1st International Cartoon Contest in Jerusalem 2017, Istanbul, Turkey

Our Heritage Jerusalem 1st International Cartoon Contest
Competition Information and Participation Conditions

Raising awareness of the city of Jerusalem, which has been under Israeli occupation since 1967. To mobilize the international public by drawing attention to the discriminatory policies that the invaded state systematically imposes on 400,000 Muslims living in Jerusalem and the restriction of the freedom of worship that they have carried out in the Masjid al-Aqsa. To bring about the concept of cultural heritage in the context of Jerusalem, the importance of cultural heritage in social life, the awareness of social responsibility in the framework of cultural heritage, the contribution of the cultural heritage of the city of Jerusalem and the importance of our cultural life in the city of Jerusalem.

Theme: Our Heritage Jerusalem Under the headline "Our Heritage Jerusalem" is associated with the city of Jerusalem by cartoonists; Concepts and topics such as human rights, justice, freedom, love, culture, Social life, Social responsibility, peace, city life are expected to be processed with caricatures in an enriched perspective.
Our Heritage Jerusalem international Cartoon Contest is organized every year by the Association of Mirasımız in İstanbul, Turkey. The selection committee and jury members will meet in November 2017. The award ceremony of Our Heritage Jerusalem International Cartoon Competition will be held in Istanbul between 7-17 December 2017.

1. Theme: Our Heritage.Jerusalem 

2. The competition is open to professional and amateur cartoonists of all countries. (There is no age limit.) 

3. More than one caricature related to the subject of the competition may be sent. (There is no limit to the number of pieces.) 

4. The work Submitted to the competition must not have received a prize from any competition before. 

5. All drawing techniques are accepted. (Digital drawings can also be sent to the competition.) 

6. To pre-register for the competition, participants fill out the participation form on the www.kuduscartoon.com
Websites By emailing the entry form together with your work or works in jpeg format no more than 200 dpi, not exceeding 5 MB for each Work 

7. Participants who have pre-registered for the competition must submit the original work(s) with the wet-ink signed participation form, by mail or cargo to 

Akşemsettin Mah. Halıcılar Cd. No:12
34080 Fatih
İstanbul / TÜRKİYE

(If the work is a digital drawing, it is necessary to have a print out with a wet-ink signature on the front side.) 

8. The Submitted original work must beat least A4 (21 x 29.7 cm) and no more than A3 (29.7 x 42 cm). 

9. The submitted work with missing participation form, photograph, wet-ink signature etc. will be out of the evaluation.

10. Association of Mirasimiz is not responsible for the damage to the work in the post. 

11. The works participating in the competition will not be returned. 
12. The participant licenses and exclusively permits the Association of Mirasinz for the use rights which is described under the Turkish Intellectual and Artistic Works Law No. 5846, 21-25: on processing, reproduction, distribution, representation in any way, use of fiscal rights, transferring those rights to third parties without limitation of any place, time and number restriction of the participated work(s). The participant further accepts the Association of Mirasimiz has the rights to keep Submitted work(s) in archive, to publish them on the internet and in other forms, including but not limited to the use of them in any way they desire, and in respect of the financial rights transferred for that reason is accepted by participant and declared in advance that they will not engage in any transactions with 3' persons for the mentioned rights. 

13. Allaward winners' transport and accommodation costs will be covered by the Association of Mirasimiz to attend the award ceremony. 

14. The last entry into the competition is on Friday, November 17, 2017.

15. Members of the jury and 1st degree relatives can not participate in the competition. 16. The authority to decide whether the Submitted cartoons should be published on the website belongs to the Association of Mirasiniz.

First Prize 15.000 Turkish Lira 
Second Prize 10.000 Turkish Lira 
Third Prize 7.500 Turkish Lira

Association of Mirasimiz Special Prize 1.000 Turkish Lira
Naci el-Ali Special Prize                       1.000 Turkish Lira
Necmettin Erbakan Special Prize         1.000 Turkish Lira
II. Abdulhamid Han Special Prize        1.000 Turkish Lira
Selahaddin Eyyubi Special Priz           1.000 Turkish Lira

Hasan AYCIN / Cartoonist (Turkey) 
SafakTAVKUL / Cartoonist (Turkey) 
Turan DERTLİ / Cartoonist (Turkey)  
,Ahmet ALTAY / Cartoonist (Turkey) 
Murat YILMAZ/ Cartoonist (Turkey)
Asım GÜLTEKİN / Writer (Turkey)

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