“HAPPY BIRTHDAY SABAHATTIN ALI / 25 FEBRUARY 1907”
RESULTS OF THE 1st INTERNATIONAL CARTOON COMPETITION
DIOGENES OF SINOPE WITH THE THEME
"PORTRAITS OF SABAHATTIN ALI"
The 1st Diogenes of Sinope International Cartoon Contest on Sabahattin Ali Portraits organized by Sinop Municipality, Sinop History and Culture Research Association and Sinop Writers, Poets and Artists Association has concluded.
Sculptor Eşref Baş (Turkey), cartoon artists Altan Özeskici (Turkey), Aşkın Ayrancıoğlu (Turkey), Behiç Ayrancıoğlu (Turkey), Erhan Yaşar Babalık (Turkey), Ivailo Tsvetkov (Bulgaria), Marian Avramescu (Romania), Murat Özmenek ( Turkey), Musa Keklik (Turkey) and Oleksiy Kustovsky (Ukraine) examined 336 works of 223 artists from 40 countries and determined the award winners as follows:
Sinop Writers, Poets and Artists Association Special Prize: MOJMIR MIHATOV-CROATIA
Sinop History and Culture Research Association Special Prize: MEHMET ALI GÜNEŞ-TURKEY
Sinop Tradesmen and Bail Cooperative Special Prize: MARYAM MAHMOUDI MOGHADAM-IRAN
Sinop Bar Association Special Prize: OKTAY BINGOL-TURKEY
Sinop Chamber of Tradesmen and Craftsmen Special Prize:HUANG RONGHAI (CAOTO)-ÇİN
Sinop Associations Federation Special Prize: KÜRŞAT ZAMAN-TURKEY
Sinop Chamber of Commerce and Industry Special Prize: ARİF DEMİREL-TURKEY
Sinop Tourism Association Special Prize: ECEM KAYABAŞ-TURKEY
Fethiye-Yusuf Eren Special Prize: JALIL SABERI-IRAN.
See Special Prize-winning caricatures here.