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Verbalists Announced the Winners of the Language Competition – Verbalize Yourself!

Belgrade, Serbia – June 24, 2011 – The regional language network Verbalists announced the winners of the competition “Verbalize Yourself!”, launched in May, 2011. What made the competition so unique was the fact that the jury evaluated not only creativity of the photo’s description, but also the succinctness of the written verbalization. A photo was to be described in English in no more than 200 characters.

The author of the best “verbalized” photo Angel Ristovski won a main prize — a two-week language scholarship in one of the leading language schools — Kings Colleges.

The Verbalists fans voted Marija Ilievska from Macedonia, with Facebook alias Krushevsko Chupe (Крушевско Чупе), to have the best photo and English verbalization. Marija was awarded a digital camera.

Verbalize Yourself! Competition, Elisaveta Stefanova, Bulgaria - 4th place

Photo: Elisaveta Stefanova, Bulgaria - 4th place; Photo Description: "I am just an old-fashioned girl, who believes in Magic. Wandering the streets of Belgrade I noticed this festival and I felt enchanted. I saw a real Fairy tale- brave knights and charming princesses -crossing my way".

There were 240 contestants who verbalized their photos, coming from no less than 18 countries: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Croatia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Romania, Nepal, Egypt, Ukraine, Cameroon, Slovakia, Philippines, USA, Italia, Turkey, Uganda, Germany.

THE WINNERS OF THE “VERBALIZE YOURSELF!” COMPETITION

1. Angel Ristovski from Macedonia (The language trip to Oxford!!! – Kings Colleges)

2. Sladjana Jovic from Serbia (Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English with CD ROM)

3. Ella Sheitanka from Croatia (Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English with CD ROM)

4. Elisaveta Stefanova from Bulgaria (Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English with CD ROM)

5. Ilija Jokso Joksic from Serbia (Set of Longman Penguin Readers)

6. Sava Cleaner Veselinović from Serbia (Set of Longman Penguin Readers)

7. Olivera Ivanovic-Klikovac from Montenegro (Set of Longman Penguin Readers)

The best photo in the opinion of the Verbalists fans: Krushevsko Chupe (Крушевско Чупе) from Macedonia (a digital camera)

Special prize for juniors: Mina Dinic from Serbia (Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English with CD ROM)

You may see the entries of the winners on the Verbalisti Facebook business page, please click here
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Interview: Competition “Verbalizuj se!”
Marija Ilievska – The Winner Voted by Facebook Verbalisti Fans

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The Campaign Creative for Radio and Internet Advertising

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TV Show Exclusive Featuring Verbalisti as the Main Supporter of the Macedonian Pop Idol Talent Show (VIDEO)

Skopje, Macedonia – April 17, 2011 – Ivanna Hadzievska, the host of the popular TV show Exclusive, speaks to Jasmina Saric, director of educational programs, PRODIREKT, at the onset of the Pop Idol finals about her company’s media and educational support for this talent show.

TV show Exclusive featuring Verbalisti as the main supporter of the talent show Macedonian Pop Idol

Ivanna Hadzievska, A1 TV (left) and Jasmina Saric, PRODIREKT

PRODIREKT, a company that owns one of the fastest growing educational social network Verbalisti, will award a two-week language course at Kings Colleges for the first Macedonian Pop Idol. Even at the very start of the of the Macedonian Pop Idol finals, language education has become a true hit among the young in Macedonia, while the Facebook page Verbalisti hit the record on April 3 by getting more than 1,000 new members.

About Pop Idol in Macedonia
Macedonian Idol Season 1 (Macedonian: Македонски идол – Makedonski Idol) is the first season of the Macedonian version of the worldwide known talent franchise series Pop Idol. The show started airing on November 13, 2010 on the Macedonian national television A1, while the auditions commenced in the summer 2010. Ivanna Hadzievska and Nenad Gjeorgjievski, famous for being hosts of the show-magazine A1 Exclusive, are the hosts of the show. Three Macedonian celebrities have been chosen to be the judges: Kaliopi Bukle (singer), Igor Dzambazov (TV host, singer and actor) and Toni Mihajlovski (TV host and actor). Ten Macedonian cities are included: Ohrid, Kavadarci, Strumica, Veles, Štip, Kumanovo,Skopje, Bitola, Tetovo and Prilep. Twenty candidates have been chosen for the final cut of the show.

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Interview in the Macedonian language:
Ivanna Hadzievska, A1 TV and Jasmina Saric, PRODIREKT
Show Program Exclusive, April 19, 2011

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PRODIREKT and Verbalists Support Language Education in Macedonia and the Talent Show Program “Pop Idol”

Prodirekt and the regional language network Verbalists will provide language travel prizes for the first two winners of the world’s renown show program Idol, held in Macedonia.

Verbalisti will take the winner of Idol to Kings Colleges in Great Britain, while a contestant who wins second place will enjoy English classes at sunny Malta in European School of English.

Verbalists is a brand of Prodirekt, which is a certified representative and partner of prestigious schools and colleges in world renowned university centres, such as Oxford and Cambridge.

The safety and wellbeing of young students is the language network’s top priority and that’s why all Verbalists’ groups are accompanied by an experienced group leader who looks after students’ welfare during their course attendance.

Verbalists are also the answer to the growing demand for the regional standardization in foreign language studies.

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Pop Idol Finalists - PRODIREKT and Verbalists Support Language Education in Macedonia and the Talent Show Program Pop Idol

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