17 April 2017 Speaking Truth to Power KENYA

15 April 2017 Culture ITALY

14 April 2017 Communication DENMARK

13 April 2017 International Zagreb CROATIA

11 April 2017 Free theme in Amasya TURKEY

07 April 2017 Snail Graphic Humor SPAIN

07 April 2017 Comic Art Exhibition: Freedom MACEDONIA

02 April 2017 Bee Happy LUXEMBOURG

31 March 2017 F for Fake CANADA

31 March 2017 Free theme in Osten MACEDONIA

31 March 2017 Transportation INDONESIA

31 March 2017 Free theme for exhibition in Surgut RUSSIA

24 March 2017 World Press Cartoon PORTUGAL

21 March 2017 Hilden Cartoon GERMANY

20 March 2017 You, the West & the Middle East BELGIUM

20 March 2017 Freedom of Expression NORWAY

20 March 2017 Slow City Seferihisar TURKEY

19 March 2017 Tabriz International IRAN

15 March 2017 Sardine Contest PORTUGAL

15 March 2017 International Bucharest ROMANIA

15 March 2017 Respect differences! GERMANY

15 March 2017 MKMA Best Foreign Cartoon Award INDIA

12 March 2017 Biennial Gabrovo BULGARIA

10 March 2017 Cartoon Gathering: "The Woman" EGYPT

03 March 2017 Golden Keg theme Beer SLOVAKIA

28 February 2017 PortoCartoon-World Festival PORTUGAL

28 February 2017 Fax for Peace ITALY

23 February 2017 Safe Community IRAN

18 February 2017 Fantastic Cities COLOMBIA

06 February 2017 Satyrykon International POLAND

03 February 2017 Bruegel in 2017 BELGIUM

31 January 2017 International Biennial CUBA

31 January 2017 Autoszektor Caricature Contest HUNGARY

27 January 2017 Digital entry FCW CHINA

25 January 2017 International Contest for the Young SERBIA

25 January 2017 Migration SERBIA

21 January 2017 Safe Natural Gas IRAN

20 January 2017 Salon of Latin America BRAZIL

19 January 2017 International Book Cartoon IRAN

19 January 2017 Theme: New Life TURKEY

17 January 2017 Carnival - Erotica REP. MACEDONIA

08 January 2017 Eropean Cartoon Contest - Kruishoutem, BELGIUM


Finalist cartoons of the 8th International Tourism Cartoon Competition 2016, Turkey

Dear Fellow Cartoonists,
After the meeting of the Pre-selection Committee on January 28, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey, the finalist cartoons of the 8th International Tourism Cartoon Competition were specified. 182 cartoons in the adult category and 49 cartoons in the youth category were chosen for the final evaluation. The finalist cartoons will be displayed on the organization website between February 1 and 10, 2017 before the evaluation of the final selection committee.
When you see any similar, copy cartoon/s or received an award before, and any fraud cartoon/s among the finalist cartoons, please write to organizing committee (There are numbers on every cartoons, you can use numbers when you are reporting). Any objections to authenticity will be considered until February 10, 2017.
The finalist cartoons are displayed on this web page.
Adult Category:
Youth Category:
Please write to:
E-mail: tourismcartoon@gmail.com

The United Nations / Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Awards for 2017

for 2017
Award Grants:
The following provisions govern the granting of
The names of the winners of our thirteen prizes will be published on December 15, 2017, on this web site, together with their winning cartoons:
First prize, of us$10,000 and a plaque.
Second prize, of us$5,000 and a plaque.
Third prize, of us$3,000 and a plaque.
Ten honorable mention plaques granted by
All winning entries will be announced via the worldwide press and on the website on December 15, 2017. All winners' prizes, either financial and/or plaques, will be sent via U.S. registered mail by December 31, 2017, to the winners.
Rules for Exhibits:
1. Entries must be submitted in writing and addressed to
25 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019
(No phone or fax calls or Emails, please). Entries for awards must be received on or before November 15, 2017, and represent work done from the beginning of September 2016, to the 15th of October 2017, reflecting the importance of human dignity, mutual respect and friendship among nations, as well as economic consideration and environmental responsibilities towards each other. While cartoonists may send in what ever they please, the contest does not encourage maligning member nations.
Winning cartoons will be chosen for their high professional standards in art, political analysis of events, projection of events to come, humor, while also reflecting the spirit and principles of the U.N.
2. Entries for these awards may be made by any professional individual, and should consist of political cartoons printed in any publication published anywhere, in any language. The entry must consist of reproductions only. The cartoon reproductions will be accepted only as published, with name of publication, language, and date included, accompanied by a newspaper reprint, and translated into English. Exhibits are limited to two cartoons per person. Reproductions must be presented measuring no larger than 8,5 x 11 inches. Envelopes larger than 8,5 x 11,5 inches and that are thicker than one eighth of one inch will not be opened, and their entries shall not participate in the competition.
The entries should be sent in soft envelopes, easy to open.
The Committee requires that all entries conform to the stated limits and sizes before it can be given any jury consideration. All exhibits should include a biography of no more than 75 words long, be written in clear English, and a picture of the entrant.
3. All materials including prize-winning exhibits become the property of
and will not be returned. Again: Only copies (not originals!) will be accepted for consideration. All material may be used for promotional purposes, including but not limited to inclusion in special United Nations albums or any other albums and/or exhibits.
4. Our obligation is fulfilled upon the mailing of the plaques and/or valid checks to the award winners. Checks must be cashed within three months of mailing, after which time the checks will become null and void. The Committee will not be responsible for banking procedures and limitations of any country, or negligence that may create obstacles in cashing the check.
5. The decisions of the judges are final and irrevocable.
Entry Form on source: http://www.lurieunaward.com/ .


Fantastic Cities: International Calicomix Call 2017, Colombia

We invite you to capture cities of the future, the past or cities with no time, visualizing happy or terrible places, with critical proposal, apocalyptic or waste of beauty and imagery.
The call includes a special category of work pieces, of great cities illustrated for children.
You can send up to 5 work pieces in digital format at a resolution of 300 dpi, in files with 1.0 mega minimum and 8.0 maximum mega, in whatever technique such as color or black and white, including manual process, digital or mixed.
You can participate with unpublished work or published.
The call is opened to artist of any age, sex or nationality.
The best work pieces participating will receive award Calicomix and certificates of selection in the sample to be held in the Dome in the Biblioteca Departamental Jorge Garcés city of Cali, Colombia, on April 2017.
All the work pieces participating will be published in the international memorial event of Calicomix 2017 and will circulate through all social media in a digital magazine on June 2017.
Each participating author Calicomix Foundation authorizes the publication in different media, of every work piece, released with his name and nationality.
The Call will be opened until February 18th 2017.
Work pieces will be sent to calicomix@gmail.com indicating the author’s name, title of the work piece, nationality and date of completion.
WEB: http://calicomix.com.co/ .
Source: FB .


Catalog of the 5th SICACO 2016, Korea

Yesterday received the great catalog of the 5th Sejong International Cartoon Contest (SICACO) 2016 from Korea. The standard A4 size catalog has over a 100 pages in color. The front and back page cartoons are the work of the Bronze Prize winner artist Musa Gumus from Turkey.
The statistics in the catalog report they had received 1215 works by 415 cartoonists from 53 countries including Korea. 259 artists are awarded in this edition with the theme "Trauma+Healing" and the Free theme. From Turkey are awarded the following cartoonists:
Bronze Prize: Musa Gumus.
Student Special Prize: Rumeysa Gul Tunc, 13 y.
Student Honorable Mention: Kubranur Gul Tokmak, 14 y; Abdulhakim Orhanoglu, 16 y; Merve Yurtseven, 12 y.
Theme Prize: Kemal Ozyurt, Ahmet Umit Akkoca.
Achievement Award: Askin Ayrancioglu, Menekshe Cham.
Best Cartoon Prize: Musa Keklik, Mete Agaoglu, Seyit Saatci, Omer Cam.
Honorable Mention: Ismet Lokman, Duru Ciftci, Sedat Ozturk.
Webtoon Prize: Halis Dokgoz, Ismail Tokdemir.
SICACO secures the world's most original works (35.000) and operates the world's largest Cyber International Cartoon Gallery, registered in the Guinness Book of Record: http://dicaco.kongju.ac.kr/.
Major prize-winners 2016 and more info about the forthcoming edition 2017 here.

International Cartoon Festival Franzensbad 2017, Czechia

International Cartoon Festival Franzensbad 2017, Czechia
Compulsory Subjects:
1) C. K. Austro – Hungarian Monarchy
2) Protection of Endangered Animals (patronage from CITES)
* The Author is obligated to deliver his cartoons on all subjects
* Total number of cartoons per author: at least 3 pieces, maximum 5 pieces
* Cartoons on anything other than the compulsory subjects will not be accepted
* A cartoon must not have won an appraisal at previous competitions
* Cartoons without words are not a requirement, but they have an advantage
* Cartoons should only be sent electronically to: mfkh@email.cz
* The technical parameters should be as follows: at least 300 DPI; JPG, PNG, or PDF format
* The cartoons must be delivered to the above e-mail on April 30th, 2017 at the latest
* By sending their cartoons, the author agrees with the following:
a) The organizer can use the cartoons for the promotional purposes of this International Festival of Cartoons (MFKH)
b) The cartoons will be used in the humorous magazine, Tapír
* The author must fill in a binding Application Form and send it to the following e-mail address: mfkh@email.cz
The Application Form is a part of the Rules and Regulations (See below)
1. Prize money: Winner 15.000 CZK
2. Runner-up 10.000 CZK
3. Second runner-up 5.000 CZK
Application Form on source: http://zlatytapir.cz/?page_id=319 .


Results 18th International Festival of aphorism and caricature, Strumica 2017, Macedonia

The international jury of the 18th International Festival of aphorism and caricature, Strumica 2017, composed of:
Maja Тcholakova, Bulgaria - President
Miroslav Georgievski – Miro, Macedonia - member of the jury
Gorgi Panov, Macedonia - member
Nikola Sarajlija, Macedonia - member
Aleksandar Filev, Macedonia - member.
On the day of 24th of January 2017, reviewed the incoming caricatures and aphorisms at the 18th International Festival of Cartoon and aphorisms and granted awards as below:
Category CARTOON:
Golden Plaque - Ivailo Tsvetkov, Bulgaria
Silver Plaque – Konstantin Kazanchev, Ukraine
Bronze Plaque - Klaus Pitter, Austria
Award of the Municipal Organizational Board of Strumica Carnival - Zlatko Krstevski, Macedonia
Goran Chelichanin, Serbia
Vladimir Semerenko, Russia
Tsocho Peev, Bulgaria
Tadeush Krotos, Poland
Branko Zupanich, Slovenia
Stojan Dechev, Bulgaria
Marco Ramos, USA
Erdogan Basol, Turkey.
Category APHORISM:
Golden Plaque - Code "Charobna lampa" Milorad Vujnović, Serbia
Silver Plaque - Code "Zoro sviti" Peko Lalichić, Serbia
Bronze Plaque - Code "Tajna veza" Aleksandar Chotrić, Serbia
Code "MM" Mane Marović, Serbia
Code "222" Veselin Zidarov, Bulgaria
Code "Sheeset i devet" Pande Petrovski, Macedonia
Code "Zhivot 2" Ekrem Mačić, Bosnia
Code "Karagash" Ljubomir Ilić, Serbia
Code "Divlje meso" Sasha Miletić, Serbia
Code "Nostalgia" Veselin Milicević, Serbia
Code "To me svidja" Abdurrahman Halilović, Croatia
Code "Od prva" Natasha Kurchiska, Macedonia.
Source: fb.