The 2nd International Contest Animal Cartoon 2017, Serbia

• Portal ANIMAL CARTOON, Belgrade
• FECO Serbia and
• Zoological Garden, Belgrade
are organizing cartoon contest on theme "Pets".
A. Participation
The contest is open to all cartoonists all over the world, over the age of 18, regardless of nationality, religion, gender and education.
B. Cartoon theme: Pets
C. Entries - Send by e-mail.
Only the original cartoons (up to 5) in digital form to send with e-mail will be accepted.
Digital works (A4, 250 dpi, JPEG or TIFF, the maximum length per one cartoon 3 MB) with personal information (name, address, e-mail, a brief CV and photo) should be sent to:
The cartoons must not be previously awarded.
Arrived submissions that passed the pre-selection will be posted on the same day on the site Animalcartoon.
D. Deadline
Entry deadline is May 15, 2017.
E. Prizes and awards
First prize 800 €
Second prize 600 €
Third prize 400 €
The jury reserves the right to any prize eventually awarded on two winners.
It will also be awarded several special prizes and diplomas.
F. Exhibition
The exhibition will be staged in Zoological Garden Belgrade (BEO ZOO VRT) from
July 12 to September 1, 2017.
The exhibition will be shown in other towns in Serbia and abroad.
G. Catalogue
Award-winning cartoonists will receive a free copy of the printed catalog. The others participants of the competition will be able to download the catalog in PDF format from our website.
H. Other conditions
The organizers reserve the right to use them for various purposes without any obligation to compensate for it. The works will be included in the permanent exhibition and archive portal Animal Cartoon.
By submitting works is considered that the authors accept these rules.
Arrived works remain the property of the organizers.
Spiro RADULOVIC, cartoonist
Manager of Portal Animal Cartoon
Jugoslav VLAHOVIC, cartoonist
President of FECO Serbia
jugovlah@yahoo.com .

Grand Prize similarity in Satyrykon Legnica 2017, Poland

Vladimir Kazanevsky 42nd Piracicaba 2015 catalog p.93

Magdalena Wosik 2017 Satyrykon Legnica Grand Prize.
This report by Ismail Kar.

Polar Bear similarities

Justyna Jędrysek Satyrykon Legnica 2017 (Poland) Distinction Award

Felipe Galindo 33rd International Aydin Dogan Cartoon Contest 2016 (Turkey) Success Award

Dalcio Machado 24th International Aydin Dogan Cartoon Contest 2007 (Turkey) 2nd Prize
This report by Huseyin Çakmak (Cyprus).


Any similarity at all?

This report by Julian Pena-pai.

Similarity: Kazanevsky 1990 / Kotrha 2003 / Yıldız 2012 / Grabowski 2017

Vladimir Kazanevsky 1990 Yomiuri International Cartoon Contest Hidezo Kondo Prize.

L'ubomir Kotrha 2003 100 % Natural Cartoon Contest 1st Prize.

Burhanettin Yıldız 2012 International Turhan Selcuk Caricature Contest 3rd Prize.

Leonard Grabowski 2017 Satyrykon Legnica 2nd Prize.
First blogged 24.09.2012 22.55
Updated 19.02.2017 15.55.

Jury verdict: The International Exhibition Satyrykon – Legnica 2017, Poland

The protocol of the jury session of International Exhibition SATYRYKON – Legnica 2017
18 February 2017
Jury represented by:
The chairman
Dariusz Vasina (PL)
Angel Boligan (MEX)
Saskia Gheysens (B)
Mihai Ignat (RO)
Grigori Katz (IL)
Marcin Markowski (PL)
Elżbieta Pietraszko (PL)
Tomasz Tobolewski (PL)
having seen 2.388 works by 670 authors, who come from 59 countries of the world, the Jury has awarded the following regular prizes:
Grand Prix Satyrykon 2017 and money award in amount of 8.000 PLN to Ms Magdalena Wosik (PL) for her untitled work (Top).
Section I: tolerance
1st prize, golden medal and money award of PLN 6.000 to Mr Konstantin Kazanchev (UA) for his untitled work
2nd prize, silver medal and money award of PLN 5.500 to Mr Ryszard Kaja (PL) for his work Bed
3rd prize, bronze medal and money award of PLN 5.000 to Mr Grzegorz Stańczyk (PL) for his work In/Tolerance
and the two equal distinction awards of PLN 4.000 each for:
Ms Justyna Jędrysek (PL) for her work Tolerance
Mr Stanisław Koguciuk (PL) for his work Tolerance
Section II: joke and satire
1st prize, golden medal and money award of PLN 6.000 to Mr Stanisław Gajewski (PL) for his work Young Chopin playing piano…
2nd prize, silver medal and money award of PLN 5.500 to Mr Leonard Grabowski (PL) for his untitled work (Down)
3rd prize, bronze medal and money award of PLN 5.000 to Mr Max Skorwider (PL) for his work Papamobile.
and the two equal distinction awards of PLN 4.000 each for:
Mr Reinaldo Pagan Avila (Spain) for his work Selfie
Mr Ilya Katz (Israel) for his work Winner.
That way the protocol was close.
Source: satyrykon.



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


International Satirical Picture Competition „KARPIK”, Niemodlin 2017, Poland

The Regulations concerning the International Satirical Picture Competition
„KARPIK” Niemodlin, Poland
§ 1
These Regulations (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations) lay down terms and conditions of holding the International Satirical Picture Competition „KARPIK” (hereinafter referred to as the Competition).
§ 2
1. The Competition is organized by the Cultural Centre in Niemodlin, Poland.
2. The Participant must be a natural person of legal age, who has a full legal capacity irrespective of the place of the residence.
3. Participation in the Competition is free of charge.
§ 3
Submitting an entry to the Competition is tantamount to the full acceptance of the Regulations by the Participant. The Participant commits himself to comply with the rules laid down in the Regulations as well as to confirm to meet all conditions which make him eligible to participate in the Competition.
§ 4
1. Submitting entry to the Competition consists in sending an original version of a hand-made drawing to the Organizer. The subject matter of the drawing shall cover such topics as fish, fishermen, cast-net fishing, etc., and meet the conditions laid down in these Regulations.
2. The format of the works submitted to the Competition shall not exceed the A-3 size format.
3. Each participant of the Competition is entitled to demonstrate the maximum 2 of works.
4. Each of the entries submitted should be described on the reverse in the following manner: the date of completing the work, the author's full name and address, contact details such as the telephone number or the e-mail address.
5. The entry submitted to the Competition must constitute the participant’s original work. By accepting these Regulations the Participant declares that he is the author of the entry submitted to the Competition and the author hereby declares, that has exclusive and unlimited copyright (personal and proprietary) to the entry and related rights to use and dispose of the submitted work.
6. Entries sent in order to be submitted in the Competition which will not comply with the terms laid down in these Regulations shall not be included in the Competition.
§ 5
1. The Competition is announced by the Organizer annually, not later than by January 15 of a given calendar year and lasts till November 30 of the same year.
2. The entries must be sent in a package preventing their damage.
3. The shall not be responsible for any loss or damage sustained during shipment of the entries.
4. The entries may be sent from the day of the announcement of the Competition by September 30 of the same year.
5. The entries shall be sent to the following address:
Ośrodek Kultury w Niemodlinie,
ul. M. Reja1,
49-100 Niemodlin, POLAND
marked "Karpik".
§ 6
1. The selection of the award-winning entries will be based on the following criteria:
1) idea corresponding with the thematic scope of the competition,
2) the technique.
2. The Competition Jury shall be responsible for the selection of the winning entries and the Jury’s composition will be made public after its session.
3. Determining the winner in the given year will take place in the first half of October of the same year and will be carried out of the entries complying with the criteria of these Regulations.
4. The final result of the Competition will be published on the Cultural Centre’s website: www.okniemodlin.org
5. The winners of the Competition shall receive the prizes specified in § 7.
§ 7
1. The prizes of the Competition are as follows:
1) Grand Prix – PLN 2.800 gross
2) three main prizes – PLN 1.150 gross each
2. The Organizer may also award prizes or distinctions in a form or amount set freely by him.
3. The winner will be awarded in the form specified in the Regulations and the award shall not be exchangeable for other non-cash awards.
4. The main prize may be handed in at the Organizer’s office during the award ceremony after the winner appears in person, or it may be sent by post to the winner’s address.
5. In case the Participant fails to collect the award in person, it shall be sent by post to the winner’s address.
6. In the case referred to in the paragraph 5 above, the winner shall bear shipping costs which will be deducted from the sum of the prize awarded.
§ 8
1. The organizer has the exclusive right to determine the winner of the Competition based on the rules specified in these Regulations.
2. Pursuant to Article 30, section 1, point 2 of the Personal Income Tax Act on the income gained by way of wins in competitions, games and pari-mutuel betting or prizes related to premium sale in a European Union Member State or another country which is party to the European Economic Area, subject to Article 21, section 1, point 6, 6a and 68 of the Act, a 10% flat-rate tax is charged and deducted from the win or prize. This tax is collected without lowering the income by the cost of its generation. The winners are liable for the payment of the tax due on the prize.
3. The organizer shall pay the monetary prize and collect the appropriate amount of the flat rate income tax of the prize’s value form the winner of the Competition and shall pay the appropriate amount of the tax in question to the account of the relevant Tax Office in accordance with applicable law regulations in this scope.
§ 9
1. Upon the submission of the entry to the Organizer, the Organizer will obtain non-exclusive licence for an indeterminate period of time, which will authorise the Organizer to free use of proprietary copyrights to the entry in the following areas of exploitation:
a) using the work on the organizer’s website,
b) presenting the work during the post-contest exhibition,
c) placing reproductions of the work in catalogues presenting the entries which will be distributed by the Organizer for promotional purposes of the Competition.
2. On the issuing of the prize to the Participant, the Organizer gains free proprietary rights to the awarded entry of the Participant in the following areas of exploitation:
1) with regard to the right to record and multiply the work using printing and digital techniques;
2) with regard to distribution of the work – in form of public exposition and making the work available in such manner that everybody could have access to it at a time and place chosen by themselves, in particular by placing it in the Organizer’s advertising or promotional materials.
3. On handing over the entry to the Organizer, the ownership of the drawing will be transferred to the Organizer.
§ 10
1. By entering the Competition in the manner permitted in these Regulations, the Participant agrees to be bound by the provisions of these Regulations, including consent to the processing of personal data by the Organizer, and agrees to comply with these Regulations. The personal data provided will be processed by the Organizer pursuant to the Personal Data Protection Law of 29 August 1997 for the following purposes: organization and conducting the Competition; determining the Winner and notifying possible winners; handing over the possible awards; achieving the broad objectives of marketing and promotional activities of the Organizer; obtaining statistical and analytical data; contacting the owner of the data.
2. The Organizer informs that he is an administrator of personal data in terms of the Act referred to in Art.1 The data owner has the right to view and correct his personal information at the Organizer’s Office. Furthermore, the data owner at any time has the right to object processing of their data by the Organiser as allowed by the above mentioned Act. Due to safety reasons the data owner shall contact the Organizer in person or in writing.
§ 11
1. Personal data of Participants will be processed by the Organizer solely for the purposes and solely in the scope necessary to conduct the Competition, i.e., in order to identify the Participant, issue the awards and the possible public disclosure of the full name and the place of residence of the Competition winners, as well as to publish the entries in the Organizer’s promotional materials.
2. The Organizer will store the personal data according to the applicable law and implement appropriate measures to protect the processed personal data, in particular against their unauthorized disclosure, unauthorized takeover, processing with violation of the Act, as well as against any change, removal, damage or destruction.
§ 12
1. The Participant grants publishing permission to use of his full name in promotional materials related to the Competition, in particular on the Organizer’s websites, as well as gives consent to use them for the Organizer’s promotional and marketing purposes.
2. Participation in the Competition shall not constitute grounds for requesting any remuneration of any kind whatever.
3. All materials used to promote the Competition are of a purely advertising nature, whereas the provisions of the Regulations have a binding character.
§ 13
1. The Organizer shall not be responsible for any problems arising during the course of the Competition if they took place as a result of the events which may not have been foreseen by the Organiser with the preservation of due diligence or which may not have been avoided, in particular in case of force majeure events which are not possible to predict, participation in the Competition which fails to comply with any of the provisions of these Regulations and the potential subsequent damage caused.
2. The Organiser shall not be liable for impossibility of receipt of the award for reasons beyond the Organiser’s control which lie with the Participant.
3. The awarded Participants are not liable to transfer their rights to the award to third parties.
4. The Winner of the Competition may renounce the award in writing, nevertheless, shall not be entitled to receive any equivalent in exchange.
§ 14
The rules of these Regulations constitute the sole ground for holding the Competition and their binding and final interpretation lies solely with the Organizer.
§ 15
The Organizer has the right to exclude the Participant or his entry from the Competition in case the Participant fails to obey the provisions of the law, good manners, these Regulations or in case he infringes any other rights or interests of the Organizer.
§ 16
1. These Regulations constitute the sole binding document specifying the rules of the Competition.
2. The Organizer reserves the right to change these Regulations in case of a change of the law or for other important reasons, in particular when the change allows for efficient organization of the Competition in accordance with the rules, provided that it will not undermine the rights that have been already acquired by the Participants.
3. The text and any changes to these Regulations will be publicly announced on the Cultural Centre’s website www.okniemodlin.org.
Source (PDF).


1st International Festival of Satire, Humor and Caricature "Me, Itar Pejo" 2017, Macedonia

1st International Festival of Satire, Humor and Caricature "Me, Itar Pejo"
The organizer of the festival "Me, Itar Peyo" International Slavic University "Gavrilo Romanovich Derzhavin" Sveti Nikole - Bitola, announces International Competition for satire, humor and caricature.
The competition is announced for aphorism, Humoresque and short cartoon, and the topics are two, namely: Clever Peter (Hitar Petar / Itar Pejo) and Free theme.
Authors should send 20 aphorisms, five humoresque, and unlimited number of cartoons.
All papers must be original and hitherto unpublished anywhere.
Provided are three prizes for each category are as follows: 500, 300 and 200 euros for Cartoon; 400, 300 and 200 for Humoresque, and 300, 200 and 100 for Aphorism.
The address where you should send the appendices: International Slavic University "Derzhavin", street "Marshal Tito" no. 77, 2220 Sveti Nikole, Macedonia, with a note: The competition for "Me, Itar Peyo"
The competition is announced on February 14, 2017, and the deadline for sending the papers is June 14, 2017.


10th International Contest of Caricature and Cartoon of Vianden 2017, Luxembourg

The Museum of Caricature and Cartoon of Vianden with the cooperation of Les Amis du Château de Vianden and Naturpark OUR are pleased to announce their
1. Subject: Bee HAPPY (bee, honey, happiness, optimism…)
2. Deadline: 2th April 2017
3. Prizes: 1st prize: 1500 €, 2nd prize: 1000 €, 3rd prize: 500 €, 3 honourable mentions
4. Entries: Each participant can submit up to 4 entries in digital format by sending them via internet to the following address: cartoon@caricature.eu. The author must include the following details in his or her e-mail: first name, last name, complete address, e-mail address, phone number and the title or the number of each submission. The specifications for these electronic submissions are as follows: format JPEG, good quality, and max. 1,5 MB per picture. Out of these submissions, the jury will make a selection of 60-100 drawings. Only the awarded artists will be invited to send the original work by mail. All these works will be shown as prints at the exhibition and in the catalogue. Their size should be between A4 (210x297mm) and A3 (297x420mm).
5. Technique: Free, black and white or in colour, without subtitles.
6. Prizes and Exhibition: The announcement of the prizes and honourable mentions will happen on 6th May 2017 in Castle of Vianden and the exhibition will take place in the Hall of the Knights of the Castle of Vianden from 6th May until 28th May 2017. There are plans to display the exhibits in the Museum of Caricature and Cartoon of Vianden and in other cities.
7. Returns:The drawings that were awarded one of the prizes will become property of the organizer.
8. Catalogue: The authors whose submissions are selected for the exhibition will receive a free catalogue by mail.
9. Results: The results will be published on the website www.caricature.eu on 7th May 2017.
The award winners selected by the jury will be personally informed via e-mail or by phone. The final decisions of the jury are incontestable.
10. Copyright: The selected participants give the organizers permission to use their drawings only for promoting the artist and the event itself. Every other aspect of the copyright remains with the artist (except for the awarded submissions). It ensures that the awarded works can no longer be submitted in other contests or published by their authors or third parties after the official publication of the results.
11. Generalities: The submitted work should not have been awarded or published before the deadline of this contest.
By taking part in this contest the participants accept the abovementioned rules.
12. Submission address for the awarded works :
Musée de la Caricature et du Cartoon de Vianden
48, Grand-rue, L - 9410 Vianden, Luxembourg
13. Further informations cartoon@caricature.eu
WEB: http://www.caricature.eu.


Results of the 4th Kalder Bursa International Cartoon Contest 2017, Turkey

The results of the 4th Kalder Bursa International Cartoon Contest 2017 are announced.
Theme: New Life
Ahmet Aykanat (Turkey) Cartoonist
Mehmet Kahraman (Turkey) Cartoonist
Cüneyt Şenyavaş (Turkey) Cartoonist
Kemal Akkoç (Turkey) Cartoonist
Halit Kurtulmuş (Turkey) Cartoonist
Valeri Aleksandrov (Bulgaria) Cartoonist
Leila Alaiy (Iran) Cartoonist
Aykan Kurkur (Turkey) KalDer Bursa.
Reporter: Arzu Özel (Turkey) KalDer Bursa.
1st Prize: Jitet Kustana - Indonesia (Top)
2nd Prize: Tsocho Peev - Bulgaria
3rd Prize: Mümin Durmaz - Turkey
3 Honorable Mention Plaques:
Bilig Ba – China
Marian Avramescu – Romania
Musa Gümüş - Turkey
Anatolian Caricaturists Society Special Award:
Pawel Kuczynski - Poland.
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