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Mozilla Balkans Community Meet-up

București/Bucharest, May 22-24th, 2015


Bucharest, the capital of Romania has been chosen as the next location for Mozilla Balkans inter-community meet-up. All info on this page should still be considered as work in progress. If you have any questions or concerns please mail Ioana Chiorean ( ioana at mozilla dot ro)


The Balkans Inter-Community meet-up 2015 will take place in Bucharest, Romania, on May 22-24th.

Lead contributors from Balkan communities will be invited and sponsored by Mozilla to participate in a 2-day workshop.

The aim of the workshop is to enable Mozilla communities in the Balkans to share and learn from each other's experience working on the Mozilla Project, improve collaboration in the future, and work on specific tasks.



  • Friday May 22- Arrival Day ( dinner with all participants)
  • Saturday - May 23rd - First day of meetup
  • Sunday - May 24th - Second day of meetup
  • Sunday evening/ Monday May 25th - Departure day.


  • Schedule can be consulted here. Some highlights:
    • In terms of time we are looking to have two session of 1h and a workshop/hackathon of 3h ( this is the intend at the moment)
    • In terms of participants and structure of them at the moment the sessions will be with all, the workshop with who wants to be part of ti - will be in the same time as for L10n/SUMO/QA - teams can combine.
    • Last session should include some Actionable Items for the future ( 6-12 months)

Logistics / About Bucharest

  • All information about locations and maps are available here.



The event will take place at the TechHub

  • District 2, 39-41 street Nicolae Filipescu


All participants will enjoy world-renowned Romanian food throughout the contributor event. The following meals (including drinks) will be organized and paid for by Mozilla:


  • says:
    • Friday May 22nd High: 29°C Low: 13°C Precipitations: 0% Wind: 18 km/h
    • Saturday May 23rd High: 30°C Low: 14°C Precipitations: 0% Wind: 19 km/h
    • Sunday May 24th High: 31°C Low: 16°C Precipitations: 10% Wind: 13 km/h
  • AccuWeather
    • Friday May 22nd Plenty of sunshine High: 28° Low 14° RealFeel® Hi 29° / Lo 13°
    • Saturday May 23rd Partly sunny High: 28° Low 15° RealFeel® Hi 29° / Lo 15°
    • Sunday May 24th Periods of sun High: 29° Low 16° RealFeel® 30° / Lo 15°

Electrical Plug/Outlet and Voltage Information =

Reimbursement policy

  • All participants who requesting reimbursement for their expenses need to add their expenses on bug #1157298. If you have any questions, please contact Ioana/ Konstantina or Francisco about it.
    • NB: Please make sure to get approval before making any purchase
Keep in mind that the Romanian currency is LEU. You can exchange your currency in either at the Airport or at the city.



Mozilla Staff

As functional team there will be present employees from:

Contact persons

  • Ioana Chiorean - ioana at mozilla dot ro - phone numbers will be provided in mails.


  • Reps event
  • Hashtag: #mozbalkans
  • Mailing list
  • IRC channel #balkans
  • meetings

Mozilla Romania

To find more about Mozilla Romania, local Mozilla community and their work, please visit and also

Romanian 101

  • Read more about context and pronunciations here.
    • Welcome = Bine ai venit (inf)
    • Hello = Salut/ Bună ziua
    • How are you? = Ce mai faci? (inf)/ Ce mai faceți? (frm)
    • Good = Bine/ Bun
    • What's your name? = Cum vă numiți?
    • My name is ... = Mă numesc ...
    • Where are you from? = De unde sunteți?
    • I'm from ... = Eu sunt din ...
    • Pleased to meet you = Îmi pare bine de cunoștință/Încântat de cunoștință
    • Good morning = Bună dimineața
    • Good afternoon = Bună ziua
    • Good evening = Bună seara
    • Good night = Noapte bună
    • Goodbye = La revedere/ Pa
    • Good luck = Noroc!
    • Cheers! = Noroc!
    • Have a nice day = Îți doresc/ Vă doresc o zi plăcută!
    • Bon appetit/Have a nice meal = Poftă bună!
    • Bon voyage/Have a good journey = Călătorie plăcută!/Drum bun!
    • Excuse me = Scuzați-mă!
    • How much is this? = Cât costă?
    • Sorry = Pardon!
    • Thank you = Mersi/ Mulţumesc
    • Reply to thank you = Cu plăcere
    • Birthday greetings = La mulţi ani


Please check the Aftermath page.