The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest, the 13th Edition 2018

The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest, the 13th Edition 2018


17.07.2018: New Contest - HumoDEVA 2018, Romania


The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest is an open competition for artists all over the world. Anyone may take part, with no restrictions

The participation is free of charge.


You can participate in one, two or in all three themes, with maximum 5 works/theme.

THEME 1: Union Makes Power (1918-2018: Romania 100! – one hundred years since the Great Union): – maximum 5 works

2018 marks 100 years since the formation of the modern Romanian state at the end of Word War 1 – having also been officially declared "The Centenary Anniversary Year" by the Romanian Government and major cultural institutions. Info – Great Union Day.

Watch the movie below (choose subtitle language from Settings).

THEME 2: Bad Luck (Number 13, black cat, friday, etc) – maximum 5 works

Free THEME: Your BEST Of 2017-2018 – maximum 5 works


Graphic Humor – Cartoons or Caricatures without words! (we accept also drawings with a little text in english)


30 September 2018


The Jury, composed of renowned cartoonists, will award the following prizes for the best works: 

GOLD PRIZE – 1000 $, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on

SILVER PRIZE – 500 $, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on 

BRONZE PRIZE – 300 $, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on

10 EXCELLENCE Awards, Special Honor Diploma and a Personal Gallery on 

Jury’s decisions are final.

Other Special Prizes offered by the sponsors may be awarded. 

The prizes can be paid in Deva or can be posted to the cost of the receiver. The organizer does not assume any liability regarding taxes or bank charges. We will not resend any money prize due to the failure of delivery thereof caused by incorrect information supplied by the participating artists.

Only the original drawings of the prize winning entries should be sent in maximum two weeks from the results announcement, well wrapped and protected against damages. 


Works must be originals and any kind of graphical technique will be accepted, including digital artwork.

Entries can be either black and white or coloured. Size of entries is a A4 or A3 format.

The works and your Curriculum Vitae (CV) must be digitized in 300 DPI resolution, RGB, JPG or PNG format, with the maximum limit of 5 MB. 

The name of the cartoons, in english,  must contain the entrant’s given name, family name, country and a few keywords related to the work. 





The cartoons selected for the contest will be permanent exhibitedfree of charge, on, for the visitors around the world and for the attention of all cartoonists (to prevent similarity, copying and steeling). Any cartoon which is similar, copied or stolen will not be awarded. 

The contest results will be announced on the HumoDEVA 2018 web site .


The eCatalog, in .pdf format, will be sent by email to all selected artists.


By participating, the entrants grant the organizers the right to use their entries as advertising for the HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest and for the site (e.g. as cartoon books, catalogs, advertising in the press, internet and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, promotional gifts by the city council and /or cartoon contest organization, calendars, etc) without any special fees paid to the authors. 

By submitting the works to The HumoDEVA International Cartoon Contest the artists accept the decisions of the Jury and the rules printed above.

All copyrights are held by the authors of the works.