OSTEN 55th World Gallery Of Cartoons - Skopje 2023

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OSTEN 55th World Gallery Of Cartoons - Skopje 2023

OSTEN 55th World Gallery Of Cartoons - Skopje 2023 now is over!

OSTEN 55th World Gallery Of Cartoons - Skopje 2023: World Gallery Of Cartoons Skopje 2023, international cartoon competition is hosting they 55th award, calling all cartoonists professional or semi-professional and amateur around the world to submit they best work.

Short description

OSTEN Skopje (Republic of Macedonia) is proud to announce the 55th World Gallery Of Cartoons – Skopje 2023 and invites submissions by authors from around the world.

OSTEN’s World Gallery of Cartoons is the one and only event of such provenance in the Republic of North Macedonia, the oldest in the Balkan and one of the most long-standing in the world. It was established back in 1969, making artistic forms like cartoon, satiric drawing and comic strips available to the wider audience.

The theme and technique for 2023 are free and left to the author’s choice.

You can participate submitting several works, but they need to be strictly original, non-linguistic and hand-drawn works on paper (cartoons, satirical drawings and comics). The format to use is А4 (21,9 x 29,7) or А3 (29,7 x 42,0).

The organizer invites all participants to attend the opening of the exhibition and presentation awards ceremony in December 2023 in Skopje, North Macedonia. For every edition of the World Gallery of Cartoons, OSTEN also publishes an exclusive catalog with the works of the selected cartoonists.

Who may enter?

Professional, semi-professional and amateur cartoonists can participate in this competition.


OSTEN Skopje this tie will award a Grand Prix for Lifetime Achievement of $1,500 (and sculpture), one First Award of $1,000 (and plaque), one Second Award of $500 (and plaque), five (5) third awards and five (5) special awards as plaques, and the Cico Award to one Macedonian cartoonist.

The awarded authors receive appropriate Certificates and printed copy of the catalog via post mail. Their works remain in the OSTEN Collection.

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