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=19 March 2024 =

36th Edition of Olense Kartoenale in/Belgium



The main theme is ‘Road signs’. This year Amnesty International offers the best cartoon with the theme ‘Right to protest’.



-All contestants will be admitted with no distinction made regarding nationality or age. There are two categories:

Youth category up to 15 years inclusive;

Adult category: 16 years and older

-Both professional and non-professional cartoonists are allowed to participate in this contest

-Contributions have to be digital works. They shouldn’t contain an explanation of the drawing

-The digital works have to be sent in JPEG format with a minimum of resolution of 300 dpi (2480 x 3543 pixels)

-Dimensions including any passe-partout 21 x 30 cm (A4)

-Number of entries per contestant: maximum five for each theme

-You have to record your contact details through

-You can sign up your participation from 1 July 2024

-The originals of the rewarded cartoons, your curriculum vitae and a photograph will be asked and must be sent to Community Olen, Dorp 1, 2250 Olen, Belgium within 2 days after the request of the organization



For the adult category

1st prize: 1500 euro

2nd prize: 700 euro

3rd prize: 400 euro

4th prize: 300 euro

Prize of the city of Bialogard (only for Polish participants): 200 euro

Special prize Amnesty International: 500 euro


For the youth category

Prize for best international work: 250 euro

Prize for best Belgian work: 250 euro



12 september 2024 at 12.00 AM 


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