“We Defeat Coronavirus” Cartoon Contest-Iran 2020 – Winners

MASOUD SHOJAEI TABATABAEI

SECRETARY GENERAL

Call for international cartoon and caricature contest “we defeat corona virus” started a few days after the contagious of corona virus. Lifting people’s spirit to fight corona virus, doing our duty to thank health defenders (doctors, nurses, medical staffs), helping people for healthcare guidance, and considering political issues are among the themes of the contests.

The contest received unprecedented welcome from artists around the world from early beginning, during 40 days 923 artists sent us more than 4200 artworks from 88 countries via social network.

That was unprecedented. Artists participation in such a philanthropic event is appreciable. It is also notable that Iran is the first country considered this issue through art.

Most participants came from Iran (436), the second place of participant goes to Turkish artists (83), and Chinese artists had an effective participation (74), at the same time, there was a large presence from Latin America; Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, and European artists from Russia, Serbia, Spain, Ukraine and Italy whose presence is very significant. Due to wide participation, jury members were introduced.

Eray Ozbek, a cartoonist from turkey was selected as a chairman of jury board due to his committed view; Liyui Wang the director of international cartoon contests, UYACC; Nikola Vorotsov, a cartoonist and illustrator from Russia; Marcio Leite from brazil, the director of Brazil cartoon site; Spiro Radulovic director of cartoon association in Europe, Feco, also Mohammad hossein Niroomand, Bahram Azimi, Masoud Shojaei, and Salman Mahzabyeh, the representative of Ministry of Health and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences were from Iran.

Prizes

First Prize: Ali Radmand-Iran,1500 €+ Trophy + honorable mention

2nd Prize:Cau Gomez-Brazil,1000 €+ Trophy+ honorable mention

3rd Prize:Stefaan Provijn-Belgium, 500 €+Trophy+ honorable mention

Due to the special participation of Iranian artists, seven participants were awarded two million tomans along with an honorable mention.

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Taravat Niki-Iran

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Soheil Mohammadi-Iran

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Mahmood Azadnia-Iran

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Sajad Rafei-Iran

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Mansoureh Dehghani-Iran

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Alireza Pakdel-Iran

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Mahnaz Yazdani-Iran

Special Award of Iranian artists,  two million tomans + honorable mention
Majid Aminii-Iran

For visting The final list of participants on the website,Please click here

For visiting 2172 artworks Please Click Here

For visiting the rules Please Click Here

Courtesy From: IranCartoon

Congratulations to all the winners

 

 

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