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2016 International KYM Cartoon Competition – Refugees

The KYM (Kimse Yok Mu) association has launched a new International Cartoon Competition for 2016 — Refugees — open to all cartoonists around the world.

The 2016 KYM Cartoon Competition is an invitation to raise awareness about the refugee problem and to contribute to the solution with cartoon drawings.

A total of $6,000 (US) are available for the best cartoons: $3,000 for the 1st prize, $2,000 for the 2nd prize and $1,000 for the 3rd prize. Sponsor Awards will also be announced. The creators of the best three cartoons will be invited to participate in the Award Ceremony, scheduled for 27 February 2016.

Each participant may submit up to three (3) works in any technique, black and white or colored, in digital format.

Wars, conflicts, natural disasters, and oppressive regimes are causing unnamable wounds in the lives of many civilians. They are exiled from their homes and have to take shelter in safer countries. The civilians who are forced to migrate face uncountable hardships during their long journeys. And the ones managing to reach safer regions face new challenges due to various issues in the receiving countries.

The Kimse Yok Mu association wants to bring these issues to the forefront of the global agenda and is looking forward to achieving this through their first annual international cartoon competition.