VIII Salon of Humour «Santa Clara 2008» - Cuba

VIII Salon de Humor y el 40 aniversario de MELAITO - Cuba
BASES EN INGLES: The humorous publication Melaito and the Cuban Writers and Artists Union (UNEAC) convoke to the VIII Humour Hall «Santa Clara 2008», this issue dedicated to the 40 years of Melaito, and for the first time with international range. BASIS
The themes should be: free theme and erotic theme. The dimensions of the works should be up to 25 x 35 cm as maximum, in any technique or mounting. Three dimensional works will not exceed 50 cm in any of its sides. The works will be received until November 30th 2008 at: Casa de la UNEAC, Máximo Gómez 107, entre Julio Jover y Martí, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, CP 50100 CUBA Foreign partakers and abroad Cuban residents can send their works by email, with a 300 dpi resolution to: 40melaito@gmail.com PRIZES Three prizes will be granted in each category and all the recognitions considered by the jury. 1st Prize: 2.000 Cuban pesos and diploma 2nd Prize: 1.300 Cuban pesos and diploma 3rd Prize: 800 Cuban pesos and diploma The jury will be formed by prestigious Cuban cartoonists and their pronouncement will be out of query. Laureate foreigners will receive a canvas by the award-winning artist Juan Ramón González (Yiki) and a diploma, these will be sent to them in a safe manner. A meeting of the outstanding Cuban cartoonists will take place between the days 18 and 20 of December, who will paint a collective mural against terrorism and dedicated to cartoonist Gerardo Hernández Nordelo and his comrades wrongfully imprisoned in the United States of America. The opening of the exhibition and awards will be on December 20th of 2008 at 3. 00 pm. in the UNEAC house in Villa Clara.
That same day a group of founders and specially the Cuban cartoonist of great trajectory René de la Nuez, Plastic Arts National Prize, who played an decisive roll in the beginning of Melaito, will be honoured by this publication and the UNEAC. For further information about this summons call 202661. Organizing committee.

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