Sunday, November 18, 2007

Nicaragua's Software Freedom Day Group wins award

"We are very pleased to tell you that the SFD NIcaragua 2007 Team competition entry for Best Event has been chosen as one of three winners! Congratulations!We were very impressed with your event. You had excellent community participation and non-geek inclusion, activities, media coverage (we loved the interviews!), collateral, technology demonstrations and of course information about Software Freedom and FOSS. Your teams hard work and dedication is inspiring and the excellent media coverage you achieved is tribute to those efforts.Well done! You do your country and the FOSS community proud, and are a true example of what Software Freedom Day is all about!Please pass on our congratulations and praise to your team, and your community.Cheers,Pia "

Software Freedom Day, a celebration of Free Software and Open Source, announced tha the SFD group for Nicaragua won one of three top places worldwide for their efforts on bringing Open Source Software to the people. Their event was held on September 13th in Managua, with the participation of organizers: Grupo Ubuntu Nicaragua [es], Suse-NUI Nicaragua [es], Grupo Fedora-ni [es], and Debian GNU/Linux Nicaragua [es].

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