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News number: 8710091137

14:28 | 2008-12-29

Art

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Turkey Awards Iranian Cartoonists

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two Iranian cartoonists were announced as the November winners of Turkey's Man and Nature International Cartoon Web Contest.



Mohammad Habibi received the competition's first prize and Hossein Houshmand won the event's third prize. The monthly event's second prize went to the Peruvian artist, Julio Carrion Cueva, press tv reported.

The award-winning Iranian artists competed with cartoonists from Turkey, Ukraine, Indonesia, Serbia, Uzbekistan, China, Peru, Romania and Egypt.

Iranian cartoonists Hamid Soufi, Mohammad Khodadadi, Masoud Ziaei, Javad Jafaryan and Mohammad Akbari were also among the finalists of the November edition, which was held on the theme of 'Drought and Water'.

Iranian cartoonists have shined in many international events, including Brazil's 2008 International Humor Exhibition of Piracicaba and Syria's International Cartoon Contest.