Congratulations to all people involved in this choice and, on behalf of 
Wikimédia France, special big congratulations to Wikimedia IT and Wikimedia CH 
who led it all \o/ !!

Emeric Vallespi
Vice President

Wikimédia France | Twitter: @Wikimedia_Fr
Twitter: @evallespi

> On 21 Jan 2015, at 00:24, Ellie Young <> wrote:
> Dear Wikimedians,
> On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2016 selection Jury Committee, we have 
> accepted the proposal from the Esino Lario Italy team.   The  Wikimania Esino 
> Lario team is composed mainly of volunteers.  It is promoted by  Wikimedia 
> Italia and Wikimedia CH in partnership with Esino Lario city council, 
> Ecomuseo delle Grigne, Pro Loco Esino Lario, Parco Regionale della Grigna 
> Settentionale and the Esino Lario local associations and community. nThe 
> proposal will be further vetted by the WMF staff in the coming months, after 
> which time we hope to confirm the award.   Please join us in congratulating 
> Wikimania Esino Lario!
> We would also like to thank the team from Manila, Philippines for their 
> efforts in putting together excellent proposal.  As a volunteer-led movement, 
> it is hugely encouraging to have so many who want to support Wikimania. The 
> bidding process requires a substantial time investment, and we are most 
> grateful for every team’s hard work.
> For those of you who are considering hosting in future years, we expect to 
> issue the Request for Proposals  for 2017  in September.
> Sincerely,
> Ellie Young, WMF Conference Coordinator
> On behalf of the Wikimania Steering Committee
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