[Wiki Loves Monuments] Update from WLM Israel

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 08:41:07 UTC 2012

Deror Avi, 29/10/2012 20:35:
> During the month of the competition we also held 20 events including two
> photography workshops (sponsored by the Galitz school of photography),
> 18 guided tours (sponsored by the Council for Heritage Sites in Israel),
> and two tours at the Israel Museum (the museum allowed free entrance to
> the participants). about 400 people participated in the events. Our
> volunteers chaperoned the tours ready to answer all questions about the
> competition.
> 500 people visited our both at  a photography fare, 800 people wrote to
> us requesting information about the tours, 600 joined our mailing lists.

All very interesting: I'm curious to see if this will impact the after 
the fact activity of new users too; surely, however, you've done a lot 
of information!

> We wish to thank our volunteers who helped with the tours, and with
> creating the lists of monuments (as you may recall we had to create the
> lists for the competition - none exited before it).

My sympaties! Six thousands images is not bad at all without pre-made 
lists, as I know from WMIT's experience: congratulations.


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