National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition

UNESCO New Delhi's National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition 

Last date to apply

August 30, 2015

About National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition

  • UNESCO New Delhi National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition is being organized by UNESCO New Delhi Office and is open for participants belonging to the age-group 15-25 years.
  • In order to participate in the Comic and Cartoon Making Competition candidates must create a cartoon strip or comic related to the theme “Literacy and Sustainable Societies: Take the challenge”.
  • There is no participation fee to be a part of the competition and the creation can be in color or black and white and with or without words.
  • The entries will be accepted online only and the last date to submit the entries is August 30, 2015.
  • The winners will be rewarded with IPad Mini, Kindle Paper White and various other prizes.
  • The time line of the National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition is as follow:

Date

Event

August 30

Submission Ends

September 8

Notification to the winners by email

September 12

Last date for winners to reply and accept prize

September 15

Official announcement of winners on UNESCO New Delhi Office website

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National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Age between 15-25 years
Details
  • Nationality: The National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition is open for Indian National.
  • Age: In order to be a part of the competition, the participants should belong to the age group of 15-25 years.
  • Participation: Only individualsubmissions areallowed.

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Reward

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Rewards

Total thirteen winners will be selected and the winner will be given prize as per the place their entries will occupy. The details of the prize are:

  • First Prize: The winner of the first prize will get an IPad Mini.
  • Second Prize: Two candidates will be selected as the winner of the second prize and each of them will be rewarded with Kindle Paper White.
  • Third Prize: Five participants will be rewarded with third prize and each one of them will get a movable hard drive.
  • Consolation Prize: Five entries will be selected for awarding consolation prize which will be Pen Drives.

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Application form and Process

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Application Process

The creations of the participants are to be submitted by the means of online submission. The details of the theme of the competition and the submission process are as follow:

  • Theme: The National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition is based on the theme of “Literacy and Sustainable Societies: Take the challenge!” and the following are the 17 Sustainable Development Goals:
  1. No Poverty
  2. No Hunger
  3. Health & Well-being
  4. Quality Education
  5. Gender Equality
  6. Clean Water & Sanitation
  7. Renewable Energy
  8. Good jobs & Economic growth
  9. Infrastructure & Innovation
  10. Reduced Inequality
  11. Sustainable cities & settlements
  12. Responsible consumption
  13. Climate change
  14. Conserve oceans
  15. Ecosystems
  16. Peace & Justice
  17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Submission Requirements: The submitted artwork should be in accordance with the following requirements:
    • Color Scheme: The entries can be in color or in black & white.
    • Language:  The entries can be with or without words and can be in either English or Hindi.
    • Size: The Submission can be composed of one cartoon or a series of comic strip with maximum six boxes and fitting on a DIN A4 page (210mm x 297mm).
    • Format: The submission will be accepted only in jpeg, png, or tiff format.
    • Size: The maximumsize of thedrawing should not be larger than 15 MB.
    • Naming:  The file should be named as ‘(first letter of the first name)-second name.jpeg’ for example ‘m-gupta.jpeg’.
    • Number of Submissions: Asingle participant can submit up to3entries.
  • Attachments: The submission should be accompanied by complete information related to the participant such asname, age, contact number, contact addressetc. and participant’s identity proof such as Birth Certificate, Passport etc.
  • Submission: Theentries are to be submitted by sending in the format of an e-mail to ‘unesco2015cartoons@gmail.com’ with the subject line “Submission for UNESCO 2015 National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition - [your name]”.

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Selection Process

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Selection Process

  • Evaluation Criteria: The selection of the winning entries will be done on the following bases:
    • 25 points: Overall impact (persuasive, informational, educational);
    • 25 points: Originality and creativity (concepts, ideas, format);
    • 50 points: Relevance and clarity of message.
  • Result: The winners will be notified by email on September 08, 2015 and the official announcement willbe done on September 15, 2015.

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Address

UNESCO House
B-5/29, Safdarjung Enclave
New Delhi - 110 029, India

National Comic and Cartoon Making Competition Contact Details

Phone:  (91-11) 26713000
Fax: (91-11) 26713001, 26713002
E-mail: newdelhi@unesco.org

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