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Sharing designer knowledge with Wikipedia

What links fashion designer Fong Leng with a festival organiser, a member of the Dutch Costume Society and Wikipedia? The answer – the Europeana Fashion editathon in Utrecht on 13 May 2013. Europeana Fashion is a project which aims to provide Europeana with outstanding and rich material about the history of European fashion, including more […]

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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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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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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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New Feature: Cite on Wikipedia

Hot on the heels of last week’s launch of the map search and display, we have added another new feature to the Europeana portal – ‘Cite on Wikipedia’. Thanks to this update, it is now easier for Wikipedia editors to reference and link to Europeana items from Wikipedia articles.  When you use this new feature, your […]

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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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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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