27.3.09

Results 2nd "Molla Nasreddin - Azerbaijan 2009" International Cartoon Contest

Dear friends and colleagues!
International Cartoon Contest “Mola Nasreddin – Azerbaijan -2009” is over.
The Cartoon Contest was devoted to the 140th anniversary of Jalil Mammedguluzadeh, the founder, publisher and editor of “Molla Nasreddin” satirical magazine, the first one in Azerbaijan and in all Moslem East.
475 cartoonists with 800 cartoons from 70 countries competed in the Contest.
First of all, I want to express my deep gratitude to Peter Nieuwendijk the Secretary General of FECO, Andrey Feldshteyn (USA) the head of the Cartunion International Cartoonists’ Club, dear Jury members of the Contest, my dear friends and colleagues, Mikhail Zlatkovsky (Russia), Atila Ozer (Turkey), Sergey Sichenko (Israel), Vladimir Kazanevsky (Ukraine), Shahram Rezaei (Iran), Jordan Pop Iliyev (Macedonia), Julian Pena- Pai (Romania), Zoran Matic (Serbia), Jean-Marie Bertin (France) for their great help and support.
I am deeply thankful to all of them. On behalf of organizers and Jury members of the Contest I heartily congratulate winners and awardees and wish them new achievements in future.
Bayram Hajizadeh,
The President of jury.
The President of Azerbaijan Cartoonists’ Union.

Results of 2nd "Molla Nasreddin - Azerbaijan 2009" International Cartoon Contest
Gold Medal: Yuriy Manaev / Russia (See above), Josip Kovacevic / Croatia, Sun Shen Ying / China.
Silver Medal: Sevket Yalaz / Turkey (See below), Leszek Hermanowicz / Australia, Evgeni Osipov / Russia, Ikhsan Dwiono / Indonesia.
Bronze Medal: Vasiliy Alexandrov / Russia, Willem Rasing / Holland, Valery Momot / Ukraine, Ismail Kar / Turkey, Stanislav Ashmarin / Russia.
Special Prize: Andrey Popov / Russia, Sergei Tunin / Russia, Talel Nayer / Sudan, Gennady Litinsky / Israel, Viktor Bogorad / Russia, Ilya Katz / Israel, Huseyin Cakmak / North Cyprus, Tekinalp Gureken / Turkey, Adrian Anibal Palmas / Argentina, Shirin Gholipoor / Iran.
Special Prizes of Azerbaijan Artists Union: Gennady Chegodayev / Russia, Katz Grigori / Israel, George Licurici / Romania.
Special Prizes of Cartoonists Union of Azerbaijan: Boris Erenburg / Israel, Vladimir Stepanov / Russia, Andrey Rijov / Russia.
Honourable Mentions: Nazanin Tabatabaei / Iran, Bahram Bagırzadeh / Azerbaijan, Ivailo Tsvetkov / Bulgaria, Alexander Umyarov / Russia, Fan Lin Tao / China.

See all prize-winning cartoons at source

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