CARTOONS FROM CROATIA IN BELGIUM
The Croatian Cartoonist Association was founded in 1985 in Zagreb and this year they celebrated
their thirtieth anniversary of existence and successful work on promoting the cartoon in Croatia and
the Croatian cartoon in the world. Ever since the beginning the Croatian Cartoonist Association has
been a member of the international cartoonist association FECO. With Belgium, the Netherlands and
England, Croatian cartoonists were co-founders of this international association.
By participating in many festivals around the world, a lot of their members have won numerous
prizes. Over the last few years they have organized Croatian cartoon exhibitions in Norway, France,
Turkey Austria and Slovenia. So now in Kruishoutem (Belgium), with works of some 30 Croatian
cartoonists, as Živko NIMAC, Zdenko PUHIN, Tomislav KAURIN, Srećko PUNTARIĆ, Roko IDŽOJTIĆ,
Damir NOVAK, Petar PISMESTROVIĆ, Oto REISINGER, Nik TITANIK, Zarko LUETIĆ, Miroslav GERENČER
... These exhibitions, as well as the overall work of the Association, would not be possible without the
financial support of the Ministry of Culture and the City Zagreb.
More info on the Croatian Cartoonist Association you can find on their website www.hdk.hr