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Second international cartoon contest and exhibition, Norway
The Norwegian Cartoonist Gallery and tOOns MaG /Arifur Rahman invite you to participate in the international exhibition and contest “Freedom of Expression” 2017.

Requirements for participating: 
1. The cartoon have to be new, never published before.
2. The cartoon can be produced traditionally or digitally.
3. Participants may send maximum five works. In case of including text, it must be in English.
4. Cartoons with your C.V. , address (in doc. format) and a personal photo have to be sent to the following email address:
5. Deadline: 20th of March 2017
6. Size: A3, JPG format with 300 DPI.

Awards and prizes:
1st prize: NOK 3 000.
2nd prize: NOK 2 000.
3rd prize: NOK 1 000.
Nine cartoonists will receive Honorable Mention Award.

Jury and exhibition:
An international jury of eight members will make a selection of the submitted cartoons which are to be exhibited and published in The jury members will be considered as participants in the exhibition and represent their own countries.
Selected cartoons will be exhibited in Norway, Slovakia and in India so far and can be exhibited in some other countries. Cartoons can only be used for promotion purposes (Printing, Exhibition, Websites, Newspapers, Posters and Invitation cards).
We will publish the results of the contest on 15th of April 2017.
For further information, please visit

Kind regards
Arifur Rahman,                                                                      Vigdis Wolden,
Publisher, tOOns MaG                                      Curator, Norwegian Cartoonist Gallery

The first international KYM caricature competition which aimed to draw attention to the situation that refugees and asylum seekers are in, to emphasize on the hardships suffered during the continuation of their daily lives, to raise awareness on the subject and to make a contribution for the solution has been concluded in February 8.

Participants list of tOOns MaG First International Cartoon Contest 2016