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Pradeep

2011/12/18 Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com>

> 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)
>>>>
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