Friday, June 19, 2015
22Th CARTOONRENDON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL COLOMBIA 2015
> The Outstanding Colombian caricaturist born in Rionegro - Antioquia
> (1894-1931), call "The Emperor" of the Cartoon. One of the most
> penetrating and fine Latin American humorists in the XX century, in
> their work the humor was satire, it was characterized especially by
> the political cartoon. Their cartoons were true x-rays of the facts
> and of the individuals. It was pioneer of the graphic publicity in
> 22Th INTERNATIONAL CARTOON RENDON FESTIVAL 2015
> The Festival is an event sponsored by the municipal administration of
> Rionegro during twenty one serial years in memory of Ricardo Rendón
> The Festival, only in the history of the country for their trajectory
> and continuity; he has allowed to look at the perception of authors of
> but of 90 countries, main characters of the changes and experiences of
> the towns that contribute to the humanity's growth with the same
> humour. The laughing thought and its universal language, caricature is
> the most effective weapon against the thought that does not laugh.
> It is a dream and an universal yearning to erase frontiers so
> territorial as ideological that prevent us to live in harmony and to
> visualize the light of the freedom as principle of peace and
> THE CONDITIONS :
> 1) The contest is open to all cartoonists all over the world.
> 2) The deadline for entries is September 5 (Saturday) – 2015
> 3) The themes of the competition are Three:
> 1. THE LIGHT, AND TECHNOLOGY BASED ON THE LIGHT: On the recommendation
> of UNESCO, the United Nations General Assembly meeting in May 2013,
> declared 2015 as the International Year of Light and technologies
> based on it (2015 - The International Year of Light and the
> Light-based Technologies).
> 2. PERSONALITIES : Scientists: Abu Hasan Ibn Al Haytam (Alhazen),
> Augustin–Jean Fresnel, James Clerk Maxwell, Albert Einstein, Charles
> 3. FREE.
> 4) Each participant can present in the competition a maximum of Three
> cartoons for theme.
> 5) You can participate with cartoons in white and black or in color.
> 6) The size of cartoons will not exceed 30 x 40 cms maximum.
> 7) You can also participate in the competition with cartoons that have
> already been published or rewarded previously, all the presented
> cartoons will be original. Photographs, photocopies etc, will not be
> accepted, and the transport of the cartoons in charge of the
> 8) Participants are requested to send, together with their cartoons, a
> short curriculum vitae and a photograph.
> 9) In the reverse of each cartoon he/she should go the name, surname,
> address, telephone number and country of origin of the participant.
> 10) The selected Caricaturist will receive free a catalogue.
> 11) The jury composed of Colombian and foreign cartoonists.
> 12) The results will be announced in the month of October of 2015.
> 13) The cartoons presented in the competition won't be returned, which
> will be part of the future National Museum of Caricature of Rionegro,
> in accordance with the representative of Cartoonrendon.
> 14) By filling in the entrance form attached, the participant declares
> and accepts in advance that (s)he has turned over the financial rights
> (s)he holds over the cartoon or cartoons vis-à-vis the public to
> Cartoonrendon without limitation on location, time period and number
> the intellectual property all rights for publication.(S)he agrees that
> Cartoonrendon may use such cartoons, exhibit them, keep them in its
> archives and publish them on the internet or through other media. With
> the actual delivery of the request for participation is considered
> delegates these rights to Cartoonrendon and / or his representative.
> 15) The organization is reserved the right of exhibiting those works
> that he/she understands they can attempt against individual or
> collective rights.
> 16) The Participation in the competition supposes the entire
> acceptance and without reservations all the conditions.
> THE PRIZES : (Awards are subject to taxation according to colombian
> tax regulation).
> 1) Grand Prix RENDON Theme The LIGHT, and Technology based on the
> Light - US 2.500
> 2) Prize COOSERVUNAL Theme THE LIGHT - US 1.000
> 4) Prize COOSERVUNAL Theme PERSONALITIES - US 1.000
> 5) Special Prizes offered by various institutions.
> ADDRESS :
> The works should be sent to:
> 22° FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CARICATURA CARTOONRENDON
> Fernando Pica / Casa Cultural Cll 48 # 50 - 36 Rionegro, Antioquia COLOMBIA