The 39th World Gallery of Cartoons - Skopje 2011 has demonstrated its ripeness by becoming a world ranking event. Its reputation across the globe is quite apparent judging by the interest of the artists for participation in the event. Namely, 404 authors entering 880 art works from 64 countries in the world have been encouraged to apply.
OSTEN is striving towards expanding this number every succeeding year and thus is trying to motivate cartoon artists to be creatively inspired and engaged by awarding prizes and recognitions.
This edition of 39th World Gallery of Cartoons – Skopje 2011 has been recognized by having had the following recipients rewarded by OSTEN:
First Prize for Cartoon - TSOCHO PEEV, Bulgaria
First Prize for Satiric Drawing - MAKHMUDJON ESHONKULOV, Uzbekistan
First Prize for Comic Strip - HAMIDREZA MOSAYEBI, Iran
TAWAN CHUNTRASKAWVONG, Thailand
VLADIMIR NENASHEV, Russia
TOSO BORKOVIC, Serbia
RICARDO CLEMENT - ALECUS, El Salvador
ANATOLIY STANKULOV, Bulgaria
NIKOLA LISTES, Croatia
FARUK SOYARAT, Turkey
NIKOLA ANGELKOSKI, Macedonia
MILE MANCEVSKI, Macedonia
VALENTIN GEORGIEV, Bulgaria