The World Wide Web is a hypermedia information system providing
easy access to information on the Internet and its possibilities
resulted in new and creative applications of information technologies.
It fired the enthusiasm and imagination of users because it laid
before them numerous applications and possibilities which traditional
media can not compare with. This is especially true for education.
One of the most used and effective online education tools is the
Web. If one wants to communicate information, educate students/users
or promote his projects, institutions, and ideas, it is extremely
important to have a good, attractive and useful web site.
Being aware of that fact, we decided to promote this activity
and encourage individuals and institutions, especially faculties
and institutes, to create and develop useful web sites by organizing
the contest for the best web site with educational content.
The contest was open to everybody. (Rules
of the contest) Since June 1st till September 10th,
1999 we received 55
applications for Web Festival. Check out the list
of 21 web sites selected in official competitions.
Jury officially awarded three
best web sites and five
Special Mentions of the Jury were given.
from the official contest, all visitors of the official Conference
web site had the opportunity to vote for the best web site in
the contest (21.-30.09.1999) and a special award - "Users'
Choice" was given.