The winners of the 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist Balkan Championship have been announced by Certiadria, the local provider of performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities.

In its 4th year, the competitions attracted more than 10.000 candidates from 4 countries: Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo. Students entered the competition to prove their superior skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator.

To enter the competition, students age 13 to 22 took a qualifying Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exams to demonstrate their skills of Microsoft Office and Adobe products. The winners will represent their countries on the World MOS & ACA Championship, scheduled to take place in New York, USA, from 29th of July until 1st of August.

There will be 17 students to represent the Balkans in the World Championship. The most numerous team this year is Bulgarian with 9 students. Bosnia has 6 representatives and North Macedonia 2.

We want to congratulate the winners and wish them luck at the World Championship.


  • Vasilena Ivanova Dimitrova,
  • Dilyana Nedelcheva Zhelyazkova,
  • Stanislava Peteva Petkova,
  • Viktor Chavdarov Neykov,
  • Plamena Stanimirova Stoyanova,
  • Irene Roumenova Hristova,
  • Gabriela Teneva Postalova,
  • Petar Plamenov Petrov,
  • Viktoria Zhelyazkova Kabaivanova,
  • Sead Smailagić,
  • Amila Mujkić,
  • Amra Kodžaga,
  • Edin Mukić,
  • Almir Subašić,
  • Tarik Džambić,
  • Ana Marija Atanasovska and
  • Sara Misajlovska

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