W Portugalii organizowany jest po raz kolejny konkurs World Press Cartoon. Przyszłoroczna edycja World Press Cartoon 2019 poświęcona jest rysunkom publikowanym w prasie w bieżącym roku i tradycyjnie będzie przeprowadzana w trzech kategoriach: rysunku prasowego, karykatury i żartu rysunkowego.
Do konkursu można zgłaszać prace publikowane w okresie od 1 stycznia do 31 grudnia 2018 roku. Termin zgłaszania prac – 31 styczeń 2019 r. Do zgłoszenia (na odwrocie każdej zgłaszanej pracy) należy dołączyć kartę uczestnictwa (do skopiowania poniżej).

Więcej informacji w regulaminie.


WORLD PRESS CARTOON has in 2019 the fourtheenth edition and continues
to hold its main event in the city of Caldas da Rainha
In order to fulfil the high quality standards that are the touch of this
organization, we maintain the last monetary prizes structure, with a Grand Prix that
has the value of ten thousand euros. To distinguish, exhibit, promote and award the
best drawings published in the world press is still our mission. Caricatures, Editorial
and Gag Cartoons that will make a retrospective view of the world’s current affairs
in 2018, views from different cultures, drawings where the cartoonists picture and
criticize the ways of the world with humour and a sharp eye. The Jury’s task is
always hard: many works from various cultures and a growing quality. To make
judging easier and to guarantee the quality and rigour to the final selection,
it is of the most importance that the authors read carefully the regulation
and present their works in conformity with the rules it defines. A universal
saloon demands a universal participation and clear and equal rules for everyone.
Because the WORLD PRESS CARTOON aims at gathering the best in the international
production of humour drawings published in the printed or on-line journalism
every year, this is a meeting the professional cartoonists should not miss!
a) The World Press Cartoon covers three main categories: Editorial Cartoon, Caricature and Gag Cartoon.
b) The World Press Cartoon is not a thematic event. Its objective is to distinguish the best
cartoons created and published in 2018.
c) In the category EDITORIAL CARTOON, all entries must represent events and issues that
marked the news in 2018.
d) In the category CARICATURE, only works in the strictest sense of the term will be considered,
i.e., exclusively humorous portraits.
e) In the category GAG CARTOON, the works to be considered will feature subjects that are not
directly related to current issues.
f) Authors are free to submit what they consider to be their best work, although clearly those
personalities, themes and events of a more universal nature will be best suited to such an
international salon as the World Press Cartoon.
A) The exhibition of the selected works and the awards ceremony will take place in the Spring
of 2019, at CCC – Cultural and Congress Center of Caldas da Rainha.
a) Only the originals of the works will be accepted.
b) Top quality printed versions of works produced by digital or mixed techniques will be
considered originals when they are signed by hand by the author, who must indicate the
techniques and software used on the competition application form.
c) The original files of works produced by digital or mixed techniques must also be sent, either
on CD, DVD or flash drive.
d) The format of the works cannot exceed the European standard A3: 420 x 297 mm.
e) Cartoonists are permitted to submit to the competition one original entry in each of the three
categories of the salon: Editorial Cartoon, Caricature and Gag Cartoon.
f) It is an essential pre-requisite for eligibility that the works were originally printed between January
1 and December 31, 2018 in printed newspapers or magazines, published on a regular basis and on
sale to the public, or in professional online publications of recognized journalistic nature.
g) As proof of compliance with the preceding paragraph, each original must be accompanied
by the respective full page of publication, on which the date and title of the newspaper or
magazine is clearly visible (note that cuttings, pasted versions, photocopies or digital prints of
the publication are not acceptable).
h) In cases of online publishing, each high resolution original work must be accompanied by
a CD, DVD, or USB flash drive with an active link, so as to allow a publishing view,
until 31 March 2019.
i) The author must attach the heading of the newspaper or magazine in which the competing
works have been published, with size and quality that allows their reproduction.
j) If the original work appears with a title, caption or any other wording, these must be translated
into English, to be clearly written on the identification label that will be sent with the original.
k) The works that compete in Caricature should mention the name of the caricatured ones.
l) The participating works should be received by the organization’s secretariat in Lisbon by
January 31, 2019.
a) Participating works must be posted in flat packaging, between two hard boards.
b) On the packaging, clearly visible, the words “NO COMMERCIAL VALUE” should appear.
a) Each of the works for submission must carry an entry form and identification label, clearly
filled in, and attached to the reverse side of the original.
a) The Jury of five members will be presided by the Salon director.
b) The WPC organization, under the management of the chairman of the Jury, shall select the
original works to be included in both the exhibition and the catalogue.
c) It is up to the Jury the award of prizes and honourable mentions.
d) The decisions of the Jury will be taken by majority vote and will be final.
a) All of the works which comply with the terms of eligibility will be returned to their authors,
whether they are selected or not to appear in the exhibition, except for works that have won a
prize or an honourable mention in the competition.
b) All exhibited works will be returned after the closure of the main exhibition in Caldas da
Rainha and subsequent tour exhibitions.
c) Digital prints will not be returned.
d) The author must provide his/her full postal address as indicated on the application form,
including street, town/city, postcode and country.
e) For purpose of works and catalogue expedition, Postal Office Box numbers are not accepted.
a) Authors whose works are selected to the exhibition will receive a copy of the catalogue.
a) The submission of a completed entry form and identification label will automatically imply
the waiving of the author’s royalties vis-à-vis the non commercial reproduction of his/her work.
b) The awarding of a prize to a specific work will automatically imply the waiving of its author’s
royalties to the organization of the World Press Cartoon.
a) The structure of the prizes will be as follows:
GRAND PRIX € 10 000
1st Prize € 3000 1st Prize € 3000 1st Prize € 3000
2nd Prize € 2000 2nd Prize € 2000 2nd Prize € 2000
3rd Prize € 1000 3rd Prize € 1000 3rd Prize € 1000
b) Chosen from all the entries in the competition, the World Press Cartoon will award the best
work with the Grand Prix of 10 000 euros.
c) The Grand Prix winning work will be chosen from the three first-prize winners.
d) The Grand Prix winner will only receive the amount indicated for this prize, i.e., it will not be
added to the amount indicated for winning the category first prize.
e) The prize values indicated above refer to gross amounts and therefore are subject to
Portuguese taxation at the rate in force.
f ) According to the standard of the works submitted to the competition, the Jury reserves the
right not to award prizes in every category and level indicated in the table above.
g) All the prizes will be authenticated with a diploma and the winners will receive a trophy.
h) The nine prize winners will be invited to attend the Awards Ceremony to be held in Caldas da
Rainha in the Spring of 2019.
i) In addition, the Jury is permitted to select other works for the distinction of Honourable
Mention, which will be symbolised by a medal and authenticated by a diploma.
j) All prize-winning works and those awarded honourable mentions become the property of
the World Press Cartoon organization.
k) Every newspaper or magazine in which a prize-winning work was published will receive a
diploma in recognition of the World Press Cartoon award.
l) Every artist whose work is selected to appear in the exhibition and catalogue will receive a
certificate to mark the participation in the salon.
If you use ordinary mail, send to:
Concurso Internacional World Press Cartoon
AP. 1179 EC Picoas 1050-001 Lisboa – Portugal
If you use Express Mail, TNT, DHL, Fedex, UPS, send to:
Concurso Internacional World Press Cartoon
Av. Ressano Garcia, 36 ,1º Dº 1070-237 Lisboa Portugal
reception deadline: January 31, 2019


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