The Writing Competition "So Similar, So Different, So European" Is Over

Article published on April 29, 2015
Article published on April 29, 2015

The European Commission received over 700 applications of a extremely high standard from all over the European Union. Have a look at the winning articles!

The European Commission received over 700 applications with a lot of original thoughts on an enlarged European Union and the challenges that it faces. A jury came together and had a tough job of selecting the best essays. The winning entries can be found here:

Austria: Joseph Beiglböck - ZUR LAGE DER UNION (English version)

Belgium: Ruben Peeters - MEER ZIELEN, MEER VREUGD? (English version / French version)

Bulgaria: Yordan Grizhov - КАКВИ СА ВАШИТЕ ВПЕЧАТЛЕНИЯ ОТ РАЗШИРЕНИЯ ЕВРОПЕЙСКИ СЪЮЗ? (English version)

Croatia: Anđela Čagalj - LIJEPA NAŠA I NJIHOVA – MALI VODIČ KROZ EUROPSKI SAN (English version)

Cyprus: Anastasia Liopetriti - WE HAVE A DREAM

Czech Republic: Markéta KREJČÍ - KAM SAHÁ EVROPA? (English version)

Denmark: Katrine Bundgaard Schow Madsen - PÅ BALKAN MØDTE JEG DE SANDE EUROPÆERE ET UDVIDET EU KAN HJÆLPE OS MED AT HUSKE VORES FÆLLES EUROPÆISKE FORTID. (English version)

Estonia: Triinu Lauk - THE EUROPEAN IDENTITY

Finland: Satu Haapaniemi - EUROOPPALAISESSA MIELENTILASSA (English version)

France: Berina Mulovic - MON 'EURO-COSMOPOLITANIE' (English version)

Germany: Simon Hartmann - DAS SCHWEIGEN ATATÜRKS (English version)

Greece: Nikolaos Toumaras - ΑΝΑΣΥΓΚΡΌΤΗΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΈΜΦΑΣΗ ΤΗΣ ΕΥΡΩΠΑΪΚΉΣ ΔΙΕΎΡΥΝΣΗΣ ΣΤΗΝ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΉ ΕΝΟΠΟΊΗΣΗ (English version)

Hungary: Patrik MÁTYÁS - EGY MAGYAR VAGYOK EURÓPÁBÓL, EGY EURÓPAI MAGYARORSZÁGRÓL (English version)

Ireland: Niall Lane - SAFETY IN WELL-ORGANISED NUMBERS: THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION 

Italy: Elena Caterina - LETTERA ALL'UNIONE EUROPEA. DISTICO ALLARGATO (English version)

Latvia: Artjoms Liukonens - TIK LĪDZĪGAS, TIK ATŠĶIRĪGAS, TIK EIROPEISKAS.(English version)

Lithuania:  Julija Laurinaitytė - LAI SIENOS KRENTA (English version)

Malta: Sarah Chetcuti - WHAT IS YOUR EXPERIENCE IN AN ENLARGED EUROPEAN UNION?

Netherlands: Rebecca Jacoba van Raamsdonk - LEVE EEN UITGEBREID EUROPA, LEVE DE NATIONALE CULTUUR (English version)

Poland: Jakub Reichert - BRAK TOŻSAMOŚCIĄ (English version)

Portugal: Ana Margarida Meira - CARTA ABERTA À SERENA INQUIETUDE (English version)

Romania: Cătălina-Virginia Ciobanu - ATÂT DE ASEMĂNĂTORI. ATÂT DE DIFERIȚI. ATÂT DE EUROPENI.(English version)

Slovakia: Veronika Bundzíková - QUO VADIS, EURÓPA? KDE SA VZAL/A, TU SA VZAL/A (English version)

Slovenia: Ana Škreblin Pirjevec - SE POČUTIM EVROPEJEC? (English version)

Spain: Noé Expósito Ropero - LA VIEJA Y JOVEN EUROPA: UN MUNDO LINGÜÍSTICO-CULTURAL.(English version)

Sweden: Ademir Zilic - UTVIDGNINGEN - HOPPET OM EN BÄTTRE FRAMTID (English version)

United Kindgom: James Bartholomeusz - WHAT ARE THE LIMITS OF ‘EUROPE’? THE INTERNATIONAL AND INTERNAL CHALLENGES FOR EU ENLARGEMENT