Wikimedia CEE Spring article contest

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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7 tips that will make your list for CEE Spring even better

This year’s CEE Spring is coming soon and it will be more fun than ever before! In order to achieve that we are starting a series of blog posts about how you can organise it easier. Today we start with a...

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Diana Abgar – an Armenian writer, diplomat, and ambassador to Japan of the First Republic of Armenia. She is the first Armenian woman diplomat and possibly the first woman to have ever been appointed in any diplomatic post.

CEE Spring is over! Let’s gather the fruits

It is uncomfortable to write that “the Spring has ended” but the CEE Spring article writing competition is really over. It lasted for 10 weeks – a long time, enough for the fruits to ripen. Let’s see what we all acquired...

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How to find topics for CEE Spring articles?

When in doubt what to write about, write about Estonians – this running gag of unknown origin is the most common answer to a Wikimedian looking for a topic for CEE Spring. But what if you are out of sources...

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Ukrainian winner Jamala

Eurovision

Tonight Ukraine won the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, the longest-running annual international TV song competition. Congratulations! Eurovision is about the music, but also about culture, politics, traditions and people, and learning about the culture of our neighbouring...

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How is CEE Spring going?

CEE Spring 2016 is still happening. You’ve got three more weeks to write about Central and Eastern Europe! The large article writing contest, CEE Spring 2016, enters its final three weeks. People have been writing about countries and regions of...

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