Indian ink, watercolour, coloured ink, felt- tip pen. All works will be examinated by a Jury and the winning drawings will be exhibited in the Show of the International Prize of Humour and Custom Satire that will be in Codogno from 10th November to 9th December 2007.
Comune di Codogno
Provincia di Lodi
The works will not be returned, since soon they will be recollected in archives by the Culture and Sport Councillorship of Codogno.
All drawings will not be used for commercial aims, but only to promote the Prize itself in magazines, newspapers, web, in Italy and abroad.
For this reason, each artist is asked to permit the reproduction of his/her work , if necessary (except for profit).
1. Novello Prize-1st classified : Euros 2.500, 00
2. 2nd classified : Euros 1.500, 00
3. 3rd classified : Euros 500,00
4. Special prizes will be awarded from the Jury, after having judged the works quality and characteristics, for that reason, the amount of the prizes will be established in collaboration with available partnership.
The Jury is composed by cartoonists, journalists and showmen and Councillorship representative. The Jury is also allowed not to award any prize. In this case, the amount of money will increase the worth of the prizes for the following edition.
All works and enrollment forms must be sent by post or by hand to the
Secretary of the 4th Edition “Novello Prize”, Cultural Office, Town Hall of Codogno – Via Vittorio Emanuele 4, 26845 Codogno (Lodi) -Italia
Tel. (039) 377 314234 ; Fax. (039) 377 35646
within 1st October 2007 (for works sent by post will validate the postmark)
(Source: http://www.cartoonblues.com/)

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