International Cartoon Contest Biennale „HUMOREST“

International Cartoon Contest Biennale „HUMOREST“ HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ 2008/Czech Republic/
Czech Union of Caricaturists (FECO CZ)
The Museum of East Bohemia Hradec Králové
1/ Competition Theme for 2008: TWO
2/ Number of submissions: 3 max, A4.
3/ Cartoons for the competition will be sent as data files, JPG format, 300 DPI.
4/ To see the official biennale website please go to: http://www.humorest.cz/
To join the competition, authors should complete the application form found on the website and attach their cartoons (JPG, 300 DPI). The cartoons will automatically be named in the prescribed manner by the form. The receipt of cartoons will be confirmed to authors by e-mail.
5/ An exhibition of selected cartoons will be installed in the Museum of East Bohemia in Hradec Králové.
6/ The best cartoons will be featured in a catalogue and sent to all the authors featured. The catalogue will be available on request to other authors on receipt of the payment of 10€. (Contact: info@humorest.cz )
7/ Prizes:
1. prize VELKÝ HUMOREST /sculpture/ and 17,000 CZK (700 €)
2. prize HUMOREST / sculpture / and 12,000 CZK (500 €)
3. prize HUMOREST / sculpture / and 7,500 CZK (300 €)
2 x prizes awarded by the Jury / sculpture / and 5,000 CZK (200 €)
The Igor ŠEVČÍK AWARD – art print and 3,000 CZK (125 €) will be awarded for original artistic expression.
8/ Time schedule of the Competition:
Deadline for work: 7. 9. 2008
Ceremonial announcement of the winners and opening of the exhibition: 16. 10. 2008 (The Museum of East Bohemia, Eliščino nábřeží 465, Hradec Králové)
Exhibition in the Museum of East Bohemia, Hradec Králové: 17. 10. – 7. 12. 2008
9/ All participants in the competition agree that their cartoons might be used for the promotion of the HUMOREST 2008 Biennale, published in the competition catalogue, the media and the Biennale website, and any other websites providing information about cartoons. All participants waive payment.
10/ By sending their cartoons into the competition, the authors accept entry conditions.
11/ Please go to http://www.humorest.cz/
to download the specifications and application form for the Biennale.
to see the names of the authors whose cartoons have been accepted for the competition.
to see the results of the Humorest 2008 Biennale published after the meeting of the jury on 30. 9. 2008.
12/ Should you wish to attend the opening exhibition and the ceremonial announcement of winners in person, please book your accommodation on: j.prausova@muzeumhk.cz by 30.9.2008.
Phdr. Zdeněk Zahradník
Manager of the East Bohemia Museum
Hradec Králové
Břetislav Kovařík
Chair of the Czech Union of Caricaturists
and FECO Czech Republic.

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