BULGUR RECIPE CONTEST
In an effort to promote Bulgur (a nutritious superfood made of Durum wheat from Turkish cuisine) in Japan, FORUM TAURI has organized a recipe contest in collaboration with bulgur manufacturer Duru Bulgur and popular recipe site NADIA. The contestant food artists and culinary influencers competed with their innovative recipes combining Japanese, Turkish and international cuisines.
A creative drawing contest organized to promote young talents, innovative approaches and inspiring styles. The areas cover comic art, character design, game design, illustration, concept art and short animation depending on the year. The winners are announced and presented their awards with a ceremony held during COMiKON festival.
COMiKON HONOUR AWARDS
New generations show their respect to inspiring masters! Each year COMiKON – Istanbul presents an “HONOUR AWARD” to a doyen comic book artist for his/her contributions for the development of the field.
ANISONG GRAND PRIX
Songs & Fun
A contest for amateur singers and anime song fans. The finals are held during the COMiKON and awards are presented to the winners during a ceremony held at the end of the festival.
A platform for Cosplayers to display and share their creativity and skills in costume making with their fellow fans of fantastic movies, anime characters, and superheroes… CosPOWER is not a competition in the classic sense because all participants are winners and a medal of courage is presented to each.
Offline Fighting Game Tournament
Offline Fighting Game players come together to compete… In collaboration with SmashBros Turkey Fan Community.
日土展賞 NiTTOTEN AWARDS
The Awards are presented to the winners selected by the visitors during the exhibition. The art lovers are free to vote by giving points to the works they prefer and the recipients of the Awards are calculated by simple addition of those points.
No selection jury is involved therefore it is virtually a people’s choice and aims to underline the fact that art becomes meaningful with the participation of its viewers.