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OSTEN 49th World Gallery Of Cartoons – Skopje 2017

The OSTEN 49th World Gallery Of Cartoons – Skopje 2017 is seeking for hand-drawn cartoons by authors from all around the world.

Professional, semi-professional and amateur cartoonists can participate with one or more original cartoons, satirical drawings and comics/strips.

This year OSTEN Skopje will award three (3) first prizes of $1,000, ten (10) special awards as plaques and the Cico Award to one Macedonian cartoonist.

For every edition of the World Gallery of Cartoons, OSTEN also publishes an exclusive catalog with the works of the selected cartoonists.

The theme and technique for 2017 are free and the format is either A3 or A4.

Judging takes place in April 2017 and the exhibition opening is scheduled for 25th May 2017 at OSTEN Gallery in Skopje.

OSTEN’s World Gallery of Cartoons is the one and only event of such provenance in the Republic of Macedonia, the oldest in the Balkan and one of the most long-standing in the world. It was established back in 1969, making artistic forms like cartoon, satiric drawing and comic strips available to the wider audience.

Last year, the competition received a total of 341 entries by 141 cartoonists from 56 countries around the world.