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The Indian Cultural Center launches a caricature competition about the Indian poet Tagore and the writer Naguib Mahfouz

By Manal Abdel Fattah

The Maulana Azad Indian Cultural Center in Cairo launched a caricature competition, the subject of which is drawing a caricature portrait of the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore and the Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz.

Participation in the competition is open to all Egyptian artists, and all artists from different countries of the world are allowed to participate in the exhibition and outside the competition. The submitted works must be at a resolution of 300 dpi, in the form of a JPEG file, and A3 size. Works are accepted in color or black and white. In any style or technique.

The Indian Cultural Center will award 3 prizes to participating Egyptian artists: a first prize of 1,500 pounds, a second prize of 1,000 pounds, and a third prize of 750 pounds. A committee of senior cartoonists will sort the works and choose the winning cartoons, and all Egyptian participants whose works will be displayed will also receive Catalog and certificate of participation.

The competition will continue to receive works until March 30, 2024, at the following email: [email protected]

The exhibition and awards ceremony will be held next May, at the Maulana Azad Center for Indian Culture in Cairo. The competition is moderated by artist Fawzi Morsi.

Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) was a poet, writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, social reformer, educationist, and painter during the Bengal Renaissance, who in 1913 became the first non-European poet and painter. The first lyric poet to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Naguib Mahfouz (December 11, 1911 – August 30, 2006) is one of the most famous and prominent Egyptian and Arab writers, and the first Arab writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988.

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