Congratulations Wikimedia Sweden!

WMSE is one of the strongest and most creative chapters and I'm sure
Wikimania 2019 will be an amazing event!

*Itzik Edri*

On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 3:58 AM, Ellie Young <> wrote:

> *All,On behalf of the Wikimania Steering Committee and the Wikimedia
> Foundation, I am pleased to announce that we have decided to have Wikimania
> located in Sweden in 2019. The proposal
> <> from the
> Wikimedia Sweden chapter was accepted. The committee appreciates and values
> the long standing interest of Wikimania Sweden to host an event, and we
> believe that hosting Wikimania will be an opportunity to boost Wikimedia
> projects there with a specific focus on public art, a field in which the
> Swedish Sverige team has been particularly active.  The exact location of
> the conference will be confirmed at a later date.The Wikimania Committee
> reviewed and discussed four very strong proposals
> <> to host Wikimania in 2019.
> We would also like to thank the proposers from Sweden, Armenia, Perth, and
> Prague for all their efforts in putting together materials for our
> consideration and their time spent discussing the possibilities. It is very
> encouraging to have so much interest from our community from individuals
> who wish to lead and contribute to Wikimania.Please join us in
> congratulating the Wikimedia Wikimedia Sverige!
> <>Sincerely,Ellie YoungWMF Events
> ManagerOn behalf of the Wikimania Steering Committee and Wikimedia
> Foundation*
> ​
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