Wikimedia CEE Spring article contest

CEE Spring

CEE Spring is over! Thanks to everyone who participated!

10 weeks after the start of astronomic spring, we can declare the end of the CEE Spring. What is arguably the largest regional article writing contest is over for 2017, and we can finally relax for a while and enjoy...

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Weekly Focus: Armenia, Bashkortostan, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The penultimate week of CEE Spring is here; just one more week and some extra days after that remain! This week our focus moves to Armenia, one of the bigger CEE communities, Bashkortostan, a federal subject of Russia, and Bosnia...

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Summer is almost upon us, time for Wiki Loves Earth!

This year, nine of the CEE countries are organizing the national stages of the international photo competition “Wiki Loves Earth“. Six of them are right now in the middle of the one-month contest period, which traditionally starts on 1 May,...

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Weekly Focus: Romania+Moldova, Latvia, Kosovo

As we enter the last weeks of the CEE Spring contest, another set of countries is here. This time there is one from the Baltics, one from the Balkans (an exercise left to the readers to find the difference) and then...

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Hungary and other helpful neighbors of Romania

One month to go, and the Romanian community already draws some conclusions CEE Spring writing contest has gathered again over 30 countries and communities of Central and Eastern Europe. Starting with late March, Wikipedia users have written more than 3,400...

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Weekly Focus: Greece, Belarus and Crimean Tatar

This week of CEE Spring is dedicated to three communities that have been influential in various scientific areas. First up in the field of archaeology is Muazzez İlmiye Çığ, a Turkish archaeologist of Crimean Tatar descent, who as a Sumerian...

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CEE showing support for the Turkish Wikipedians

A news story from the last few days that has caused serious concern for our region of Central and Eastern Europe was the URL-based block implemented by the Turkish Internet Regulator (ICTA) of all language versions of Wikipedia in Turkey. This...

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Announcing the CEE ethnography challenge!

The culture, history and tradition of Central and Eastern Europe is at the heart of both the Wikimedia CEE Spring Contest and the Carpathian Ethnography Project. This year, these two initiatives meet — and everyone is warmly invited to participate...

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Weekly Focus: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Poland

This week the participants of the CEE Spring 2017 are concentrating on topics related to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Poland. All three countries give lot’s of opportunities to write interesting articles and all three are worth knowing better. Something worth eating...

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CEE Spring + #100wikidays =

Both born in the CEE in the last days of 2014, the article writing contest CEE Spring and the article writing self-challenge #100wikidays are going in different directions, yet often with paths crossing. Read the stories of some of the...

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