In 2017 Bulgaria is hosting the First European Olympiad in Informatics. The event will take place between 7-13 September 2017. More than 150 children from over 25 different countries will be involved in the Olympiad. The competition is going to be held under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Bulgaria – Rumen Radev, and Comissioner of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports - Tibor Navracsics .
With its support Abrites Ltd. desires to encourage the future software specialists to contribute to the development of information technologies in Bulgaria.
Currently, Bulgaria takes sixth place in the world in terms of number of won medals from the European Olympiad in Informatics and second place in the individual ranking of the IOI for all times with 3 golden and 1 silver medal, which are won by a Bulgarian.