By writer to www.tehrantimes.com
TEHRAN – Award-winning Iranian cartoonist Alireza Pakdel has been chosen as a member of the jury of the 2nd Worldwide Organ Donation Cartoon Competitors.
The competition is organized by the Turkish Transplant Basis and the College of Artwork, Design and Structure and Division of Visible Communication Design on the Istanbul Medeniyet College.
Pakdel has gained awards at a number of worldwide prestigious competitions, together with the award of success from the 31st Aydin Dogan cartoon competition in Turkey in 2014 and the Grand Prix of 43 Salão Internacional de Humor de Piracicaba in Brazil in 2016.
In 2017, the World Press Cartoon in Portugal additionally gave its grand prize and first prize to Pakdel. As well as, the 36th Worldwide Nasreddin Hodja Cartoon in Turkey awarded him its particular prize in 2016.
The Satyrykon Legnica in Poland additionally honored him with its particular prize in 2020.
The jury of the Worldwide Organ Donation Cartoon Competitors additionally has Dogan Arslan, Ender Merter, Necdet Yilmaz, Alper Ozkan and Gurbuz Dogan Eksioglu from Turkey, Huseyin Cakmak from Cyprus, Jitet Koestana from Indonesia, Marco De Angelis from Italy, Pawel Kuczynski from Poland, Rudy Gheysens from Belgium and Seyran Caferli from Azerbaijan.
Winners will probably be introduced on October 15, whereas the awards ceremony is scheduled to be held throughout an exhibition of successful cartoons and a choice of submissions, which will probably be organized from November three to 9.
The competitors goals to extend social consciousness of organ donation on the nationwide and worldwide ranges by making use of the ability of artwork.
Greater than 1 million sufferers world wide and roughly 26,000 sufferers in Turkey are ready for appropriate organs to be donated to allow them to outlive by way of organ transplantation.
It’s hoped that extra organs may be offered by growing consciousness of organ donation. The competition additionally intends to create a optimistic angle in the direction of organ donation.
Picture: This mixture photograph reveals a poster for the jury of the 2nd Worldwide Organ Donation Cartoon Competitors and a poster for the Turkish contest.
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