Some Information About CICAF

CICAF is a state-level professional cartoon and animation festival in China,sponsored by the National Radio and Television Administration of the People’s Republic of China and Zhejiang Provincial People’s Government. This annual event has been held in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang Province, since 2005. CICAF has become the main engine for Hangzhou to promote the ACG industries and also a “Golden Business Card” to showcase the beautiful city to the world, which enjoys a great popularity among general public, especially the young people.

  • 1 main venue and 11 sub-venues
  • 0.7392 million visitors
  • Including 137,200 to the White Horse Lake Animation Plaza
  • 45 activities and events
  • 2,680 companies and institutions from 65 countries and regions
  • Signing contracts or cooperation intentions for 1,543 projects, with a total turnover of RMB250,000,000 ( USD 40,000,000)

Some Information About CICAF

The 16th China International Cartoon & Animation Festival(CICAF) was held between 29th September to 4th October 2020 in White Horse Hotel, Binjiang District, Hangzhou, China. The festival is composed with 45 activities and events launched in the main venue and 11 sub-venues, focusing on five main components of Exhibitions, Forums, Business, Competitions and Events. They attracted 0.7392 million audiences from 65 countries and regions, including 2,680 Chinese and foreign enterprises, 5,886 exhibitors and professionals. Among them, 137,200 participants visited the main venue, signing contracts or cooperation intentions for 1,543 projects, worth RMB250,000,000, and relating to RMB.


Listen to the dialogues among masterminds and draw inspiration from the wits of the professionals. Over 1000 experts, scholars, veteran professionals and animation fans participate in the series forums with different topics where sparks of thoughts bursti


The largest and most popular exhibition of its kind in China, CICAF is credited, by the China Animation Association (CAA), as the country’s most influential animation festival.


Business sessions held throughout the festival provide opportunities for professionals in the industry to meet, discuss and do business deals in both domestic and international markets.


Festival highlights include the presentation of the prestigious Golden Monkey King Award (GMKA), which is given to esteemed academic institutions and professionals for excellence in the cartoon and animation industry.