In the national cartoon competition organized with the understanding of "Another Agriculture is Possible", which is based on the fight against drought and poverty, of Tunç Soyer, the Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, the winning works were determined. Kürşat Zaman won first place, Cemalettin Güzeloğlu second, and Hamit Gış third. kazanThe award ceremony of the competition will be held on February 2 at Fuar İzmir.
In the national cartoon competition, which was held for the first time this year by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality with the theme of “Another Agriculture is Possible”, the winning works were determined. Kürşat Zaman came first from Antalya, Cemalettin Güzeloğlu came second from Izmir, and Hamit Gış came in third from Kocaeli. kazanShare Kiraz from Zonguldak and Rana Duran from Sinop were deemed worthy of the Young Encouragement Award in the competition. The selection committee deemed Fatih Aksular from Bursa, Altan Özeskici from Çorum and Mehmet Zeber from Eskişehir worthy of honorable mention.
391 works participated
33 participants from 216 different cities, including agricultural cities such as Ardahan, Şanlıurfa, Kastamonu, Çorum and Aydın, participated in the competition with a total of 391 cartoons, in which it is aimed to strengthen social awareness by using the power of art against vital risks such as climate crisis and drought.
Eight participants are eligible to receive awards in the evaluation made by the selection committee made up of cartoonists Ahmet Önel, Engin Selçuk and Ercan Baysal, writer Lütfü Dağtaş, journalist Ali Ekber Yıldırım and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Agricultural Services Department Head Şevket Meriç. kazanwas. İzmir Village Coop Union President Neptün Soyer and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Deputy Secretary General Ertuğrul Tugay also attended the selection committee meeting held at the Historical Elevator on January 26.
Award ceremony on February 2
The award ceremony of the competition will be held on Wednesday, February 2, at Fuar İzmir. Agroexpo-17. After the award ceremony within the scope of the International Agriculture and Livestock Fair activities, the opening of the exhibition consisting of cartoons determined by the selection committee will also be held. The exhibition, which can be visited at Fuar İzmir until February 6, will also be exhibited in the villages from the beginning of summer.