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Wiki Loves Africa 2021

Global winners of the Wiki Loves Africa 2021 contest

The Wiki Loves Africa 2021 photographic competition has resulted in 8,319 images uploaded to Commons around the theme Health + Wellness. For national prizes, please see what events were held locally in your country and see National winners here

The photo contest entries were reviewed first by a team of Wiki Loves Africa organisers, and then by a panel of 12 photographic experts from around the world. The international jury made up of professional photographers and Wikimedia Commonists identified the top 3 international winners. The Traditional Culture, Best Video and Special Collections prize were selected by the Organisers using the results of the Jury process.

Congratulations to all the winners ! Also check out the best images and best videos.

The international prizes were:

  • 1st prize: US$1000
  • 2nd prize: US$800
  • 3rd prize: US$500

Additional categories were:

  • Culturally specific or traditional representations of health and wellness : US$500
  • Prize for best quality video (audio and visual quality and storytelling will be taken into account): $500
  • Special collection : $500

Each winner will also receive a pack of goodies

Read the Jury Report for 2021 here.

The 2021 winners are...

Main international prizes

Watch the Wiki Loves Africa 2021 theme video to see what it is all about

Winners were announced at Wikimania 2021.

Wiki Loves Africa 2021 Special Collection

Wiki Loves Africa's 2021 winners were announced at Wikimania
Wiki Loves Africa's 2021 winners were announced at Wikimania

In this collection we would like to celebrate the collective images of the photographers that took part in a photowalk of the Laquintini Hospital in Cameroon as part of the Nos Jardins training. The images by Max MBAKOP, Happi Raphael, and Destiny Deffo, coordinated by Serieminou represent the reality, professionalism, hope and heartbreak of a working hospital. View more of the collection from Nos Jardins here. Prize sponsored by

Highly Commended

This year, some of the jurors wished to create a Highly Commended category so that the full range of transport, photographic styles and places across Africa could be celebrated. Here are the Highly Commended images:

National winners

There were prizes in some countries. Check out all Commons:Wiki Loves Africa 2021/National winners.

See also