Results of the First International Tourism Cartoon Competition, Turkey
The First International Tourism Cartoon Competition held with the cooperation of Anadolu University Research Center for Caricature Art, Association of Tourism Writers and Journalists and Anatolia: Turizm Araştırmaları Dergisi (Anatolia: A Journal of Tourism Research) is concluded. 269 artists from 50 countries sent in 599 cartoons for the competition.
The Jury, comprised of Prof. Atila ÖZER, Kamil YAVUZ, Rahim Baggal ASGARI (Iran), Ahmet AYKANAT, Athanassios EFTHIMIADIS (Greece), Bülent ÇELİK, Fehmi KÖFTEOĞLU, Dr. Nazmi KOZAK, and Osman Nihat AYDOĞAN, convened at Medison Otel, Istanbul, and decided to award the prizes as follows:
The Grand Award: All inclusive holiday in a five star hotel in Turkey (7 days, 2 persons): CEMALETTiN GÜZELOĞLU (Turkey), (See SIMILARITY at http://www.ismailkar.com/)
The Second Award: All inclusive holiday in a five star hotel in Turkey (6 days, 2 persons): OLEG GOUTSOL (Belarus),
The Third Award: All inclusive holiday in a five star hotel in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons): JORDAN POP ILIEV (Rep. Macedonia),
Mentions: MEHMET ZEBER (Turkey), ÖMER ÇAM (Turkey), LUC VERNIMMEN (Belgium), VLADIMIR KAZANEVSKY (Ukraine), VALERIU KURTU (Germany).
Prize-giving ceremony is on Thursday, February 11, 2010, at TUYAP Beylikdüzü, Istanbul, Turkey.