WORLD PRESS CARTOON 2019

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WORLD PRESS CARTOON has in 2019 the fourtheenth edition and continues to hold its main event in the city of Caldas da Rainha, with a Grand Prix that has the value of ten thousand euros.

Please note the new requests of the World Press Cartoon rules:

• 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.

• 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.

• Works presented under Caricature Category must mention the name of the caricatured personality.

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.

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!

Send your works, by ordinary mail, 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

To avoid customs taxes, please write on the package, clearly visible, the words NO COMMERCIAL VALUE.

Participate! Best Wishes and Good luck!

 WORLD PRESS CARTOON CALDAS DA RAINHA 2019

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 interna- tional production of humour drawings published in the printed or on-line jour- nalism every year, this is a meeting the professional cartoonists should not miss!

1. SPECIFICATIONS AND SCOPE

a)TheWorld 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.

2. EXHIBITION

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.

3. ELIGIBILITY

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 Cartoo

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