International Cartoon Contest of Nilufer Municipality 2015, Bursa - Turkey

Last Apply Date (Deadline): March 3, 2015
Concept (Theme): “War and Peace” (Who’ll go a waltzing Matilda with me). The concept refers to Eric Bogle’s song (And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda) which is dedicated to Gallipoli War in WW1.
Contest Details
18 March is the memorial date of Gallipoli Martyrs of World War 1. The cooperation of Nilüfer Municipality and Anatolian Cartoonists Association organizes a cartoon contest for that special day. The concept points out Scottish Singer Eric Bogle’s song, “And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda” which refers to Gallipoli War where more than 500 thousands soldiers lost their life. After war, antiwar movements substantially raised.
2015 is the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli. This is why Nilüfer Municipality organized this contest under the concept of “War and Peace.” Every cartoon works relates to “War and Peace” will be evaluated.
This contest is open to all professional and amateur cartoonists of any nationality, religion and etc.
The number of entries is limited to 3.
The works have to be e-mailed as format of A4-300dpi-jpg to anatoliancartoon@gmail.com
It is acceptable to join to the contest with cartoons that have been published previously. However, they should not have won any prize/award in any other competition.
The cartoons which are suspected due to plagiarism are going to publish on the website, www.anadolukarikaturculerdernegi.org between the dates 3-6 March. Hence, the owners of the works have a last chance to defend their work. Any of apply after those dates won’t be accepted.
Jury will be gathered on the 9th of March.
Jury members:
Ahmet Aykanat,
Mehmet Kahraman,
Cüneyt Şenyavaş,
Kemal Akkoç,
Halit Kurtulmuş
Nilüfer Municipality Representative
Nilüfer Municipality Representative.
All cartoons, whether they have won a prize or not, may be used for cultural purposes of Nilüfer Municipality and may be published for noncommercial aims such as poster, book, album, brochure, postcard, invitation, exhibition and etc. Other of any copyright belongs to the participated cartoonist. Participation assumes acceptance of these conditions.
The contest album will be sent to participated cartoonist.
The date of reward ceremony will be announced later by organization committee with the name of participated cartoonist.
The following prizes are awarded:
1st prize $1000 + Trophy
2st prize $700 + Trophy
3rd prize $500 + Trophy
(3) Honorable mention $100 + Trophy
For more information:
Birgül Telli Uysal
Content Office
+90 224 233 66 92
Source: anadolukarikaturculerdernegi.

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