At the Brussels Comic Strip Festival, as in previous years, we exhibited our original drawings from the competition at a stand in the international pavilion. Over the three days, the Brussels Comic Strip Festival attracted more than 100,000 visitors to the exhibition halls. Our finalist of the 2017 competition round, Stefan Haller, was present at the stand on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September and made live drawings on site!
Der Monat Mai steht im kanadischen Montréal ganz im Zeichen des Comics. Seit sieben Jahren ist das „Montréal Comic Arts Festival“ fester Bestandteil des „May, Month of Comics.” In diesem Jahr zog das Festival rund 12.000 Comic-Begeisterte an und bot über 130 Comic-Zeichnern, Illustratoren und Künstlern aus der ganzen Welt eine Plattform, um ihre Arbeit zu präsentieren. Mit von der Partie war auch die Comic-Ausstellung „Animate Europe“ der Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit.
Why do we feel European? The answer to this is of course a personal one, but a positive feeling towards Europe is the basis for empathy, cooperation and peace in Europe.
However, not everyone is able to experience Europe to the fullest and that’s why Routes – die Europareise mitten in Wien brought Europe to Austria by organising a European experience in the city of Vienna!
Our new Programme Coordinator Charlot from FNF Europe participated and brought our #AnimateEurope comics along, to help discuss – why do we feel European?
Have you been wondering what happened after the July Award Ceremony of our third “Animate Europe” competition? Our “Re-Animate Europe” exhibition was hosted at a series of events in Europe in the last few months – many more are planned for the end of 2017! Continue reading
Excitement was in the air right before the winner of the third international comic competition “Animate Europe” was announced at the Belgian Comic Strip Museum. Magdalena Kaszuba received the first prize for her comic “The Old Lady Gives No Anwser”. Kaszuba, a student from Hamburg/ Germany, was surprised and overwhelmed to be chosen as the winner of the competition.