1.8.21

International Contest for Satirical Drawing: Albert Einstein 2021, Poland

CONTEST RULES
ALBERT EINSTEIN. THE PEACEFUL USE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY
The contest is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of awarding the Nobel Prize to Albert Einstein. The physics genius received the prize for the year 1921 in 1922. Surprisingly, he did not win the prize for the famous Theory of Relativity and the E = mc2 equation, but the explanation of the photoelectric effect. This contest, however, celebrates Albert Einstein's lifetime scientific achievement and efforts to promote peace. The contest is organized in cooperation with the Department of Nuclear Energy and under the Honorary Patronage of the Minister of Climate and Environment. 
A. Terms of participation 
1. The contest is open to everyone, including foreigners. 
2. This contest is for drawings, graphics and other artistic works created with any technique, which are original, have not received any other awards and meet the technical requirements outlined in point 6. 
3. Contest theme and categories: 
I. Albert Einstein - category: caricature, joke 
II. Peaceful use of nuclear energy - category: joke 
4. One participant can submit up to 2 works per contest theme. 
5. Submission of works: 
Stage 1 - scanned copies of works can be sent electronically (file extension: JPEG, resolution: 300 DPI, maximum permissible file size: 5 MB) to the e-mail address: biuro@ffse2021.eu by November 15, 2021
Stage 2 - the list of works qualified for the contest and exhibition will be published on the website 
www.ffse2021.eu. The original copies of qualified works should be sent after the publication of the list, no later than 31 December 2021, by regular mail to the following address: 
Dariusz Pietrzak 
ul. Morelowa 14, 62-095 Murowana Goślina, Poland 
with the following annotation: (FFSE contest) 
6. Work format: maximum A-3 (29.7 x 42 cm), admissible size of one file: 5 MB, JPEG file extension. For three-dimensional objects (e.g. sculptures), a photo of work should be sent first. The life-size dimensions cannot exceed the following: 30 x 30 x 30 cm - delivery method will be agreed with the organizer. 
7. The submitted works should include a short biographical note and the entry form completed in CAPITAL LETTERS. The author consents to the public processing of the disclosed data (within the scope provided for in the GDPR) and dissemination of his/her image. 
B. Prizes 
The contest jury will award the following prizes specified in these rules: 
* Grand Prix - the "Koziołki" ("Billygoats") statuette and a cash prize of PLN 10,000 
* 2 gold medals and cash prizes of PLN 7,000 each. 
* 2 silver medals and cash prizes of PLN 6,000 each. 
* 2 bronze medals and cash prizes of PLN 5,000 each. 
In addition, the contest organizers will be awarding distinctions and additional prizes not specified in these rules. 
The right to award the prizes specified above, change their value or choose not to award them is reserved for the Jury. The Jury's decisions are final. Authors whose works were qualified for the post-contest exhibition must send original copies of their works to the mailing address specified in point 5 (stage 2) by the final deadline - 31.12.2021 (the organizer must receive the works by that date). Otherwise, their works will not be presented at the post-contest exhibition and included in the catalogue. 
The prizes are taxable in accordance with applicable legal regulations. To receive the prize, the winner must appear at the exhibition or provide the organizers of the contest with the bank account number to which the prize should be transferred within the agreed date and in the appropriate currency. 
C. Final provisions 
1. Authors of the submitted works authorize the contest organizers to: 
- present their works and use the works in all fields of exploitation for advertising purposes and in materials related to the theme of the contest, and the presentations of the post-contest exhibition, 
- reproduce their works and place the works on the market in the form of a catalog and other published materials, including online, 
- trade in the original works or their copies, 
- lend or rent originals of the works or their copies, 
- disseminate the works in any other way not covered above. 
2. The works that won prizes or distinctions in the contest become the property of the organizers and prize sponsors. 
3. All disputes related to the interpretation of the contest rules will be settled by the contest organizer. 
4. By submitting their works for the contest, authors accept these rules and consent to the dissemination of their image in the catalog of the post-contest exhibition, as well as the list of qualified works published online. 
5. The contest is organized by: 
Fundacja Festiwalu Satyry Europejskiej „Koziołki” (The Foundation of the Festival of European Satire "Billygoats") 
ul. Mazurska 15, 60-433 Poznań, Poland 
The organizer is represented by: 
- Dariusz Łabędzki /FFSE president/ 
- Dariusz Pietrzak / member of the FFSE board/ 
Schedule 
 the launch of the contest: August 1, 2021 
 the end of electronic submission of works: November 15, 2021, 23:59 CET 
 the publication of information about works qualified for the post-contest exhibition: by November 30, 2021 at www.ffse2021.eu 
 sending the original copies of works qualified for the exhibition: by December 31, 2021 
 the meeting of the Jury: January 10, 2022 
 the announcement of the results: by January 15, 2022 
 post-contest exhibition: March 12 - 31, 2022 
Entry Form on source: ffse2021 .

29.7.21

The 6th International Cartoon Exhibition, Čakovec 2021, Croatia

6th International Cartoon Exhibition, Čakovec 2021, Croatia
PARTICIPATION 
Everyone can participate regardless of nationality, age, sex or profession. 
CATEGORIES 
Over 16 years 
Up to 16 years 
THEME: CYCLE TOURISM (bicycle touring) 
ENTRIES 
Participants can send maximum 2 works. 
Size of entries is A4 or A3 format (jpg 300 dpi) - required. 
When submitting, each entry should have author’s full name, country and the number of the entry. For example: DAMIR NOVAK CROATIA 1, DAMIR NOVAK CROATIA 2 
All entries should be emailed to: cartoondamir@gmail.com 
TECHNIQUE 
Free 
DEADLINE 04.10.2021 
The international jury will choose the cartoons. 
PRIZES FOR OLDER THAN 16 YEARS 
 First prize - 250 EUR, diploma and catalogue 
Second prize - 150 EUR, diploma and catalogue 
Third prize - 100 EUR, diploma and catalogue 
Seven special mentions + catalogue 
PRIZES FOR YOUNGER THAN 16 YEARS 
First prize - diploma and catalogue 
Second prize - diploma and catalogue 
Third prize - diploma and catalogue 
Seven special mentions + catalogue 
OTHER CONDITIONS 
Authors of works that qualify for the exhibition of 50 authors will be given a copy of the cataloque. The organizer reserves the right to reproduce the works sent to the exhibition as the advertising material, without being obliged to pay a fee to an author. 
CONTACT: 
Source: damir novak .

28.7.21

Humor vs Postcoronavirus: 28th International Calicomix Festival 2021

Starts the Contest "Humor vs. Postcoronavirus" which closes on September 4, 2021. 
They invite Calicomix Foundation, the Creative Bando and the Mixed Fund for the Promotion of Culture and Arts of the Valley of Cauca. 
28 INTERNATIONAL CALICOMIX FESTIVAL 2021
CARTOON CONTEST BASES "HUMOR VS POSTCORONAVIRUS"
Reflections, teachings and experiences with the pandemic
1-Anyone enthusiastic about graphic humor can participate, regardless of age, nationality, or sex. The technique is free, its technique can be analogous or digital. 
2-The format is 21 x 28 cms (horizontal or vertical) 300 dpi JPG files (mandatory) resolution and works that have already participated in other contests or exhibitions can be submitted. 
3-The Awards
1 prize of $ 1.000.000. oo * for first place - TOPIC: Humor vs. PostCoronavirus 
1 prize of $ 500.000. oo * prize for second place - TOPIC: Mood vs. PostCoronavirus 
1 prize of $ 300.000. oo * prize for third place - TOPIC: FREE 
* Colombian pesos 
4-Selected works will be in virtual exhibition at the 28 International Calicomix Festival 2021, on the website of CALICOMIX and social networks. 
Children (under 15 years of age) participating will have a special exhibition of their works with their names and nationality, organization of the event will send them a certificate of participation in the contest. 
5-Closing date is September 4, 2021 
6-By participating the contestant donates the publication rights of his works to the Calicomix Foundation and to the sponsoring entities of the contest to use them in broadcast campaigns in different media where will be disclosed the name of the artist and nationality of each contestant. 
7-To participate you can submit up to three digital works with the following details: name, age, email and nationality, without this data you will not be able to contest. 
Selected winners will be asked for the details for the award to your bank account. If the winner is a person residing abroad, money transfer costs will be deducted from the prize. 
We appreciate your participation. 
8-Unique Shipping Address: calicomixconcurso@gmail.com 
Source: calicomix .

25.7.21

International Cartoon Competition “Climate Technology” 2021, Estonia

“Climate Technology” 2021
Estonian Humour Union and Estonian Humor Museum, in collaboration with their partner ABC Kliima, are organizing an international cartoon competition by the theme of “Climate Technology“. 
About the topic: 
The theme of the drawings should revolve around the climate technology that influence our everyday lives: 
• Solar panels 
• Air conditionings 
• Ground source heat pumps 
• Ventilations 
• Air humidifiers 
• Air curtains 
• Central vacuum cleaners 
• Floor heating 
• Sauna stoves 
• Infra-red heating 
• Geothermal 
• Etc. 
Prize fund: 
I place – 1000 € 
II place – 500 € 
III place – 300 € 
* 2 special prizes – starting from 100 € (for Estonian cartoonists when left out of the award-winning places) 
(Taxes will be deducted from the prizes; the panel holds the right to make changes in the distribution of the awards) 
Agreeing to take part in the competition implies the agreement with the following rules: 
• Every author is allowed to send in up to 5 cartoons, but only one cartoon per author will be awarded. The cartoons can be previously published, but should not have been already awarded. All cartoons are welcomed, granted that no copyright laws have been broken. 
• All cartoons must be square-shaped and with the sizing of 2480 x 2480 px (210 x 210 mm) and 300 dpi, JPG or PNG format 
• Both colourful and black-and-white cartoons are allowed 
• Cartoons must not contain any text except internationally known English expressions (OK, S.O.S, HELP, etc.). 
• The authors first and last name, address, and e-mail address must be submitted with the cartoon. 
• The cartoons must be submitted before September 30, 2021 to cartoon@eestihuumor.ee 
• The winners will be revealed on November 1, 2021 
• All of the cartoons sent in for the competition will be stored in the Estonian Humour Museum 
• The best cartoons will be exhibited in the Estonian Humour Museum. The exhibit might also be showcaseed as a traveling exhibition all over Estonia. 
• The results of the competition will be revealed through media channels and the awarded authors will be notified through the contact information provided 
• The e-catalogue can be see from: www.eestihuumor.ee 
• ABC Kliima, Estonian Humour Museum and Estonian Humour Union hold the right to publish or print all of the cartoons sent into the competition in any media channel or format, without payment or the approval from the author 
• More information: cartoon@eestihuumor.ee 

Manga Pandemic Web Exhibition 2021, Japan

Submission guidelines 
‘Manga pandemic’-themed manga or illustrations featuring the following motifs: 
A Mutant strain 
B Vaccine 
C Mask 
D After Corona 
E Other (open category) 
Size, Shape: Any size and shape are welcome. Format: The artwork format can be single-panel satirical manga, story manga, or illustration, etc. 
File requirements: JPEG file not exceeding 10MB, and at least 2000 pixels on the longest side. 
Language: Japanese or English. We will attach a Japanese or English translation for the exhibition if necessary. 
Color: Either monochrome or color is acceptable. 
Submission method: Email preferred. If you would like to submit the original drawing, please contact us. When applying please let us know: 
(1) Your name (pen name is acceptable), including notation in Roman alphabet if your name is written in another script. 
(2) Your chosen theme (A~E) 
(3) Title of your work (Japanese and English) 
(3) Nationality 
(4) Date of production 
(5) Your contact information (email address and phone number) 
Details 1-5 will be open to the public. 
Qualifications for submission: Applications are open to both professionals and amateurs, living inside or outside of Japan. 
Submission deadline: October 31 (Sun), 2021. 
Submissions and enquiries address: Kyoto Seika University International Manga Research Center c/o Mr. Ito, mandemic2021@kyotomm.jp 
Additional: 
- We cannot offer any form of monetary reward or remuneration. This is a not-for-profit project. 
- Copyright is retained by the creator, but images of the work may be used for publicity (including on Twitter) or may be included in business reports. In addition, unless the executive committee determines it to be ‘exceptional commercial use’, the work may be used as an exhibit in another exhibition. 
Source: mangapandemic .

20.7.21

The 9th International Cartoon Exhibition in Ymittos 2021, Greece

9th INTERNATIONAL CARTOON EXHIBITION IN YMITTOS 2021
SUBJECT: ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE
Submission Deadline: August 31st, 2021
Terms of Participation 
• The drawings should be in black and white or in color. 
• Each participant may present up to 3 works printable in A3 size with margins around drawings. It is possible to print and exhibit drawings in A4 size. 
• The resolution of the works should be at least 300 dpi. 
• It is preferable that the drawings do not contain any text or comments. In case they do, an English or Greek text should be definitely included. 
• The use of collage is not permitted. 
• The works should be sent via e-mail. 
• Any drawings judged by the Jury Members to have been copied from other cartoonists’ works will be disqualified. 
• The works should not have been previously published or presented in other exhibitions. 
• The works should not include any offensive material. 
• Each participant should make available a brief CV, an e-mail address, a Skype account (if available) and a postal address. 
• All drawings participating in the exhibition may be presented in a touring exhibition in Greece or abroad. 
• The works can only be used for non-profit purposes; in any case, with the name of the artist and the event explicitly mentioned. 
• Any works not corresponding to the above requirements will not be accepted and the cartoonist will be informed accordingly by e-mail. 
Exhibition 
• Up to 100 drawings chosen by the Jury Members will be exhibited. 
• The prizes will be decided by the Jury Members 
• The Critical Committee consists of men of letters and artists of high repute. 
Rights 
• The works may be used as part of the advertising campaign of the exhibition. On no account should drawings or copies be sold. Moreover, any commercial exploitation of part or all of the exhibition is prohibited. 
• The participating artists will not receive payment of any kind for their participation. 
• The copyright of the Exhibition is owned jointly by the organizers, the Municipality of Dafni – Ymittos and Ergastiri. 
• Participation in the exhibition implies full acceptance of the above. 
• Participants will receive a digital catalogue of the exhibition via e-mail. 
Submission Deadline: August 31st 2021 
The drawings are to be sent to the following e-mail address: cartoondafniymittos@gmail.com 
 The dates of the Exhibition will be determined on the basis of health conditions. 
The exhibition will be of a competitive character and not purely demonstrative. 
The best works will be awarded: 
1st Prize: 500 Euro 
2nd Prize: 300 Euro 
3rd Prize: 100 Euro 
4th Prize: an album of the expressionist painter George Bouzianis’s works published by Benaki Museum (english or greek edition). 
5th Prize: book or CD 
In addition, 10 merit awards will be given. 
All participants whose works will be exhibited will receive a Digital Certificate of Participation. 
On behalf of the Organizing Committee 
Yannis Kaltsas 
Coordinator
Ergastiri
Anastasios Ath. Biniskos 
Chairman  
Mayor of Dafni - Ymittos. 
Source: cartoonsymittos.

16.7.21

The 13th International Tourism Cartoons Competition 2021, Turkey

13th International Tourism Cartoons Competition 2021, Turkey
THEME:
The theme of the competition in 2021 is:
Workers in the tourism industry”. 
Some tourism workers are: Animator/entertainment team members, Bartender/barista, Bell team/uniformed services, Butler, Cabin crew members, Caddy, Call center agent, Cashier, Concierge, Cruiseship team members, Executive Housekeeper, Floor inspector, Food engineer, Front office clerk, Front office manager, Gardener, Golf club manager, Ground crew members, Guest services/Relations agents, Hotel guides, Hotel manager/General manager/Club manager, House/pool/beach people, Housekeeping officers, Hotel restaurant officers, Kitchen team, Laundry attendants, Lifeguards, Maintenance team members, Marina crew members, Marketing team members, Night auditors, Proshop attendants, Reservations clerks, Room attendants, Room service attendants, Sales team members/agents, Security agents, SPA team members, Stewerding team members, Ticketing officers, Tourist guides, Transfer agents, Waiter/waitress. 
The tourism industry incorporates diverse activities in the following areas: Accommodation (hotel, motel, resorts, clubs, hostels etc.), Food and beverage services
 (restaurants, bars, cafes, pastry, local and authentic products food etc.), Transport services
 (airline, railway, road and water, car rentals, yachting etc.), Distribution (online, tour operators, travel agencies etc.), Cultural services (events, festivals, concerts, museums, sites etc.), Sport and recreational activities (entertainment, games, sports tournaments, world cup, night shows, and country-specific goods, services and activities, and sports and recreation), camping, caravan, extreme sports vb.
CATEGORIES:
Cartoons will be accepted in two sections:
Adult Category: This category is open for the all of cartoonists who are 17 and older. Category should be noted when cartoons are submitting. Grand award, second award, third award, Professor Atila Özer recognition award and three mansions will be given in this section. Finalist cartoons in this section will be published in the album.
Young Category: This category is open for the cartoonists who are 16 and younger. Category should be noted when cartoons are submitting. Grand award and two achievement awards will be given in this section. Finalist cartoons in this section will be published in the album.
IMPORTANT DATES:
First Announcement: July 2021
Deadline for Submission: 31 December 2021
Meeting of the pre-Selection Committee: 22 January 2022
Announcement of finalist cartoons (for possible objections): February 1 – 9, 2022
Notification of Winners: April 2022.
AWARDS
Category of Adult Cartoonists
The Grand Award: $1000
The Second Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pension, (Four Points by Sheraton)
The Third Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pension, Four Points by Sheraton)
Professor Atila Özer Recognition Award: $500.
Category of Young Cartoonists
The Grand Award: $500
The Second Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pension, Four Points by Sheraton)
The Third Award: Holiday in Turkey (5 days, 2 persons, Full pension, Four Points by Sheraton).
CONTACT
For further information and cartoon mailings:
Nazmi KOZAK
P.O. Box 109, 06444 
Yenisehir, Ankara / Turkey 
E-mail: tourismcartoon@gmail.com
For further information:
http://www.tourismcartoon.org/en/.

15.7.21

The 16th International Cartoon Contest, Braila 2021, Romania

REGULATION
International Cartoon Contest, the XVIth edition
20th of June-08th of October 2021, Braila, Romania
The contest is open to all cartoonists. 
THEME: OLYMPIC GAMES 
ENTRIES: max. 3. The cartoons will be original and accompanied by a brief biography (including photo, addresse and phone number). The making technique of the cartoons is free. 
Deadline: The cartoons will be sent until the 06th of September 2021
Mandatory technical conditions 
Size: A3 (297 mm x420 mm). 
The cartoons will be sent in electronic format, JPG, 300 dpi, CMYK 
In the name of the file, each sent cartoon will contain the author's name and title of the work/the cartoons’ numbering. 
Mailing address : cartooncontestbraila@gmail.com  
Participants must own all the rights to the cartoons entered in the contest. 
The cartoon’s author gives the Organizer the right to use the cartoon which entered in the contest, according to the Romanian legislation, in order to promote the event, to make exhibitions, to promote the institution and the city's image, unlimited, by any means. 
The Organizer does not assume any responsibility for any breaches of copyright. 
Exclusive responsibility lies with the one who sent the cartoon. 
Prizes: 
THE BIG PRIZE –1.000 €; 
THE FIRST PRIZE – 800 €; 
THE SECOND PRIZE – 600 €; 
THE THIRD PRIZE – 400 €; 
3 SPECIAL PRIZES – 3 x 200 € (each) 
The Prizes will be taxed according to Romanian legislation. 
Please note! To be able to receive their prize, winners must send the winning cartoon in original (with the author's signature on the back of the work) within 30 days from the winners’s announcement and communicate the bank account in Romanian currency -lei ( for the Romanian competitors) or the euro account (for foreign competitors), the property right over the winning work, being transferred following the payment of the value of the won prize, to CJCPCT Brăila. 
The winning cartoons will be mailed to the following address: Romania, Braila, Traian Square, No. 2, Postal code 810153
The Organizer shall not be responsible for failure of a winner to receive the prize for reasons that are not related to the Organizer. If the competitor does not comply with the obligations imposed by this regulation, the Organizer is relieved of any liability. 
Mention! In the absence of interbank relations between Romania and the country of origin of the winner, the Organizer is relieved of any liability. 
The winners will also receive a cataloque and the awarding certificate, in physical format (if they will be present at the opening). 
Salon opening and awarding ceremony: the 8th of October 2021, 17h 
Depending on the evolution of covid 19, the Organizer reserves the right to change the conditions of the contest; subsequent changes will be communicated to those interested. 
The development will respect the conditions imposed by the legislation regarding Covid 19, but also by the evolution at national and international level of the pandemic caused by Coronavirus. Taking into account the restrictive measures adopted in order to prevent and limit the spread of Covid 19, the Organizer reserves the right to change the conditions regarding the opening of the event. 
Participants (winners and members of the jury) must present at the County Center for the Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture, the Green Passport (proof of vaccination against Covid) or proof of RT-PCR test not older than 72 hours, under the conditions established by the methodology approved by joint order of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Health or proof that the participant is in the period between the 15th and 90th the following day of confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 infection (as shown in Annex No. 1 to HCNSU No. 26 of 10.05.2021 Measures to prevent and control infections proposed to be applied during the alert state). 
If the participant is found with Covid 19 will assume the payment of the meal and accommodation for the quarantine period provided by the norms of the legislation in force. Thus, the Organizer is exempt from any financial implications on the quarantine of the participant. 
The catalog will include a selection of the most valuable works in the competition. 
The catalog of the International Cartoon Contest,the 16th edition, can be downloaded from the institution's website: http://centruldecreatiebraila.ro/
Registration for the International Cartoon Contest is equivalent to taking note of and complying with the Regulations of the International Cartoon Contest. 
Contact: County Center for Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture Brăila, Piața Traian 2, 810153, Brăila, Romania; Telephone and fax: +40.239.614.710. 

7.7.21

Petroka International Cartoon Contest 2021, Indonesia

Petroka International Cartoon Contest 2021
• Subject: FARMER 
• Open for all participant around the world 
A3 size image, 300 dpi resolution, RGB color, JPG format, maximum file size 3 MB 
• Participants may submit a maximum of three (3) works 
• Participants register and upload works at http://44th.petrokayaku.com 
• Original work, if it is proven that the winning work is a plagiarized work, then the committee has the right to cancel the title of champion and the prize 
• Deadline for submission of works is July 25, 2021 
• Announcement of winners July 30, 2021 on the website and Petrokimia Kayaku Social Media 
• The submitted work belongs to Petrokimia Kayaku 
Prizes: 
1st Prize: 10.000.000 IDR 
2nd Prize: 7.000.000 IDR 
3rd Prize: 5.000.000 IDR 
3 Favorite Cartoons: 2.000.000 IDR. 
• Subscribe Official Channel Youtube Petrokimia Kayaku 
• Registration Form on source.

3.7.21

The 1st International Cartoon Contest "Egypt Cartoon" 2021

The 1st International Cartoon Contest "Egypt Cartoon"
Organized by Egypt Cartoon Blogger in cooperation with the Tomato Cartoon Magazine
Theme: The Flowers 
Participation: 
The contest is open to all cartoonists of the world (over 18 years), amateur or professional regardless of age, gender, religion, and education. 
Technique: 
The contestants may send up to three works, realized by using any technique, colour or black and white. Works must be in JPEG format, 300 dpi, A3 size, must not contain any captions or comments. 
Prizes: 
• 1st Prize: 300 $, with Special Honor Diploma 
• 3 Excellence Awards 
Terms and Deadline: 
• The works and participant CV (Name, Country, Address,Phone number) should be sent to: 
• Without the artist permission the organizers have full right to reproduce all or a part of the entered material free of charge for publication and/or display in media related to the exhibition. 
• All participants whose works will be exhibited will receive a digital catalogue and a digital certificate of participation. 
• Deadline:15 August 2021 
For more details please visit: 

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15th Int. Exhibition of Satirical Graphics, Bukovina 2021
Theme: Colors.
Online Humor Magazine
Dış Mihrak #111, 13 March 2017.
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This report by Gülek Kandıralı.

27.6.21

Kyrenia Municipality 10th International Cartoon Contest 2021, Cyprus

KYRENIA MUNICIPALITY
CYPRIOT–TURKISH CARTOONIST ASSOCIATION
10. INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST 2021
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
(KYRENIA – CYPRUS)
1 – The contest is open to all (over 18 years) amateur or professional cartoonists or any one who could submit a cartoon regardless individual's race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age, or other protected characteristic.
2 – THEMES:
A) Olive
Olive, Olive and Time, Olive and History, Olive and Mythology, Olive and Technology, Olive and Cyprus, Olive and Life, Olive and Peace, Olive and Conflict, Olive and War, Olive and Health, Olive and Women, Olive and Men, Olive and Children, Olive Oil, Olive Branch, Olive Tree, Benefits of Olive, Olive and Olive Mill/Press, Banning of Uprooting, Burning and Cutting Down Olive Trees and so forth.
B) Free Subject
Any topic can be drawn.
3 – All submissions must be in the form of cartoon. Any painting or illustrations will not be accepted and will be disqualified. Cartoons must be without words.
4 – All submissions must be originals. Submission dimensions: A4 or A3 in any color or black and white. Each entrant must provide name and surname, address, phone number including country code, and email address on the back of the submission; each entrant should also provide short background and a photo (optional) on a separate A4.
5 – Submission of materials which have previously been submitted and/or presented and/or published elsewhere is welcomed providing copyright is not infringed, however previously any award-wining material cannot be submitted.
6 – All work submitted for evaluation by the International Selection Committee and work of finalist will be published at official web page of the contest. In addition submissions will be reviewed and evaluated for plagiarism by international associations. If plagiarism detected and or any previously award-wining material submitted, submissions will be canceled and the next eligible entry will be considered for the prize.
7 – It is possible to participate in the contest with two works in both sections (2 + 2 = 4). However, one participant receives only one prize per episode. If any cartoonist has won the Grand Prize, he cannot receive another prize in that department.
8 – All submission must be received by JUNE 30, 2021 at the address provided below.
9 – All submission, awarded or not, will be kept and archived by Cypriot–Turkish Cartoonist Association at the newly established “International Cyprus Cartoon Museum.”
10 – All prize-winner submissions and selected works by the Steering Committee will be published in an album. In addition, the 20th Olive Festival will be exhibited in 2021.
11 – The results of the contest will be published thru media and prize-winning entrants will be informed by contact information provided.
12 – The transportation and accommodation expenses of the winners of the Grand Prize and First Prize will be covered by Kyrenia Municipality. The prize–winning cartoonist must respond to the prize ceremony invitation within 10 days. The responses outside of 10 days are not considered.
13 – The Kyrenia Municipality and Cypriot–Turkish Cartoonist Association will have the publishing rights to exhibition, publish or print, in any media or format, any or all submissions.
14 – All persons entering the contest agree that the rules of the contest as set out in these terms and conditions are binding on them. And all submissions could be published and printed by the Kyrenia Municipality and Cypriot–Turkish Cartoonist Association as set out in these terms and conditions without any future compensation.
PRIZES:
Grand Prize: 1.500 Euro + Golden Olive Statue + Diploma.
OLIVE THEME
First Prize: 750 Euro + Golden Olive Statue + Kyrenia Municipality Prize (Diploma)
Second Prize: Silver Olive Statue + Cyprus Turkish Cartoonists Association Prize (Diploma)
Third Prize: Bronze Olive Statue + Olive Festival Prize (Diploma)
50 Finalist Prizes.
FREE THEME
First Prize: 750 Euro + Golden Olive Statue + Kyrenia Mayor Special Prize (Diploma)
Second Prize: Silver Olive Statue + Olive Humor Festival Prize (Diploma)
Third Prize: Bronze Olive Statue + Ramiz Gökçe Special Prize (Diploma)
50 Finalist Prizes.
DEADLINE:
June 30, 2021
SUBMISSION ADDRESS:
Kıbrıs Türk Karikatürcüler Derneği
10. Uluslararası Karikatür Yarışması
Posta Kutusu: 87 (Post Code: 99000)
Lefkoşa – Kuzey Kıbrıs (Via Turkey)
INFO E-MAIL: 
WEB PAGE:
http://www.zeytinkarikaturleri.com
STEERING COMMITTEE.

19.6.21

The 15th HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest 2021, Romania

The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest, the 15th Edition 2021
CONTESTANTS 
The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest is an open competition for artists all over the world. Anyone may take part, with no restrictions. The participation is free of charge. 
THEMES & NUMBER OF WORKS 
You can participate in one or in all two themes, with maximum 5 works/theme. 
THEME 1: CONSPIRACY THEORIES: FAKE or REAL? - maximum 5 works 
You can send your drawings about any conspiracy theories, especially the most recent ones. Do an internet search and find a lot of material on this topic. We suggest below some links: 
THEME 2 - Free THEME: Your BEST CARTOONS Of 2020-2021 - maximum 5 works 
LANGUAGES 
Graphic Humor - Cartoons or Caricatures without words! (we accept also drawings with a little text in English) 
DEADLINE 
15 August 2021 
JURY & PRIZES 
This year, because we are in the 15th edition, the golden prize will be 1500 euros. At the 16th edition, the prize will go up to 1600 euros... And we will do the same, until the 100th edition! 
The Jury, composed of renowned cartoonists, will award the following prizes for the best works: 
GOLD PRIZE - 1500 Euro, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net 
SILVER PRIZE - 700 Euro, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net 
BRONZE PRIZE - 400 Euro, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net 
10 EXCELLENCE Awards, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on BestCARTOONS.net 
The jury's decisions are final and irrevocable. 
Other Special Prizes offered by the sponsors may be awarded. 
The prizes can be paid in Deva or can be posted to the cost of the receiver. The organizer does not assume any liability regarding taxes or bank charges. We will not resend any money prize due to the failure of delivery thereof caused by incorrect information supplied by the participating artists. 
Only the original drawings of the prize-winning entries should be sent in maximum three weeks from the results announcement (postal stamp), well wrapped and protected against damages. 
WORKS 
Works must be originals and any kind of graphical technique will be accepted, including digital artwork. 
Entries can be either black and white or colored. Size of entries is maximum A3 format. 
The works and your Curriculum Vitae (CV) must be digitized in 300 DPI resolution, JPG or PNG format, with the limit of 3 MB for each. 
The name of the cartoons, in English, must contain the entrant’s given name, family name, country and a few keywords related to the work. Example: horia_crisan_romania_island_water 
UPLOAD YOUR WORKS AND YOUR CV (JPG or PNG format, Max 3 MB each) 
CHECK HERE if your works are loaded. 
EXHIBITION & RESULTS 
The cartoons selected for the contest will be exhibited, free of charge, on HumorPLA.NET, for the visitors around the world and for the attention of all cartoonists (to prevent similarity, copying or stealing). Any cartoon which is similar, copied or stolen will not be awarded. 
The contest results will be announced on the HumoDEVA 2021 web site. 
CATALOG 
HumoDEVA retrospective eCatalog 2001-2021, in .pdf format, will be sent by email to all selected artists. 
USE AND REPRODUCTION OF WORKS 
Contestants allow the Organizers the right to reproduce any of the selected works free of charge for publication in cartoon books, catalogs, advertising in the press, internet and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, promotional gifts, calendars, etc, in as many copies as the Organisers shall deem appropriate, including publication on the website BestCARTOONS.net, eBooks and any other form of communication and promotion. 
The Organisers are authorized to publish the works on any support, even for commercial purposes. In the case of reproductions, the author will be mentioned in habitual ways. The author allows free use of their work for popularisation, cultural and recreational purposes, as well as for public enjoyment. The author must expressly renounce all rights to any compensation. 
The copyrights on the works still belong to the authors. 
CONSENT 
Contestants expressly authorize the Organizers to process the personal data in its possession in accordance with the personal data protection law, so as to include them in databases operated directly by the Organizers or a third party appointed by it. 
The Organizers are entitled to adopt final decisions on all matters not mentioned in these regulations. These are published on the website www.HumoPLA.NET in English. 
By submitting the works and participating in The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest, the artists accept unconditional the decisions of the Jury and the rules printed above. 
INFO & CONTACT 
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Horia CRISAN, founder of HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest & owner of HumorPLA.NET 
Liviu STANILA, co-founder of HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest & illustrator. 
Source: humorpla.net.

18.6.21

The 10th GIN-UAH Graphic Humour Competition 2021, Spain

10th GIN-UAH Graphic Humour Competition
Special edition
The GIN Foundation, the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour (IQH) and the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Transfer of the University of Alcalá announce the 10th GINUAH Graphic Humour Contest, with the following rules: 
PARTICIPATION: 
The competition is open to anyone wishing to participate, either individually or jointly as writer and illustrator, in any of the following three categories: 
 Professional: They must include a short biography and a link to prove that they publish or have published in a permanent medium. 
 Amateurs. 
 UAH-FGUA. UAH staff and students. 
HUMOUR AND SUBJECT: 
The entries must be humorous in intention. The subject is Science/Research
FORMAT and LENGTH: 
Submissions must be in paper or in digital format. The work must be publishable on paper: cartoon, strip, page of comic...and must be signed. 
Maximum size: A4. Digital entries must be sent in JPG at 300dpi.. 
LANGUAGE: 
Works in any of the official languages of Spain are accepted. Those coming from outside Spain and containing text must be labelled in Spanish. 
Nº OF WORKS AND ORIGINALITY: 
Each participant may submit up to four entries. All entries must be unpublished work. 
SUBMISSION: 
The deadline for submission of entries is July 18, 2021. Originals, reproductions and digital works are accepted. Works that are not returned will be added to the FGUA's Graphic Humour Documentation Centre of the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour. In the case of originals, the author may request a certificate of donation. 
Submission of physical entries: 
CONCURSO GIN-UAH. Ciencia/Investigación 
Instituto Quevedo de las Artes del Humor (FGUA) 
Calle Nueva nº 4. 
28801 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) SPAIN
Submission of digital entries: by email or WeTransfer to gin@iqh.es
Along with the work, the following details must be supplied: Name and surname, telephone number, date of birth, complete mailing address and e-mail address. Category of the entry. 
PRIZES: 
The GIN Graphic Humour Competition awards two prizes in each category worth the following amounts (gross): 
 Professional: 
o 1st prize: 2000 euros. 
o 2nd prize: 1000 euros 
 Amateurs 
o 1st prize: 500 euros. 
o 2nd prize: 250 euros 
 UAH: 
o 1st prize: 500 euros. 
o 2nd prize: 250 euros 
The prize-winning works, as well as a selection of other entries, will be published on the iqh.es and humoristan.org websites. 
JURY: 
The jury of the GIN-UAH Graphic Humour Competition will be composed of members of the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour of the FGUA, the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Transfer of the UAH and the GIN Foundation. 
The jury reserves the right to declare any of the prizes void or to propose a reallocation of the prizes available. 
The jury's decision will be made within 3 months after the deadline for entries. The decision will be communicated to the winners and published on the iqh.es and humoristan.org websites. 
Participation in this competition entails acceptance of these rules, as well as the author's express permission to the organization to use her/his work, provided that his or her name appears and the aim is to disseminate activities in the field of humour and scientific dissemination, without generating any obligation whatsoever with regard to the author. The organization reserves the right, if necessary, to introduce those modifications it deems necessary for the smooth running of the competition. The organization is not liable for the works submitted to the competition. 
The best works will be part of an exhibition to be held throughout 2022, organized by the Vice-Rectorate for Research and Transfer of the UAH, the Quevedo Institute of the Arts of Humour of the FGUA and the GIN Foundation. 
More on facebook .

11.6.21

The 4th edition of the International Cartoon Competition - Morocco 2021

International Festival of Cartoon in Africa
The 4th edition of the International Cartoon Competition - Morocco 2021
Theme 1: How the Coronavirus changed the world?
Theme 2: Sketch of the cartoonist Mustapha Anaflous
Regulations
• Anyone who participates in the competition subscribes to the conditions of the rules and to the jury decisions. 
Conditions of participation in the competition 
• The number of works per participant is limited to 2 (two). 
• The works cannot have been published, or exhibited, or have won awards in Morocco or abroad. 
• Format: A4, 300 dpi, JPG / JPEG and free techniques. 
• Deadline: 15/9/2021 
• Works that do not meet the conditions set in these regulations will not be taken into consideration for the competition. 
• Because of his participation in the competitions, the author lends his works to the organizers for exhibitions. The works sent remain at the disposal of the organizers for two years. 
• The jury members will be considered as participants in the exhibition and represent their own countries. Their names will automatically be added to the list of participants. They will participate only in the exhibition, not in competition (just participation of honor). 
• Works may be used for promotional purposes (Printing, websites, newspapers, posters, invitation cards ...) without the permission of the artist and without any payment. 
• The following prizes are planned: 
First Prize (duck) 
Second Prize (Africa) 
Third Prize (pencil stroke) 
10 Special Prizes. 
• Cartoons should be sent to: 
• REGISTRATION FORM and more on source: maghrebtoon.

10.6.21

The VI International Cartoon Festival, Smile of the Sea 2021, Russia

VI International Cartoon Festival "Smile of the Sea"
 
Theme of the festival: "Competition, rivalry". 
Works are accepted until August 15, 2021
The selection of cartoons at the exhibition and the determination of the winners is conducted by a specially invited jury. 
At the end of the festival, winners and participants will receive festival diplomas and a catalog. 
The best works will be awarded special prizes and diplomas. 
Technical requirements for works: A4 format for originals and their copies, JPEG (300 dpi) - for works in electronic form. 
You can send work by the e-mail: imeempravo@mail.ru 
or at the postal address: 
ul. Karl Marx, 44, office 5 Novorossiysk, Krasnodar region, 353900, RUSSIA 
(telephone: + 7-918-9873929, telephone / fax: (8617) 72-00-47. 
Source: cartoonblues.

4.6.21

22° International Competition on the world of wine, Spirito di Vino 2021, Italy

Competition rules 2021
25 May 2021
Spirito di Vino 2021
22° International Competition for cartoonists on the world of wine
Art. 1 – Subject of the competition 
Movimento Turismo del Vino Friuli Venezia Giulia holds a competition called “Spirito di Vino” to award prizes to authors of satirical cartoons focussing on the world of wine and wine culture. The participation to the competition is free of charge. 
Art. 2 – Participation to the competition 
The competition is open to artists coming from Italy and abroad, exclusively on an individual basis, over 18 years old (who turn 18 in 2021 and above). Participants will be split into two categories: the “under”, from 18 to 35 years old, and the “over”, above 36 years old. 
Art. 3 – Work format and requirements 
The satirical cartoons can be drawn manually with any technique, black and white or colour, only in A3 format with 1 cm of external border. Each participant is entitled to only submit one work. The works shall be sent as hard copies and signed in a non invasive way with ©Name and Surname of the author in the corner (front) or in the back of the page. 
Art. 4 – Deadline and submission of the works 
The works can be submitted from from Sunday 30 May to Saturday 16 October 2021. To take part to the competition, the cartoonists need to register in the competition section of the website  www.spiritodivino.cloud, download the competition rules, as well as the registration form. 
The hard copies of the works shall be sent (properly protected) by registered mail, together with a signed copy of the registration form filled in every section, to the following address: 
Movimento Turismo del Vino Friuli Venezia Giulia 
Via del Partidor, 7 – 33100 Udine (Italy) 
Only the works delivered within Saturday 16 October midnight will be accepted. 
In addition, the works shall also be uploaded on the website www.spiritodivino.cloud, together with the registration form, in jpg and high resolution (300 dpi) format.
The hard copies received after the aforementioned deadline will not be accepted. The organisers have no liability for any deterioration and/or damage to the works sent by mail or resulting from any other issue connected to the submission of the works (delays, no delivery, etc.). 
Art. 5 – Return of the works 
The hard copies of the works will not be returned. 
Art. 6 – Exclusion 
The works that do not comply with the rules stipulated by art 1, 2, 3, 4 will not be accepted. 
Art. 7 – Members of the jury 
Movimento Turismo del Vino selected a jury made of great masters of the Italian satire, such as Giorgio Forattini, Alfio Krancic, Emilio Giannelli, Valerio Marini and other leading personalities from the world of cartoons, graphics and food&wine. The decisions of the jury are unquestionable and irrevocable. 
The jury will assess the capacity of the cartoonists to best interpret the proposed topic showing their manual designing skills, creativity and a precise technique. The works drawn using digital techniques will also be taken into consideration. 
Art. 8 – Prizes 
The prizes up for grabs for the three winners will be distributed as follows 
1° prize - “under”: 78 bottles 
2° prize - “under”: 54 bottles 
3° prize - “under”: 30 bottles 

1° prize - “over”: 78 bottles 
2° prize - “over”: 54 bottles 
3° prize - “over”: 30 bottles 
Art. 9 – Awarding ceremony and exhibition 
Due to the current situation we cannot guarantee the chosen pieces will be exhibited or awards will be presented in person. Further details will be sent to those selected as soon as possible. 
Art. 10 – Copyright 
By participating in the competition, the cartoonists grant Movimento Turismo del Vino the non-exclusive right to reproduce, publicise and promote the works – with the sole obligation to mention the author – on digital material (websites, social networks, TV programmes, online magazines, etc.), on any material connected to the competition (brochures, flyers, folders, invitations, billboards, shoppers, etc.), on the catalogue of the exhibition, as well as on postcards, calendars and posters. This list is not complete and just gives some examples of the possible ways in which the organisers are entitled to use the works. The use of the aforementioned works by the organisers does not entitle the cartoonists to claim any income. The participants guarantee that they are the authors of the submitted works, explicitly lifting and removing any liability from the organisers in case any compensation is claimed by third parties for any circumstance. Such authors declare, taking full civil and criminal liability, that the submitted works do not violate the relevant legislation. 
Art. 11 – Approval of the competition rules 
By participating to the competition, the artists declare that they fully acknowledge and accept all the conditions and clauses illustrated in this document. 
Source: spiritodivino .

31.5.21

The 6th International Cartoon Contest, Kolašin 2021, Montenegro

RULES: 
CONTEST THEME: Hrabrost / Courage, Bravery, and FREE theme. 
The theme of this year's festival is "courage, bravery." Man is an imperfect being and lives with fears. Can a man be free and just if he does not have the courage? Can he achieve his goals if he is not brave? Is courage madness or the strength of man? Man is surrounded by various dangers, trials, torments, diseases, wars, violence and injustices... Can a man overcome all this if he does not have the courage? Does courage make him stronger and more just? In the end, can a man be an upright, proud, free and conscious being if he does not have the courage? 
The participants can send a maximum of 3 works per one theme to compete (six works in total). 
There must be full name and country of the author, and number of the works on each work. For example: JOHN SMITH USA 1, JOHN SMITH USA 2. 
TECHNIQUE AND SIZE : Free 
All entries must be sent on the post address : 
Centar za kulturu Kolasin 81210,Crna Gora-Montenegro  /za medjunarodni festival karikature/ 
 or : 
PRIZES: 
FIRST PRIZE: 500 Euro, Diploma 
SECOND PRIZE: 300 Euro, Diploma 
THIRD PRIZE: 200 Euro, Diploma 
Seven special prizes –Honorable mention of the salon.
​ DEADLINE: July 20, 2021
The international jury will choose the cartoons. 
THE DECISION of the jury will be published on July 22, on all cartoon websites. Winners will be officially announced and will take place in the Cultural Center in Kolašin. Award ceremony will be on August 5th, 2021, at 20h in the Cultural center Kolasin. 
Festival organizer: JU Culture center Kolasin and Darko Drljevic, free artist. 
General sponsor : Municipality Kolašin. 
Source: Darko Drljević.

Winners in the 26th International Cartoon Exhibition Zagreb 2021, Croatia

26th INTERNATIONAL CARTOON EXHIBITION ZAGREB (Croatia)
THEME:COMIC STRIP, COMIC BOOK
(comic book heroes and their authors in caricature)

The 26th International Exhibition of Cartoons ZAGREB 2021
has seen the arrival of 743 works of 347 authors, from 66 countries.

THE WINNERS

FIRST PRIZE
DAMIR NOVAK, Croatia (Top)

SECOND PRIZE
NIKOLAI VORONTCOV, Russia

THIRD PRIZE
CENK ALPARSLAN, Turkey.

SPECIAL MENTIONS

HULE HANUŠIĆ, Austria

STEFFEN JAHSNOWSKI-HERSCHEL, Germany

SLAWOMIR MAKAL, Poland

VIACHESLAV SHILOV, Russia

VALERI TARASENKO, Russia.
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More on hdk.hr.

30.5.21

31st International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature, Gura Humorului 2021

Gura Humorului Townhall
Suceava County Council
The Bucovina Cultural Centre
„HUMOUR AT ... GURA HUMORULUI”,
THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CARTOON
AND HUMOROUS LITERATURE
The 31st edition, 2021
The 31st edition of Humour at ... Gura Humorului, the International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature will be held between July, 28 – July, 30, 2021. 
This year's edition will be held online. 
THE CONTEST REGULATIONS CARTOONS 
1. The Edition theme: The Cage of Freedom 
2. Original works are accepted, in digital format, created after January 1st, 2021, which were not published and submitted or awarded prizes to other competitions. 
3. Each participant will submit two ( 2 ) cartoons to be analysed by the jury. 
4. The works will be submitted by JULY 5th, 2021 (posting date) on the following addresses: 
email: 
or postal address: 
Muzeul Obiceiurilor Populare din Bucovina, Piaţa Republicii, nr. 2, 725300 - Gura Humorului, judeţul Suceava, România. 
5. Technical requirements: 
- Papers sent by e-mail: minimum1600 x 1200 pixels, JPG format 
- Papers sent by regular postal mail: format A3 
- The technique used for the works will be at the free choice of the artist 
6. The works are not to be returned. They will be added to the patrimony of the Humour at ... Gura Humorului Festival and the organizers are entitled to use them later as edited materials with the name of their author on them. 
7. The participants are required the following documents enclosed with their works: the completed entry form attached, a brief CV and a personal photography/cartoon self portrait of minimum 6x9cm ( on paper) or 710x1065pix. (digital format). 
8. The winners will be announced online on July 30, 2021, and the diplomas will be sent by mail and the cash prizes by bank transfer.. 
9. The prizes to be awarded: 
1st Prize: EUR 500 
2nd Prize: EUR 300 
3rd Prize: EUR 200 
The "George Gavrilean" Prize for the debutantes in Bucovina - EUR 200. 
10. The jury are the ones who decide upon awarding or not awarding or re-allocating the prizes. In addition, the jury will decide upon the works or the authors to be rewarded by sponsors, associations, mass-media, institutions, commercial societies or private persons, with their consent. 
11. There will be no participation fees. 
Further information: 
The Bureau of Press Relations of „Humour at ... Gura Humorului” Festival 
• Curator Galavan Robert George - Folk Customs Museum in Bucovina (Muzeul Obiceiurilor Populare din Bucovina) 
Telephone: 00 40 757485882 
• Professor Sever Dumitrache – cultural adviser 
Telephone : 00 40 723270520. 
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20.5.21

The 4th CARTUNION Cartoon Contest 2021, USA

The web forum CARTUNION was created 15 years ago to keep cartoonists happy. Because if cartoonists are happy then all the readers are happy, then everybody feels good. That was the goal. 
After 15 years of discussing the art of cartooning one thing became clear: cartoonists as all other human beings need to have fun. So, let's celebrate the forum's 15th anniversary with the funny cartoon contest! The International Jury: Vasiliy Alexandrov (Russia), Andrey Feldshteyn (USA), Yuri Manaev (Russia), Ivailo Tsvetkov (Bulgaria), Mikhail Zlatkovsky (Russia) will choose the best cartoons. 
1. The theme for the 4th CARTUNION Cartoon Contest is: "Just Funny!" Please send us really funny cartoons which make you laugh. 
2. Anybody can participate in the contest if he or she is older than eighteen years of age. 
3. Three prizes will be awarded: a first prize of $700, a second prize of $500 and a third prize of $300. All sums are in US dollars. Ten additional cartoons will receive the Honors Diplomas (in electronic form). 
4. Participants may submit up to three cartoons. Please do not submit works already awarded at any other cartoon contests. 
5. The cartoon format should be A4 (21 x 29.7 cm), JPG, RGB, resolution 300 dpi. The maximum size for a single file is 3 MB. 
6. Please send submission by e-mail to: justfunnycartoon@gmail.com 
7. The participant name, address, telephone and short biography should be included in submission. 
8. Please write your name and country in the "Subject" line of your email submission (Smith_Australia). 
9. Please name the submitted files as follows: Last Name_First Name_Country_work number (Smith_John_Australia_2). 
10. By entering the contest, participant confirms that he or she is the author of the works and agrees that the Contest Organizer has the right to publish works on the Internet or other media, as well as to use them in any other way without restriction. By sending works, author agrees that Contest Organizer has the right to reproduce copies free of charge for publication on electronic resources, in print media and other sources without additional approvals and rewards. The work submitted to the Contest must not violate copyrights or infringe on the rights of others, violate confidentiality or contain defamation and insult against any company or person. The Contest Organizer will not be held liable if the participants do not take these rules into account. Participants pledge to release the Organizer in case of any claims by third parties which may arise if these conditions are not met. 
11. The Jury of the Contest is not responsible for cases of plagiarism and is expecting that cartoonists will help the Jury to identify such works. Shortlist of award nominees will be shown to the general public shortly before the final results are announced. 
12. The contest catalog will be posted online. 
13. The deadline for entries is Friday, August 20, 2021. The results will be announced in September of 2021. 
14. The Contest Organizer is International Forum Cartunion: http://www.cartoonblues.com/forum 
Forum Administrator is Andrey Feldshteyn (USA). 
Source: cartoonblues.

13.5.21

The 7th International Cartoon Festival, Ferizaj 2021, Kosovo

7th International Cartoon Festival, Ferizaj 2021, Kosovo
A. Participation 
The organizer of this festival is HiTHi-Cartoon Association 
The application for participation is open for everyone over 18 all over the world, regardless of nationality, sex, race or proffession. 
B. The Topic 
a) Superstitions 
b) Free Topic
Explaination for superstitions topic: 
Many peoples of the world believe in superstitions and each in his own way. For some we have heard from our country, but sure we don't know more other nations what they belive. 
This edition of our festival will be a good opportunity which through cartoon to learn more about the superstitions of the world nations which we don't know yet. 
As we know the number 13 accounts count, we will present here just 13 superstitions which we heard, and then in other side artists are free to do through the cartoon. 
1/ Do not trim nails, do not clean the body on Tuesday 
2/ Do not whistle at night 
3/ Do not leave your wallet on the ground that it is going bankrupt financially 
4/ Do not stay in front of the mirror at night 
5/ If the black cat crosses the road, bad luck awaits you 
6/ When the cuckoo sings on the chimney of the house, it presage misfortune 
7/ Placing a horseshoe on the door of the house protects you from the devil 
8/ Placing a string of garlic on the door of the house protects you from the pestilence 
9/ If you carry with you the blue stone or the wolf tooth, the evil eye will not catch you 
10/ Tying the red thread on the horns or in the tail of the cow, protects it from the evil eye 
11/ The springling of water on the road behind the back of the boy who goes as a soldier, makes him return home good and safe. 
12/ The cutting of the ram and the shedding of blood on the foundations of the house make it prosperous for their inhabitants 
13/ Do not whistle with the trumpet before Shengiergi, because the animals run out of milk. 
C. Conditions 
1. Will accept the original cartoons only, digital art, signed from the author and to be in the accepted formats: A4, in JPG with 300 dpi, in different technics, in black and white. 
2. The cartoon should not be a winner of any previewed festival. 
3. Application can be no more than 5 cartoons for the same topic. 
4. The author must send a photo, CV, contact number, mail address and e-mail address. 
D. Deadline 13 June 2021 
E. Festival Address 
Shoqata e Karikaturisteve "HiTHi" Qendra e Kutures, Rr, Ramadan Rexhepi, 70000 Ferizaj, Kosove 
E-mail Address: 
F. Prizes and Certifications 
First Prize- Golden HiTHi - Gratitude; (plaque and 300 €) 
Second Prize- Silver HiTHi - Gratitude; (plaque and 200 €) 
Third Prize- Bronze HiTHi - Gratitude; (plaque and 100 €) 
5 Special Prizes- Gratitudes 
With money prizes will award the cartoon with superstitions topic only. 
The special prizes can be awarded with the free topic 
G. The Exhibition 
The Exhibition will open in the Art Gallery- Ferizaj city, on July 4th 2021; 6:00h pm. 
H. Other Conditions 
The authors which will be qualifited for exhibition will take digital gratitude for participation and also the digital catalog too. 
The organizers reserve the rights of the reproductions and promotions without any fee. 
I. Festival Guests 
Special Guest: 
Mrs Luljeta GORANCI - Veteran Kosovar cartoonist who will publish 20 cartoons non-competition. 
Other Guests: 
Everybody is wellcome. Let it be the cartoons as a bridge of corporation through nations, even when all the roads are closed like this situation of pandemy. The cartoon makes its own road crossing borders through virtual exhibitions around the world. 
Sincerely! 
Imri MUSLIU- Director of Sh. K. "HiTHi" 
Contact: 
tel. +38344224586 
Source: hithi.

10.5.21

The European Cartoon Award 2021

The European Cartoon Award will welcome entries for the 2021 edition from May 6, 2021, to June 18, 2021. 
Eligibility 
Any cartoonist that operates in or is from any of the 47 countries of the Council of Europe is eligible to compete in the European Cartoon Award. 
The cartoons need to be accompanied by a description in English (250 words maximum), explaining the theme of the cartoon(s), together with an assessment of its impact and reception. If you need assistance with writing this in English, please reach out to us at info@europeanpressprize.com.  
Submission 
During the entry period for the European Cartoon Award, a button will become available on our website that brings you to our cartoon entry form. Please submit your cartoon(s) here and fill out the form. 
The entry period for the 2021 edition is: May 6 to June 18
Rules 
Cartoonists can send in a maximum of three cartoons, either entered separately or in one entry if they are part of a series. 
Submitted cartoons must have been realized between 1 January and 31 December 2020 and published in European online and offline media. 
Formats 
Entries should be submitted digitally by completing the form on this website. Only complete forms can be entered. Cartoons must be submitted in JPEG format. 
Applicants are required to upload images with a resolution of 1080 x 1080 pixels minimum. 
If your caption is in any other language than English, please submit an English translation of the caption as well. 
Judging procedure 
After the entries have come in, they will be assessed and sifted through by the Laureates Jury and the Panel of Judges, consulting widely. The two juries, the Laureates one composed by 5 nominees of the last edition, and the latter composed by the winner of the last year’s edition together with four expert journalists, cartoonists, or activist, will vote on cartoons and select a shortlist from which the Panel of Judges will select the winner. 
Source: europeanpressprize .