32nd International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature, Gura Humorului 2022

Gura Humorului Townhall
Suceava County Council
The Bucovina Cultural Centre
The 32nd edition, 2022
The 32nd edition of Humour at ... Gura Humorului, the International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature will be held between July, 08 – July, 10, 2022. 
This year's edition will be held online. 
1. The Edition theme: FAKE NEWS 
2. Original works are accepted, in digital format, created after January 1st, 2022, 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 JUNE 16, 2022 (posting date) on the following addresses: 
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 710x1065 pix. (digital format). 
8. The winners will be announced online until the June 16, 2022, and the diplomas will be sent by mail and the cash prizes by bank transfer.. 
9. The prizes to be awarded for adult participants: 
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 prizes to be awarded for participants under the age of 18: 
1st Prize : EUR 100 
2nd Prize : EUR 50 
3rd Prize : EUR 25 
11. 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. 
12. There will be no participation fees. 
Further information: 
Press Relations Office 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 
Contest Rules & Entry Form on source.

Art flashmob "War in Ukraine"

Dear artists, cartoonists, illustrators and designers, professionals and amateurs, adults and children! Everyone who is not indifferent to the fate of a brave country that is struggling with Russian aggression! 
The parliamentary newspaper "Holos Ukrainy" offers to join the international flashmob of cartoons and drawings "War in Ukraine". 
Please send to the e-mail address of the newspaper "Holos Ukrainy" golos.portal@gmail.com drawings in horizontal format A4-A3, jpg, RGB, high resolution quality. In the subject of the letter, please write "cartoon war". The file name must consist of your name, surname, country. For example: taras_shevchenko_ukraine_1.jpg 
The works will be published on the newspaper's website: www.golos.com.ua 
Along with creative works, please send brief information about yourself. At the request of the author, anonymity is maintained. 
Thanks for support! 
Glory to Ukraine! 
#saveukraine #stadingwithukraine #stopwarinukraine #supportukraine #russiainvadedukraine #stoprussia 
Let's fight terror together! 


Say No to War: Political Cartoons by Ukrainian and Russian Artists

Official opening April 23, 2:00 PM, 2022
This pop-up show of anti-war political cartoons includes recent works by renowned cartoonists from Ukraine and Russia created in response to the Russian aggression in Ukraine. 
The exhibition is organized by The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) in collaboration with Minnesota artist Andrey Feldshteyn, who has worked in the genre of political cartoons for four decades. 
At the beginning of the war, Andrey approached a number of artists with an invitation to share their works for this exhibition and they sent their amazing works to be displayed at TMORA. 
The works will be available for view from April 20th. 


XVII edition of the Trento Economics Festival 2022: After the pandemic, Order and Disorder

Dear Artist Friends, 
Studio d’Arte Andromeda was invited to join the XVII edition of Economics Festival in Trento from June 2nd to June 5th 2022. 
​Deadline: MAY 24TH 2022 
Our organization will create a satiric humor space where visitors will have a different perspective on this theme, discussed by international personalities coming from areas such as economy, politics, press, etc. 
There will be a constant presence of real life humorist, cartoonist and illustrators, and we will set up the exhibition "Smiles from the world” of cartoons and humor illustrations in the stand hosting us. 
Visitors will be invited to vote for the best cartoons and humorous illustrations among the exposed artworks. 
The prize for the First place will consist in a Voucher for a vacation in Trentino of 3 days/2 nights offered by "Trento - Monte Bondone" Tourist Board. 
The exhibition will be visible online on Studio d’Arte Andromeda and Provincia Autonoma di Trento's websites and on the official Economics Festival's Website
Digital Format: A4 - MAX 1MB, 300 DPI, JPG. 
Sending the works: economia@studioandromeda.net 
Greetings to everyone, 
Studio d'Arte Andromeda. 
Source: studioandromeda


Deadline extended for participation in the Turhan Selçuk Cartoon Competition 2022

The deadline for participation in the Turhan Selçuk Cartoon Competition has been extended
Due to the continuing negative pandemic conditions, the deadline for entries in the 12th International Turhan Selçuk Cartoon Competition, organised by Milas Municipality, has been extended until the 31st July 2022
The Selection Committee, under the chairmanship of Eskisehir’s successful Mayor, Prof. Dr. Yılmaz Büyükerşen, also an eminent sculptor and cartoonist, will convene via teleconference system, to judge the participating cartoons, on 18th-19th August, 2022. 
The results of the competition will be announced on 31st August 2022 and will be shared on the Milas Municipality website and social media accounts. 
The competition exhibition - comprising the cartoons that have won the awards and the cartoons that are deemed worthy of exhibition - will be unveiled on 17th September 2022 and will stay open until 1st October 2022. 
Milas Municipality Cultural and Social Works Management 
48200 Milas-Muğla-TÜRKİYE 


Genius and Regularness: International Crazy Cartoonists contest, Baschi 2022, Italy

1 - THEME 
The Cultural Association Civitellarte and the Municipality of Baschi organize the (INTERNATIONAL) Crazy Cartoonists contest for humorous and satirical costume cartoons on the theme: 
"GENIUS AND REGULARNESS - Madness as a creative engine
The competition is open to designers from all over the world, without any territorial limit 
You can submit up to five unpublished works, made with any technique, in color or in white & black, in the maximum format A4 (21x29.7 cm). 
The works must be received no later than 24.00 on 1/6/2022 at vignettistipazzi@gmail.com in .jpg, .tiff or .pdf format at a resolution of 300 dpi, together with the participation form (different for adults and minors, in the latter case it will be a parent to send us the form). 
NB: individual files must not exceed 5 MB in weight 
5 - JURY 
President of the Jury - Mayor Municipality of Baschi 
Other Jurors 
Deputy Mayor of Baschi 
Councilor for Culture Municipality of Baschi 
President of the Civitellarte Association 
President of the Ovo Pinto Museum Association 
Curator of the Opera of the Cathedral of Orvieto 
Biennial Curator of Todi 
1st Prize - plaque + basket of local products 
2nd Prize - plaque + basket of local products 
3rd Prize - plaque + basket of local products 
Award for the best work of an Italian cartoonist. Plaque + Basket of local products 
"Audience VOTE" Award for the work most voted by the public. Basket of local products. 
The Jury reserves the right to report further works, which will not receive prizes and to exclude from the announcement of tender, at its sole discretion, any works deemed unsuitable for the proposed theme or not ethically correct. 
During the exhibitions of the works there will be the possibility for visitors to indicate their work preferred to compete for the award of the "1st Prize voted by the Audience". 
By participating in the competition, the authors transfer the non-exclusive right to publish the works on any support for promotional purposes without having anything to claim as copyright. 
Participants will be distributed on-line the "CATALOG CIVITELLARTE Vignettisti Pazzi" with the collection of the best participating works. 
7 - Inauguration of the EXHIBITION 
18 June at 5.30 pm inauguration at Sala Brizzi Civitella del Lago. 
Important cartoonists from all over Italy will speak during the event; they will create autographed caricatures and cartoons, as well as selfies for dissemination activities of the initiative on social networks (instagram, facebook, etc.). 
You will find some works participating in the competition and the cartoonists at: 
- Civitella del Lago - Porta Todina, Piazza Umberto I, Porta Orvietana 
- Baschi - Piazza della Chiesa, along the characteristic Buchi 
- Acqualoreto - within the ancient core 
on 19/6/2022 at 17:30 in Civitella del Lago, in the Sala Brizzi, the award ceremony will be held final with the coveted presence of all the participants. 
Follow CIVITELLARTE Crazy cartoonists on 
Entry Form 

Scheda di partecipazione 

Name: ……………………………………………………………………….. 




Phone: …………………………………………………………………… 


Source: gigorgio


The 7th Animalcartoon International Contest 2022, Serbia

• Portal ANIMALCARTOON, Belgrade
are organizing cartoon contest on theme "Elephant". 
A. Participation 
The contest is open to all cartoonists all over the world, over the age of 18, regardless of nationality, religion, gender and education. 
B. Cartoon theme: Elephant 
C. Artworks - Send by e-mail on address: info@animalcartoon.net . 
Only the original artworks (up to 5) in digital form sent by e-mail will be accepted. 
Digital works (A4, up to 300 dpi, JPEG or TIFF, the maximum length per one artworks 3 MB - Artworks bigger than 3 MB will not be opened neither accepted) with personal information - name, address, e-mail, photo and brief CV (.doc format, NOT PDF) should be sent by e-mail. 
Condensed file zip, rar, etc... WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 
The cartoons must not be previously awarded. Only drawing cartoons, not combined with photos. 
Arrived submissions that passed the pre-selection will be immediately published on the portal Animalcartoon. 
D. Deadline 
Entry deadline is August 28, 2022
E. Prizes and awards 
First prize 300 € 
Second prize 200 € 
Third prize 150 €. 
It will be also awarded 10 diplomas. 
F. Exhibition 
The exhibition will be staged in Zoological Garden Belgrade (BEO ZOO VRT) from October 1st, 2022 to October 1st, 2023. 
The exhibition will be shown in other towns in Serbia and abroad. 
G. Catalogue 
All participants of the competition will be able to download the catalog in PDF format from our portal. 
H. Other conditions 
The organizers reserve the right to use them for various purposes without any obligation to compensate for it. 
The works will be included in the permanent exhibition and archive portal Animal Cartoon. 
By submitting works is considered that the authors accept these rules. 
Arrived artworks remain the property of the organizers. 
Špiro RADULOVIĆ, cartoonist 
Manager of Portal Animalcartoon 


XXIX International Exhibition of Arts of Humor 2022, Spain

XXIX International Exhibition of Arts of Humor 2022
The Quevedo Institute of Arts of Humor through The General Foundation of the University of Alcalá announces the XXIX International Exhibition of Arts of Humor around the subject «CHILDREN WITHOUT SMILES. War, hunger, exploitation-child labor: childhood ruined». There will be more information about the subject in the website iqh.es
1 Participation is open to all the persons older than 18. 
2 In order to participate in the Exhibition, every artist must send a piece on the theme «CHILDREN WITHOUT SMILES. War, hunger, exploitation-child labor: childhood ruined». It can be a vignette, a comic strip or a caricature. The organization reserves the right to invite those authors that the organization members agree to consider important for the exhibition. 
3 The works must be original and must be signed. They can be made with any technique and in any format, with maximum dimensions of A3 (297x420 mm), preferably vertically, since the catalog will follow these proportions. 
4 All art pieces will be sent before 29th May 2022. Together with the piece, the authors must send the filled formulary attached to these requirements. 
 Those made using traditional techniques will be sent to the following address: 
Fundación General de la Universidad de Alcalá 
Muestra Internacional de las Artes del Humor 
C/ Nueva, 4. 
28801 Alcalá de Henares 
Madrid (España) 
 For digital works, they must be made in formats JPG or TIFF with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi, and they must be sent to miah@iqh.es
It is essential to comply with the noted date for the adequate planning of the catalogue and design of the exhibition. 
5 All pieces will be sent properly wrapped. It is recommended to protect them with flat cardboard. The organization won't take responsibility on any possible damage occurred during transportation. Mailing costs will be the responsibility of the participants in this call, and the organisation will not assume any costs (e.g. customs charges) or any liability in the event of damage or loss of the work. 
6 A Selection Comission will carry out a selection of the pieces submitted, that will be exhibited in the XXIX Internacional Exhibition of the Arts of Humor in september-november. 
7 All pieces submitted will be kept at the Graphic Humour Archives of the General Foundation of the University of Alcalá, except specific indication to the contrary, for which the artist must write o n the reverse of the piece “Devolución /Return ”. 
8 The submission of the piece means that the author authorizes the General Foundation of the University of Alcalá to reproduce it and exhibit it, as long as the name of the artist is displayed and the objective is the media coverage of the Exhibition and the rest of activities of the General Foundation of the University of Alcalá within the field of Graphic Humour and/or of this call (edition of catalogues, posters, leaflets, media coverage, web page, etc.), and in any case it generates any type of obligation on the author's part. 
9 The organization will communicate through the Exhibition web page the list of participants with submitted piece and the list of selected pieces. 
10 At the end of the exhibition in Alcalá, those people with selected pieces will receive a copy of the catalogue, which will be edited to mark the celebration of the Exhibition. 
11 The organization reserves the right to not exhibit those pieces considered to infringe individual or collective rights. 
12 The participants will be responsible before any claim on the authorship of the works. The organization will not be responsible before any claim made by a third party upon the violation of intellectual rights or property of the works. 
13 The participation on this Exhibition means the acceptance of these conditions of entry. 
Entry Form + Regulation in languages on source.


10th International Salon of Press Cartoons and Satirical Visual Arts 2022, Romania

10th International Salon of Press Cartoons and Satirical Visual Arts 2022, Romania
1.The competition is open to any cartoonist. There is a free theme.
2. It is acceptable to enter with cartoons that have been published previously. However, they should not have won any prize/award in any other competition. 
3. Any technique is allowed. The cartoonist can submit a maximum of 5 cartoons. Originals or electronic versions suitable for printing in 300 dpi and jpg format sent by e-mail would also be acceptable. No reponsibility will be assuemed for documents sent in different formats and documents that can not be opened. 
4. All cartoons must be 30x40 cm maximum
5. The participants must write their names (first and surname) in capital letters, address, e-mail, country and telephone number; a brief CV should be submitted in a sealed envelope. 
6. The cartoons must be sent to the following address, no later than the 10th of September 2022
Street Virgil Oniţiu number 5, postal code 300238, Timişoara, Timiş România. 
Phone: 0040-(0)744 531 169. 
7. The results of the competition will be announced on the 14th of October 2022. 
8. The cartoons sent to the competition will not be returned. All cartoons, whether they have won a prize or not, may be used for cultural purposes and may be published. Participation assumes acceptance of these conditions. All cartoons will be kept in the ‘International Salon Of Press Cartoons And Satirical Visual Arts'. 
9. The cartoons selected by the jury will be displayed in the exhibition and will also be printed in the album. 
10. The reward ceremony will be held on the 14th of October 2022 at 16:00. The opening of the exhibition will be held on the same date, in ‘International Salon Of Press Cartoons And Satirical Visual Arts' for cartoons which have won an award or have been selected for display. The exhibition will be open until the 30th of October 2022. 
11. For participants the travel, accommodation and meals are provided by the organizers. 
Judging will be made online in 6 capital cities of the world by great artists around the world. The honorary president of the International Salon Of Press Cartoons And Satirical Visual Arts is ANTONIO CALDERÓN de JESÚS, International Association of Art Critics (AICA).
13. PRIZES: 
There will be 4 prizes of excellence of 1000 Euros each. 


14th Biennial International Cartoon Contest, Hlohovec 2022, Slovakia

14th Biennial International Cartoon Contest FRAŠTACKÝ TŔŇ 2022
Contest conditions: 
Theme: A/Energy B/Free theme
1. Contestant is obliged to send minimum 2 works on topic A and 2 works on topic B. 
2. Works must be originals 
3. Size of the work is free – we recomend A4 
4. The drawing technique is free 
5. It is advisable that the works do not contain text or comments 
6. Write, please, your name, age, profession, address, telephone number and email on the back side of the work 
7. Awarded works will become in the possession of the organisers 
8. Other entries can be returned to the request of the author 
9. All contest works can be used for promotional and other purposes 
10. The participants accept the conditions of the contest by sending their application 
11. Foreign participants are required to communicate in English in their correspondence with organisers of the contest 
12. The deadline for sending the contest works is August 10, 2022 to the address: 
EX LIBRIS AD PERSONAM HLOHOVEC Závalie 3/A, P.O.BOX 58, 920 01 Hlohovec, Slovakia 
13. Write, please, on envelope: FRAŠTACKÝ TŔŇ 2022 
14. The jury session will be held on August 25, 2022. Awarded contestants will be informed about results by letter. 
1st prize – 300,- EUR 
2nd prize – 200,- EUR 
3rd prize - 100,- EUR 
The jury reserves the right to award other prizes or not to award a prize if the contest works do not reach a satisfactory level. 
The ceremonial announcement of the results and opening of the exhibition will be held on September 30, 2022 in Hlohovec, The Homeland Museum Gallery, Rázusova st. 6. 
More information: 
František Bojničan: +421 905/352 506, info@elap-hlohovec.skwww.elap-hlohovec.sk .