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 
*
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 .