Press Release

On October 10 and October 11 2015 Vratsa will be host for a second year of one of the most innovative events in this region – CodeWeek Vratsa, part of the European CodeWeek. The purpose of the event is for the people of Vratsa municipality and the region to experience the modern technologies and job opportunities in one of the most developed sectors in Bulgaria – IT. The oppening ceremony will be on Saturday at 9.45 AM in the gym of the local mathematics high school. The closing will happen on Sunday at 6 PM at the same place.

Multiple FREE workshops and lectures are organized, focused on the most popular topics from the IT and CS fields at the moment. The modules are as follows:

  • Site building with WordPress
  • Programming 101
  • Android apps 101
  • Programming for kids
  • Video Editing
  • Photoshop
  • Robotics 101
  • Front-end – web apps with HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Content writing
  • Web design
  • Entrepreneurship 101
  • Hackathon

The knowledge and skills recieved from the event will motivate the participants to develop in the chosen area and they will enter the field more easily.

Participants should register on

The event is organized by Vratsa Software ( Their mission iscreating an IT community in Vratsa, which would help more people from the region to learn and find jobs in the field, while still living in their home town. Sponsors are Nova Broadcasting Group and Reach for change. Organizational partner is the Regional Educational Bureu. Hosts of the event are High School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences “Acad. Ivan Tsenov”.