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Gepubliceerd op 27-05-2017 om 14:34u

door Saskia Gheysens

Exchanging = learning

Since a few years - once a year - the ECC-team travels to an other city to attend the opening ceremony of an international cartoon festival. So in the past you could see us in Vianden (Luxemburg), Marostica (Italy), Berlin (Germany), Legnica (Poland), St. Just (France), The Dutch cartoonfestival (The Netherlands), Porto (Portugal), ... etc.

 

This year we did choose one of the oldest festivals in the world: Gabrovo in Bulgaria. We have a long tradition of collaboration with the Gabrovo House of Humour and Satire, but we did not meet the new director - Margarita Dorovska - yet. So this was a good reason to travel to Bulgaria.

 

Our first day we spend in Sofia with Ivailo Tsvetkov and some other cartoonists and on Friday we took the bus to Gabrovo. We were welcomed by the president of the 'Club of Belgian Friends' Mariana Basheva and here husband at the busstation.

 

 

 

 

In the evenening we went to the inauguration and after a few minutes we allready saw some friends: Jean-Marie Bertin (France) and Andrei Popov (Russia) were both jury members and it was nice to meet them again.

 

    

 

The House of Humour, a museum completly devoted to all forms of laughter, is an amazing building with huges exhibition halls. For the 23th edition of the biennial there were 3 exhibitions. Of course the contest for cartoons, a contest for contemporary art, both about the theme 'Laughing in the face of...'  and a curated exhibition. 749 artists from 71 countries took part in this years edition. Almost half of the artistс who sent proposals for the juried exhibition are new to the Biennial.

 

The fact that the theme is rather broad and the three different exhibitions makes that it is a very diverse exhibition, inspite of the size of the exhibition. We were also very proud to see our Belgian friends: Constantin Sunnerberg, Stefaan Provijn and O-Sekoer among the selected cartoonists.

 

A lot of people came to the museum for the inauguration. But the speeches were so long - and only in Bulgarian - that only a few (the winners, organisers, jury members and ... the ECC-team) people made it to the end. But we were rewarded for that with drinks and finger food and an after party.

 

On Saturday we had a meeting with Margarita to exchange experiences and talk about future collaborations. We also had the oportunity to visit the library/archive of the museum. At eleven we attended  some lectures by the jury members and so we learned about French cartooning by Jean-Marie.

 

 

In the late afternoon we did go to the Gabrovo Carneval and so ended our official part of our trip to Bulgaria.

 

Exchanges like that are always great learning experiences.

 

Hope to see you next year on an other festival (suggestions are more than welcome!)

 

More information about this 23th edition and some works you can find on the website of the House of Humour and Satire.

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Gepubliceerd op 07-05-2017 om 17:21u

door Saskia Gheysens

Pastiches in cartooning

Winners in front of there works

Yesterday I was at the opening ceremony of the Cartoonfestival 'Brueghel anno 2017' in Peer. 

 

Peer acquired city rights in 1367 and so the city of Peer celebrates its  650th anniversary in 2017. One of the activities during the festive year is a cartoon contest about Pieter Brueghel The Elder. Brueghel was born in the 16th Century, in Grote-Brogel  , now a part of Peer, next to Bree (in Latin: Breda - that's way some think he is born there).

 

The organisers did not want to get bogged down in the past so they only had one question to the cartoonists: 'How would look a painting of Brueghel now, if he would live and work in Peer anno 2017?

 

An interesting, but difficult theme ... and yet 260 cartoonists from 55 countries were inspired by Brueghel's work.

 

During the opening ceremony some inaugurational speeches talked about the many parodies that were made of Brueghels work. And yet I wonder if 'Parody' is the right word for these cartoons.

 

Wikipedia tells me that Simon Dentith, defines parody as "any cultural practice which provides a relatively polemical allusive imitation of another cultural production or practice." Some say that a parody has the aim to make fun of the original art work by imitating it in a satirical way. 

 

Well I did see, during the exhibition, very few cartoons that were mocking of Brueghels art works. Most of the cartoonists did respect style, the subject and the composition of Brueghels works. They just, as the contest described, brought it to the 21th century.

 

Perhaps we should call it a form of Pastiche. A pastiche is an artform where an artist makes an art work in the same style as the original one or by putting different art works together to one new art piece. Pastiche does not make fun of the original work, moreover it really has the intention to celebrate it.

 

But cartoons are fun no? I hear you thinking. Well let's say that most of the cartoons in the exhibition are Pastiches inspired by Brueghel's work, but due to the fact that it is transformed in to 2017, it gets a funny, satirical factor. Or it let us, at least, reflect on our society.

 

Oh by the way, it was IOA, Nikola Hendrickx who won the contest. Slawolir Makal (Poland) was 2nd and the 3th prize was for Sergey Sichenko (Israël).

 

We had a great evening and enjoyed the exhibition. You can still see it till the 31th of July in the beautiful Peer: www.peer.be

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Gepubliceerd op 26-02-2017 om 12:21u

door Fernand Vogels

Marcin Bondarowicz - introduction to his exhibition

My works reflect the sensitivity of a child who is first astonished by the world around, then starts asking many questions, and eventually attempts to answer them through the creative process. The road to truth is full of dramatic questions: razor sharp and extremely precise, uncompromising, sometimes also drastic. I take up those questions with no hesitation; I observe, and consequently I comment on what I see. I make use of a wide array of symbols and metaphors which are the building blocks of my surrealistic world – so different, and so close to us at the same time.

 

Hard work began with my incurable passion for painting. I fell in love with painting as a little boy, and it has led me to the place where I am now. It is only the beginning of the road for me, and I can see no final point of destination. I am always driven by the urge to become better and better in what I do.

 

My works draw on the traditions of the Polish School of Posters. It was a philosophical, telegraphic type of poster, economical to the point of becoming abstract, but at the same time – aiming to exert a wide social impact. Time and the exploration of the various fields related to painting and graphic design have inspired the idea of creating functional art representing an individual type of artistic expression. The first commissions that I received for posters, and my desire to comment on some key social issues – brought me in contact with the field of illustration, and later press illustration, which has now very largely dominated my professional activity. The vast majority of the works presented at this exhibition have already been published.

    

Even though my illustrations have been published both in Poland and abroad, sometimes in magazines representing radically different political standpoints, what always comes first for me is “my comment on the matter”, and this is also how I approach my work.

 

I attach great importance to the emotions that appear between the author and the audience, at the meeting point of these two worlds. These emotions frequently provide the incentive for further explorations. Even though I cannot be present today at the vernissage of my exhibition, you will be able to feel my presence in my works, with which I am inextricably linked – I am one with them. I feel very honoured to be able to present them in Belgium – in a place from which I have received so much support. It is very important for me that I can thus share with you the world of my imagination.

 

 

Marcin Bondarowicz

 

The exhibition can be seen in the European Cartoon Center Kruishoutem - Belgium from the 28th of January till the 2th of April 2017.

 

 

 

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Gepubliceerd op 22-12-2016 om 11:50u

door Fernand Vogels

Branko Najhold passed away

Jury meeting 2009
Opening ceremony ECC
With Rudy opening ECC
Cartoon museum conference  Zemun
cartoon museum conference Kruishoutem

Friday the 16th of December our friend Branko Najhold passed away. Branko was the founder and organizer of the Zemun cartoon contest in Serbia. He was a great fan of cartoon art and was a great friend of a lot of international cartoonists.

About the contest of Zemun he had a few strong principles: the contest was only on invitation and you could only be a jury member for once. Together with his wife Bojana he realised some great cartoon exhibitions with limited means.

 

Our president, Rudy, did meet Branko for the first time in 2007. It was the start of a lot of exchanges between Branko and the ECC.  Branko attended the opening ceremony of the ECC that same year and in 2009 he was jury member of the Euro-kartoenale Kruishoutem 'Sand, Pebble and Gravel' .

 

Branko and Bojana were the hosts of the 3th cartoon museum meeting that took place in Zemun in 2011 and he was a year later in Kruishoutem again for the 4th edition of the meeting and the birthday party of the ECC.

 

This summer Branko was so proud that he finaly got a great place to create a cartoon library in Zemun.

 

Branko was not only a great cartoon lover, he was interested in a lot of things, as in history and archeology and in African Art. A wise and very nice man. I will remember him as 'an observer', a person that likes a great discussion and the man with the eternal sigaret in his hands.

 

Branko did reach the age of 69 years.

 

We will miss him!

 

Saskia

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Gepubliceerd op 09-12-2016 om 13:09u

door Saskia Gheysens

Cartoon contest Olen

Tawan Chuntra from Thailand Tin Jar
Jovo Skomac from Serbia - Copper jar
Mojtaba Heidarpanah Iran - earthen jar
Mehdi Azizi - Iran Press prize
Konstantin Kazanchev - Ukraine prize Amnesty International
Karolina Gmiterek wins the prize for the best Polish entry distributed by the Pomerian town of Bialogard.

Sport from start to finish, sports as a game, as a run-up to Olympic records, was good for 340 participants, 55 nationalities and 1089 entries.
220 cartoons responded the call for Medical attention for Everyone, the Amnesty International theme.
Most of the cartoonists now know the prospects of digital participation although some still have problems with the upload process.

From the entries, some coming from Afghanistan and Macau, new regions for the Kartoenale, 10 were selected after intens consideration. Unfortunately not one author turned out to be a Belgian.

In the Youth category the first prize goes to Yi Lin Yuan. She is a pupil in the youth academy in Beijin China, already well known to us. So it seems that also in the Far East it is a common expression: Win by a nose.
Second place we find Rojina Fetanat from Iran who painted a weight lifter in trouble.
The third prize is for the beautifull Cobra-like painting of Melissa Emily Welsh from Istanbul, Turkey. She travelled all the way together with her mother from the crossroads between Europe and Asia to Olen to collect her prize. Amazing.
The last Youth laureat is Nina Khmelyova from Russia whose smart chameleon is an exceptional idea.
Sponsor Decathlon came with three additional prizes for children of our region who delivered their creative piece of work in the shopping-mall.
Mia Loper, what's in a name, Nikita Tas and Sarah Van Mol reached the podium.
In their wake followed deserving youngsters from Brasil, China, Egypt, Iran, Israël, the Netherlands, Servia, Spain, Turkey and Belgium.

In the adult section Tawan Chuntra from Thailand wins the Tin Jar. His skating ironer or striking skater represents the inital idea of a sports amateur.
The Copper Jar goes to Jovo Skomac from Serbia who catches the grinding actuality of the fugitives. Some run for victory, some just hope to reach save ground.
The earthen Jar travels to Mojtaba Heidarpanah in Iran. His cartoon represents the perseverance that makes outstanding performance possible.
His compatriot Mehdi Azizi gets the Inktpot, the press prize. His entry illustrates the youthful imagination, hope and optimism in a very poetic way.
We hand over the A.I.prize to Konstantin Kazanchev from Kiev in the Ukraïn.
His cartoon is the synthesis of the theme in demand. Clenched together in a simple but brillant design.
Thanks to the good care of Rita and Herman on one side and Jef on the other, Konstantin could enjoy the cultural highlights of Tongerlo/Westerlo, Antwerp and Leuven. It was so different from the misery his country is ended up.
With a manipulation of Jean-François Millet’s 'Gleaners' into a sports event, Karolina Gmiterek wins the prize for the best Polish entry distributed by the Pomerian town of Bialogard.

The coming to Olen of both Melissa and Konstantin heartens the organisors, the sponsor and all the other invitees. That too was the idea of our alderman of the cultural department, Riet Smits, who, by means of some smutty jokes, turned the rather formal ceremony into the typical Olen way of doing.
After the prize delivery ceremony it was about time for the winner of the Kartoenale Photo and Bike Quest to collect a splendid design bycicle from the local but world wide reputated Norta factory.
For this quest, the 6th edition already, bikers must locate 60 photographs over a 30 kilometer long traject. Part of these photographs must be linked with cartoons from te Kartoenale collection. This event during summer, makes a connection between sportive recreation, tourism and the art of cartoon.

Everytime Belgian cartoonists are not present in great numbers it is a little unfortunate.
But it is always a great help to see the delegation from Kruishoutem that never fails to join the prize delivery ceremony. Rudy Ghijsens, his daughter Saskia and Fernand Vogels, the initiator and inspirators of the European Cartoon Centre Never fail in Olen.
Kruishoutem is a somewhat small place where, apart from a three stars restaurant, isn't much to see at first sight. Much alike Olen.
In cartoonland however, the village has the aura of a temple of caricature art, a bit like Rome is for the religious. From all over the world artist frequent the centre, keep exhibitions, attend colloquia on the cartoon matter and so on.
The exhibition in 2014 on War cartoons inspired by the Great World War was without exaggeration world class.
Thank you friends for your presence.

Behind the scenes we already started for the next edition.
Main theme is Agriculture, the cultivation of vegetables, crops and fruit.
For Amnesty International we keep the main theme: Human Rights, obvious but never
forever acquired.

Succes.

çois Veldeman

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Gepubliceerd op 07-11-2016 om 11:56u

door Saskia Gheysens

Marc Sleen died

Yesterday the Belgian comic strip author Marc Sleen passed away. The 93 year old Marcel Neels was best known for his series Nero, which he drew from 1947 until 1992.

 

But he started his career in 1944, at the end of the Second World War, as a polical cartoonists for the Catholic newspaper De Standaard (later: De Nieuwe Standaard and De Nieuwe Gids). Almost every day he had to produce a caricature related to a relevant news topic. He could be seen as a pioneer in press cartooning in Flanders. In the beginning, just after the war, Hitler and Germans are a frequent topic for his cartoons. As he drew for a catholic newspaper the communist party and Stalin were also commonly used subjects in his work.

 

In 1945 a new Catholic Party (CVP) was born and as cartoonist of De Gids the cartoons and caricatures of Sleen can be seen as propaganda for that new political party. In important political issues of that time as the Koningskwestie (that leaded to the abdication of the King LeopoldIII), the 'Schoolstrijd', ... Sleen took clearly side against the socialist party that gouvernt the country at that time.

 

Also in the comic strips of Sleen humour and politics can be found. Later, when Sleen is recognized for his great skills as artist his work is less influenced by a specific political orientation and we can see a more independant comic strip author.

 

A lot of Belgians have great souvenir about reading Nero in their childhood. As every Nero story ended by a family gathering with Belgian Waffles as meal, we could best honour the work and life of Marc Sleen by organising a great 'Waffle Party' !

 

Thanks for the great cartoons, caricatures and stories!

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Gepubliceerd op 23-09-2016 om 19:45u

door Saskia Gheysens

Cartoon fall in Belgium

Summer is finished and in Belgium fall is also a very busy season with many cartoon exhibitions.

  • Andre Nollet celebrates his 70th anniversary with an exhibition in Wervik.
  • In the Belvuemuseum in Brussels The Cartoonist is organizing the exhibition ‘Belgium et cetera, 1830 - 2030 in press cartoons'
  • IHA is organizing in Boechout the exhibition ‘Tatuaggi e indelebili viaggi’ by the Italian cartoonist Andrea Pecchia
  • In the Seed Factory in Brussels you can see press cartoons ‘Breaking News'
  • In Mol there is a FECO-exhibition 'Eroticartoons'
  • In November is the awarding ceremony of the Cartoonale Olen
  • In December the city of Wavre is organizing it's 'Festival du Dessin de Presse'
  • In the ECC you can see two brand new exhibitions:
    • The Turkish cartoonist Musa Gümüs
    • 'Laughing with the Death'

And why not, if you are in Belgium, going to our neighbour countries The Netherlands or Luxemburg:

  • In Amsterdam you can visit the new exhibition by Willem Rasing
  • And in Luxemburg Pol Leurs has a new personal show

Guaranteed we have forgotten a lot of other exhibits here to mention, let us know at info@ecc-kruishoutem.be and announce your activity definitely on our website.

 

You find more information about the exhibitions on the homepage on our website (news)


So it promises to be a fascinating cartoon autumn.

 

The agenda for the coming months is already quite full.

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Gepubliceerd op 05-09-2016 om 21:33u

door Saskia Gheysens

One upon a time ...cartoon museum conference

 

 

 

4 years ago the ECC Kruishoutem hosted the cartoon museum conference from the 7th till the 9th of September.
17 museums from Europe, Asia, Africa and North-America participated at this conference with the theme 'Connecting through cartoons':

 

– European Cartoon Center Kruishoutem – Belgium
– Azim Azimzadeh Cartoon Museum – Azerbeidjan
– Museum of Caricature and Cartoon Art Warsaw -Poland
– Surgut Fine Arts Museum – Russia
– House of Humour Gabrovo – Bulgaria
– Cartoon Museum Zemun – Serbia
– Tabriz Cartoon Museum – Iran
– Portocartoon – Portugal
– Toonseum Pitssburgh – United States of America
– Fayoum Caricature Museum – Egypt
– Atila Ozer Cartoon House – Turkey
– Markiezenhof – spotprentenmuseum Bergen Op Zoom – The Netherlands
– Persmuseum Amsterdam – The Netherlands
– Turan Selcuk Cartoon House – Turkey
– Cartoon Museum Eskişehir – Turkey
– The Israeli Cartoon Museum
– Musée de la carticature et du cartoon Vianden – Luxemburg

 

We had a full program with great exchanges of best practices about how cartoons can connect people, how cartoon museums can connect with the public and how we could work together.

 

It was fun and we had a lot of energy and the first collaborations did start. Due to, especially economical reasons in the sector, there was no 5th cartoon conference organised any more. A pitty!

 

After reading our conference blog again, all good memories and great ideas came back. I really like to share the conclusions of the conference with all of you and I really hope that ones we can continue what we started together.

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Gepubliceerd op 03-08-2016 om 13:38u

door Saskia Gheysens

Pokemon Go and cartoons

Pokémon (or Pocket Monsters) and cartoons there is something to tell about that. The original Pokémon was a Japanese Anime (animation film) series (and Game Boy game) made by Satoshi Tajiri that was very popular in the 90's.

 

The new Pokemon Go augmented reality game is a real hype in Belgium (and a lot of other countries where it is allready available). In the first week after the release, my husband and I, went for a little evening walk in our home town Leuven. Yes, we heard about Pokémon Go, as all TV channels and newspapers did announce the game and asked people to be aware of the fact they are playing in a public area with traffic.

 

 

So during our walk, at one simple moment we were surrounded by twenty young people (age 20-30 years old) all walking with the smartphone in front of them and the eyes concentrated on the screen. It was a really strange situation and we did understand that it were Pokémon players and we were at the right place, at the right time ( walking in front of a Pokémon stop, where these little monsters were lurked for 30 minutes).

 

I must admit that I am the type of girl that really likes to understand these things by action and so I did install the game myself and I am really impressed by the game: it is well developed, when I am on the fish market I see Fish monsters, when I am in town Rats and in the woods I see Mushroomtype little things. I really find it impressive how every place is linked to the monsters. Youngsters come outside to play in the open air, they have to walk before they can hedge an egg, ... .

 

Side effects: crossing streets without looking, playing on the bicycle or while driving the car, interupting discussions because 'I have to catch a Pokémon', and it is a real addiction.

 

A lot of people who don't play the game are very critical about it and think it is a game for dumn, silly players (I can assure you that it is strategic and it stimulates to collaborate with others, some scientists even state that it helps for people suffering depressions and social fears).

 

A real hype and so the cartoon monsters are figuring themselves in press cartoons around the world. We show you some of them in our cartoon gallery.

 

See you soon again for the next hype

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Gepubliceerd op 03-07-2016 om 16:51u

door Saskia Gheysens

Cartoon festival Knokke-Heist

Yesterday was the opening and prize giving ceremony of one of the oldest cartoon festivals in the world: the festival of Knokke-Heist. The official part took place at the Casino. Who could imagine a better place to distribute art prizes, as

this fantastic venue is decorated with fresco's of the famous surrealist Magritte.

 

 

The evening started with the winners of the Press Cartoon Belgium: ZAK, Fritz and Cost. And the Press cartoon Europe: where KAP (Spain) won the third and first prize and Tom Janssen (The Netherlands) won the secund prize.

 

  

 

Then it was time for the winners of the international cartoon contest. 

There it was Dalcio Machado (Brasil) who won the Gold Hat, Turkish Engin Selcuk got the Silver Hat who explained that cartoonists in Turkye don't have the freedom to draw very critica's cartoons an explication on why he draw a rather simple gag. The Polish Slawomir Makal got the third prize.

 

 

The Davidsfonds prize goes every year to a Belgian cartoonist, this year it was given to Dieter Bevers. Davidsfonds edited the 55th catalogue.

 

Since a few years the cartoon festival is created as a family attraction during summer at the beach of Knokke. The theme of the exhibition this year is 'all creatures', with specific cartoons drawn by Belgian cartoonists, but most of all a real educational program about small and larger animals. A small selection of cartoons of PCB, PCE and the international contest is also shown. The exhibition can be visited for free every day till the 4th of September.

 

 

 

We had a great time with the prize winners and some Belgian cartoonists with some drinks and fingerfood at the beach lounge bar and we took our pets for a walk ...

 

 

 

More information on the websites:

 

www.cartoonfestival.be (unfortunatly not in English)

www.presscartoon.com

 

 

 

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Gepubliceerd op 23-06-2016 om 16:42u

door Saskia Gheysens

Satyrykon Legnica 2016

Grzegorz Myska
Alessandro Gatto
Gerhard Gepp
Jerzy Gluszek
Andrea Pecchia
Mihai Ignat
Ares
Blagovesta Tsvetkova
Houmayoun Mahmoudi
Lukasz Klis

Finally I had the opportunity to attend the Cartoon Festival Satyrykon in Legnica Poland.

 

With a group of 7 ECC-team members  we decided to make a trip to Poland and the highlight of our trip was the opening ceremony in Legnica.

  

  

 

We arrived - just in time - at the Qubus Hotel on Friday the 17th of May. At the parking place we meet our Belgian friends Ronald and Lutgard and a only a few  moments later we see Ivailo Tsvetkov and his wife Bobby. After a warm welcome by the organisation team we are leaving for the opening ceremony that starts with a rock concert at Filip's Statue. Wow these super hero girls are great, we forget the rain and enjoy the concert.

 

          

 

After that we are ready for the award ceremony.

Gerhard Gepp is the winner of the 'Grand Prix 2016' for the work 'closed'.

 

    

 

 

In the catagory 'evil' won the Polish Grzegorz Mycka, Houmayoun Mahmoudi won the 2nd prize, followed by Jerzy Gluszek, Lukasz Klis and Ares.

 

 

 

in the catagory 'joke and satire' Mihai Ignat from Romania won, 2nd was Alessandro Gatto and also the 3th prize was for an Italian: Andrea Pecchia. Followed by Lex Drewinski and Ilya Katz.

 

 

Finally some special prizes were awarded to Leszek Zebrowski, Blagovesta Tsvetkova, Izabela Kowalska-Wieczorek, Bretislav Kovarik and Thomasz Wiater.

 

 

 

And then the high quality exhibition was opened by the director of the Miedzi museum.

 

 

 

A memory table dedicated to Andrzej Czeczot was unveiled and at 7pm there was the inauguration of the colorful 3D caricatures by Tomasz Broda, who's playing a game with worldknown masterpieces of Warhol, Van Gogh or Picasso.

 

  

 

We ended this first day of Satyrykon with the integration meeting. 

 

At Saturday we got surprised by a cultural visit of the Castle and towers with original fresco. And then we Belgians had to support our 'Red Devils' soccer team, with a little bit of help from our cartoon friends (we made it by 3-0). 

 

And then followed 2 other inaugurations. First was the exhibition of  Grzegorz Mycka (best debutant of Satyrykon 2016) and an exhibition of students of the Academy of Arts in Lodz.

 

  

 

In the evening we took the bus to the Grodziec Castle where took place the night of rebels: a great party evening with tradtional food, drinks and music. 

 

 

 

For me Legnica cartoon festival is one of the best organised cartoon festivals, you really feel the passion of Ella and her amazing team. No wonder that cartoonists love to come to Legnica. It was great to be among my cartoon friends, to have fun together and to speak the universal language of cartoon humour art. 

 

Thanks to Ronald and Jan for the use of some of their photos

 

More information: http://satyrykon.pl/

 

 

 

 

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Gepubliceerd op 02-05-2016 om 10:58u

door Fernand Vogels

Brand new site

Today is a very special day, because we launch our brand new website. After more than 10 years it was necessary to have an update of our site.  As the ECC is a 100% volunteer organisation without a structural sponsoring we are not always able to do things as fast as we like. But from now on you can follow our updates also on all kinds of mobile devices, you can share all information of this site to your friends by social media buttons and we have added an online web galery, so we can show tempory exhibitions online.

 

Also new is our online webshop.

 

Ofcourse we continu to give you all information about cartoon contests around the world, and you still find all information about our own activities in the European Cartoon Center on this brand new website.

 

Our main aim for this website is still to make information accessible for cartoonists and cartoon lovers. So no website that is only focused on visuals with basic information, but a full cartoon information site.

 

The old weblog of the ECC is now replaced and now integrated in this now website. We will keep you updated on all cartoon events and adventures. Step by step we will publish old, but still relevant blog articles to this new place.

 

So I really invite you to just have a look on the new site, and just let us know what you think about it.

 

Love to see you here soon again.

 

 

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