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EUROHUMOR
THE INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL HUMOR EVENT 2003-2004
Eurohumor announces the XIV edition of the international competition



FIRST PRIZE FIVE THOUSAND EURO
(for cartoonists who have more than one selected cartoons in the five sections)

Total money pool TEN THOUSAND EURO
(one thousand euro for each section)





PARTICIPATION

The competition is by invitation and reserved to cartoonists, illustrators, graphic designers and artists who have won or have been nominated in the previous editions of Eurohumor. Those who receive the present announcement are also specially invited and should dully fill in the entry form.

"Non-competition" works will also be accepted so that their authors may be invited to the next editions of this event.

Those artists who may have access to this announcement through other channels (Internet, publication on specialized news bulletins) may send their complete curriculum vitae in order to allow the jury to specifically invite the artists concerned as from the present edition of the competition.



THEMES

· Does power wear out?
· Myth and tale
· Wine
· Fat is beautiful
· Love at the Internet age



TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Each artist may enter with a maximum of three drawings for each theme, that can be realized using any technique and mounted on a paper of a single size. cm 21 x29,7 (standard A4 Uni size).

No passe-partout, frames or glass can be applied to the work.

Each work must bear the signature or initials of the artist at the front, with name, surmane, address and telephone number indicated on the back.

Neither copies nor works already mentioned in any other graphic humor event will be accepted.



EXPIRY

The works should reach at the latest on March 1st, 2004 (the post mark will provide the proof of the dispatch date) and should be sent (by post, carrier or personal delivery) to:

Eurohumor
Biennale internazionale del sorriso
c/o PRIMALPE-COSTANZO MARTINI
Via Carlo Emanuele III, 15
12100 Cuneo - Italia
www.eurohumor.org



JURY

All the works that reach Eurohumor within the time limit will be examined and selected by the Jury, the components of which will be notified on announcing the winners.



PRIZES

There are prizes (money, nominations, hosting of personal exhibitions) for each of the proposed themes for a total amount of 10.000 Euro.

The artist reaching the highest score IN ALL THE SECTIONS will be AWARDED the SUPERPRIZE OF FIVE THOUSAND EURO.

It will be up to the Jury to decide on the nature and the value of other prizes according to what will be available and offered by the organizing bodies and by the sponsors with a further amount of at least five thousand euro.



USE

All entries received by the secretary's ofice may be used for publication, reproduction and any other type of exploitation (included the publication on web pages), aimed at the promotion of the Eurohumor International Biennal Event and of the Humor Museum of Borgo San Dalmazzo, which is being realized, for any publications related to the Humor Town. All the competion participants implicitly accept this rule and agree to the display of their work in one or more exhibitions after this event and to the eventual publication of these works in catalogues, books, posters, bookmarks, T-shirts or caps, calendars or agendas and on any means of service informations requested or placed at disposal by the Prize Secretary's office. In any case, the name of the author, his country and the indication of the Eurohumor event will be indicated. The works will be made available for the Humor Museum which is being organized and, therefore, they are requested to be donated.

In fact, Eurohumor has an archive of over twenty thousand works realized by two thousand artists from more than seventy Countries and the Township of Borgo San Dalmazzo is realizing a museum which will open its doors in 2004.

Anyway, those who wish their works to be returned should ask for them back at the conclusion of the competition. Delivery will be made within 12 months after the main competition exhibition.




COMMUNICATIONS

For any further information, please refer to:

Eurohumor Secretary's Office
c/o Primalpe Costanzo Martini
via Carlo Emanuele III n. 15
12100 Cuneo
tel. 0171.692565 - fax 0171.435959
e-mail: eurohumor@eurohumor.org
secretary Gianni Martini


Thanks to the following sponsors

Citta di Borgo San Dalmazzo
Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo
Ente Fiera Fredda di Borgo San Dalmazzo
Regione Piemonte - Assessorato alla Cultura
Banca Regionale Europea
Camera di Commercio, Industria e Artigianato di Cuneo
Provincia di Cuneo - Assessorato alla Cultura
Scuola di Pace di Boves
Festa Europea degli Autori di Cuneo
Assessorato alla cultura di Boves






ENTRY FORM



EUROHUMOR
2003-2004


Number of drawings entered

Photo or self cartoon


SURNAME

FIRSTNAME

PSEUDONYM

ADDRESS

TOWN

ZIP CODE

PHONE

FAX

@E-MAIL

CURRICULUM VITAE