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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This report by Gülek Kandıralı.