18th Humor…at Gura Humorului Festival – Romania

International festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature
the 18th edition

11 – 13 July 2008

The 18th edition of “Humor…at GURA HUMORULUI”, the International Festival of Cartoon and Humorous Literature will be held in the period 11-13th of July, 2008 as part of the Festive Days of Humor City.

The Contest Regulations – cartoon:
1. The theme of the edition: ”Election issues”
2. The eligible works are the ones which have not been published or awarded any prizes for other contests.
3. All the works will have on the backside the name of the author and contact data (address, telephone number, e-mail account).
4. A page A3 or A4 will be the right dimensions of the works.
5. The technique used for the works will be at the free choice of the artist.
6. The works are not to be returned. They will be part of the “Humor…at GURA HUMORULUI” festival’s patrimony and the organizers are entitled to use them as materials edited later, but with the name of the author on them.
7. The participants are required to send the following papers with their works: the completed entry form attached, a brief CV and a personal photo or portrait/caricature self portrait of the following minimum dimensions: 6 x 9 cm (on paper) or 710 x 1065 pix. (digital format).
8. Number of works: 3 (three)
9. The deadline for the works is June 20, 2008 (the post date)
10. The prizewinners are to be notified by July,4,2008, to be present for the Awards Festivity on Sunday, July,13, 2008 and will be provided accommodation and meals. Transport expenses will be the responsibility of the participant or the organization/institution he/she is part of. In case other people will accompany the participants, they will pay all the expenses incurred. In addition, the organizers are to be notified in due time, no later than July 7, 2008 to make the necessary reservations.
11. The list of the jury members will be posted on the site www.gurahumorului.ro, starting with June 15, 2008.
12. The prizes to be awarded:
– 1st Prize Eur 500
– 2nd Prize Eur 300
– 3rd Prize Eur 200
– The ‘George Gavrileanu’ Prize for the débutantes from Bucovina Eur 200
13. The jury is the one to decide upon awarding or not awarding or re-allocating the prizes. In addition, the jury will decide the works or the authors that can be rewarded by sponsors, associations, mass-media, institutions, commercial societies or private persons.
14. There will be no fee for participation.
The works will be sent to the following address:
Muzeul Obiceiurilor Populare din Bucovina, Piata Republicii nr.2, 725300 Gura Humorului, judetul Suceava ROMANIA
Telephone at the Museum: 0040.230.231.108
e-mail: umor@gurahumorului.ro