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1. International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest-Turkey 2016
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Turkish Green Crescent Society 
Turkish Green Crescent Society was established to fight against alcoholic beverages on March 5, 1920 in Istanbul.
In an atmosphere of moral and cultural development in the country, the Society was founded to combat addictions such as tobacco, alcohol and drug dependences that devastate physical and mental health of the youth and the public in general, to fight against all bad habits like gambling and internet and technology addiction that cause harm to the youth and the society, as well as to raise generations that are loyal to their national culture. In that framework, the Society mobilizes public awareness, power and resources to fight addictions, helps people in need under any circumstances, anywhere and anytime for preserving human dignity and respectability, and makes unceasing contribution to improvement of capacity to fight addictions. To that end, it also organizes joint events and establishes cooperation with national and international public and private institutions and non-governmental organizations.
1. International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest 2016
Aim: The aim of the International Green Crescent Cartoon Contest is to use cartoon, the universal language of humour, as a means to create public awareness, especially among young people, and to promote the direct involvement of wider society in the fight against addictions. The contest is open to everyone, without age limit.
Topic: Addictions (Substance, tobacco, alcohol, technology, gambling) and its harms to individual and society
Technical Requirements
Number of entries: One person can send 3 entries maximum. Entrants can send cartoon published but not awarded in another contest.
Size: A4 or A3
Technique: Black and white or coloured / 300 dpi
Language: Either Turkish or English can be used if needed. However, visual expression will be the focus rather than the words.
The Green Crescent may publish and reproduce the participating entries in any platform, without ever leading to any copyrights or other claims in connection therewith.
Grand Prize 3,000 $ + Plaquette
Achievement Prize 500 $ + Plaquette (5)
Metin Peker / President of Caricaturists Association
Gurbuz Dogan Eksioglu / Caricaturist
Muhittin Koroglu / Caricaturist
Mehdi Azizi / Caricaturist (Iran)
Peyami Celikcan / President of Green Crescent Scientific Committee
25 points for artistry, 25 points for sense of humour regarding the topic, 50 points for social and cultural influence of the topic on daily life.
In order to join the contest, the artist must send
- His/her JPG formatted max. 5 MB A4 or A3 sized 300 dpi entry(ies); and
- His/her participation form via e-mail ( until 20 November 2016 at the latest.
On the condition that the artists ensure his/her entry is not damaged, they may as well prefer to post their entry(ies) along with participation form to the address below:
Uluslararasi Yesilay Karikatur Yarismasi, Sepetciler Kasri, Sirkeci 34110 Istanbul / Turkey
Participation Form

Deadline: 20 November 2016

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