Dear fellows,

The following message is just to keep you informed about the activities
developed during the last month by Amical

Kind regards,

David Parreño Mont
(As a member of Amical Viquipèdia)


Editing workshops


Workshop at the Víctor Balaguer Museum & Library

   - Wikipedia editing workshop at the Biblioteca Museu Víctor Balaguer[1] (
   *Víctor Balaguer Museum & Library*, historical library founded in 1884
   which contains a collection of books and artwork). January 13, 2012. For
   more information have a look at the memo[2] (catalan) and the image
   gallery[3]. Person in charge: Kippelboy.

   - Conference about "The Wikipedia Project". Aimed to the Astronomical
   Association of Osona (*Agrupació Astronòmica d'Osona*). January 17,
   2012. For more info. have a look at memo[4]. Person in charge: Pallares.

Relationship with entities


Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA)

   - January 2. Meeting with the Marketing boss of the cultural complex
   building *City of Culture of Galicia*[5]. Main focus: negotiation about
   a possible GLAM-WIKI event in Galicia. Contact person: Kippelboy.

   - January 17. Meeting with the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion[6].
   Main focus: negotiation with a potential cooperation project with them
   about the euro-campus or any other cultural project concerning the
   euro-region. Person in charge: Gomà.

   - January 19. Meeting with the Generalitat of Catalonia[7] (Autonomous
   government of Catalonia). Main focus: negotiation about a possible
   collaboration between Dades Obertes[8] (Open Data) and Amical Viquipèdia.
   Persons in charge: Kippelboy and Gomà.

   - January 20. Coordination a common project with Associació d'Artistes
   Visuals de Catalunya (AAVC)[9] (Visual Artists Association of Catalonia)
   and the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art[10] (MACBA) in order to create
   biographies contents of catalan artists. Person in charge: Kippelboy.

   - January 23. Meeting with Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA).
   Main aim: negotiating the use of the data of their web page. Contact
   person: Kippelboy.

   - January 31. Meeting with the Public Library of Palafrugell, the public
   record office of Palafrugell and the Josep Pla Foundation. Main aim:
   establishment of a potential collaboration between all them and GLAM-WIKI.
   Persons in charge: Davidpar and Kippelboy.


   - Amical Viquipèdia releases its Google+.[11] Person in
   charge: Kippelboy.

   - Amical Viquipèdia creates the Flickr group "Per la
   Viquipèdia"[12] ("for Wikipedia"), aimed to photographers who want to share
   their works with a free license. Persons in charge: Kippelboy and KRLS.

   - Twitter exceeds the 700 followers and Facebook achieve the 400 users
   with "It Like it". Contact person: Kippelboy, Lluis_tgn, Davidpar and KRLS.

   - The tree main issues the mass media and blogs have mainly written
   about are the Wikimedia Foundation fundrising campaign, the protests
   against the SOPA and the collaboration with the Plataforma per la Llengua
   (Platform for the Language): ARA newspaper (about the fundraising
   , Paella de (about the Amical Viquipèdia opposition to the
   , Karma Peiró blog (about the Amical Viquipèdia opposition to the
   , ARA newspaper (about the Amical Viquipèdia opposition to the
    , gencat blog (about Wiki Loves
   , Matí a 4 Bandes - minut 29:00 (interview with the Amical member
   , Racó Català (about the collaboration with Plataforma per la
    and directe!cat (about the collaboration with Plataforma per la

Kike Maíllo, director of the film *EVA*, winner of 5 Gaudí awards.

   - Amical Viquipèdia and the Catalan Wikipedia give support to the
   English Wikipedia protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act law project in
   the USA. Have a look the community manifest of the Catalan Wikipedia[13].

   - Authorized Wikipedia members had access to the IV Gaudí
   ceremony[14] (in which the Catalan film industry presents its awards). In
   total, 25 pictures with free license were taken. The cineasts and the film
   awards ceremony pictures have been already uploaded in Commons. Have a look
   to the pictures here[15]. Persons in charge: Pallares and Aleeix.

   - The Open University of Catalonia[16], together with Eduard Airbar and
   Mayo Fuster, prepare the monograph "Recerca acadèmica sobre la
   Viquipèdia"[17] ("Academic research about Wikipedia"). Persons in
   charge: Simonjoan and Lilaroja.

   - Publication of the agreement with Plataforma per la Llengua[18], in
   order to recruit new Wikipedia editors. Person in charge: Gomà.

   - The article about the photographer Xavier Miserachs[19] becomes
   Featured Article after the Wiki-Marathon hold at the Barcelona Museum of
   Contemporary Art in collaboration with the director, librarians and
   wikipedians. Person in charge: Kippelboy.

   - Begins the preparation of Wiki Loves Monuments 2012. Have a look to
   the project[20]. Vriullop

   - Amical Viquipèdia participation to the Wiki-Skills workshop hold on
   January 23 and organized by the FutureLearning Group[21] and the Education
   Faculty of the University of Barcelona. Persons in charge: Dvdgmz, Kippelboy

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