5th International Cartoon Competition Berlin 2014, Germany

Yet for the fifth time the International Cartoon Competition Berlin on the topics of "ELECTRIC MOBILE" and "BERLIN WALL” takes place under the direction of Valeriu Kurtu and in cooperation with the LIMES Image Agency.
The partners of this year's competition are the Berlin Agency for Electromobility eMO and the Museum STORY OF BERLIN.
By 1912, there were far more ELECTROMOBILES than vehicles with internal combustion engines. Electric cars were popular in the late 19th century and early 20th century, until advances in internal combustion engine technology and mass production of cheaper gasoline vehicles led to a decline in the use of electric drive vehicles. A renaissance in electric vehicle manufacturing has occurred due to the decline of global oil reserves. The European Union will announce plans to ban all fossil fuel-powered cars in Europe by 2050. Yet limited crude oil resources and the climate change are forcing a change in thinking.
The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall will come on 9 November 2014. After several weeks of civil unrest, the East German government announced that all GDR citizens could visit West Germany and West Berlin. The anniversary is an occasion to offer this historical event as a special theme for the contest. The peaceful revolution went down in history and current events show that the human desire for freedom is endless.
More on WEB: http://www.cartoonberlin.de/ .
Regulations of the Competition
The competition takes place online and over this internet side only! Participation is free of charge.
Sent originals cannot be accepted! A return isn't possible for organizational reasons. Sending by e-mail can only be accepted in exceptional case.
The themes of the contest 2014 are: "ELECTROMOBILE" and "BERLIN WALL"
Prizes and Awards
1st Prize: 1000 Euro + Golden He-Goat + Certificate + Competition Catalogue
2nd Prize: 500 Euro + Silver He-Goat + Certificate + Competition Catalogue
3rd Prize: 300 Euro + Bronze He-Goat + Certificate + Competition Catalogue
Audience Award: 100 Euro + Certificate + Competition Catalogue
Special Prize for the topic "BERLIN WALL": 300 Euro + He-Goat + Certificate + Competition Catalogue
Participation Conditions
Participants: all cartoonists.
Valeriu Kurtu (KURTUKUNST Gallery) in cooperation with the LIMES Image Agency
im KU-DAMM Karee, Kurfürstendamm 207-208, Eingang Lietzenburger Str 80, 10719 Berlin
E-mail: contact@limes-net.com
The prize winners are determined by an international independent jury. The decision of the jury is final.
Audience Award
All visitors of the competition website have the possibility to give an award.
From 4th January until 15th March 2014 you can vote all cartoons under the menu item "CARTOONS".
The deadline for receipt of cartoons: 15th March 2014.
The transmittal of the cartoons takes place in digital form via this internet page: www.cartoonberlin.de.
Number of cartoons
Max. number of entries per cartoonist: three cartoons per theme.
The cartoons must be the original work of the artist.
The registration for the competition takes place via this internet page.
First you have to registry as a participants of the competition. After registration an email will be sent to you with your password for your personal area. In this area you can upload your cartoons on our server.
Size / File Format
Minimum Size: 500 KB
Maximum Size: 25 MB
File Format: JPG
Color Mode: RGB
The cartoon can be produced analogue or digital, but it has to be sent to us only in digital format.
The caption in English or German takes place only via internet before uploading of the cartoons.
The jury starts with the determination of the prize winners from beginning of April 2014.
The exhibition date is not yet fixed.
Presentation of the cartoons
The contestant allows the organizer to use the cartoons for own puplications only in connection with this competition.
With the sending of the works for the competition the contestant accepts automatically the regulation of the competition and agrees the print of the cartoons for the exhibition and catalogues.
Awards Ceremony / Vernissage
The awards ceremony of the 5th International Cartoon Competition Berlin 2014 takes place on the 6th of June 2014 in the Museum STORY OF BERLIN.
All copyrights are held by the author of the cartoons.
The decision is final.
Errors and changes excepted.

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