Along with this, just throwing up an idea. Since, the timeline is not yet decided, can we simultaneously have a Wikimedia India page to document all the Wiki loves monuments in India that happen in 2012?
2011/12/18 Pradeep Mohandas <pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> > 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 >>> Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com >>> 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 >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org >> 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 > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > 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
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