15th International Cartoon Festival Ricardo Rendon - Colombia

15 th International Cartoon Festival "Ricardo Rendon" - Colombia
RICARDO RENDÓN: The most prominent Colombian cartoonist who was born in Rionegro - Antioquia (1894 - 1931), called "The Emperor" of the caricature. One of the most insightful and fine Latin American humorists of the twentieth century, in his humor was satire, was marked especially by the political cartoon. His caricatures were true radiographs of the facts and individuals. He was a pioneer of advertising graphics in Colombia.
International Cartoon Festival "Ricardo Rendon" is supported by the Municipal Administration of Rionegro for fourteen years in a row in tribute to Ricardo Rendon Bravo.
The contest is open to all cartoonists of the world.
The closing date for participation in the contest is November 8, 2008.
The topics of the contest are three:
EL FUTURO The future, My Future, immediate future, which meets the needs of man, sustainable future, the future political, social, economic, environmental. How can the man in the future meet the challenges posed by changing all the technological advances, scientific, and cultural rights? Everything concerning the future with its effects and consequences.
PERSONAJES FAMOSOS Celebrities, Famous people.
Each participant in the contest can submit a maximum of three cartoons per topic.
You can participate with cartoons in black and white or in color.
The cartoons should have a dimension of 30 x 40 cms maximum.
You can also participate in the contest with cartoons that have already been published or received awards before, all the cartoons submitted must be originals, not accept photographs, photocopies, etc., and sending the works borne by the participant.
Participants must submit a brief curriculum vitae and a photograph along with their works.
In the back of each cartoon must contain the name, address, telephone number and country of origin of the participant.
The selected cartoonists will receive a catalogue.
The jury is composed of Colombians and foreign cartoonists.
The results will be announced in December 2008.
The cartoons submitted in the competition will not be returned.
The organization reserves the right to not exhibit those works that might be offensive to individual or collective rights.
Participation in the competition implies the full and unreserved acceptance of these conditions.
The prizes:
Grand Prix Theme Future: $ 2000
Prize Theme Personajes: $ 500
Prize Theme Free: $ 500
Special Awards for various institutions.
The works must be sent to:
15° FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CARICATURA Palacio de la Cultura / Fernando Pica Cr 50 # 48 - 05, Rionegro Antioquia COLOMBIA

1 comment:

Bira said...

Hi, my friend!
It's sad to see that many Cartoon Festivals don't accept digital works.
I was a watercolor adept (the Ramiz Gokce prize I won was in this style), but since 2 years ago, I make all cartoons and caricatures in a digital way.
Best wishes from Brazil