11th Tehran Intl. Cartoon Bienneial names winners

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TEHRAN, Dec. 16 (MNA) – Winners of the 11th Tehran International Cartoon Biennial were honored with awards in three sections of thematic, caricature, and free cartoon during a ceremony on Friday.

A total of 730 works from among 4,000 cartoons were submitted to the secretariat of the 11th Tehran International Cartoon Biennial which wrapped up on December 15.

The exhibition’s panel of juries included Kambiz Derambaksh, Javad Alizadeh, Abolfazl Mohtarami, Firouzeh Mozaffari, Rahim Baqqal-Asghari, Masoud Zardakhshouei and Mohammad-Hossein Niroumand.

The names of the winners in the three different categories are as follows:

Thematic Cartoon Section 

Grand Prize: Sajjad Rafei - Iran

First Prize: Toso Borkovic - Serbia

Second Prize: Shahram Rezaei - Iran

Third Prize: Mikhail Zlatkovsky - Russia

Grand Prize: Sajjad Rafei - Iran

Caricature Section 

First Prize: Bruno Hamzagic - Brazil

Second Prize: Amin Torabi - Iran

Third Prize: Aref Niazi - Iran

First Prize: Bruno Hamzagic - Brazil

Free Cartoon Section

First Prize: Mahnaz Yazdani - Iran

Second Prize: Josef Prchal - Spain

Third Prize: Klaus Pitter - Austria

First Prize: Mahnaz Yazdani - Iran

The Grand Prize for the thematic section comprises $8000 with trophy and honorable mention. First Prizes in each section includes $2000, Second Prize $1500, and Third Prize $1000, with trophies and honorable mentions. 

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