Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore
Wiki Loves Folklore (WLF) is an international photographic contest where the photographers can contribute media (photographs, video, and audio) about their local folk culture to Wikimedia Commons under free licenses to be used on Wikipedia and any other places with attribution. This photography contest is focused on folk culture of different regions, including folk dances, folk music, folk activities, folk games, folk cuisine, folk wear, folklore, and tradition, including ballads, folktales, fairy tales, legends, traditional song and dance, folk plays, games, seasonal events, calendar customs, folk arts, folk religion, mythology, etc. The campaign is targeted at protecting the world’s intangible cultural heritage.
- Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore 2023, the contest in February 2023 (images)
- Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore 2022, the contest in February 2022 (images)
- Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore 2021, the contest in February 2021 (images)
- Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore 2020, the contest in February 2020 (images)
- Commons:Wiki Loves Love 2019, the contest in February 2019 (images)
Winning pictures in former editions
Wiki Loves Love 2019
Wiki Loves Folklore 2020
Wiki Loves Folklore 2021
Wiki Loves Folklore 2022
Wiki Loves Folklore is a project organized by the Open Heritage Foundation. We express our thanks to the Wikimedia Foundation along with Wikimedia Espana, Wikimedia Russia, Wikimedia Thailand, Wikimedia Peru, Wikimedia Community Kenya, Wikimedia Belgium, Wikimedia France, Wikimedia Deutschland, Wikimedia of Benin Usergroup, Dagbani Wikimedians, Wikimedia Community of Tatar language User Group, Wikimedians of Erzya language User Group, Hausa Wikimedians Usergroups, Punjabi Wikimedians, Wikimedia Community Ireland, PhilwikiCommunity, IGBO Wikimedians Usergroup, Wikimedians of Albanian Language Usergroups, Wikidonne Usergroup, Community Wikimedia User Group Haïti, Amical Wikimedia, Wikimedia Community Malta, Wikimedians of Mali Usergroup, Yoruba Wikimedians Usergroup, Wiki Loves Falles, Women in Red, Global Open Initiative and Le Sans Page for supporting the project in the past years.
We would like to also thank Scholastic, American Folklore Society, TheFolkloreSociety, Archivalia Hypotheses (Germany), Wikiwand, Tribune India, Punjab Tribune, Ajit News, Dainik Bhaskar, VCA Government of Malta, fes ta festa.cat, Businessnews, Futmax.org, Dainik Savera, Dainik Jagran, and Punjabi Jagran for their support to make this campaign visible to the public.
We also acknowledge the supported by national organizers from countries like Albania and Kosovo, Belarus, Benin, Burundi, Ghana, Haiti, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Land of Valencia, Mali, Malta, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Thailand and Zambia in the past years.
In our previous editions we have received image uploads from countries like Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wales, Yemen, Zambia, Taiwan, Benin, Guatemala, Rwanda, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Mauritius, Gambia, Algeria, Mozambique, Paraguay, Georgia, Burkina Faso, Congo [DRC], Serbia, Albania, Botswana, Chad, Gabon, Guinea, Iceland, Lebanon, Lesotho, Malawi, Nicaragua, Papua New Guinea, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Somalia, South Sudan, Senegal, Albania & Kosovo, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Vanuatu, Malta, Vatican City, Luxembourg and Fiji.
Collaborating partners in countries
The Wikipedia project of Feminism and Folklore has been supported by affiliates and partner organizations from 11 countries – India, USA, Italy, France, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, Tunis, Ghana, and Geneva.
- Website: www.wikilovesfolklore.org
- Email: supportwikilovesfolklore.org, wikilovesfolkloregmail.com
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