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Winners

The first comics contest about the Balkans in history has named its winners!

The international competition of historical comics “CAN for BALKANS” took place between March and July 2022.

27 authors from Belgium, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and China entered the final of the competition.

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Winners

THE GRAND PRIZE

AUREL PETRESCU THE PIONEER OF ROMANIAN ANIMATION

Răzvan Bronescu | ROMANIA

FIRST PRIZE

BALKANS FOREVER

Ionuț Popescu | ROMANIA

SECOND PRIZE

AND THE THREE FRIENDS ARE…

Kosta Milovanović | SERBIA

THIRD PRIZE

THE WIND

Marjan Milanov & Srdan Todorović | SERBIA

MENTIONS

TUZLA

Maximilien Van De Wiele | BELGIUM

DEDA ROGA

Aljoša Tomić & Dragan Stokić Rajački | SERBIA

COMRADE RAKIJA

Valentin Ionescu | ROMANIA

BALKAN HUMOR VS THE WORLD

Vlad Forsea | ROMANIA

ODYSSEY

Slavica Kupenkova | NORTH MACEDONIA


The Jury

Professor Adrian Cioroianu

Romania / historian, diplomat, comics script author

Professor Ardian Isufi

Albania / artist, dean of the Fine Arts Department of the Art University in Tirana during 2016-2020

Etienne Schréder

Belgium / famous script writer and comics author

Dražen Kovačević

one of the most important comics artists in Serbia

Tome Trajkov

comics promotor in North Macedonia

Call for entries