GOLDEN HAT 2019

RULES

PARTICIPATION

All persons over 18 years of age are eligible to participate in this international contest. Participants shall agree to the terms and conditions of the rules and the decisions of the jury. Belgian law governing withholding tax on prizes won by foreign participants applies. 

Participation is free of charge. Deadline 31.12.2018.

DEFINITION

A cartoon is a humorous drawing. This may be a caricature of a famous person, a parody of a real situation, or simply a picture of a funny situation. The cartoon may consist of one image or take the form of a short comic strip. No moving images allowed.

THEME

Participants are free to choose the theme of their entries.

ENTRIES

Regulations​

Entries

ORIGINALITY OF WORKS

The sender remains responsible for the originality of his work. Discussions and possible claims concerning all forms of plagiarism are the responsibility of the contributor.

OWNERSHIP RIGHTS

By participating, entrants grant the organizing body the right to use their entries as advertising for the “International Cartoon Festival” and the seaside resort Knokke-Heist (e.g. as cartoon book, catalogue, advertising in the press and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, etc., promotional gifts by the city council and/or cartoon festival organizers, calendar).

JURY

A professional jury will make a selection from the entries for the exhibition and will declare the prize winners.

OWNERSHIP BY ORGANIZING BODY

All submitted works shall become the property of the organizing body.

CARTOON BOOK

In collaboration with “Davidsfonds” Leuven, a cartoon book will be published, subject to budgetary and technical constraints. Selected participants will be entitled to one copy.

PRIZES

* + flight and hotelaccommodation in Knokke-Heist during the opening (one night)

PRODUCTION

Cultural centre Knokke-Heist vzw
Maxim Willemspad 1 , 8300 Knokke-Heist
Phone  +32 50 63 04 30
cartoonfestival@knokke-heist.be