Future cartoonists receive award at ceremony
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The winners of the 5th annual Creative Children’s Association Cartoon Competition were presented their award during a ceremony held at Trump Tower in Istanbul. DHA PhotoThe Aydın Doğan Foundation and the Creative Children’s Association presented awards to winners of the 5th annual Creative Children’s Association Cartoon Competition at a ceremony held at Istanbul’s Trump Towers on April 26.
Aydın Doğan Foundation Executive Board Chair Candan Fetvacı congratulated children on the great works they had created. “I call for all young cartoonists here to work hard and create beautiful works. Cartooning is one of the oldest communication tools of our age. You can understand the message at first glance in a cartoon. The message is the same for everyone from seven to 70,” she said at the ceremony.
Founding member of the Creative Children’s Association, Didem Çapa, said cartoons were an art form that made people both think and smile. “Cartooning is a matter of mind, a matter of courage. Thanks to cartoonists, societies have better days. We congratulate all of them for their courage.”
The Creative Children’s Association Executive Board Chair Demet Sabancı Çetindoğan said it was the association’s fifth competition. “We have worked with the Aydın Doğan Foundation this y
Before the award ceremony, the Creative Children’s Association Choir performed a concert.
Following the speeches, children who ranked in the competition were presented their awards. Umut Er, Murat Varlık, Edanur Deniz were the winners in the elementary school first category, while Defne Oruç, Tolga Akçay and Yiğit Esman were the winners in the elementary school second category.
The winning students received their awards from the the Doğan Holding Honorary Chairman Aydın Doğan, Fetvacı, Çetindoğan, Çapa and Istanbul National Education Provincial Director Muammer Yıldız.
The cartoons that ranked in the competition will be on display at Trump Towers Mall exhibition hall until May 31.
The competition was comprised of 149 schools from around the country.