Published: 07 November 2023
Last Updated: 07 November 2023
WHOOSH INTERNATIONAL CARTOON CONTEST /Indonesia,2023
(INDONESIA – CHINA BULLET TRAIN PROJECT)
Theme: INDONESIA – CHINA FIRST BULLET TRAIN IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
Deadline: December 07th, 2023
Indonesia is set to launch Southeast Asia’s first high-speed railway, a multibillion-dollar project backed by China that will cut travel between capital Jakarta and another major city, by hours. The Chinese-made bullet train named “Whoosh” is built to take more than 600 people to and from Jakarta and Bandung in West Java in 45 minutes and is part of China’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative.
The Indonesian Chinese-language newspaper “Guo Ji Ri Bao” is organizing a cartoon contest from November to December 2023 collaborating with Kereta Api Cepat Indonesia China, The Indonesian Cartoonist Federation (Pakarti).
This event is supported by Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in China, China Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia, PT Chinadesk Indonesia Global, Indonesia Global Law Firm, PT Sinde Budi Sentosa, PT DANATAMA MAKMUR , PT OBOR
SUMBERDAYA NUSANTARA, SAHARA NANA, FKS GROUP, FOBI. House Of Cartoon mania (HOCA) and Carma-Cartoon Magazine.
1. The full completion and commissioning of the high-speed railway.
It is a great achievement of Indonesia and China’s commitment to cooperation and mutual benefit.
2. The full completion and commissioning of the high-speed railway
Widely welcomed by all social circles of Indonesia, by all levels of government, relevant political parties, the national army and police
system, and etc.
3 The full completion and commissioning of the high-speed railway。Let the people along the route to travel more convenient, fast, so that life
has a new experience;
The direction of creation is not limited to the above, we look forward to imagining the colorful Indonesia of “high-speed rail era” through the
lens of cartooning.
4. Target audience Indonesian people, Citizens from other countries and regions who are willing to participate
1. Logo (No Logo’s allowed, artist signature only) Artwork should be Original personal creation, with non-controversial
intellectual property rights, healthy content, clear theme, original story idea,positive story; no corporate logos, commercial advertisements or
exaggerated publicity shall be shown in the drawing.
2. Forms include but not limited to, hand-drawn, digital comics, and other graphic comics, which can be single-panel comics, four-panel comics,
TERMS & CONDITION:
01 Main Theme: INDONESIA – CHINA FIRST BULLET TRAIN IN SOUTHEAST ASIA
02 Category: 1. Cartoon (Cartoon) 2. Comics
03 All professional and amateur artists of any nationality can participate;
04 The size specification is A3 paper size (Portrait or Landscape), manual or digital. Black White or Full Colour. File should be JPG format, Equal to or
larger than 500KB/300 DPI.
05 The submitted works must be accompanied by the respective registration forms, which must be full and legibly filled out;
07 The participation in The Whoosh International Cartoon Contest automatically implies the transfer of rights to the publication and
reproduction of the works sent via any medium, within the scope of the production and dissemination of the Festival. Thus, the act of registering
the submitted work automatically implies the transfer of the respec-tive reproduction rights for non-commercial purposes;
08 The awarded prizes are as follows:
1st = 15 million
2nd = 7.5 million
3rd = 2.5 million
Merit Prize 10 @1 million
Sub Total: 35 million
1st = 25 million
2nd = 15 million
3rd = 5 million
Merit prize 10 @2 million
Sub Total: 65 million
amounts are before taxes.
Other prizes: Prize certificates for all winners.
09 The Jury’s decisions are irrevocable and cannot be subject to any type of appeal or claim.
10 The composition of the jury is made up of invited professionals and elements of the festival’s organization.
Awarding and Exhibition
1. The organizer, in conjunction with relevant institutions, enterprises and associations as well as judges and award-winning authors, will hold an award
ceremony at Halim High Speed Railway Station on Monday, December 18, 2023,
and at the same time hold a roving cartoon exhibition at the four stations of the Yavan High Speed Railway (tentative).
2. International daily newspapers and other cooperative media will publish the winning cartoons in their newspapers.
3. The winning cartoons will be used for the public service promotion of China High Speed Railway Corporation in Indonesia.