Wiki Loves Monuments

A man cycling outside the wall of the Grand Palace, Bangkok – Thailand by Kriengsak Jirasirirojanakorn, CC BY-SA 4.0

A man cycling outside the wall of the Grand Palace, Bangkok – Thailand by Kriengsak Jirasirirojanakorn, CC BY-SA 4.0

Stories

  • Wiki Loves Monuments takes off

    After several months of preparation, Wiki Loves Monuments took off this night, and already we passed the 500 submissions! 16 countries are currently participating, all from Portugal to Estonia. You can find a full overview in the right side bar. It is very exciting to see people from all over Europe enthusiastically uploading images from […]

    on Sep 01, 2011
  • The sky over Europe is clear blue, lenses are polished, and our teams are busy with the last preparations for the contest. From tomorrow on you’ll be able to take part in the first pan-European photo contest of Wikipedians. It’s all European, but it’s very local in the end; photographers, video people, and, most of […]

    on Aug 31, 2011
  • Wiki Loves Monuments Bergheim

    It’s all local in the end: community projects in Germany With an estimated number of 750,000 monuments, Germany is the country with by far the most monuments participating in Wiki Loves Monuments 2011. Unfortunately, due to the federative system — believe it or not — nobody really knows what and where all of these monuments […]

    on Aug 18, 2011
  • At the moment Wikipedia articles don’t contain a lot of video’s (less than 0,1% of all files on Wikimedia Commons are video files). Open Images is an open media platform that offers online access to audiovisual archive material to stimulate creative reuse. The platform contains a lot of Dutch newsreel clips. These clips are mirrored […]

    on Aug 14, 2011
  • Wiki Loves Monuments Mittelhessen

    With an estimated number of 750,000 monuments, Germany is the country with by far the most monuments participating in Wiki Loves Monuments 2011. Unfortunately, due to the federative system – believe it or not – nobody really knows what and where all of these monuments are. While some states have a central government agency, some […]

    on Aug 08, 2011
  • Art Nouveau prize

    Europeana  is an internet portal that acts as an interface to millions of books, paintings, films, museum objects and archival records that have been digitised throughout Europe[1]. Europeana will sponsor one of the main prizes and also a special Art Nouveau prize. Art Nouveau is a style of art popular throughout Europea around 1900. Most […]

    on Jul 30, 2011
  • Welcome to the Wiki Loves Monuments 2011 website! Wiki Loves Monuments is a photo contest around monuments in September throughout Europe. Coming September more than 15 countries, from Portugal to Estonia, will organize their national Wiki Loves Monuments contests. During this month long contest, you can submit photos of monuments, which can be uploaded to […]

    on Jul 02, 2011