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Wikimedians of Bulgaria/2015

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Internal coordination and support[edit]

Regional cooperation[edit]

Wiki Loves Earth, Wiki Loves Monuments[edit]

In 2015, for the first time, Bulgarian wiki community took part in the two photo contests, Wiki Loves Earth (initiated in 2013 in Ukraine) and Wiki Loves Monuments (initiated 2011 in the Netherlands).

Participation in regional and global Wikimedia events[edit]

Wiki Education[edit]

Wikiprojects, organized/mentored by Wikimedians
  • New Bulgarian University, "Online media and PR" Justine Toms
Public lectures in educational institutions
1st Wiki Education Workshop in Sofia, 8 September 2015
Collecting and sharing our expertise

GLAM collaborations[edit]

Bulgarian Archives State Agency
Sofia Zoo
  • Katerina Zareva, Head of the Environmental and Educational Centre at Sofia Zoo gave a presentation at the European Zoo Educators Conference, March 9-12 2015, Lisbon, Portugal
  • She was the Bulgaria representative in the international jury of Wiki Loves Earth 2015 (Interview with her for our blog, in Bulgarian)
Wildlife Society "Balkani"
Numismatic Society


Media outreach
Public lectures/discussions

Learning patterns[edit]

Plans for 2016[edit]

New GLAM collaborations
Education Programme
  • Evaluation of the hands-on experience with the students from the "Online Media and PR" course 2015/2016
  • Will try to reach the school students audience
  • Will try to reach the teachers audience (training the trainers)
Organization and participation in Wikimedia community events
  • Community wiki meetings and wiki seminars. We're also open for cross-border wiki expeditions with our neighbours.
  • Organizing and participating in the local 2016's editions of Wiki Loves Earth, Wiki Loves Monuments, CEE Spring, Archives Challenge and other content creation competitions
  • Applications for participation in Wikimania 2016, Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2016 and other Wikimedia events
  • Participation in Wikipedia Education Collaborative Meeting - Stockholm, 5-6 March 2016 (invited participant: Vassia)
Contributing to new and existing learning patterns about good practices
  • Media relations
  • Organization of events
  • Wiki education
Application for funding
  • Application for a WMF-funded Event Grant, related to our ongoing collaboration with the Bulgarian Archives State Agency