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)
>>
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