Dear all,

As many of you may know Bengali Wikipedia completed 10 Years on March 2014.
To celebrate this historic milestone the Bengali Wikimedia Community has
planned to meet over for two days Bengali Wikipedia 10th Anniversary
Celebration Conference during January  9 and 10, 2015 in Kolkata. We have
also undertaken a series of On-Wiki and Off-Wiki activities. It will the
gathering of users of two nation ( India & Bangladesh) and well wishers of
Bengali Wikimedia projects. Please click here
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/BN10> to go to the official page to see
more details.  .

This conference is our first attempt to invite and host selected members
from other Indian Wikipedia communities. We are planning to invite our
friends and well-wishers from most of all active Indic  language wiki
communities in  India to this most auspicious occasion hosted by Bengali
Wikimedia community! We are also planning to arrange few 30 scholarships
for non-Bengali Indic Wikimedians who are interested in participating in
this event. With all these, we expect coming  year’s  conference shall
become the largest outreach program any Indian wiki community have ever
attempted.

As a part of Conference, we are organizing edit-a-thons, a conference of
students interested in Wikimedia projects, a meetup of youth interested in
Wikimedia projects, photography contest  and Workshop/Hackathon.

We cordially invite you to participate in Conference to share your
experiences, to connect with your peers and create partnerships thereby
strengthening the Indian Wikimedia community.

To participate in Conference, please register here
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bengali%20Wikipedia%2010th%20Anniversary%20Celebration%20Kolkata/Registration>

To participate in Conference as  a speaker please submit your paper here
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bengali_Wikipedia_10th_Anniversary_Celebration_Kolkata/Call_for_Participation>
.

To participate Photography Contest , click here
<https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Bangla_Wikipedia_Photography_Contest_%28India%29>

Looking forward to meeting you in Kolkata from 9-10 January, 2015!


On behalf of Bengali Wikimedia Community,

Jayanta Nath

User: jayantanth on Wikimedia projects
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