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Tehran to Host the 8th International Cartoon Biennial

Tehran, 15 August 2007 (CHN) - Tehran's Cartoon Biennial committee invites all cartoonists from all over the world to take part in the 8th round of its competitions.

The contest which is open to all cartoonists will be organized in three categories including cartoon, comic strip, and caricature.

The themes of competition in cartoon section will be consisted of two parts including money, and the other one will be free. The theme of comic strip will be bad luck, and the theme of competition in caricature section is free.

Each participant is allowed to submit maximum 3 works in each section and the works should not be smaller than 20x30 and larger than 30x40 centimeters. Comic strip must be presented in one page and without any words and only original artworks will be accepted without any kind of frame. All cartoonists whom their works are published in the catalogue will receive a free copy. The organizers will have the rights to publish the cartoons submitted to the contest and use them in any form.

The grand prize of the competition will be 8000 dollars, trophy and honorable mention which will be awarded to the main cartoon theme. The first, second, and third prizes will be 2000, 1500, and 1000 dollars respectively with a trophy and honorable mention. The first to third prize will be awarded separately for each section of the contest. The jury panel of the 8th Tehran Cartoon Biennial will also award 10 selected artists with honorable mentions. Special prizes will be offered by various sponsors, establishments, associations, newspapers, and agencies.

All participants should send their works before 22 October 2007 to the following address: Iranian house of cartoon, no. 60, Golnabi (Ketabi) street, Shariati Ave., Tehran, Iran. For further information visit the website of Tehran International Cartoon Biennial available at:

Soudabeh Sadigh

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