Aydın Doğan Cartoon contest winners in Eskişehir
An exhibition showing cartoons from the 34th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition opens on March 13 in the central Anatolian province of Eskişehir.
British cartoonist Ross Thomson, a recipient of many awards in previous years, is the winner of this year’s contest.
The second and third places of the contest went to Iranian cartoonist Shahram Rezai and Brazilian Raimundo Rucke Santos Souza, respectively. The runner-up and third place cartoons tackled migration and refugee issues.
In addition, the contest’s “merit awards” went to Alessandro Gatto (Italy), Darko Drijevic (Montenegro), Dokhshid Qodratipour (Iran), Ehsan Ganji (Iran), Krzysztof Grzondziel (Poland), Luc Descheemaker (Belgium), Muhammed Djerlek (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Silvano Mella (Brazil), Vasco Gargalo (Portugal), the third prize winner Souza (Brazil) and the winner of the contest, Thomson (Britain).
The exhibition will run through March 25 at the Atatürk Culture, Arts and Congress Center.