October 12, 2011

World Cartoonists to Gather in Istanbul Contest

The 31st International Nasreddin Hodja Cartoon Competition will bring together the world’s best-known cartoonists and Turkish art lovers in Istanbul starting today.

The event is being organized with the support of the Prime Ministry’s Promotional Fund and the Culture and Tourism Ministry under the main sponsorship by KoƧ Holding, according to a written statement made by the Cartoonists Association.

Organized since 1974, the International Nasreddin Hodja Cartoon Competition is one of the leading events of its kind in the world. Guest cartoonists come together with Turkish cartoonists, who are members of the Cartoonists Association, as well as Marmara and Mimar Sinan University Fine Arts students.

The event will continue until Oct. 20.

Read more on Hurriyet Daily News: World Cartoonists to Gather in Istanbul Contest

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