Photo by Barcex, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Three state museums open the doors to Wikimedia Spain and host concerts for Wikipedia

Wikimedia Spain is working at three state museums in Madrid—the Museum of Romanticism, the Museo del Traje (Costume Museum) and the National Archaeological Museum—through its first Wikipedian in residence, Ruben Ojeda. We have hosted two concerts and donated the usable recordings to the Wikimedia Commons; a third concert is being held soon.

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Nepal’s victorious monument photos include the birthplace of Buddha

Wiki Loves Monuments 2015, an international photography competition, was held locally in Nepal for the third time this year. Their photos are extraordinary.

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Photo by Sudharshan Shanmugasundaram, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Community Digest—help improve articles about Asia during November

Wikipedia Asian Month has started, “superprotect” has been removed from Wikimedia sites, and other relevant news from the Wikimedia Foundation and the Wikimedia community.

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Wikimedia Serbia completes a first round of professional development seminars for teachers

Тhis September and October, the Academic Board and the Education Program Manager of Wikimedia Serbia have been extraordinarily busy. In addition to regular Education Program activities — which include supporting student editors at 11 secondary schools and 5 universities in 14 faculties on 2 Wikimedia projects — they have organized and facilitated 4 trainings for over 100 teachers in 3 different cities in Serbia.

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This year’s victorious monument photos from Germany

For Wiki Loves Monuments 2015, an international photo competition, an incredible amount of pictures were uploaded—including about 39,000 images of protected monuments in Germany alone. They included shots of high documentary and some of outstanding aesthetic value.

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"Ali Mujtaba WLM2015 FAISAL MOSQUE 02" by Alimujtaba79, under CC-BY-SA-4.0

This year’s victorious monument photos from Pakistan

The Wiki Loves Monuments 2015 contest in Pakistan was only the second edition of the photography competition to take place in the country. Of the 2,200 submissions, Pakistan’s jury selected their final ten winners this month, all of which are stunning and, of course, released by their authors under free licenses.

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Photo by Mauricio V. Genta, freely licensed under CC-by-SA 4.0.

When a journalist edits Wikipedia in a famous Argentine opera house

A testimony from an Argentine journalist who participated in an editathon in the Teatro Colón organized by Wikimedia Argentina.

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Photo by Pedro J. Pacheco, freely licensed under CC BY SA 4.0.

Third Wikimedia Spain conference takes place in Madrid

On September 25, 26 and 27, third Wikimedia Wikimedia Spain Celebrated STI Conference. It was organized Together with the graphic design studio Graphic Hare and Took place at University College Isabel of Spain , in Madrid.

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"Shangrila Resorts" by Zaeemsiddiq, under CC-BY-SA-3.0

See the stunning winning photographs from Wiki Loves Earth 2015

Wiki Loves Earth, a photo competition where participants picture protected areas and upload their photos to Wikimedia Commons, was held internationally for the second time in 2015 and gathered 26 countries. The contest is over, and we are now able to present the international winners.

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Photo by Astrid Carlsen, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

Join us for #Wikinobel 2015

On October 9, this year’s laureate(s) of the Nobel Peace Prize will be announced by the Nobel Committee in Oslo. Wikipedians will be there updating Wikipedia as it happens.

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