Aydın Doğan cartoons in Ankara
ANKARA - Doğan News Agency
The Aydın Doğan Cartoons exhibition will be on display through Dec. 12 at the D&R Tunalı Hilmi in Ankara.The exhibition of the 30th Aydın Doğan International Cartoon Competition, organized every year by the Aydın Doğan Foundation, has opened in Ankara. The exhibition will run through Dec. 12 at the D&R Tunalı Hilmi.
This year, 842 cartoonists from 77 countries took part in the contest with a total of 2,544 cartoons. The international committee, which gathered in Bodrum, also evaluated 234 cartoons by 199 artists from 43 countries, which had already been chosen for consideration by the pre-selection committee.
Polish cartoonist the winner
Polish cartoonist Krzysztof Grzondziel’s work, which particularly focuses on the damage caused by wars, won the first prize in this year’s contest. The second prize of the contest went to Turkish artist Asuman Küçükkantarcılar and third prize to Luxembourger Pol Leurs.