Results of the International Exhibition Satyrykon – Legnica 2018, Poland

Jury verdict
The protocol of the jury session of International Exhibition SATYRYKON – Legnica 2018
17 February 2018
Jury represented by:
The chairman
having seen 2.107 works by 584 authors, who come from 54 countries of the world, the Jury has awarded the following regular prizes:
Grand Prix Satyrykon 2018 and money award in amount of 8.000 PLN to Zbigniew Woźniak (PL) for the work „Our colorful world”. (Top)
Section I: empahty
1st prize, gold medal and money award of PLN 6.000 – Ryszard Kaja (PL) for the work „Mme Empathy”
2nd prize, silver medal and money award of PLN 5.500 – DORU AXINTE (RO) for the work „Common feelings”
3rd prize, bronze medal and money award of PLN 5.000 – ANDREI POPOV (RUS) for the work „Space”
and the two equal distinction awards of PLN 4.000 each for:
1.JAROSŁAW KORCZAK (PL) for the work „Empathy 1”
2. ROBERT KEMPISTY (PL) for the work „Empathy ”
Section II: joke and satire
1st prize, golden medal and money award of PLN 6.000 – – TOMASZ BRODA (PL) for the work „Polish camp”
2nd prize, silver medal and money award of PLN 5.500 – – LESZEK OŁDAK (PL) for the work „Portrait”
3rd prize, bronze medal and money award of PLN 5.000 – JIŘI KOŠTÝŘ (CZ) for the work „Pulse”
and two equal distinction awards of 4.000 PLN each for:
1. JERZY GŁUSZEK (PL) for the untitled work
2. NIKA JAWOROWSKA (PL) for the work „Po ptakach”.
That way the protocol was close.
Source: satyrykon.
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International Cartoon Contest CUSCO 2018, Peru

CUSCO 2018
HONESTY, a weapon against Corruption
For centuries and for different circumstances and factors, our societies have been corroded by a terrible scourge: corruption. This evil is embedded in all levels and spaces where human values are deteriorated or do not exist, conditioning our growth in every way. There is an antidote for this type of pollution of the spirit that can be enormously effective if it is applied and cultivated since childhood. We refer to HONESTY.
That is why the objective of this competition is to add particular and group efforts, private or state, to achieve and/or enhance individual and collective development, with integrity and freedom. CARTA DE TINTA, the PERUVIAN NORTH AMERICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE, ICPNA CUSCO, and the NATIONAL UNIVERSITY DIEGO QUISPE TITO of CUSCO, invite you to participate in this event with the warm welcome of all the people of Cusco and all Peruvians.
1. All illustrator and cartoonists who live in any part of our Mother Earth, amateur or professionals from 18 to 120 years old regardless civil status, religion or sex can participate. Members of the competition’s Organization can not participate.
2.The theme on which the works should be inspired is HONESTY, a weapon against corruption.
3. Each participant may submit a maximum of 3 illustrations without dialogues, speech or text balloons. The works may or may not have achieved any mention or award in other similar events, but they should be original and belong to the author who send them, it means, copies and/or plagiarism identified by the jury will be disqualified immediately.
4. The technique is totally free, in color or in black and white, and the delivery will be digital, in 21cm x 30cm, in JPG (horizontal or vertical), in RGB colors and in high definition (300dpi). The name of the file must be the title of the work.
5. The title of the work, the name of the author or authors, an e-mail, a phone number, address and country of origin, as well as a brief curriculum (no more than 15 lines), a photo or cartoon of yourself and a miniature of the work must be attached in a Word document when sending each illustration.
6. The deadline to send the works is October 14, 2018. And they must be sent to the following address: carpadetinta@gmail.com
7. Prizes and awards guaranteed by our sponsors:
FIRST PLACE USD 1,000 = +diploma
SECOND PLACE USD 500= +diploma
THIRD PLACE USD 250= +diploma
HONORABLE MENTION (which the jury may consider convenient) diploma.
The results will be announced in November 7, 2018 and will be officially published in:
8. The jury will be integrated by five members, all of them are important and well recognized national and international cartoonist. Their decision is unappealable.
9. If after the jury’s decision, a plagiarism or copy of other work is detected in any of the participating works, the author or authors will assume all the legal responsibility that the situation demands them, as well as the disqualification and return of the prize if the work had been awarded.
10. The most important works will be part of the traveling exposition which will be in different showrooms in Cusco and Peru. A major selection of participant illustrations will be part of the virtual catalogue.
11. The author accepts all conditions mentioned in this rules and waives copyrights of the illustration to the competition Organization to use it in different publications including audiovisual applications related to International Cartoon Contest LA SONRISA INCA.
For further information about the competition, contact to:
Managing Director of the Organization Committee
Source: carpadetinta.


48th International Cartoon Contest, Umoristi A Marostica 2018, Italia

1. Theme of the competition and participation’s rules
The contest is open to all cartoonists, illustrators and graphic artists from all over the world. It is possible to participate also out of the competition. This request excludes the author from the award of the prizes.
The theme of the contest is WATER...
Authors can participate with a maximum of 3 works (Cartoons or Strips), inherent to the theme proposed in relation to man, his existence and the society where he lives, seen in a humorous viewpoint. In order to be understood worldwide and beyond every linguistic barrier, the works must be without dialogue or texts.
Works must be inedited (that is, neither published before nor used to participate in other competitions). The organization can decide to exclude from the award of the prizes those works that are found to have been already edited
2. Shipping of the works and deadlines
Works and entry form can be sent both by email to: concorso@umoristiamarostica.it
Otherwise, they can be sent through the following services by 31 March 2018 (EXTENDED:) 6 APRIL 2018 :
WeTransfer https://www.wetransfer.com/
Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/it/
Google Drive https://drive.google.com/
Mail: UMORISTI A MAROSTICA Pro Marostica - Piazza Castello 1-36063 MAROSTICA (VI) – ITALIA
The works, in black/white or color made with any technique, must be in GIF, JPG, PNG or PDF, 150 dpi resolution, saved in high quality, weight max. 3 MB. Larger files will not be accepted.
The acceptance of the works, the selection, and the assigning of the prizes are completely up to the Jury nominated by the "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense". The Jury's decisions are unquestionable and uncontestable
3. Delivery of the Original Works and the Award of the Prices
The authors selected by the jury will receive an email with the informations about the deadlines and the modality to send the original works.
If the work is realized exclusively with a digital technique, the author will have to send a dated, numbered and signed copy of the work.
The Jury will award the "International Grand Prix Scacchiera", the Special prize "Sandro Carlesso", the Special prize "Marco Sartore" and 10 Special prizes "Umoristi A Marostica". Other special prizes or honorary mentions may be awarded.
The results of the Jury will be given directly to all participating artists by email and published on the web site www.umoristiamarostica.it.
4. Opening Ceremony, Awarding and Acceptance of the Regulation
The opening ceremony and the prize distribution will take place on May 19, 2018 at Castello Inferiore of Marostica. The exhibition will be open until June 17, 2018.
All the authors selected will receive a free copy of catalogue. Non-selected participants will have the possibility to demand the catalogue compiling the form on the web site www.umoristiamarostica.it
The works selected for the exhibition and for the catalogue will not be returned and will be included in the collection of "Umoristi A Marostica Museum".
The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" reserves the right to authorize the reproduction of the works and the diffusion of them through various communication means citing the author with the words "Taken from Umoristi A Marostica", without any payment. The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" is not responsible for transport damages.
The participation in the contest implies the complete acceptance of all the conditions and rules from the author.


The Winners of “Prix Mémorial” 2018 with theme: Defending Human Rights

The Winners of “Prix Mémorial” 2018
For the first edition of Prix Mémorial, “United Sketches” International received 934 drawings from seventy-six countries.
Two awards for press design and human rights were awarded on February 11, 2018.
The International Cartoon Award for Human Rights [3000 Euros] was awarded to Jiho (France) (Top). The International jury composed of Kianoush Ramezani [President], Stéphane Grimaldi, Pascal Lemaître, Carolin Olivier, Patrick Nicolle.The winner cartoon was published in the Marianne, a French national weekly magazine.
“Siné” award [Prix Siné] for human rights [1000 Euros] was awarded to Liu Zi Bo (China) (Above).
Catherine Sinet, Willis from Tunis, Charline Vanhoenacker, Philippe Geluck, François Forcadell, Yan Lindingre, Alain Mayer, Dominique Tricaud, composed the jury convened by Siné Monthly. Liu Zi Bo is a member of the JiangXi Cartoon Art Committee.
The Cartoonists Lindingre, Jiho, Pascal Lemaître, and Kianoush Ramezani, were present during this award ceremony at the Mémorial de Caen.
Source: unitedsketches.


Results of the 4th International Cartoon Contest "Bride's Veneration" 2018, Rep. Macedonia

The 4th International Competition for Caricature "BRIDE’S VENERATION" is realized as the author's project of Stojance Velichkovski, under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Macedonia and the municipality of Kriva Palanka, announces the results of the received 430 works from 40 countries on the topic:
 First prize – Trophy “Nevestulka“(eng.Weasel, lat.Mustela Nivalis)
$200 + GOLD MEDAL,
and a Certificate for participation
Dariusz Dabrowski / Poland;
 Second prize – $150 + SILVER MEDAL,
and a Certificate for participation
Valentin Georgiev / Bulgaria;
 Third prize – $100 + BRONZЕ MEDAL,
and a Certificate for participation
Ali Shafei / Iran;
 Special award: Plaque - The best collection,
and a Certificate for participation
Oleg Gutsol (Ukraine).
Certificates for successful work*
*(The certificates will be sent to the .pdf format)
1. Klaus Pitter / Austrija
2. Soltan Soltanli / Azerbaijan
3. Alisson Ortiz Affonso / Brazil
4. Cival Einstein / Brazil
5. Ivailo Tsvetkov / Bulgaria
6. Jovcho Savov / Bulgaria
7. Yang Xia / China
8. Damir Novak / Croatia
9. Roberto Sergio Castillo Rodriguez / Cuba
10. Steffen Jahsnowski / Germany
11. Istvan Kelemen / Hungary
12. Blaze Dokuleski / Macedonia
13. Miro Georgievski / Macedonia
14. Luka Lagator / Montenegro
15. Cornel Chiorean / Romania
16. Milenko Kosanovic / Sеrbia
17. Snežana Čomor / Serbia
18. Goran Celichanin / Serbia
19. Oğuz Gürel / Turkey
20. Vladimir Kazanevsky / Ukraine
21. Oleg Loktyev / Ukraine.
Source: fb.


MIKS World Cartoonist Annual Award 2017 „Golden Pencil Sharpener“, Croatia

MIKS World Cartoonist Annual Award 2017 „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ is awarded by the International Association of Caricature MIKS for the best artistic achievements in the field of cartoons in the World.
The prize is awarded in three categories;
1. as the Annual Award for Best Cartoonists of the World in the past Year,
2. as an Award for Life Work,
3. as a reward for the promotion of cartoons in the world to an individual / association that has achieved outstanding achievements in cartoon promotion in the world
a. The Annual Award „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ is awarded to Best Cartoonists for the best artworks that have been released, exhibited, displayed over the past year.
b. The Lifetime Achievement Award „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ is awarded to prominent world cartoonists who with their creativity marked the time in which they acted and whose creative journey was rounded off, and works and achievements remain a permanent good in the world of cartoons.
c. The Cartoon Promotion Award „Golden Pencil Sharpener“ in the world is awarded to organizers of international exhibitions of cartoons, magazine and magazine publishers, journalists and all other individuals and associations that have contributed to the Cartoon Promotion Worldwide as a stimulus for further work in a better promotion of cartoons in the world .
1. The annual award for best cartoonists consists of plaques, diplomas, invitations to the jury of the International Cartoon Exhibition in Sisak (MIKS) and solo exhibitions of Cartoons in Sisak (Croatia)
2. The Lifetime Achievement Award consists of plaques, diplomas, invitations to the Jury of the Sisak Cartoon Exhibition (MIKS) and solo exhibitions of Cartoons in Sisak (Croatia)
3. The Cartoon Promotion Award in the world consists of plaques, diplomas and invitations to the jury of the International Cartoon Exhibition in Sisak (MIKS).
Announcement of the winners
1. Awards will be held on June 29, 2018 during the opening of the 4th MIKS at the City Museum in Sisak (Croatia).
The prizes will be awarded to winners by mail, together with a invitation to participate in the work of the International Jury of the MIKS Exhibition next year.
The solo exhibitions of the winners of the "Golden Pencil Sharpener" award will be arranged in agreement with the laureates for next year 2019.
The winners will be nominated and selected by the International Jury composed of 20 eminent world cartoonists, organizers of international exhibitions, editors of magazine cartoons and art historians from all over the world.
We will soon publish a list of all members of the international jury and partner list.
Nenad Ostojić.


Topic of the Caricature Festival Gigla 2018: Famous Georgians

The Caricatures Portal gigla.ge organizes a Caricature Festival on the topic of “Famous Georgians” from 3 to 6, 2018, where any professional or non-professional artist can present a maximum of five caricatures of a famous Georgian person.
The winner will be awarded with the prize bonus and the 10 artist will receive memorable souvenirs.
Cartoon theme
Famous Georgians
Any famous Georgian (actress, sportsman, TV presenter, artist, musician, singer, writer, poet, scientist, philosopher, politician, etc.)
May 20, 2018
I prize: 1500 $, souvenir, electronic and printed catalog
II prize: 1000 $, souvenir, electronic and printed catalog
III Prize: 500 $, souvenir, electronic and printed catalog.
The next 10 best works – souvenir collection. Electronic and printed catalog.
Each contestant has the right to submit a maximum of 5 copies of the electronic version.
Maximum size 21X29. 300 dpi.
Return to works
The authors do not return the works.
All works will be owned by the portal gigla.ge and part of the international festival “Gigla”. At the same time, the author has no right to authorship, but without the right to work.
Consists of 3; 4; 5; On June 6 In Tbilisi
Free catalog
Every artist selected on the exhibition will receive a digital catalog that will be sent to the e-mail.
If the artist wants to print a printed catalog, it will be able to pay the cardholder after payment.
The works are sent only in a pressed manner
E-mail: administration@gigla.ge .
List of famous Georgians on source.
This report from Besik Dugashvili.


Results 19th International Festival of Aphorism and Cartooning, Strumica 2018, Macedonia

The International Jury of the 19th International Festival of Aphorism and Cartooning, Strumica 2018, comprised of:
Stoyan Dechev, Bulgaria - President
Mile Gjorgievski, Macedonia - member
Risto Filchevski, Macedonia - member
Aco Gorgiev, Macedonia - member
Aleksandar Filev, Macedonia - member.
On the day of 24th of January, 2018, reviewed the incoming caricatures and aphorisms at the 19th International Festival of Cartoon and aphorisms and granted awards, as below:
Golden Plaque - Milan Alashevic, Slovenia
Silver Plaque - Pawel Stanczyk, Poland
Bronze Plaque - Slobodan Butir, Croatia
Award of the Municipal Organizational Board of Strumica Carnival - Blazhe Dokule, Macedonia
Furkat Osmanov, Uzbekistan
Henryk Cebula, Poland
Miro Geogievski, Macedonia
Pitter Klaus, Austria.
Silver plaque - Code "Bus" Mane Maravic, Serbia
Bronze plaque - Code "Lenche" Milivoje Jozic, Serbia
Bronze plaque - Code"Chetvrtak” Milko Stojkovic, Serbia
Prize of the Organizing Committee of the Strumica Carnival - Code "Bujna Fantazija” Natasa Kjurciska, Macedonia
Code "Expert" Miroslav Bozhkov, Bulgaria
Code "TV" Valery Tarasenko, Russia
Code "1001 Nok" Ljupka Cvetanova, Macedonia.
See winning cartoons on source.


11th International Don Quichotte Cartoon Contest 2018

11th International Don Quichotte Cartoon Contest 2018
Theme: “Child Brides“
Child Brides
Young girls who have not reached puberty are being forced to marry as child brides in some developing regions of the world. Child marriages are most common in India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Tanzania. Unfortunately, this issue is becoming more common in Turkey as well. Globally, every 1 out of 5 females who is under 18 years old is being forced into marriage in exchange for a dowry.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights prohibits child marriages and states that men and women of full age are entitled to equal marriage rights during marriage and at its dissolution. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending parties. This statement does not specify the minimum age requirement unlike other conventions and it is subjective.
Globally, every 1 out of 5 females who is under 18 years old is being forced into marriage in exchange for a dowry.
Legislations and precautions that are already in place are not sufficient and non-government organizations have been heavily campaigning to increase awareness on this topic. The purpose of this competition is to bring awareness to child marriages around the world, to study and criticize this social phenomenon.
We have an important mandate but limited time.
We are calling all caricaturists/cartoonists around the world to contribute their work to raise awareness and come one step closer to solving this issue.
The Rules of Competition:
1) Participation in competition is possible only by Internet: childbrides@donquichotte.org
2) All submitted work should be participating a contest for the first time. With an offence, there's a risk of deprivation of the achieved prizes.
3) The designs are to be drawn in A3-Size to deliver in 300 dpi dissolution and in Jpeg format. They can be black-and-white or colored; the coloured representation is exactly the same as the color technical treatment of the work is incumbent on not a containment.
4) The closing date of the competition is 28 February 2018 (EXTENDED:) 10 MARCH 2018.
5) Pre-selective Jury will determine the 100 finalists between dates 1-2 March 2018. Finalists will be presented in social media and on DQ website for the following 2 days.
6) The jury exists, evaluates the works between 3 March 2018. Results of this evaluation and conception of the price-crowned works are published on 4 March 2018.
7) The award of the prize will take place in the context of the opening of the exhibition in 8 March 2018 in the municipal art gallery Maji/Istanbul.
8) Received caricatures will be securely saved in Don Quichotte's archive. We certainly will get permission from you if we need to use your caricatures for purposes other than displaying it in exhibitions and album.
9) Contest Album will be developed in pdf and, if sponsored, will be printed.
10) Awarded and best performing cartoons will be exhibited in various European countries.
The Prizes:
- First Prize: 1.000 Euro +Don Quichotte Medal
- Second Prize: 750 Euro +Don Quichotte Medal
- Third Prize: 500 Euro +Don Quichotte Medal
- Special Awards
- 10 Mentions
Jury Members:
- Adriana Mosquera (Spain)
- Farzane Vaziri Tabar (Iran)
- Elena Ospina (Colombia)
- Marilena Nardi (Italy)
- Martha Barragan (Mexico)
- Natalia Forcat (Brazil)
- Nicoleta Ionescu (Romania)
- Saadet Demir Yalçın (Turkey)
- Shiva Zamanfar (Iran).
Organizational Responsibilities: Don Quichotte/Erdoğan Karayel
Organization Partner: G&Partner/Gaye Donay.
Source: donquichotte.