competitions

Wiki Loves Monuments: Submit Your Photos

You’ve already heard about it, but here’s the 101 on how to participate in the world’s biggest photo contest: Wiki Loves Monuments 2012. What is it? Wiki Loves Monuments is asking you to photograph your local monuments and upload the photos to Wikimedia, your photos can then be used in the future to enrich Wikipedia articles. […]

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“Wiki Loves Art Nouveau” Virtual Exhibition

We are excited to announce the launch of our first ever virtual exhibition based on user-generated content. “Wiki Loves Art Nouveau” is an online exhibition made up of 50 images taken by members of Wikimedia Commons, representing some of Europe’s best examples of Art Nouveau architecture. With over 165,000 entries in the Wiki Loves Monuments photo contest, the special […]

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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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Highlights from Hack4Europe! Roadshow

Four amazing events in four great cities! See the highlights from the Hack4Europe! roadshow in June 2011. Enjoy the excitement, fun and cool apps. Hack4Europe! Road Show, 7-11 June 2011 from europeana on Vimeo.

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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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