Myanmar cartoonists bag prizes in South Korea

Lin Lin Khaing
Caption: The work of cartoonist Nge Oo, who won the best prize at the SICACO 2017 event. .

Myanmar cartoonists participated in the Sixth Sejong International Cartoon Contest- SICACO 2017 held in South Korea.

Zaw Lin Naing won the theme prize, with Nge Oo taking best prize and  Aung Thein Htike, Zero, Myat Ko Ko and Ko Nyan gaining  honorable mentions.

“It is an event in which Myanmar cartoonists have the chance to showoff their works. I want to urge

Myanmar cartoonists to participate in such events – not just Korean contests but also those of other countries,” Nge Oo said.

Cartoons from various countries were sent to South Korea for SICACO 2017. In the previous contests,

Myanmar cartoonists also won prizes. The prize-winning works were shown at the event and in a catalogue.

Now, more Myanmar cartoonists are being invited to participate in international cartoon contests.