Story Behind the Entry Desk of "Astra Motor International Cartoon Contest 2017"
Yes, this is really surprised for us: we received at least 1400 cartoon works from 508 cartoonists from 66 countries. Started from 1400 cartoon works, we selected them to 300 nominees. The board of Jury: Pramono R. Pramoedjo (Senior Cartoonist), Totok Roesmanto (Ir, M.Eng, Prof - Diponegoro University), Mas Dian (Author of Several Fengshui Books and Artist), Jitet Koestana (Cartoonist) and Darminto M Sudarmo (Humor Observer) then selected them (300) to 100, 25 and finally determined 12 cartoon works as The Grand Finalists. The authors of those cartoons (12 Grand Finalists) are:
- Alexander DUBOVSKY - Ukraine
- Apat Supriyono - Indonesia
- Ashady - Indonesia
- Bambang Sulistyo - Indonesia
- Horia CRISAN & Bogdan PETRY - Romania
- Li Xiaoyang - China
- Luis Eduardo Leon - Colombia
- M. Syaifuddin Ifoed - Indonesia
- Marian Avramescu - Romania
- Sun Shen Ying - China
- Supriatin - Indonesia
- Wahyu Kokkang - Indonesia
And the winners of the competition will be announced on April 25, 2017.