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