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 There are no restrictions on the number of entries submitted and entries may be either previously published or unpublished.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

20 de noviembre de 2011

Results of the 1st International Cartoon Contest “Brain Sneezing” 2011

Theme: Ideal and Idealism
Jury: Henryk Cebula (Poland), Miroslav Cipár (Slovakia), Ivan Hanousek (Czech Rep), Peter Kocák (Slovakia), Fedor Vico (Slovakia).



First Prize: Trayko Popov, Bulgaria, 500 €

Second Prize: Bobiša Todorovič, Serbia, 300 €

Third Prize: Carlos David Fuentes Hierrezuelo, Cuba, 200 €

Honorary Prize:

Ľubomír Kotrha, Slovakia
Jana Adamovič, Serbia
Peter Sedlák, Slovakia
Václav Linek, Czech Rep
Ilja Katz, Palestine Occupied
Vasile Pascuta, Romania
Veselin Zidarov, Bulgaria
Katarzyna Pertykowska, Poland.

Results of Cartoon For Africa International Cartoon Contest-Turkey 2011

Agim Sulaj
Atakan Ercin
Emil Strnisa
Ellis Arikan
Munguía Francisco Villalta
Jaber Asadi
Kursat Time
Mehmet Kahraman
Albayrak Murteza
Rahardi Handining

19 de noviembre de 2011

44th International Graphic Humour Exhibition: Umoristi a Marostica 2012

Deadline: January 25, 2012



The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" announces and organizes the 44th International Graphic Humour Exhibition "Umoristi a Marostica 2012".
1. The contest is open to all the cartoonists, illustrators and graphic artists from all over the world. It's possible to participate out of the competition. That request excludes the author from award of the prizes.
2. The theme of the contest is: TRAVELS
3. The authors can participate with a maximum of 3 works (Cartoons or Strips) inherent to the theme proposed in connection with the man, his existence and the society, seen in humorous view-point. The works, for being able to be comprised all over the world beyond every linguistic barrier, will have to be without dialogue or texts. The works, realized with free technique, should be originals or digital prints numbered and signed by the author. The photocopies will not be accepted. The format of works is free, within a maximum of 60x60 cm. The works should bear the author's name, surname, address, email and possible title on the back.
4.The deadline for works reception is January 25, 2012 (based on the postmark). The works, accompanied by the author's entry-form, must be sent (pastage paid by the sender and without frames or glass) to the following address: UMORISTI A MAROSTICA - PIAZZA CASTELLO 12 - 36063 MAROSTICA (VI) - ITALY
5. The acceptance of the works, the selection, and the assigning of the prizes are completely up to the Jury nominated by Artistic Direction and Gruppo Grafico Marosticense. The Jury's decisions are final.
6.The Jury will award the following prizes: "International Grand Prix Scacchiera" and 12 Special prizes "Umoristi a Marostica". Special prizes "Sandro Carlesso" and "Marco Sartore". Other special prizes or honorary mentions may be awarded.
7. The results of the Jury will be given directly to all the participating artists by email or mail and published on the web site www.umoristiamarostica.it within february 2012
8.The opening ceremony and the prize distribution will have place on April 14, 2012 at Castello Inferiore of Marostica. The exhibition will remain opened till 27 May, 2012.
9. All the authors selected will receive a free copy of catalogue. All the other participants not selected may demand the catalogue compiling the module on the site www.umoristiamarostica.it
10. The prize-winning works will not be returned and will be included in the collection of "Umoristi a Marostica Museum". Only the original works of authors selected will be returned after the exhibition and with postage paid by "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense". The works of authors not selected and all the digital prints will not be returned. The authors selected may give their works to "Umoristi a Marostica Museum" in any case.
11. The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" reserves the right to authorize the reproduction of the work citing the author with the words "Taken from Umoristi a Marostica", without any payment. The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" is not responsible for transport damages.
12.The participation in the contest implies the complete acceptance of all the conditions and rules from the author.

Deadline: January 25, 2012
Jury meeting: February 11-12, 2012
Opening and prize distribution: April 14, 2012
Exhibition: April 14 - May 27, 2012.

18 de noviembre de 2011



1. Participation in the PCE is free of charge.
2. The cartoons which you will submit must all have appeared in the course of 2011 in a newspaper, magazine or periodical which is available to the general public, and published in one of the European countries.
3. Each cartoon participating in the PCE must be accompanied by the name and date of the publication in which it originally appeared.
4. Each cartoon participating in the PCE must be accompanied by the author's personal details: family name, first name, full postal address, and telephone numbers, email address, website (if any).
5. Your cartoons, up to a maximum of 3, must reach us by Saturday31th December 2011at the latest.
6. Only those cartoons sent electronically (jpg format: minimum 300 dpi) to the following address will be considered as valid entries: evi@presscartoon.com
Fill in the enclosed registration form.
7. All texts and captions in a language other than French, English, German or Dutch must be translated into one of these four languages.
8. The selection committee of PCE will nominate 50 cartoons chosen from all those submitted to go forward for the PCE Grand Prix. The authors of these cartoons will be notified.
9. PCE will be authorized to exhibit all nominated cartoons at the International Cartoon Festival at Knokke-Heist on the Belgian coast during the summer of 2012, and also to publish them in the annual of best European press drawings of 2011.
10. PCE will be able to make free use of all the nominated cartoons for any publications or communications in connection with the prize, including press releases, posters, announcements of events organized by PCE such as exhibitions, symposia, etc.
11. The jury, composed of journalists from several European countries, will meet on Thursday 23rd February 2012in Brussels, and will select the winning entry to be awarded the PCE Grand Prix 2012, as well as a second and a third prize.The names of the winners will be announced the same day.
12. The author of the Grand Prix will receive a cheque for 8.000 € as well as a bronze trophy created by the Belgian artist Ever Meulen. The second and the third prize receive 1.000 € each.
13. The prizes will be awarded during the opening ceremony of the International Cartoon Festival at Knokke-Heist in June 2012.

Wishing you great success,

Karel Anthierens,
Founder/Chairman of the PCE

17 de noviembre de 2011

Results 1st International Contest for Social Illustration 2011, Argentina

Winners for 1IS11

More than 300 works in competition, 115 illustrators, 38 countries represented on 5 continents. The 1st International Contest for Social Illustration exceeded our expectations. Works of outstanding quality gave to the Jury a really task to decide.
Finally, November 15th held the opening of the Exhibition and the Awards of 1IS11! at the Grand Hotel Bariloche. It unveiled the 3 selected works and Special Mentions.

The Winners:

- 1st Place Titled: "Rich and Poor" Ferreol Murillo - Costa Rica (Top above)
- 2nd Place Titled: "Survival is Being Challenged" Chen Yong An - China
- 3rd Place Titled: "Dead Silence" Diego Martinez – Argentina

Special Mentions:

- 我 的 家庭 (漫画) Li Xiaoyang - China
- "Human Rights" Medi Belortaja - Albania
- "Solidiarty & the cooperatin" Said Baraka – Sudan


The first Social Illustration Exhibition is being held in the city of St. C. Bariloche - Patagonia - Argentina, at the Grand Hotel Bariloche (Mitre 408). We invite you to visit. Admission is free.


From the Collective Fuseres.Org as 1IS11 organizers! We are working on a Digital Catalogue of the exhibition.
Thanks to all those involved for making this possible!

15 de noviembre de 2011


EXPOSICION WPC , PREMIUM 2005 - 2011 . Sintra, Museo de Arte Moderno Centro Cultural Olga Cadaval , 22 Nov 19 h.

CATALOGUE 20th Daejeon International Cartoon Contest 2011, Korea


Results of the 23rd Olense Kartoenale /Belgium 2011

The main prize of the 23rd Olense Kartoenale was secured by the Belgian Danny Maes Shots. The second prize, the copper pot, is also played by a Belgian: Norbert Van Yperzeele from Oudenaarde.

The other winners in the adult category are:

Third prize, the clay pot: Recep Bayramoglu (Turkey);
Fourth prize, the lekkerbekpot: Santiago Cornejo (Argentina);
Fifth prize, the inkwell: Kamil Weiner (Slovakia);
Sixth prize, the prize surprise: January Dufour (Belgium);
price of Amnesty International Gholipour Shirin (Iran).

In the youth category the first prize went to Shi Tian from China in June. Here the second prize snatched by a young, promising Belgian Quentin from Thijs Oud-Turnhout.

The other finalists are:

3rd prize: A Song He (China);
4th prize: Huo Chong Wang (China).
The winning cartoons and the other entries are combined in a beautiful color catalog you for 10 euros at the reception in the town can buy.

Info: Leisure Service, 014 27 94 22 @ vrije.tijd olen.be

12 de noviembre de 2011

The results of World Press Art Festival, Teheran, Iran-2011

First Prize:
Cristobal Reynoso-Argentina (A plaque, statue and a prize of 3000 euro)

Second Prize:
Nouri Najafi-Iran.(A plaque, statue and a prize 2000 euro)

Third Prize:
Vahid Cafari-Iran (A plaque, statue and 1000 euro)


1-Firuze Mozaffari from Iran (appreciation and statue)
2 Bernard Bouton from France (appreciation and statue)
3 Mohsen Izadi from Iran (appreciation and statue)
4 Jun Li from China (appreciation and statue)
5 H. Keshtkar from Iran (appreciation and statue)
6 M. Khalaji from Iran (appreciation and statue)


11 de noviembre de 2011

The second International City and citizen Cartoon Contest/ Iran-Tabriz-2011

Theme: City & citizen
Deadline:19 feb 2012
-Sent works should be in 300dpi with 1500 pixel width or length
and jpg format


We address to all the professional and amateur cartoonists regardless
their age from all over the world.

Theme: City & citizen

For example: Traffic, Apartment living culture, Citizen right

Air pollution, neighbor right, city imagine pollution ,
Irregular city constructions
Garbage Repelling, Destruction of traditional shape of the cities


-The number of sent cartoons is 5.
please write your surname and first name, address,
e-mail address, a photo
-All participants that their works enter in exhibition will receive the catalogue of the contest
-Sent works should be in 300dpi with 1500 pixel width or length
and jpg format
Sent works could be published or won in a contest before.
Deadlin:19 feb 2012

prizes :

- First Prize: $1200, Honorable Mention and Trophy.
-Second Prize: $ 700, Honorable Mention and Trophy.
-Third Prize: $ 400, Honorable Mention and Trophy.
-5 Honorable Mentions

The cartoons must be sent at the e-mail address:

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and by post:

Address: Tabriz Cartoonists Association, Azerbaijan Cartoon Museum, Former Tabriz Estate Library, Golestan Garden, Tabriz, Iran
Deadline:19 Feb 2011

Tel: ( 98 411)2843094


-Jury board of every year is the last year`s winners
- An album will be sent to all Participants

Caricaturistas en la Ciudad de las Ideas, Puebla - Mexico - Noviembre 2011


The 21st Daejeon International Cartoon Contest (DICACO 2012) - Korea

theme :

1. This year’s contest comprises a Theme section (titled New City & Eco Story) and a Free section.

DEADLINE: for entry of original works is Jun. 30, 2012.

The 21st Daejeon International Cartoon Contest (DICACO 2012) - Korea

The Daejeon City is inviting world cartoonists to take part in DICACO 2012 (the 21sth Daejeon International Cartoon Contest).
1. This year’s contest comprises a Theme section (titled New City & Eco Story) and a Free section.
2. The size of works should be smaller than 297 mm × 420 mm.
3. Any color, free style, and unlimited items. (+2 Works)
4. Each entrant should provide title, name, age, address, career, e-mail, and telephone number on reverse.

5. The deadline for entry of original works is Jun. 30, 2012.

6. Entries should be addressed to :

the Daejean International Cartoon Institute, 450, Wolpyeongdong, Daejeon, Seoul 302-280, Korea.

7. The most creative cartoon will win the

Grand prize of $3,000,
Gold prize of $1,000,
Silver prize of $500,
Bronze prize of $300,
and 300 Selected works will be awarded.

8. Exhibit the cartoons at the City Gallery in Oct. 2012.
9. Submitted cartoons will not be returned, but exhibited forever in Korean public halls, art galleries, & museums.
10. Your cartoon may be used for promotional purposes : cards, posters, catalogs, newspapers, magazine, and books etc.

From Dr.Lim, Cheong San, President of the Daejeon Int’l Cartoon Institute
450, Wolpyeongdong, Daejeon, Seoul 302-280, Korea
Tel: 82 (42) 487-5034 C.P: 82-11-425-6115




The 2nd International Cartoon Exhibition in F.O.Y/Greek

The 2nd International Cartoon Exhibition in F.O.Y. on "Unemployment" will expose the City Pavlos Melas in Thessaloniki from 13 to 20 November in the exhibition space at the former Camp Pavlos Melas

The Organizing Committee
the 2nd International Cartoon Exhibition
in F.O.Y.


10 de noviembre de 2011

Results of first International Biennial of Resistance Cartoon Contest-Iran 2011

First Winner : Shahram Rezae - Iran

Second Winner : Agim Sulaj - Italy

Third Winner : Valentin Georgiev - Bulgaria


Heybat Ahmadi - Iran

Ross - Uk

Bayram Hajizadeh . Azerbaijan

Saeed Sadeghi - Iran

And Animation part Selected : Seyyed Mahdi Hashemi