hi, If the cities interested and languages interested express their interest, we could go ahead at a national level through the chapter or as a community. The choice is with the community. Hence the question.
warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 18 December 2011 21:47, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote: > I already took the liberty of registering personal support :) Count me in > too. We are planning a photo walk in Ahmedabad this January. I guess > India's participation will have to be coordinated city/state wise? > > On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 9:44 PM, Pradeep Mohandas < > pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> hi, >> >> Would India be interested? How do we put forth our interest? I'll be >> happy to help. >> >> Pradeep >> >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------- >> From: Tomasz Kozłowski <odder.w...@gmail.com> >> Date: 2011/12/18 >> Subject: [Foundation-l] Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 -- global? >> To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List <foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org> >> >> >> Hello everyone, >> >> As you may have heard, a little while ago some organizers of Wiki Loves >> Monuments 2011 came together in a rainy and cold Amsterdam to evaluate >> the 2011 edition, and kick off documentation for 2012. We would like to >> share some of the results of our meeting with you. >> >> The first and most important information is: >> * There is going to be a Wiki Loves Monuments in 2012 -- and if there is >> interest, we are going global! >> >> We would like to get a feeling of in how many countries there would be >> people potentially interested in organizing a Wiki Loves Monuments >> nationally; but firstly, let us start with the basics. >> >> Wiki Loves Monuments is a photo contest organized in 2010 and 2011 in, >> respectively, the Netherlands and in Europe. The contest asks the >> general audience to upload pictures of monumental/historical sites and >> buildings during September. It has a federal structure and is organised >> separately in every participating country by the local people who know >> how things work in their area; best photos from all countries are >> nominated for an international contest. >> >> In 2011 this contest was very successful, with more than 165.000 photos >> of monuments in 18 participating countries submitted in total. This was >> possible thanks to the hard work of hundreds of volunteers in those >> countries who helped organise Wiki Loves Monuments in one way or >> another. The winning pictures have been published on >> <http://www.wikilovesmonuments.eu> and on Wikimedia Commons: >> <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2011_winners>. >> >> Besides the wonderful direct impact on the overall quality and coverage >> of heritage and culture topics, Wiki Loves Monuments is a fantastic >> opportunity to reach some of our important goals: we had a participation >> of over 4.000 new users who created the first ever community-driven >> contribution peak on Wikimedia Commons >> (<http://stats.wikimedia.org/reportcard/#new_editors_per_month>); we >> have also helped in establishing cooperation between Wikimedia groups & >> chapters and some of their local cultural institutions and organisations >> in several countries. >> >> Would you be interested in organizing a Wiki Loves Monuments in 2012 in >> your country? Would you like to know more? Find all the details at >> <http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012>. >> We have put together some information there for you -- and much more >> will follow soon. >> >> We would also like you to join our public mailing list where everyone is >> welcome to ask any questions about the details on how to organise a Wiki >> Loves Monuments in your country. This is a place where many organizers >> of 2011 are already on and we will use that as our main channel for >> communications and information dispersion in 2012. Be bold and sign up >> for the list at >> <https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikilovesmonuments>. >> >> So, please speak up if you're interested! >> >> Best regards, >> Lodewijk, Maarten & Tomasz (on behalf of so many others) >> >> _______________________________________________ >> foundation-l mailing list >> foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-l >> >> >> >> -- >> Pradeep Mohandas >> How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org >> To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> >> > > > -- > Noopur Raval > Student > Arts and Aesthetics > Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi > Ph: 9650567690 > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9
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