The PCE (Press Cartoon Europe) is an initiative of PCB (Press Cartoon Belgium) in association with the International Cartoon Festival of Knokke-Heist (Belgium). This new award is to be presented annually for the best cartoons published in any European Union member state.
competition is open to all press cartoonists who publish in any
newspaper or magazine available to the general public in any EU member
state. Participation is free of charge.
Cartoonists who wish to compete in the PCE are invited to send three of their best cartoons published in the current year to email@example.com before January 1st of the next year. Requests for more information can be sent to the same address.
The PCE grand prize carries a cash prize of 8,000 euro and a bronze statue designed by the Belgian illustrator Ever Meulen.
award ceremony is held in the seaside resort of Knokke-Heist in June,
at the opening of the yearly International Cartoon Festival. All
nominated cartoons will be exhibited at the Festival, and will also
appear in the multilingual annual catalogue.