Upcoming event: Award ceremony, exhibition and reception – International Comics Competition Animate Europe 2015 “Europe Fast Forward”


Wednesday, 14 October 2015
18.30 – 21.30

Venue: Comics Art Museum Brussels, Zandstraat/Rue du sable 20, 1000 Brussels

In the beginning, there was war. Then a project was set up to bring peace and prosperity to Europe. Today, it has grown to be an ever closer union of 28 very diverse member states. In recent years, the European project has been braving troubled waters. Though it remains a fascinating idea, it is struggling with a popularity low. We asked: What future do you foresee for Europe?

60 artists from 23 countries looked into their crystal ball and sent us their proposal. Our jury selected seven to finish their graphic short story. On 14 October we are going to award the first prize winner and present the finalists’ comics.

Have a look at the entries and meet the artists!

Kindly register here.



18.30 Registration

19.00 Welcome
Willem De Graeve

Belgian Comic Strip Center

19.10 Remarks
Dr Wolf-Dieter Zumpfort
Member of the Board of Directors
Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

Angelika Mlinar MEP
Vice-President, ALDE Party

Jennifer Beauloye and Pierry-Yves Desaive
Curator of the exhibition “2050 – A brief history of the future”
Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium

19.30 Award ceremony
Hans H. Stein
Director European and Transatlantic Dialogue
Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

20.00 Reception and exhibition of the finalists’ comics

21.30 End of the event

In cooperation with the Logo_MusseBD_EN1