Catalog SICACO 2013 and winners of the main prizes

Received a couple of days ago the catalog of 22nd Daejeon International Cartoon Contest 2013 which has already been called the Sejong International Cartoon Contest since last year for the exhibition(s) taking place first and mainly in the newly-built administration city of Sejong while still being planned to be opened in Daejeon City as well and elsewhere also. The catalog keeps the standard size of 21 x 29.7 cm (DIN A4) with 96 pages. On the front and back covers is the Best Cartoon Prize-winning cartoon by Ying chen Zhao (China).
This edition received 1821 works in total: 1608 of them by 434 foreign artists, 26 works by 19 Korean artists, and 187 works by 104 students.
In the theme section of "Unisex * Happy Citizen" arrived 763 works while in the Free Theme section they received 1,068.
Cartoonists from 60 nations participated in SICACO 2013. The jury awarded 294 artists. The most awarded of this edition are artists from Korea (59 again), China (27), and Turkey (19 - on pages 15 and 30 are also theme prizes for Turkey).
The main prize-winners are as follows:
Grand Prize: Feng Gui Bo (China)
Gold Prize: Mihai Ignat (Romania)
Silver Prize: Jitet Kustana (Indonesia), Young Ji Choi (Korea)
Bronze Prize: Kfir Weizman (Israel), Hafız Nesiroğlu (Azerbaijan), Yae Eun Son (Korea), Ali Miraee (Iran).
And here is the list of the awarded cartoonists from Turkey:
Special Prize: Ercan Baysal
Student Special Prize: Deniz Cem Türkeş (12 yr), Doğa Yılmaz (14 yr)
Student Honorable Mention: Abdülhakim Orhanoğlu (12 yr)
Theme Prize: Mete Ağaoğlu, Nuri Bilgin, Musa Keklik, Mehmet Arslan, Ahmet Ümit Akkoca
SICACO Achievement Award: Recep Bayramoğlu, Musa Gümüş
Best Cartoon Prize: Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu, Kemal Özyurt, Ümit Müfit Dinçay, Erdoğan Başol
Honorable Mention: Sema Ündeğer, Kamil Yavuz, Bülent Okutan, Seyit Saatçi.
Many thanks to the organisers: Every awarded artist receives the catalog and the certificate!
See main awards-winning cartoons by clicking on the new invitation card.

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