The 20th International Salon of Antiwar Cartoon Contest, Kragujevac 2019, Serbia

In memory of the severe crime that happened in Kragujevac in 1941, 78 years ago, when the German occupying forces executed several hundreds of innocent civilians in just one day, also sincerely wishing the peace may prevail in the world, especially today when it sinks into the abyss of the world war, the Memorial Park “Kragujevacki Octobar” a n n o u n c e s
The International jury will make a selection out of submitted cartoons which is to be exhibited and published in the Salon’s catalog. Besides, the following prizes are to be awarded:
The Grand Prix «The Peace Messenger» and €1.500 prize is to be awarded by the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities
The Gold Plaque and €1.000 prize
The Silver Plaque and €800 prize
The Bronze Plaque and €500 prize
The Mayor of Bydgoszcz (Poland) Award, amounts €750
The City of Ingolstadt (Germany) Award, amounts €500
The City of Bielsko-Biala (Poland) Award, amounts €500
The City of Suresnes (France) Award, amounts €500
The City of Pitesti (Romania) Award, amounts €500
The City of Carrara (Italy) Award, amounts €500
The Jury might additionally award several diplomas to close contenders.
Cartoonists and fine artists from all over the world have the right to participate. They should submit at most three (3) cartoons, which have not been awarded by any other international competition, and on the subjects of antiwar as well as solidarity between people and nations. The artworks should be utmost A4-A3 formatted, while art technique is at the artist’s choice, including electronic version of the cartoon with the original signature. On the back of the artwork there should be written data of the artist (such as: name, surname, address, phone/fax, e-mail).
The submission deadline is September 5th, 2019. The jury session is to be held on September 6th and 7th, 2019.
The cartoons are to be sent to the following address:
SALON ANTIRATNE KARIKATURE, Spomen park “Kragujevacki oktobar”, Desankin venac bb, 34000 Kragujevac, Srbija,
or via e-mail:
Submitted artworks are not to be returned, and the Salon keeps the right to use them without special fee.
NOTE: The International Antiwar Cartoon Salon had so far great international promotion and affirmation. On the occasion of the award ceremony the prizes were handed over and the exhibition was opened in Kragujevac. Afterwards, the Salon exhibition displays in many cities and international organisations worldwide. The Salon exhibition was displayed at the United Nations Palace in New York, in the European Commission Charlemagne building showoom, it is permanent guest in Oswiecim (Auschwitz), on the Festival in Ingolstadt (Germany), in Pitesti (Romania), as well as in Polish cities Bydgoszcz, Plonsk, Wielun, Torun. The exhibition was also presented in Mexico City, Limassol (Cyprus), Berlin and Dresden (Germany), Paris (France), Triavni (Bulgaria), Sarajevo (B&H), Skopje (Macedonia), Carrara and Monte Casino (Italy), New Haven (USA), Pltava (Ukraine), Messolonghy (Greece), Kotor (Montenegro), Sloven Gradec (Slovenia).

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