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Latvia report: It's all about CEE Spring[edit]

By Papuass

CEE Spring takes over Wikipedia[edit]

Wikimedia CEE Spring 2018 is popular in local Wikipedia with article creation numbers already close to last years final numbers. Challenge to write about every country and community has proven to be especially engaging with 10 people joining it.

Follow up event for librarians[edit]

After introductory event for librarians in February, another one took place in Ventspils, town 200 km from Riga, with local librarians gaining more Wikipedia skills.

New faces at WMCON[edit]

If you had grown tired of same Latvian representatives in international gatherings, there were new faces at Wikimedia Conference this year with Treisijs and Edgars2007 attending.

Wiki Loves Earth starts on May 1st[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth is organised for the second time in Latvia with support from Wikimedia grants program. In addition to Wikidata powered protected areas list which was used already last year, there is now an interactive map allowing image uploads. Need one for your contest? Contact Edgars2007.