Kimse Yok Mu organizes international cartoon competition: ‘Refugees’


Date posted: February 5, 2016

Turkish charity organization Kimse Yok Mu has organized an international cartoon competition titled “refugees” in order to raise awareness of the difficulties facing migrants who fled their homelands and set out on dangerous journeys to Europe.

“We hereby invite all artists who want to draw attention to the refugee problem with their drawings to our cartoon competition,” the announcement on the organization’s website states.

The Samanyolu online news portal reported on Thursday that 1,250 people applied to the competition before its deadline on Jan. 29 and that a jury made up of famous cartoonists such as Tan Oral, İbrahim Özdabak, Muammer Kotbaş and Rudy Gyhesens would be evaluating the candidates’ cartoons on Feb. 4 at the Marmara office of Kimse Yok Mu. The results will be announced on Feb. 8.

Source: Today's Zaman , February 04, 2016


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