Opened two months, 116 cartoonists from 34 Countries Already List Contest Astra Motor
Semarang — Central Java — Indonesia. It’s really amazing to see cartoonists’ enthusiasm from around the world to follow Astra Motor International Cartoon Contest in 2017. Since it opened on January 5, 2017 and then, the committee has received delivery work in digital form hundreds of cartoonists.
“As of February 27, 2017 at 14:00 pm, there were 116 cartoonists who have registered. They came from 34 countries, including Indonesia, “said competition commissioner, Darminto M Sudarmo, Tuesday (28/02/2017).
He mentioned, the number of works which have entered by the email to the committee as much as 338 works. On average each cartoonist submit 3–5 works. For a while the number of cartoonists mostly came from Indonesia, which is 32 people. Followed by China with the number of 21 people. Other countries around 2–5 people.
Darminto predicts that number of participants will continue to grow given the acceptance of the work of the race is still open until the next month. “Usually when it’s tight deadline race, the cartoonist will flock sent,” added Darminto.
Darminto reminded the public to immediately transmit the work under the theme “Transportation” and the sub-theme “Traffic ethics”. The work must be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than March 31, 2017.
Until now, the committee Astra Motor International Cartoon Contest 2017 is preparing a variety of purposes for judging and exhibition. Jitet Koestana, Semarang cartoonist, who is also a race cartoon committee said that the work selection of the early stages until the judging will be held in early to 20 April 2017. The results of the contest will be presented on 25 April 2017.
“For the exhibition and awards ceremony will be held in mid-May 2017. The location at Pasar Raya Sri Ratu Semarang,” Jitet said. (*)