TEHRAN, Apr.15 (ISNA)-Iranian cartoonist, Javad Alizadeh was elected as recipient of the grand prize in the 13th edition of the international 7-77 cartoon competition in Ankara, Turkey. (Apr.20-23)
The 55 year old Javad Alizadeh won the 2 thousands dollars cash prize competing among over 830 international cartoonists, among them the renowned Kosobukin Yuri from Ukraine and Yoshiaki Yucatan of Japan.
Alizadeh is to travel to Turkey to participate in the festival.
The event aims at drawing the attention of children-future adults-to cartooning in order to develop their sensitivity towards humor and enrich their world via concepts transferred through the art.
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