Count me in! :)

Regards,
Krutikaa Jawanjal <http://about.me/krujal>


On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
srik.r...@wikimedia.in> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have volunteered earlier to help out with the backend work. I will also
> be able to do some Outreach work.
>
> I hope others will also volunteer. :)
> Cheerio,
>
>
>
> On Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 3:11 AM, Lodewijk Gelauff <lodew...@wmnederland.nl
> > wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> After last year, I was thrilled to see the huge participation of Indian
>> people in Wiki Loves Monuments! The huge amount of pictures and new users
>> (from the top of my head, more than 2000 participants from India alone,
>> ranking it with distance above all other countries) was unique, but also
>> was the huge enthusiasm of those people. It clearly showed how proud
>> Indians are of their cultural heritage. Of course this was perhaps best
>> illustrated by having 2 (!) Indian pictures in the top-10 of the world best
>> monument photos.
>>
>> For 2013, I hope that there will be another Indian contest, but that
>> doesn't happen all by itself, for that your help is needed. Arnav and
>> Karthik have requested your help (I'm not sure if you've seen it though),
>> and I think that without some help, it would be very hard to organize the
>> contest. I'm not 100% sure if the board of Wikimedia India has already
>> committed itself to organizing the contest (and making available the
>> necessary budget for prizes etc), but I'm confident that if there is enough
>> enthusiasm, that will not be a big issue.
>>
>> So what do you say? Are you willing to help out organizing the Wiki Loves
>> Monuments photo competition in 2013? Worl that needs to be done includes
>> on-wiki work (tidying up the monument lists, adding information such as
>> coordinates, categorizing and checking images as they come in etc - quite
>> boring but you can do it whenever and where ever you like) but also a bit
>> more organizational: setting procedures for judging, helping find suitable
>> jury members, sponsors, translating the website and interfaces, doing some
>> PR for the contest, finding government and NGO-partners for the contest in
>> India etc.
>>
>> You have a wonderful base to work from, I sincerely hope some volunteers
>> will pick up the challenge and beat last year's contribution!
>>
>> Looking forward to many more Taj Mahal pictures,
>>
>> Lodewijk Gelauff (member of the international coordinating team)
>>
>>
>> 2013/6/6 Arnav Sonara <sonara.ar...@gmail.com>
>>
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> After (virtually) helping Karthik in WLM 2012 and seeing other countries
>>> expressing their interest to participate in WLM '13, I request Indian
>>> Community interested in helping organize WLM '13 to start planning and
>>> discussions for the same.
>>>
>>> If anyone is interested to help, please get in touch with Karthik or me
>>> so that we can start planning for India's successful participation in WLM
>>> '13. Thanks.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Thanks
>>> Arnav (ricku).
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