[Wiki Loves Monuments] WLM Special Prizes in Austria on the "Day of the Monument"

Platonides platonides at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 21:11:35 UTC 2016

On 07/09/16 23:06, Beppo.S at gmx.at wrote:
> Hello to all countries participating in WLM!
> Congratulations to you for the successful start of Wiki Loves Monuments
> in 2016.
> In Austria we don't have the opportunity to run a full WLM competition
> this year, because we already have pictures of 96 percent of the
> monuments in the cultural heritage of our country. We almost completed
> the lists of 37.000 protected monuments and many people say, we have
> reached our goal and should try other things.
> To maintain the idea of WLM (and our lists of monuments) we have a
> little photo competition with special prizes around the Austrian "Day of
> the Monument" in cooperation with the Federal Office for the Monuments.
> The motto for this year's special prizes is "on the way together". We
> hope to get photos of protected railroad infrastructure for example the
> Semmeringbahn, mentioned on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and old
> buildings on traditional roads.
> I hope we can join the international WLM-Community again with another
> one month photo competition next year.
> Kind regards from
> Beppo
> (former WLM coordinator in Austria)

That's a happy reason not to participate, Beppo :)

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