1. Freely licensed magic at Eurovision

    Photo by Albin Olsson, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Thanks to Albin Olsson, free photographic mastery was on display at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.... Read more

  2. Europeana Art History Challenge begins

    Painting by Paul Gauguin, public domain/CC0.

    With 40 languages, 30 countries, and hundreds of artworks, the Europeana Art History Challenge has now begun—the largest ever GLAM-Wiki competition and the first to highlight Wikidata.... Read more

  3. Community digest: ‘Spring’ comes to Central–Eastern Europe, Education project kindles new Wikipedia

    Kfar Kama middle school, where the project originated. Photo by Chenspec, CC BY-SA 3.0.

    A wide international project named CEE Spring starts in Wikipedia; an education project led by Wikimedia Israel and a local Circassian school helped create the Adyghe-language Wikipedia.... Read more

  4. How the first scientific Wikimedia photo contest in Ukraine came together

    Image by Володимир Власенко, freely licensed under BY-SA 4.0.

    The 2015 European Science Photo Competition was held in several countries all over Europe in November, and Ukrainian Wikimedians joined the competition.... Read more

  5. Nepal’s victorious monument photos include the birthplace of Buddha

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

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

  6. See the stunning winning photographs from Wiki Loves Earth 2015

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

    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.... Read more

  7. In September, we love monuments

    Photo by Federico Di Iorio, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

    Today marks the start of the sixth edition of Wiki Loves Monuments, the largest photography competition in the world. Thousands of Wikipedia readers and contributors from more than 30 countries around the globe will be taking part in the contest, hoping to document their local heritage, contribute to Wikipedia, and perhaps win a little prize. Here’s a preview of the competition with a specia... Read more

  8. La mujer que nunca conociste: the first Iberocoop contest on women biographies

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

    During the months of March and April 2015, Iberocoop led the largest international contest on women biographies, which brought 391 new articles to Wikipedia about women from all over the world.... Read more

  9. The Chinese Wikipedia’s Dong Yuan Ling wants you to contribute articles

    Photo by Ben Tubby, freely licensed under CC BY 2.0

    The Online Edit-a-thon called “Dong Yuan Ling”(Chinese: 动员令/動員令, literally means Mobilization Order) is an annual tradition of Chinese Wikipedia in every summer will start on 4 July this year. In next two months, Editors on Chinese Wikipedia will be encourage to join the activity and improve some topic of Chinese Wikipedia that it weeks on. The first Dong Yuan Ling was held... Read more

  10. Plan your next Wikimedia writing contest with the Evaluation Report and Toolkit

    Photo by Alejandro Escamilla, freely licensed under CC0 1.0.

    In the spirit of better understanding Wikimedia programs, the Learning and Evaluation team at Wikimedia Foundation worked with 17 community members to capture data about 39 writing contests to understand the outcomes of contests. We also reached out to interview a variety of program leaders that had hosted successful contests. Today we happily announce the launch of two new products: a writing con... Read more