[Wiki Loves Monuments] Article draft for Europa nostra. please proofread!
huskyr at gmail.com
Sat May 14 14:15:05 UTC 2011
Jane asked me for a QR code to be included in the article, so i've
made one here. It also includes some tracking code so we can see how
many people actually use the QR code to get to our website.
On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 11:12 AM, Jane Darnell <jane023 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sent from my iPad
> On 14 mei 2011, at 10:38, elya <ew_wp at web.de> wrote:
>> Wiki loves monuments
>> European photo contest runs in more than 10 countries.
>> Wiki Loves Monuments is a Europe-wide photo contest around monuments in
>> September, organized by Wikimedia, the movement behind Wikipedia.
>> Wikipedia is the popular free Encyclopedia with more than 400 million
>> visitors per month - collaboratively authored by volunteers.
>> Cultural heritage is an important part of the knowledge Wikipedia aims
>> to collect and disseminate. Everybody can contribute, not only by
>> writing articles, but also by taking pictures. An image tells more
>> than a thousand words and can be useful in many different languages at
>> the same time.
>> Cultural heritage is around the corner - almost everywhere. And
>> everybody can participate easily by raising awareness of monuments
>> nearby their home. And even locals can (re-)discover the cultural,
>> historical or scientific significance of their neighborhood.
>> Wikipedia volunteer communities in more than 10 countries joined this
>> initiative enthusiastically and pave the way to make participation as
>> easy as possible. The contest is inspired by the highly successful 2010
>> pilot in the Netherlands, resulting in more than 12.500 new images under
>> a free license, which can be used in Wikipedia and by anybody for any
>> Any support - from a single image in the contest to spreading the word
>> or becoming a partner - is warmly welcomed. This coming September,
>> cultural heritage will be in the spotlight on Wikipeda from Portugal to
>> Winning photo of 2010
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