Competitions

Take our Survey to Win an Android Tablet

At Europeana we’re all ears and we want to hear what you think of the Europeana.eu website. Every two years we develop and publish an extensive survey in order for us to understand what you want to do and how you feel about using Europeana.eu to search, browse and share Europe’s cultural collections. The feedback […]

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German war cemetery wins Wiki Loves photo contest

We are pleased to announce that this photo of the Cemetery of German soldiers in Tişiţa (a township in the city of Mărăşeşti, Vrancea County, Moldavia, Romania) is the winner of the Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 First World War category. ‘Cimitirul ostașilor germani’, Elena Loredana, CC BY-SA Wiki Loves Monuments is a worldwide volunteer-driven photography […]

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International Winners of Wiki Loves Public Art 2013

Over the past few months, we’ve been charting the progress of the Wiki Loves Public Art photo competition. Now we can announce the winners! The contest took place in Austria, Finland, Israel, Spain and Sweden. All in all, more than 9,250 images were uploaded by 225 entrants, of which 57 percent were first time contributors […]

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Cameras at the ready for Wiki competition!

Get your cameras at the ready for a brand-new photography competition! If you live in or are visiting Austria, Finland, Israel, Spain or Sweden this month, take a snap of a piece of public art there and you could win yourself 500 euros in travel certificates. The Wiki Loves Public Art (WLPA) photography contest launched  […]

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Europe Day Competition

Next month on 9 May, the whole of Europe will be celebrating Europe Day and the anniversary of the ‘Schuman declaration’. Speaking in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman (the French foreign minister) proposed a new form of political cooperation for Europe, which would make war between Europe’s nations unthinkable. To celebrate, we have a great […]

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Europioneer

Are you a Europioneer?

Are you a technical entrepreneur? If so, you could win the title of ‘Europioneer’ in a new series of awards. The European Commission presents Europioneers, an initiative to celebrate Europe’s finest technology entrepreneurs. Supported by The Next Web, this prestigious technology award will be handed out to Europe’s Tech Entrepreneur of the Year. The awards […]

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Wiki Loves Monuments 2012: Words From The Winner

Wiki Loves Monuments 2012: Words From The Winner

For the last two years, Europeana has sponsored a category in Wiki Loves Monuments – last year it was Art Nouveau architecture, this year it’s GLAM monuments. ‘GLAM’ is short for ‘Galleries, Libraries, Museums and Archives’, so pictures of the buildings and environments related to these kinds of heritage organisations. The competition has now come to an […]

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Cast your Wiki Loves Monuments vote now

Cast your Wiki Loves Monuments vote now

This year’s Wiki Loves Monuments  competition is almost at an end. With more than 350,000 submissions from more then 15,000 people in 33 countries it has been a huge success. The winners of the international photo competition will be announced in early December, but before that you can still vote for the best photo in […]

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Europeana Loves Wiki Loves Monuments

Wiki Loves Monuments is back and it’s now the biggest international photograph competition in the world! WLM 2012 is organised by Wikimedia and aims to produce a pool of freely licensed pictures of monuments from all over the world. By taking part in the competition participants will help enrich Wikipedia articles on cultural heritage, data which can […]

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Hack4Europe 2012: Preview of Prototypes

During 2012, and as part of the “Connecting Society to Culture Programme”, Europeana invited developers and designers to demonstrate the possibilities of using the Europeana API to develop marketable applications. The Hack4Europe-competition was launched by EU Vice-President and Commissioner for the Digital Agenda for Europe Neelie Kroes on May 9. At hackathons in Warzaw, Riga […]

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Your Winner: WLM Art Nouveau Category

We are pleased to announce the winner of the Art Nouveau category in the Wiki Loves Monuments photography competition! This picture of the interior of the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest by Csaba Attila Kontar is the winning photo, receiving the most votes on Flickr. The photo beat off competition from 343 finalists, all entries were impressive examples […]

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Wiki Loves Monuments: We Still Need Your Votes

As the Wiki Loves Monuments contest is drawing to a close, we are highlighting the current top 4 photos from each collection. Hungary & Russia     Spain     Estonia, Romania & Poland     Portugal      Austria     Sweden, Holland, France & Germany     It has been 3 months, 15 countries, a massive 169,000 entries – […]

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Your votes please!

We are excited to announce that voting is open for the Art Nouveau Category in the Wiki Loves Monuments competition! Wiki Loves Monuments is a photo contest that was organised in over 15 European countries last summer. An impressive number of pictures were uploaded, with over 169,000 entries. Europeana is an official partner and is sponsoring 1 of […]

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Wiki Loves Monuments Launch: Rules & Prizes

Wiki Loves Monuments,  the photograph competition organized by Wikimedia, has been launched!  The contest, which is on for this September, aims to produce a good amount of freely licensed pictures of European monuments which can then be re-used not only in Wikipedia but everywhere by everyone. Rules Every submission should be: Self taken and self uploaded […]

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Wiki Loves Monuments and so do we!

Join the photo contest! Wiki Loves Monuments is a photo contest organised by Wikipedia across 17 European countries in September 2011. For a month, you are encouraged to take, upload and share pictures of monuments (including buildings, parks, archaeological sites, and more) on Wikimedia Commons and in Wikipedia articles. All images will be openly licensed […]

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More on our Kindle winners

The winners of our competition “What are your favourite items on Europeana?” that ran this March and April are: -Isabelle Kargon -Marta Manfioletti -Eva van Passel. Isabelle Kargon Isabelle Kargon worked as a dentist in France and Israel, where she used to live before moving to the United States. There she decided not to pass […]

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