Wikimedia CEE Spring article contest

Archive for May 2017

Last Weekly Focus!!! Esperantujo, Georgia, Tatarstan and Turkey

Sadly, the last week of CEE Spring 2017 has arrived 🙁 Fret not though, last week’s communities are awash with fascinating articles about (far away) places and people with stories to tell. Esperantujo Finding Esperanto in the CEE Spring list...

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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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