Rendon International Cartoon Festival - Future|
The Outstanding Colombian caricaturist born in Rionegro-Antioquia (1894-1931), call "The Emperor" of the cartoon. One of the most penetrating and fine Latin American humorists in the XX century, in their work the humor was satire, it was characterized especially by the political cartoon. Their cartoons were true x-rays of the facts and of the individuals. It was pioneer of the graphic publicity in
RENDON INTERNATIONAL CARTOON FESTIVAL|
Organized by the municipal administration of Rionegro during eleven serial years in memory of Ricardo Rendon
The Festival, only in the history of the country for their trajectory and continuity; he has allowed to look at the perception of authors of but of 80 countries, main characters of the changes and experiences of the towns that contribute to the humanity's growth with the same humour. The laughing thought and its universal language, caricature is the most effective weapon against the thought that does not laugh.
It is a dream and an universal yearning to erase frontiers so territorial as ideological that prevent us to live in harmony and to visualize the light of the freedom as principle of peace and
- The contest is
open to all cartoonists all over the world.
- The deadline for
entries is November 8, 2008
- The themes of the
competition are three:
1. THE FUTURE The future, My Future,
immediate future, which meets the needs of man,
sustainable future, the future political, social,
economic, environmental. How can the man in the
future and meet the challenges posed by changing
all the technological advances, scientific, and
cultural rights? Everything concerning the future
with its effects and consequences.
- Each participant
can present in the competition a maximum of three
cartoons for theme.
- You can
participate with cartoons in white and black or in
- The size of
cartoons will not exceed 30 x 40 cms maximum.
- You can also
participate in the competition with cartoons that
have already been published or rewarded previously,
all the presented cartoons will be original.
Photographs, photocopies etc, will not be accepted.
- The transport of
the cartoons in charge of the participant.
- Participants are
requested to send, together with their cartoons, a
short curriculum vitae and a photograph.
- In the reverse of
each cartoon he/she should go the name, surname,
address, telephone number and country of origin of
- The selected
caricaturist will receive free a catalogue.
- The jury composed
of Colombian and foreign cartoonists.
- The results will
be announced in the month of December of 2008.
- The cartoons
presented in the competition won't be returned.
- The organization
is reserved the right of exhibiting those works
that he/she understands they can attempt against
individual or collective rights.
- The participation
in the competition supposes the entire acceptance
and without reservations all the conditions.
Prizes:Grand Prix Track Future: 2000 Dollars, Item
Personality Award: 500 Dollars, Free Theme Award: 500
Dollars, Special Awards for various institutions.
works should be sent to :
15th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CARICATURA
Palacio de la Cultura / Fernando Pica Cr 50 # 48 - 05,
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