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30th anniversary of the Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative (WHSI) | Photo: WHSI
30th anniversary of the Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative (WHSI) | Photo: WHSI

Welsh Competition Organisers Celebrating 30 Years of Supporting Welsh Schools

Over the last 30 years, inspired by their teachers, tens of thousands of pupils have been involved in projects exploring and researching the wealth and diversity of their local and Welsh heritage.

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Armenian prize winners, their tutors and competition organisers at the award ceremony in Yerevan | Photo: DVV International Armenia
Armenian prize winners, their tutors and competition organisers at the award ceremony in Yerevan | Photo: DVV International Armenia

„You Must Not Leave the Teachers Alone” - Pilot Competition in Armenia

For the first time, Armenia organised a history competition project that is associated with EUSTORY. For the organisers of DVV International Armenia and Hazarashen, teachers were the key.

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Estonian prize winners at the Ministry of Education and Research in Tartu | Photo: Aldo Luud
Estonian prize winners at the Ministry of Education and Research in Tartu | Photo: Aldo Luud

Overwhelming Support for Estonian Competition

On 13 May 2022, the Estonian prize winners were honoured for their successful entries on the topic of “Signs of the Times - Time, Place, Human”.

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Screenshot of Irish online award ceremony 2022 | Photo: National University of Ireland, Galway
Screenshot of Irish online award ceremony 2022 | Photo: National University of Ireland, Galway

Irish History Competition Helps Bridge Gap Between School and College

Building on its 2021 popularity, the Irish National History Competition returned another bumper crop of 18 high-calibre finalists from more than 80 entries. Such was the standard in 2022, organisers pushed their online awards announcement to ensure greater consensus among the judging panel.

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Andriy Fert, Project Coordinator DVV International Ukraine | Photo: DVV International Ukraine
Andriy Fert, Project Coordinator DVV International Ukraine | Photo: DVV International Ukraine

Impacts of the War

How does the war in Ukraine affect EUSTORY History Competition Projects in Eastern Europe? More than a month after Russia started its attack on Ukraine, EUSTORY’s project partners of the DVV International cooperation share their perspective on the war and talk about impacts on their project activities.

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Tatiana Zhurzhenko, keynote speaker at EUSTORY Annual Network Meeting 2022 | Photo: ZOiS
Tatiana Zhurzhenko, keynote speaker at EUSTORY Annual Network Meeting 2022 | Photo: ZOiS

Under the Spell of Current Politics: EUSTORY Annual Network Meeting 2022

35 staff members of national EUSTORY History Competitions used the network’s digital kick-off event of 2022 for a joint reflection of impacts of the war in Ukraine and other current challenges on their work.

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Danish Prize Winners 2022 | Photo: Trine Villumsen
Danish Prize Winners 2022 | Photo: Trine Villumsen

Recent Danish Competition Topic Encouraged Ingenuity

The recent Danish competition's topic "A New Beginning" sparked the imagination and inventiveness of the participants. On 27 March 2022, the best entries were awarded in a festive ceremony at the big Danish historical festival “Historiske Dage” in Copenhagen.

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