5nd International Cartoon Contest "Independence" ("Independence and mass media"), Kyiv, 2005
A session of Jury Panel took place in August 5th, 2005 in Kyiv.
Jury: Kudin Victor (Chairman of Jury, cartoonist), Volodarskiy Olexandr (Writer-satirist), Sahaltuev Radna (Honoured Artist of Ukraine, Cartoonist), Frenkel Mykhail (Journalist).
280 cartoonists from 48 countries of the World sent 678 entries
Winners of the Contest: I prize: Ignat Mihai (Romania), II prize: Belica Ladislav (Slovakia), III prize: Kosobukin Yuri (Ukraine).
Special Prizes: Baranbaev Galim (Kazakhstan), Geleznjak Roman (Ukraine), Kostenko Olexandr (Ukraine), Kosobukin Yuri (Ukraine), Komarnitski Christo (Bulgaria), Luczynski Slawomir (Poland), Mysyrowicz Witold (Poland), Miliradovsch Mileta (Serbia & Montenegro), Nesiroglu Hafiz (Azerbaijan) - Award of National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, Jurczyszyn Jozef (Poland) - Award of National Artists' Union of Ukraine.