The 1st Campos International Ecological Humor Exhibition – Rio de Janeiro

The 1st Campos’ International Ecological Humor Exhibition – Rio de Janeiro
Deadline: December, 15 2007

The Cultural Foundation Journalist Oswaldo Lima and the City Hall of Campos de Goytacazes – Rio de Janeiro invite cartoonists to participate in the 1st Campos’ International Ecological Humor Exhibition. Aiming to gather the fight for the preservation of the environment and the graphic humor, the exhibition has the goal of making the population aware of the dangers of the misuse of our natural resources. The awarded works will be used in campaings in favor of the environment in schools, companies and in other means of communication. It will be held in the “Praia do Farol de São Tomé” in January from 9 to 31.

Rules and regulations:

Theme: “The end of drinkable water in the world”.


Cartoonists, amateur or professional, are allowed to participate in the exhibition by submitting works that have not been awarded in other competitions until the event’s deadline, December 15th, 2007. The awarded cartoons will be available at soon after the release of the results. In a 15-day time, cartoonists will be able to complain about plagiarism or fraud. If the complaint is true, the candidate will be eliminated of the contest and will lose the prize. Each author is allowed to submit as many works as he wishes. The works can be develop under any technique. The works must be sent to the e-mail: Size ( 297 X 240mm), 300 DPI, color mode RGB, format jpg (high quality) up to the limit of 1,5MB for each work. Attached to the work, the participant must send the following information: Full name, pseudonym, full address, telephone, e-mail ID number and bank account number. Participants may also send a short biography and photo so that they may be used in the data base of the exhibition. Only registrations done by e-mail will be accepted.


R$ 20.000,00 will be distributed as follows:
1st Prize – R$ 10.000,00
2nd Prize – R$ 5.000,00
3rd Prize – R$ 2.500,00
4th Prize – R$ 1.500,00
5th Prize Given to the cartoonists from Campos and its surroundings – R$ 1.000,00

The prizes will be paid in a three-month time after the opening of the exhibition and they will be submitted to the current taxes. There will be a jury to select the works and a final jury that will consist of professionals in the field. Other prizes and mentions may be created, according to the Organizing Committee. By participating in the exhibition, the participant automatically transfer the copyright of the works according to the law 9.6l0 of February 19th, 1988. The works will make part of the Cultural Foundation Journalist Oswaldo Lima Collection. More information on the exhibition is available at