[Wiki Loves Monuments] Text from the winner of the Portuguese competition

Nuno Tavares nuno.tavares at wikimedia.pt
Fri Nov 4 01:45:03 UTC 2011

Dear Jean-Frédéric,

Can you please share the link to french translation, if public? I
believe the author would like to know the repercussion of his words :-)

Nuno Tavares
Wikimedia Portugal

Imagine um mundo onde é dada a qualquer pessoa a possibilidade de ter
livre acesso ao somatório de todo o conhecimento humano. É isso o que
estamos a fazer.

Participe também: http://www.wikimedia.pt

Em 27-10-2011 00:48, Jean-Frédéric escreveu:
> 2011/10/27 Lodewijk <lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
> <mailto:lodewijk at effeietsanders.org>>
>     A wonderful message! Thanks a lot for sharing. 
> I translated into French and shared to our mailing list. This is so
> inspiring that it just needs to be shared.
>     If we have more feedback like this, I hope we can share it somewhere
>     together. 
> I’ll take this opportunity to share this link that Adrienne found at the
> beginning of the month :
> <http://emiloulie.blogspot.com/2011/10/wiki-loves-monuments.html>
> It’s a blogpost in French, written by a 16 years old girl living in
> Romania, and it is easily one of the cutest and freshest things I have
> ever read in six years of Wikimedia.
> As I said at the time on the French ML :
> “This is Wiki Loves Monuments.
> 16 years-old kids grabbing their bikes to see the cultural heritage
> around, and finding out that they can help Wikipedia.
> A French girl, born in the United States and living in Romania, taking
> part in a European contest spearheaded by Dutch.”
> This is really an extraordinary story that we are part of, don’t you
> think? :-)
> Following the most faithful translation I can provide
>       Wiki loves Monuments
> Hello everyone!
> I hope you spent a good week, because we did ! The challenge that we had
> to do was very nice, and allowed us to visit a bit the city.
> I don’t know if you know, but Wikipedia has organised a competition in
> Europe last month (september). In ten countries of the European Union a
> list of monuments was created. We had to take a picture of all these
> monuments so that Wikipedia could then put them in their databases.
> Here is the website : http://wikilovesmonuments.fr/
> Fortunately for us, Romania was one of the competing countries! So we
> decided to take part to this treasure hunt.
> Firstly, we found the list of all the monuments to photograph in our
> city. Then we looked for those that were accessible and near our home.
> This took a lot of time but in the end we managed to make our own list.
> This Thursday, we went with our bikes all well prepared for the event.
> We had to go to the post office so we took this opportunity to take
> pictures of : the C.D. Loga high school, Carmen Silva high school,
> Bonjour à tous !
> J'espère que vous avez passé une très bonne semaine car nous oui ! Le
> défi que nous devions faire était très bien et nous a permis de visiter
> un peu la ville.
> Je ne sais pas si vous savez mais, Wikipedia a organisé un concours en
> Europe le mois dernier (septembre). Dans dix pays de l'Union européenne
> une liste de monuments a été créé. Il fallait prendre en photo tous ces
> monuments pour qu'ensuite Wikipedia puisse les mettre dans leurs bases
> de données.
> Voici le site pour aller voir : http://wikilovesmonuments.fr/
> Heureusement pour nous, la Roumanie était un des pays concurrents ! Nous
> avons donc décidé de participer aussi à ce jeu de piste.
> D'abord nous avons trouvé la liste de tous les monuments à photographier
> dans notre ville. Puis nous avons cherché ceux qui étaient accessible et
> près de chez nous. cela a pris beaucoup de temps mais finalement nous
> avons réussi à faire notre propre liste.
> Ce jeudi, nous sommes partis sur nos vélos tout bien réparés pour
> l'évènement. Nous devions aller à la poste donc nous avons profité de
> l'occasion pour prendre des photos du :
> et d'un tres vieil hopital .
> Nous avons fait en tout 2h00 de vélo !
> Le vendredi, pendant que je préparai le repas, Noé et Maman sont partis
> prendre en photo le pont Eiffel :
> <http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Ez0XBgdt3gM/ToiWC6PDs6I/AAAAAAAAAow/vlQ_K_Gz-Gg/s1600/IMG_5241.JPG>
> et la caserne de Pompier de la ville.
> Nous avons tout envoyer à Wikipédia :) en espérant que nous recevrons un
> prix....
> À bientôt
> Emiloulie
> -- 
> Jean-Frédéric
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