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TEHRAN – Celebrated Iranian cartoonist Alireza Pakdel has been chosen for the jury of the eighth KalDer Bursa Worldwide Cartoon Contest in Turkey.
Pakdel and Bulgarian cartoonist Alla Georgieva will be a part of the jury composed of Ahmet Aykanat, Mehmet Kahraman, Mehmet Zeber, Halit Kurtulmus, Olga Guler, Emin Direkci, Kutlu Sahin, Aykan Kurkur and Arzu Ozel, all from Turkey, to pick out the winners, which will likely be introduced on February 7, 2022.
Pakdel was additionally a member of the jury on the 2nd Worldwide Organ Donation Cartoon Competitors organized by the Turkish Transplant Basis and the School of Artwork, Design and Structure and Division of Visible Communication Design on the Istanbul Medeniyet College.
He has gained awards at a number of worldwide prestigious competitions, together with the award of success from the 31st Aydin Dogan cartoon pageant 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 KalDer Bursa Worldwide Cartoon Contest matter is “Collectively We Are Sturdy Collectively We Succeed” and will likely be held within the Grownup Class for 17 and above, and the Younger Class for 16 and beneath.
“What must be performed? Simply saving the day or strolling hand in hand in the direction of the long run? The accountability of the dangers the World face, considerations not solely governments but additionally personal sector organizations, non-governmental organizations and academies. Society will not be detached to it, too,” the organizers stated in a press release.
“It’s apparent that nothing is like earlier than. The pandemic affected the entire world by way of economic system as effectively. Once we check out the circle of life, we see the indicators of the truth that local weather change will trigger each financial and social issues within the close to future. The enterprise world that goals for long-term targets is unsure about subsequent 12 months’s targets. The enterprise world tries to protect financial savings, which constructed up over time and to avoid wasting the day on the similar time.”
The assertion additionally added, “Discovering widespread function, joint rules and mutual understandings is the important thing to interrupt this life cycle. Not solely to avoid wasting the day but additionally to stroll hand in hand to the long run, we set up this contest throughout the scope of ‘Collectively We Are Sturdy Collectively We Succeed’.”
The cartoon contest will likely be organized in collaboration with the KalDer Bursa Department Workplace and Anadolu Karikaturculer Dernegi (Anatolian Caricaturists Society) together with the 19th High quality and Success Symposium, which is able to happen in Bursa on Could 26, 2022.
Picture: Cartoonist Alireza Pakdel in an undated picture.
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