Honorable Sir / Madam, Dear Friends;
In memory of the severe crime that happened in Kragujevac in 1941, 78 years ago, when the German occupying forces executed several hundreds of innocent civilians in just one day, also sincerely wishing the peace to may prevail in the world, especially today when it sinks into the abyss of the world war
Memorial Park “Kragujevacki Oktobar” a n n o u n c e s
The 20th International Salon of Antiwar Cartoon Contest «KRAGUJEVAC 2019»
Serbia 5 September - Eylül 2019 @ P
The International jury will make a selection out of submitted cartoons which is to be exhibited and published in the Salon’s catalog. Besides, the following prices are to be awarded:
The Grand Prix «The Peace Messenger» and €1.500 prize is to be awarded by the International Association of Peace Messenger Cities
The Gold Plague and £1.000 prize The Silver Plague and €800 prize The Bronze Plague and €500 prize
The Mayor of Bydgoszcz (Polsnd) Award, amounts £750 The City of Ingolstadt (Germany) Award, amounts £500 The City of Bielsko-BiaIa (Poland) Award, amounts £500 The City of Suresnes (France) Award, amounts C500
The City of Pitesti (Romania) Award, amounts €500 The City of Carrara (Italy) Award, amounts £:500 The prize fund is C7.050 in total.
The Jury might additionally award several diplomas to close contenders.
Cartoonists and fine artists from all over the world have the right to participate. They should submit at most three (3) cartoons, which have not been awarded by any other international competition, on the subjects of antiwar as well as solidarity between people and nations. The artworks should be utmost A4-A3 formatted, while art technique is at the artist’s choice, including electronically version of the cartoon with the original signature. On the back of the artwork there should be written data on the artist (such as: name, surname, address, phone/fax, e-mail).
The submission deadline is September 5'•, 2019. The jury session is to be held on September 6" and 7", 2019.
The cartoons are to be sent to the following address: SALON ANTIRATNE KARIKATURE, Spomen park
« Kragujevacki oktobar», Desankin venac bb, 34000 Kragujevac, Srbija, or via e-mail: salon‹@rpomenparIurr
Submitted artworks are not to be returned, and the Salos’s reserves the right to use them without special fee.
NOTE: The International Antiwar Cartoon Salon had so far great international promotion and affirmation. On the occasion of the award ceremony the prizes were handed over and the exhibition was opened in Kragujevac. Afterwards, the Salen exhibition displays in many cities and international organizations all over the world. The Salon exhibition was displayed at the United Nations Palace in New York, in the European Commission Charlemagne building showroom, it is permanent guest in Oswiecim (Auschwitz), on the Festival in lngolstadt (Germany), in Pitesti (Romania), as well as in polish cities Bydgoszcz, Plonsk, Wielun, Torun. The exhibition was also presented in Mexico City, Limassol (Cypms), Berlin and Dresden (Germany), Paris (France), Triavni (Bulgaria), Sarajevo (B&H), Skopje (Macedonia), Carrara and Monte Casino (Italia), New Haven (USA), Poltava (Ukraine), Messolonghy (Greece), Kotor (Montenegro), Sloven Gradec