17 de diciembre de 2011

Results of 11th Tabriz International Cartoon Contest-2011-Tabriz(Iran)

First prize
1500 dollars+Memorial Statuette+3-day trip to Tabriz

Georgiev Valentin-Bulgaria

Second prize
1000 dollars+Memorial Statuette+3-day trip to Tabriz

Musa Gumush-Turkey

Third prize
500 dollars+Memorial Statuette+3-day trip to Tabriz

Sait Munwr-Turkey


Selected works

Memorial Statuette for all selected


trip to Tabriz - for local winners

Ross Thomson-U.K

Roman Kubec-Czech

Mohsen Asadi-Iran

Dubovsky Alexander-Ukrine

Abolfazl Bahrami-Iran



Farhad Gharamaleki-Iran

Jairo Linaresl-Colombia

Saman Soli-Iran

Special prize from Tabriz cartoon association and feco Iran

14 de diciembre de 2011

Primer Concurso de Caricatura y Dibujo Estudiantil “TURCIOS POR EL MUNDO”

Mis apreciados y admirados caricaturistas, dibujantes, humoristas gráficos e ilustradores del mundo, es para mí un gran orgullo lograr en más de 1 año reunir en mi facebook a 570 de ustedes, los mejores maestros de este arte.
La convocatoria se realiza con la intención de rendir un homenaje al gran Maestro Omar Figueroa Turcios “TURCIOS”, Ustedes deberán caricaturizar, dibujar o ilustrar a este gran maestro.

Sus obras estarán organizadas por galerías de cada país participante y ambientando El Primer Concurso de Caricatura y Dibujo Estudiantil “TURCIOS POR EL MUNDO” a realizarse en la ciudad de Barranquilla Colombia en el mes de abril de 2012, aspiro a que todos envíen sus trabajos al correo homenajeaturcios@hotmail.com , aproximadamente participaran 250 estudiantes de los diferentes colegios de la ciudad.

La exposición de sus obras se realizaran en el museo de arte moderno de la ciudad de Barranquilla y en el colegio Fundación Pies Descalzos; colegio donado por nuestra artista Shakira a la ciudad, en el cual trabajo como profesor de Ciencias Sociales.

Las obras se recibirán hasta el 20 de Marzo de 2012, el formato es libre pero con alta resolución para poderlas imprimir y enmarcar con anticipación.

Deben anexar breve biografía: nombre completo, país de origen, nombre de la obra ,caracteristicas y dedicatoria.

13 de diciembre de 2011

Works of the UMO – 7th International Cartoon Contest’2011

Guaico - Colombia

Results of Global Editorial Competition 2011

DEMOCRACY | First Place Winner
Taufan Hidayatullah, Indonesia

DEMOCRACY | Second Place Winner
Farrukh Akhrorov, Tajikistan

DEMOCRACY | Third Place Winner
Georghe Matei, Romania

CORRUPTION | First Place Winner
Ilya Katz

CORRUPTION | Second Place Winner
Karim Rathor, Pakistan

CORRUPTION | Third Place Winner
Gautama Polanki, India

GENDER EQUALITY | First Place Winner
Basir Ahmad Hamaid, Afghanistan

GENDER EQUALITY | Second Place Winner
Deepak Ramola, India

GENDER EQUALITY | Third Place Winner
Alberto Barreto, Colombia

10 de diciembre de 2011

Golden Hat International Cartoon Contest Knokke-Heist 2012, Belgium


1. Participation
All persons over 18 years of age are eligible to participate in this international contest. Participants shall agree to the terms and conditions of the rules and the decisions of the jury. Belgian law governing withholding tax on prizes won by foreign participants applies. Participation is free of charge. Deadline:15/01/2012.

2. Definition
A cartoon is a humorous drawing.
This may be a caricature of a famous person, a parody of a real situation, or simply a picture of a funny situation. The cartoon may consist of one image or take the form of a short comic strip. The cartoon may be static (drawn) or moving (animated using a computer).

3. Theme
Participants are free to choose the theme of their entries.

4. Entries
A. Drawn cartoons: maximum 5 entries.
What? Black-and-white or colour. The cartoons must not contain text.
Drawings may also be made digitally and submitted on CD-ROM or by e-mail to cartoonfestival@knokke-heist.be.
They must not have been exhibited in Belgium or awarded in other countries. They must be packaged flat and not folded.
How? Dimensions (min. 21 x 30 cm) or (max. 30 x 42 cm). If entries are sent on CD-ROM, the cartoon must be no larger than A4 format, in JPEG and TIFF format with a resolution of 300 DPI. Works under glass, framed or in other materials will not be accepted.
B. Animated, moving cartoons: maximum 3 animated cartoons, with a maximum length of 3 minutes per animated cartoon.
How? These animations can be sent on DVD or by wetransfer.com (max. 2 GB).
File: Quicktime film (mov), Codec: H.264, Frame rate: 24, 25 or 30, Data Rate: 5000 kbps, Resolution: 1920x1080, Progressive. We accept no entries by URL (YouTube, MySpace, Google Video or QuickTime uploads). No demo versions: the complete cartoon must be submitted. The works must not contain text.
C. The entrant remains responsible for the originality of his or her work.
Any disputes or claims concerning all forms of plagiarism and the like are the responsibility of the entrant.

5. Entry form:

Your participation is valid only if your date of birth has been filled in and the form has been signed. Your last name, first name and address must appear on the back of each cartoon. Submission is at the expense of the participants.

6. Ownership rights
By participating, entrants grant the organizing body the right to use their entries as advertising for the “International Cartoon Festival” and the seaside resort Knokke-Heist (e.g. as cartoon book, catalogue, advertising in the press and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, etc., promotional gifts by the city council and/or cartoon festival organizers, calendar).

7. Jury
A jury will make a selection from the entries for the exhibition and will declare the prize winners.
8. Ownership by organizing body
All submitted works shall become the property of the organizing body.
9. Cartoon book
In collaboration with Davidsfonds Leuven, a cartoon book will be published, subject to budgetary and technical constraints. Selected participants will be entitled to one copy.
Golden Hat 3.500 €*
Silver Hat 2.000 €*
Bronze Hat 1.250 €*
Knack cartoon Award 500 €
Publics Prize 500 €

* + fligth and hotel in Knokke-Heist during openingsweekend.
Cultuurcentrum Knokke-Heist vzw
Meerlaan 32 , B-8300 Knokke-Heist
Tel: 00-32-50-630.430 Fax:00-32-50-630.429
Exhibition: 15.07.2012 - 18.09.2012
Opening: 14 july 2012 - Deadline: 15.01.2012

7 de diciembre de 2011


István Kelemen
Bajza J. u. 19.

1): I am a selective man....!

Theme: promoting selective waste collection.

We can help save our planet for the next generation by selectively collect used and unneeded,
but still recycleable materials. Although selective waste collection is not a problem any more,
it still has not become an integral part of our everyday life. Let’s use the humour of cartoons to
show some of the absurdities and contradictions of our lives and let’s have a good laugh at our own peccadillos.
Humour may help us and our children better understand our planet’s needs.

2.) The contest is open, so we accept works of both amateurs and professionals from all around the globe.

3.) Deadline for entries: 28. February, 2012.

4.) The entries will be judged by a professional jury. The jury’s decision is not negotiable.

5.) We aim to organise an exhibition tour in primary, secondary schools and colleges in Hungary,
where we would like to point out the imprtance of selective waste collection to the young.
The first exhibition is scheduled in Baja in March 2012.

6.) It folows from 5.) that the submitted cartoons will not be returned!

7.) Participants can submit up to three original cartoons in A/4 or A/3 size, using any technique.
Prints of cartoons produced or coloured with software can also be submitted on condition that it
has the cartoonist’s original signature and the print’s serial number.

8.) The participants should write their name, address, phone number and e-mail address on the back of the cartoons.

9.) Postal address for entries (please note the order!):
István Kelemen
Bajza J. u. 19.

10.) For information or enquiries about the competition contact:
Phone: +36 20 426 58 82

11) First prize: HUF 200,000, gross

12.) For the list and works of participants and for any other information visit: www.grafikuskelemen.hu .

13.) Participants whose works are selected by the jury for the catalogue will receive a free copy of it via post.

14.) The organiser retains the right to use the cartoons freely (e.g. poster, leaflet, calendar, etc.)
15.) By entering the contest the participant accepts the terms of the contest.
We wish you good luck and sucessful participation.

3 de diciembre de 2011

The 2nd International Cartoon Exhibition in Greece 2011

Photos from the tour of the City Pavlos Melas in Thessaloniki. The exhibition was held at an old camp.
The Organizing Committee
the 2nd International Cartoon Exhibition
in Hymettus
Επικ.: 6984106117

Magazine KARIKA.71


THE BALL IS IN PLAY International Cartoon Competition-Poland 2012

Organiser: Museum of Caricature and Cartoon Art in Warsaw
Main Partner: Media Corporation Sp. z o.o.
Partners: SPAK - Association of Polish Caricaturists, LSMDK "Debiut" in Zielona Góra

By email:


Museum of Caricature and Cartoon Art,
ul. Kozia 11, 00-070 Warszawa, Poland

30 de noviembre de 2011

40th World Gallery of Cartoons – Skopje 2012, Republic of Macedonia

Dear friends Cartoonists,

It is time to celebrate your works, because the cartoons have a power!
You are invited to join the 40.World Gallery of Cartoons – Skopje 2012, awarding:

GRAND PRIX for Life Achievement (5000$)
FIRST PRIZE for Caricature (1000$)
FIRST PRIZE for Satiric Drawing (1000$)
FIRST PRIZE for Comics (1000$)


Click Here to Participate.

The application deadline is January 15th 2012.

The pre-selection will be made and the selected authors will be invited to provide the original works.

The deadline for sending the original works is February 15th 2012.
Don’t forget to forward this information to your friends.

World Gallery of Cartoons
8 Udarna Brigada 2, 1000 Skopje
Republic of Macedonia

Tel: +389 2 3213665
Mobile: +389 71 225950

29 de noviembre de 2011

Results of the 2nd Retrofitting Cartoon Festival on Rural Housing -Iran 2011

First Winner

Galym Bayrambayev From Kazakhstan

Second Winner:

Mehdi Azizi / Iran
Naser Moghaddam / Iran

Selected Works:

Abbas naseri / Iran
Alfredo Martirena Hernandez / Cuba
Anatoliy Stankulov / Bulgaria
Bahman Jalali / Iran
Ferreol Murillo Fuentes / Costarica
Malihe Ahmadi / Iran
Drukarnia Nowator / Poland
George Licurici / Romania
M.Hossein Akbari / Iran
Nikola Listes / Crovatia
Phu Nguyen / USA
Saman Ahmadi / Iran
Stefan Despodov / Bulgaria
Tommy Thomdean / Indonesia
Trayko Popov / Bulgaria
valentin georgiev / Bulgaria
Valeri Kurtu / Germani
vladmir kazanevsky / Ukraine
Elham Khosh Anjam / Iran
Yuri Kosobukin / Ukraine
Davoud Houshmand / Iran
Mikhail Zelatkevsky / Russian
Mohsen zaridian / Iran

28 de noviembre de 2011

Women on the World International Cartoon Competition 2012, Australia

The Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour City invites you to enter . . .
The inaugural 2012

Rules & Entry Conditions

1. Women on the World International Cartoon Competition is open to all women cartoon artists worldwide over the age of 18 years.

Entries should convey a woman's social comment on world issues today.

2. There are no restrictions on the number of entries submitted and entries may be either previously published or unpublished. Entries must not be able to be deemed offensive to others.

3. Entrants are asked to title their own work. All titles and captions are to be in English.

4. Entries must not be framed.

5. Entries may either be sent via post, digitally via email, or hand delivered to the Bunker Cartoon Gallery, Coffs Harbour. The closing date is Friday 24th February 2012.

6. Hardcopy entries: All entries submitted in hardcopy by post or delivered must be originals, either in colour or black and white. Entries must be clearly labelled with the entrant’s name, address, telephone number and email address. This information must be written in pencil in the top left hand corner on the reverse of the work, beneath the title of the work.

7. Digital entries: All entries must be sent in 300 dpi, JPEG format, and may be either A4 (210 mm x 197 mm) or A3 (420 mm x 297 mm) in either colour or black and white. Entrants are asked to specify the size for printing. Entries should be sent as an attachment to an email and a completed entry form also attached.

8. In respect of each entry the entrant warrants that the entry is the entrant’s own original work and further that the entrant is the owner of the copyright of that work and acknowledges and agrees that upon the making of the entry the entrant assigns absolutely that copyright to the Rotary Club of Coffs Harbour City Inc., (“the Rotary Club).The Rotary Club will observe the entrant’s moral rights in the work.

9. The WOW Committee will appoint suitable judges for the Awards. Judges will not be eligible to enter the competition. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Awards: The entry judged to be the winning entry will receive prize money of $1,000 and a medallion. Two merit awards will also be awarded each to the value of $750 each.

10. Winners of the 2012 competition will be announced in Coffs Harbour on International Womens Day, Thursday, March 8th 2012.

11. Entry to the Awards will be taken as an agreement to accept these rules and entry conditions.

Send entries to:

WoW Cartoon Awards
Bunker Cartoon Gallery
Locked Bag 155
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 Australia.

26 de noviembre de 2011


GRAND PRIX: Jaksa Vlahovic (Serbia)

SECOND PRIZE: Vladimir Kazanevsky (Ukraine)

THIRD PRIZE: Miro Stefanovic (Serbia)

DIPLOMA: Slobodan Srdic (Serbia)

DIPLOMA: Lazo Sredanovic (Montenegro)

DIPLOMA: Aleksandar Blatnik (Serbia)

DIPLOMA: Daniel Campos (Argentina)

DIPLOMA: Daniel Otas (Serbia)


23 de noviembre de 2011

13th International Festival of aphorism & caricature - Strumica 2012

13th International Festival of aphorism & caricature - Strumica 2012


Theme :
C A R N I V A L – E R O T I C A


*In this category each author can participate with maximum of 10 aphorisms, printed in three copies, completed with code and particulars about the author, and set in sealed envelope.
*The authors are allowed to participate with more works, each as group of 10(ten) aphorisms and marked with particular code.
*In this category, the authors can participate and send 3 caricatures, maximum.
The technique is on their own choice, and dimensions A/4.
*Particulars about the authors should be written at the back side of the work.
Contest due date:
The works will be accepted up to: January 16, 2012, at latest.
*Three main prizes will be awarded: Golden, Silver and Bronze Plaque.
*The Organizer retains the right to award some additional prizes.
*The works should be sent to:

NUCK "Anton Panov"
Blvd. “Goce Delcev” bb
2400 Strumica, R Macedonia

with note: To the Festival of aphorism and Caricature.


*The works received ,remain in property of the Organizer and the author, and they have the right to its public presentation, catalogue prepare or other publication.


*The works received in due time will be reviewed and evaluated by competent jury commission.
*The presentation of the works –exhibition and the
Reward Ceremony will come to: February 27, 2012.

Contact -Further information

*Tel: ++389 (0)34 322 182

22 de noviembre de 2011

The Results of the International Book Cartoon Contest-2011/ Iran

Mehdi Mohammadi Rouzbahani -Iran

Second Prize:
Naser Moghadam -Iran

Florian Doru-Crihana -Romania



Valentin Druzhinin -Russia

Shahram Rezaei -Iran

Sevket Yalaz -Turkey

Saman Ahmadi -Iran

Paolo Dalponte -Italy

Oleksy Kustovsky -Ukraine

Jugoslav Vlahovic -Serbia