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On April 22, Skrivanek Baltic announced the winner of the annual competition for Latvian students - The Best New Translator. The first place was awarded to Marianna Zvaigzne, a student at the University of Latvia. Andrejs Štrāls, a student of Ventspils University College, became the winner of the second place for the second year in a row. The third place award is also going to Ventspils this year - it is deserved by Nikola Baranova, a student of Ventspils University College.
The competition was held remotely and finalists had an opportunity to learn more about a high-quality computer translation tool Memsource. 12 most skilled young specialists had advanced to the final of the competition, in which texts were translated from Latvian into English or German.
The competition took place for the 14th year in a row in close cooperation with ten Latvian universities - Baltic International Academy, School of Business Administration Turiba, Daugavpils University, Latvian Academy of Culture, University of Latvia, Liepaja University, Rezekne Academy of Technology, Riga Stradins University and Riga Technical University.
The winner received Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 64GB 4G tablet, the second place winner a cash prize of EUR 200 presented by Vasilijs Ragachevics, Skrivanek Baltic and Poland Area Director. The three best young translators also won prizes from the bookstore Jānis Roze.
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