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Kambiz Derambakhsh wins Grand Prize at Turkish cartoon contest


Source: Tehran Times

Veteran Iranian cartoonist Kambiz Derambakhsh won the Grand Prize at the 33rd International Nasreddin Hodja Cartoon Contest in Turkey. Four other Iranian cartoonists were also honored with special prizes.

This untitled work by Kambiz Dermanbakhsh won the Grand Prize

The winners were announced during the closing ceremony of the contest at Istanbul's Armanda Hotel on July 15.

Datis Golmakani won the Special Prize of Ferit Öngören and Majid Amini received the Special Prize of Turkey's Association of Cartoonists.

In addition, the Special Prize of FOX TV went to Reza Mokhtar-Jozani and the Special Prize of Çankaya Municipality was presented to Elnaz Bahonar.

A total of 922 cartoonists from 60 countries participated in the competition, which is organized annually by the Association of Cartoonists.

Grzegorz Szumowski from Poland, Rainer Ehrt from Germany, Michael Kountouris from Greece and Florian Doru Crihana from Romania were on the panel of the contest.

Metin Peker, Erdogan Basol, Kadir Dogruer, Muhittin Köroglu, Metin Ustundag and Sevket Yalaz were the Turkish members of the jury.

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