PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019, Indonesia

PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019, Indonesia
In commemoration of its 15th Anniversary, SMP IT (Junior High School) PAPB Semarang in collaboration with the Gold Pencil Indonesia, will hold "PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019" on 10th-16th February 2019. The festival will involve all students and professional cartoonists throughout the world.
PAPB International Cartoon Festival 2019 will be going to be packaged in exhibitions and cartoon workshops for students.
THEME: "Unity in Diversity"
This festival is divided into two categories. Please include categories when sending works.
1. Professional Category
2. Students Category: open for the cartoonists who are 16 and younger (under 16).
DEADLINE: 1st February 2019
1. This cartoon festival can be followed by all cartoonists from all over the world.
2. Cartoon must be colorful, black and white are not allowed.
3. Please send your cartoon work to: goldpencil.id@gmail.com
4. File size / format: minimum size: 1 MB; maximum size:15 MB; file format: JPG; Resolution: 300 dpi; Color mode: RGB. In other words the work must be safe and good to be printed on A3 paper.
5. Each cartoonist is entitled to submit maximum 5 (five) cartoons.
6. Cartoons are the cartoonists original idea.
7. The copyright of the work of the contest remains in each cartoonist.
8. The committee is entitled to use the work received for the purposes of publication, branding and others that are still relevant to the festival.
Professional Category:
1. 1st prize: Trophy, certificate & 10.000.000 IDR
2. 2nd prize: Trophy, certificate & 7.000.000
3. 3rd prize: Trophy, certificate & 5.000.000 IDR
Student Category:
1. 1st prize: Trophy, certificate & 5.000.000 IDR
2. 2nd prize: Trophy, certificate & 3.000.000 IDR
3. 3rd prize: Trophy, certificate & 2.000.000 IDR
4. Honorable Mentions (5): Trophy & certificate & 1.000.000 IDR
1. Jitet Koestana (Cartoonist, Gold Pencil)
2. Suratno (Visual arts teacher at SMP Negeri 17 Semarang)
3. Koesnan Hoesie (Cartoonist)
4. Kholid Zamzami (Teacher of SMP IT PAPB Semarang)
5. Abdul Arif (Cartoonist, Gold Pencil).
Website: www.goldpencil.id
Fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/goldpencilID/.


25th International Cartoon Humour Competition on the topic of Beer, Golden Keg 2019

and the editorial Bumerang
The 25th International Cartoon Humour Competition
on the topic of BEER,
On Monday, 1st April 2019, an exhibition of the best competing works, a festive announcement of the results and the handing of the prizes to the most successful authors of the 25th competition in accordance with the Jury´s decision will take place as follows:
GRAND PRIZE (Grand Prix) Golden Keg and 500 €
1st Prize Small GOLDEN KEG and 200 €
2nd Prize Small GOLDEN KEG and 150 €
3rd Prize Small Golden KEG and 100 €.
The Jury of the competition reserves the right not to award some of the prizes, to modify the amounts of the financial rewards and/or to award more prizes and/or honorary mentions.
The organisers will accept for the competition all works that will be delivered at the address of the Šarišská gallery in Prešov by 1st March 2019.
The organisers of the competition reserve the right to publish selected works in promotional materials and to reinstall the exhibition.
The diploma and the exhibition catalogue will be received in print by every awarded author and in the electronic form by every participating author who also provides his or her e-mail address. Main prizes and financial rewards can be received by an awarded author only in person or through a person authorised by him/her.
Competition rules:
1. Each author can send at maximum five original works, including graphic techniques.
2. The competition is open to anybody and everybody, and it is not restricted in terms of artistic design methods.
3. The formats of the works should not exceed the A4 dimensions.
4. The competition is non-anonymous. Each work should be signed on the reverse and bear the author´s full address.
5. The rewarded works will become property of the BEER GALLERY in Prešov.
6. Send your works at the address:
ul. Hlavná 51, 080 01 Prešov, Slovakia
Please clearly mark the envelope with the word „PIVO“.
e-mail: fedorvico@gmail.com.
Katalog 2018 (PDF).


05-19 January 2019: Sparsh Dhaharwal caricature exhibition in Bangalore, India

Dear Sir/Madam
Indian Institute of Cartoonists is organising an exhibition of select caricatures of Mr. Sparsh Dhaharwal from 5th to 19th January 2019 at the cartoon gallery.
Mr. Sparsh Dhaharwal is an young and talented graphic designer who has carved out a niche for himself in political cartoons, comic drawings, caricaturing, story board illustrations and stylized illustrations.
Please find attached exhibition invite.
Thanking you.
Managing Trustee,
Indian Institute of Cartoonists,
#1, Midford House, Midford Gardens,
Off M.G.Road, Bangalore-560001
Ph: 080-41758540, Mobile:9980091428
WebSite: http://cartoonistsindia.com/htm/home.htm
E-mail: info@cartoonistsindia.com
E-mail: cartoonistsindia@gmail.com


Bastogne International Press Cartoon Contest 2019, Belgium

Contest – Make love not war
In 2019 Bastogne will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge.
Today after 75 years, peace has not returned to the world.
Bastogne International Press Cartoon joins the event with the organization of a Contest.
Important dates:
Deadline: 15 March 2019
Jury meeting: 30 March 2019
Opening and prize giving ceremony: 23 May 2019.
1. The number of entries is limited to 5.
Any kind of graphical technique will be accepted. The works may not have been exhibited, published or awarded before. The drawings shall not bear subtitles.
2. You can send your works only via e-mail at raphaeldonay3@gmail.com or angelo.frade@gmail.com before 15th March 2019
Dont forget to mention, the surname, forename and address of the participant.
The contest website will inform you if your works have arrived. The list of participants is updated weekly.
3. The drawings shall have the following dimensions: A4 – 300 dpi, (maximum 3MB).
4. By participating, the artist agrees with this rules and the privacy disclaimer and authorize the organizers to publish the submitted works in the catalogue and for the promotion of the exhibition. For any other use of the cartoons the permission of the cartoonist is previously requested.
5. The following prizes are awarded:
1st prize: € 1.000,00 + trophy
2nd prize: € 500,00 + trophy
Best Belgian cartoon: € 250,00 + trophy.
On the occasion of the prize-giving ceremony, all the winners are invited for a stay of 3 days in Bastogne.
6. By participating the artist lends the submitted works to the organizers for itinerant exhibitions. Consequently, the selected works will remain at the disposal of the organizers until December 2020! The awarded works will become property of the organization.
7. If after announcement of the prizes, it appears that plagiarism has been committed, the jury can after deliberation withdraw the prize.
8. The international jury of cartoon professionals will meet in Bastogne on the 30th of March 2019. The complete list of jury members will be announced on our website after the 1st of January 2019.
9. The inauguration and prize-giving ceremony will take place the 23th of May 2019. The exhibition will be held at the Cultural Center of Bastogne.
Source: lagaumecacartoon.


2018 International Cartoon Competition on Environmental Protection, China

International Cartoon Competition on Environmental Protection 2018, China
Competition Rules
1. Theme: "youth action"
Focus on the theme of the competition, though contributions relating to environment protection are also accepted.
2. Participants
1) Students group of those from China and oversea universities,
2) Social group of professional and armature cartoonists
3. Schedule:
Submissions will be accepted beginning December 1, 2018
The deadline for entries is March 31, 2019
Notice: Since the deadline is set upon the receipt of the works, it is suggested to have the works delivered as early as possible.
4. Prize
Student group:
First Prize [1 competitor]: RMB 5,000 (pre-tax) and certification
Second Prize [2 competitors]: RMB 3,000 (pre-tax) and certification
Third Prize [3 competitors]: RMB 1,000 (pre-tax) and certification
Excellent Prize: [50 competitors]: souvenir and certification
Top-over-List Prize: souvenir
Notice: Top-over-list Prize is awarded to the top on the voting rank on the official website.
Social group:
First Prize [1 competitor]: RMB 6,000 (pre-tax) and certification
Second Prize [2 competitors]: RMB 4,000 (pre-tax) and certification
Third Prize [3 competitors]: RMB 2,000 (pre-tax) and certification
Excellent Prize: [50 competitors]: souvenir and certification
5. Organizers
China Daily, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), China Environmental Protection Foundation(CEPF), China Journalistic Caricature Society, Tongji University
China Daily Website, 21st Century,Newscartoon.
6. Requirements
1) There is no limitation of numbers of participant’s submission.
2) Paper submissions should not be smaller than 210 mm x 297 mm. Please print the title, participant’s name, college name, address and other contact information on the back of each submission.
3) If you submit your contribution via email, please follow the resolutions: - 300 dpi (file size no bigger than 2MB) - JPG - RGB - Longest side of the file should be under 1000 pixels.
4) Criteria for paper submissions: title of the work, participant’s name, and the name of the college or university he or she attends are required, author’s pen name is optional.
Caption of email contribution should be in .TXT format and include the title of the work, participant’s name, institute participant attends, address, and telephone number.
7. Submission Format
1) Register on the competition webpage, fill in your real information and upload your submission.
2) Email your submissions to: mhds@chinadaily.com.cn
3) Mail submissions to the address found below. Please write “Cartoon Contest” on the envelope.
8. Online Entry Form
All participants need to register for the competition by completing an entry form. Fill out the form as accurately and truthfully as possible. Photocopies are acceptable. Click to download here.
9. Contact Us
Address: Newscartoon, 6/F, B3 Tower, Ziguang Building, No.11 Huixin Dongjie, Chaoyang District,Beijing 100029, P.R. China
Tel: 86-10-8488 3652 86-10-8488 3507
Website: www.newscartoon.com.cn
Email: mhds@chinadaily.com.cn .
10. Additional Key Points
1) No fees needed for the competition
2) Cartoons and illustrations must be submitted
3) Winning contributions will be displayed on News Cartoon
4) Monthly champions are selected according to the number of votes and views the submission receives.
5) The result will be publicized on News Cartoon, as well as other newspapers or websites.
11. The Jury
1) The jury is made up of famous cartoonists, university professors and experts of environment-protection.
2) The jury will maintain an objective, fair and just principles of the entries submitted for judging and voting, and recommended the winners.
3) The winner will be announced in April 2019.
12 Copyrights
1) The organizers reserve the right to refuse entries they consider morally, politically or religiously offensive, as well as work that is considered in violation of the acknowledged moral standards.
2) If a contribution has any intellectual property rights or copyright dispute, the organizer holds the right to revoke the participant’s eligibility to participate in the competition. Participants are solely liable for any consequence that may arise from submitting work to the competition. The participant must be the owner of all rights on the work submitted and it is the responsibility of the participant to ensure that his or her contributions to the competition do not generate any copyright or other intellectual property rights dispute.
3) News Cartoon reserves the right to use the contributions for presentation and media use.
4) Organizers and participants share the copyrights of the contributions; the organizers of the event have the right to display and distribute the works of the contestants.
5) By submitting a contribution to the competition, the participant is agreeing to accept all of the rules.
Entry Form.doc (32.5 K) on source.


The 15th International Cartoon Contest SYRIA 2019: The Time

The 15th International Cartoon Contest SYRIA 2019
T h e m e: The Time
- Each participant can send 1 cartoon only + ( C.V + Photo)
Note: Any artist sending more than one work is going to be removed from participation.
A3 (29X42 cm), 200 dpi, JPG/JPEG and free techniques.
• Deadline: 11/1/2019
• Golden, certificate + Memorial plaque + album
• Silver, certificate + Memorial plaque + album
• Bronze, certificate + Memorial plaque + album
and 3 Special Prizes (certificate + Memorial plaque + album).
• Cartoons can be used for any promotion purposes
(Printing, websites, Newspapers, posters, invitation cards, etc)
without the permission of the artist and without any payment.
• Cartoons must be sent to:
For more details please visit:
Syria Cartoon website