Zana Demiri wins Silver in Kenya based Olympics

By: Valon Xoxa    May 11, 2014

Zana Demiri from Gjilan is a seventeen year old who recently took part in “Golden Climate” Olympics. An event that brings students from 50 different countries in competing with their ideas on environment, energy, agriculture and engineering.

Zana explains that the competition at the event was tough but her cooperation with Bardha Azemi had made their work on an environmental project noticed and awarded with silver. Their project foresees ways on filtering and cleaning contaminated water from the Ferronikel factory.

Zana Demiri’s success is not accidental, she is a hard working student at “Selami Hallaq” elementary school in Gjilan, who later was chosen to attend the “Mehmet Akif” high school. She is determined to continue with other projects and awaits to succeed on other competitions.

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Valon Xoxa

Valon Xoxa is a staff member of He holds a bachelor degree from Westminster College (MO) in Cultural Anthropology and Sociology. Currently resides in Prishtina, and is a freelance contributor and editor at With an interest in contemporary culture, he seeks to find and incorporate articles from the Kosovar Diaspora that would shed light upon the interesting characteristics of this important global community. He has published a research article through UNDP’s School on Human Development titled “Mobility and Public Participation: A Case Study of the Kosovar Diaspora”, where a rather interesting Andersonian perspective is taken at understanding the Internet as a national identity creation medium.

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