The 21th edition of the Euro-kartoenale Kruishoutem-Belgium/2017.

Deadline for Sending Artworks

 Dear Madam, Sir,

For the 21th time already our association is organizing its biennial cartoon contest.

In the first place we would like to thank all participants of the previous editions for their ontinued participation in this contest. The increase in the number of participans, entries and participating countries, and especially the quality of your work, proves the trust you put in our organization.

 New in this edition is that you can upload your drawings by a new online platform.

To do this you have to register first on

 1. If you did receive an invitation to participate at your home adress, you also did receive a personal code. Please always use this personal code to register!

2. If you don't have a personal code, you can register by entering your e-mail address

 Of course you can still enter your works by traditional post:

Euro-kartoenale Kruishoutem - c/a Waregemsesteenweg 113 - 9770 Kruishoutem

1. Theme: “The Soul”
2. The number of entries is limited to 5.
Any kind of graphical technique will be accepted. The
works may not have been awarded before. The drawings
shall not bear subtitles.
3. You can send your works in two ways:
- Register and upload your cartoons on our website
- Send them by regular post to the following address:
On our website you can check the list of participants to see if
you works have arrived. The entry list is updated daily.
4. The drawings shall have the following dimensions: A4 –
300 dpi (maximum 3MB) for digital works.
5. The drawings sent by post must bear, on the reverse side,
the surname, forename and preferably the ‘personal code’
of the participant.
6. By participating, the artist agrees with this rules and authorizes
the organizers to publish the submitted works in
the catalogue and for the promotion of the exhibition. For
any other use of the cartoons the permission of the cartoonist
is previously requested.
7. The following prizes are awarded:
1st prize € 1.800,00 + trophy
2nd prize € 1.500,00 + trophy
3rd prize € 1.300,00 + trophy
Best European cartoon € 900,00
Best Belgian cartoon € 900,00
Prize of the ECC Personal exhibition in the ECC
On the occasion of the prize-giving ceremony, all the winners
are invited for a stay of 3 days in Kruishoutem.
8. On request the participants get a free catalogue. However,
the postage costs are for their own account. They can also
collect the catalogue at the European Cartoon Center.
10. The entries will only be sent back by the organizers on
written request. The organization can in no way be held
responsible for eventually damaged or lost works.
11. If after announcement of the prizes, it appears that plagiarism
has been committed, the jury can after deliberation
withdraw the prize.
12. The international jury of cartoon professionals will meet
in Kruishoutem on 27th of January 2017. The complete
jury will be announced on our website after the expiry of
the deadline.
13. The inauguration and prize-giving ceremony will take
place on Saturday 8th of April 2017. The exhibition will run
from 9th of April till 2nd of July 2017.


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