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Caricature contest calls for entries

Update: November, 15/2013 - 09:57

HA NOI (VNS)— The biennial Viet Nam press-caricature painting contest, the Rong Tre (Bamboo Dragon) Cup, kicked off yesterday welcoming entries from amateur and professional caricaturists living in Viet Nam.

Each competitor may send up to 10 works, between a minimum size of A3 (420 x 297mm) and a maximum size of A2 (524 x 420mm). The hand-drawn paintings and computer-processed graphics will be featured in print and online press publications between January 31, 2012 and February 14, 2014. Both Vietnamese and foreign nationals are eligible to enter the contest.

This fourth contest has an open theme, with entries expected to portray a comprehensive vision of diversified society, through the eyes of caricaturists.

The winner will claim a cash prize of VND15 million (US$700) and a year's subscription to The Thao & Van Hoa Cuoi Tuan (Sports & Culture Weekend) publication.

Entries can be sent via post to The Thao & Van Hoa headquarters, 5 Ly Thuong Kiet Street or emailed to until February 14, 2014. — VNS

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