18th International Salon of Antiwar Cartoon 'Kragujevac 2015', Serbia



Kragujevac / SERBIA
September 11, 2015
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Dear Friends Cartoonists;
In memory of the severe crime that happened in Kragujevac in 1941, 74 years ago, when the German occupying forces executed several thousand 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..

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The City of Kragujevac a n n o u n c e s
THE 18TH INTERNATIONAL SALON OF ANTIWAR CARTOON «KRAGUJEVAC 2015»
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 prizes are to be awarded:
The Grand Prix «The Peace Messanger» and 1.500 euros prize is to be awarded by the International Association of Peace Messanger Cities 
The Gold Plague and 1.000 euros prize 
The Silver Plague and 800 euros prize 
The Bronze Plague and 500 euros prize 
The Mayor of Bydgoszcz (Poland) Award, amounts 750 euros
The City of Ingolstadt (Germany) Award, amounts 500 euros
The City of Bielsko-Biala (Poland) Award, amounts 500 euros 
The City of Suresnes (France) Award, amounts 500 euros
The City of Pitesti (Romania) Award, amounts 500 euros
The City of Carrara (Italy) Award, amounts 500 euros
The prize fund is 7.050 euros 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 formated, while art technique is at the artist’s choice, including electronical 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).
Every selected entrant will receive free catalogue.
The submission deadline is September 11, 2015. The jury session is to be held on September 12-13, 2015.
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: biblioteka@spomenpark.rs
Submitted artworks are not to be returned, they remain in the Salon’s collection.
NOTE: 
The International Antiwar Cartoon Salon had so far the strongest international promotion and afirmation. On the occasion of the award ceremony the prizes were handed over and the exhibition was opened in Kragujevac. Afterwards, the Salon exhibition displays in many cities and international organuzations all over the world. The Salon exhibition was displayed at the United Nations Palace in New York, in the European Commission Charlemagne building showroom. Then, the chosen artworks at the 17th Salon were exhibited in Kragujevac, Polish cities of Oswiecim (Auschwitz), Bidgoszcz, Plonsk, Wielun, Torun, Pitesti (Romania), Ingolstadt (Germany) and New Haven (USA). 
Again, the Salon has got the invitation to set the show in Novi Pazar (Serbia), Suresnes (France) and Carrara (Italy). 
Miodrag Stojilovic
Director of the Salon of antiwar cartoon
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