26 de enero de 2013

The First International Cartoon and Caricature Festival Cartoonmag.com - Iran - Bojnourd - 2013


Cartoon Section: Funniest Cartoon

Caricature Section: The face of Issa Gholipour (The musician of North Khorasan Province Of Iran)

(About master Issa Gholipour: Issa Gholipour was born in the village of Salakh, located in central part of the city of Bojnurd, on 1942. He began to learn Dotar from his father, Soleyman Bakhshi, when he was 15 and by the age of 16 he became a skilled singer and musician. He participated in various national and international festivals. The praise and honor he earned was a sign of his hard work and deep interest in sharing the North Khorasan Province folk music. In the heart of Haj Issa there is a valuable treasure of stories and traditional songs that anyone who is passionate about it, can feel it.)

terms and conditions:

-The competition is open to all amateur and professional cartoonists.

-Each artist can submit up to 6 works.( In each section)

-There is no limit on the techniques you can use.

-Artworks must not be larger than A3 paper.

-Artworks format must be “JPG” with 300 DPI resolution and the size of each artwork must not exceed more than 2 megabytes.

-Selected artworks will be included in the festival catalog.
(Festival catalog will be published as a downloadable PDF file in the Cartoonmag.com website and if we publish the print edition of the catalog,a copy will be sent to all participants.)

-Along with the artworks you must also send this information: full name, mobile number,exact mailing address, biography and a photo of the artist. (All included in a word document).

-The Organizer reserves the right to publish the submitted artworks in the internet and press by artist’s name.


First Prize winner in each Section: Exquisite Persian handicraft, statue and honorary diploma.

Second Prize winner in each Section: Exquisite Persian handicraft, statue and honorary diploma.

Third Prize winner in each Section: Exquisite Persian handicraft, statue and honorary diploma.

3rd Special Prize in each Section: honorary diploma.

Deadline for submission: 9 February 2013



Festival Director: Abbas Naaseri


23 de enero de 2013

45th International Graphic Humour Exhibition "Umoristi a Marostica 2013

The "Gruppo Grafico Marosticense" announces and organizes the 45th International Graphic Humour Exhibition "Umoristi a Marostica 2013"

Theme: EUREKA! The inventions that led to the progress of civilization.
Deadline for application: march 18, 2013
Deadline for reception of the selected works: april 15, 2013
Jury meeting: march 23-14, 2013
Opening and prize distribution: may 11, 2013
Exhibition: may 11 - june 16, 2013


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: EUREKA! The inventions that led to the progress of civilization

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.

4. The works must be sent by email to
info@umoristiamarostica.ittogether with the application form with all the data of the author
or using the form on the site www.umoristiamarostica.it
The works, in black/white or color made in any technique, must be in GIF, JPG, PNG or PDF, 300 dpi resolution, saved in high quality, weight max. 5 MB. Files larger will not be accepted.

5. The deadline for works reception is march 18, 2013.

6. The authors selected by the jury will have to send the original works or digital prints numbered and signed. Photocopies are not accepted.
The works must be sent (postage paid by the sender and without frames or glass), by April 15, 2013 to the following address:

36063 Marostica (VI)

7. 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.

8. The Jury will award the following prizes:
"International Grand Prix Scacchiera"
Special prize "Sandro Carlesso"
Special prize "Marco Sartore"

10 Special prizes "Umoristi a Marostica".
Other special prizes or honorary mentions may be awarded.

9. 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 April 2013

10. The opening ceremony and the prize distribution will have place on may 11, 2013 at Castello Inferiore of Marostica. The exhibition will remain opened until june 16, 2013.

11. All the authors selected will receive a free copy of catalogue.
All the other participants not selected will be able to demand the catalogue compiling the module on the site www.umoristiamarostica.it

12. The prize-winning works will not be returned and will be included in the collection of "Umoristi a Marostica Museum".

13. 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.

14. The participation in the contest implies the complete acceptance of all the conditions and rules from the author.

Jury Umoristi a Marostica 2013

Margherita Allegri - cartoonist
Antonio Antunes - caricaturist,
Director of WPC World Press Cartoon (Portogallo)
Ferruccio Giromini - journalist
Ross Thompson - cartoonist (UK)
Marco Tonus - cartoonist
Alessandro Tich - journalist
Gruppo Grafico Marosticense e representative of Marostica's City
Concillor Gióx & Maurizio Minoggio - cartoonists, Artistic Directors of "Umoristi a Marostica"

18 de enero de 2013

International Caricature Web Contest-2013 , Theme : Yoriy Kosobukin


Contest: Open to all cartoonists

Caricature: Yuriy Kosobukin

DEADLINE: 20. 02. 2013

ENTRIES: Max. 1 caricature

A4 size max. 200 dpi, format (JPEG).

The participiants must send their photos,tel,adress with autobiography

All cartoonists can participate through their own e-mail by submitting your cartoons to:

Firs Prize: Diploma
Second Prize: Diploma
Third Prize: Diploma
Honorable Mentions ( 2 ) Certificate.

The results will on 27 February, 2013

Az 1000, Post Box n01, Baku-Azerbaijan

E-mail: webcartoon2013@gmail.com




11 de enero de 2013

The medals and catalogues of the INTERNATIONAL BEGGAR CARTOON CONTEST 2012

Dear Cartoonist:

The catalogues of the 2012 "BEGGAR" International Cartoon Contest will be printed out soonly. We will mail to the cartoonists whose works are selected. It is an international cartoon book including prized works .

China Redman Cartoon Center wish happy new year to all the cartoonists all over the world.

We do not have the address of following several cartoonists.Please cartoonist contact us immediately In the future see the message.We will mail catalogue to you .


Best reards.

Red Man Cartoon Center

9 de enero de 2013

Regulation of the 11th FreeCartoonWeb International Cartoonet Festival-2013


1) Cartoon:
(A) Book; (B)Health; (C) Magic; (D) Free Theme

2) Caricature:
(A) Famous President; (B) Sports Star;
(C) Entertainment Star; (D) Business Star

February 9, 2013 (Chinese New Year's eve)

1) Size: Min:A4(210mmx297mm), Max:A3(297mmx420mm).

2) Quantity: Unlimited .

3) Please send digital original drawings to this contest. Black & white or colored, any style, any technique will be accepted.

4) Participants are requested to send together with their cartoons, an entry-form with digital signature, a photograph or caricature. The form can be downloaded at FreeCartoonsWeb.

5) Titles or entry-form must be filled out in understandable English or Chinese.

6) All cartoonists can participate in festival through your own E-mail by submitting your cartoons to: freecartoons@126.com
Format:JPEG Size:max.4M per cartoon Resolution ratio:200dpi-300dpi

7) The excellent cartoons will be published in Chinese newspaper and magazine.Some cartoons will be exhibited in China.All cartoons will not be returned.

1) Cartoon: 
Grand Prize (1 awards): Certificate+Catalogue+Gifts; 
Gold Prize (2 awards): Certificate+Catalogue+Gifts; 
Silver Prize (4 awards): Certificate+Catalogue;
Bronze Prize (8 awards): Certificate+Catalogue.

2) Caricature: 
Grand Prize (1 awards): Certificate+Catalogue+Gifts; 
Gold Prize (2 awards): Certificate+Catalogue+Gifts; 
Silver Prize (4 awards): Certificate+Catalogue;
Bronze Prize (8 awards): Certificate+Catalogue.

URL: http://www.fcwfcw.com , http://www.fcw.cn
E-mail: freecartoons@126.com (Only for Festival)
Tel: 0086-13818006180