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Tabriz International Cartoon Contest: "No War"

TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (Mehr News Agency) -- World cartoonists will be participating at the 8th Tabriz International Cartoon Contest entitled "No War" and cartoons on Gaza will be given a warm welcome.

The contest will be hosting works from 45 countries including Spain, Lebanon, Argentine, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, Columbia, France and Germany. So far, China with 10 cartoonists, Turkey with 7, and Italy and Serbia each with 4 are the countries with the largest number of participants entering the contest.

Interested applicants are asked to submit their works before February 3. The entries will be judged on February 14, and results will be announced during the award ceremony on February 17. The winners will also be listed on on the same day.

Mikhail Zlatkovsky (Russia), Vladimir Kazanevsky (Ukraine), and Bayram Hacizadeh (Azerbaijan) are among the jury members of the 8th edition of the contest.

The selection board members include Rahim Baqqal Asghari, Sadeq Baqeri, Sevda Jannati, Naeimeh Nikuray, and Davud Panahi.

The first place winner will receive a cash prize of 1000euro and the Tabriz Cartoon Association Golden Trophy. The second winner will get 500 euro and the Tabriz Silver Trophy, and the third winner will have 250euro and the Bronze Trophy.

... Payvand News - 01/26/09 ... --

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