Wikimedia CEE Spring article contest

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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Weekly Focus: Hungary, Republic of Macedonia and Bulgaria

Week #5 in the CEE Spring 2017 is dedicated to topics related to Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia and Hungary. All the three countries contain in their lists some fascinating topics of general and specialized interest, that are worth featuring in...

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Weekly Focus: Ukraine, Lithuania, Erzya

Hello there! Are you taking part in probably the biggest article contest in Wikipedia? I hope you are, because Central and Eastern European communities are amazing and writing in Wikipedia about them is a lot of fun! This week we encourage...

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Weekly Focus: Republika Srpska, Russia and Austria

Two of this week’s three countries or regions represent two poles of the CEE spectrum: Austria to the west, Russia to the east. And in the middle, a bit to the south, Repulika Srpska, one of the two entities of...

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Third CEE Spring starts today!

On March 21, CEE Spring 2017 begins, international competition in writing articles about the countries and communities of Central and Eastern Europe. Despite of having much history in common, citizens of the region often know very little about their neighbours, and this contest...

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