Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore 2021/Ireland
Wiki Loves Folklore is an international photographic contest organized by Wikimedia community to document cultures in different regions of the world.
In Ireland, we are calling on people to drive into their photo archives or visit local sites with connections of Irish culture, folklore or storytelling and upload them to Ireland's first Wiki Loves Folklore!
The basic aim of the competition is to collect photos of human cultural diversity to illustrate articles in the worldwide free encyclopaedia Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation projects. The photos provided must match the theme, inlcuding, but not limited to festivals, material culture, dances, cuisine, clothing or daily life routine emphasizing on folk culture of the island of Ireland.
- 1 February 2021 - 28 February 2021
- Deadline for submissions: February 28, 2021 23:59 UTC.
There is also a writing competition running throughout February and March on Vicipéid - An Feimineachas agus an Béaloideas!
Prizes and Certification will be awarded to the three best photographs. The prizes can be in Amazon or Irish National Book Tokens.
- Over all winner = €50
- 1st runner up = €25
- 2nd runner up = €15
How do I participate?
- General information
Everybody is allowed to participate, regardless of age, nationality and place of living, given he/she agrees to publish their work under Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0) license.
- In order to participate in the contest, one needs
- to have an account at Wikimedia Commons;
- take pictures of Irish culture;
- Upload pictures at Commons. Don't forget to add the Category:Images from Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 in Ireland
Examples for photos
Folklore people and activities
Folk and traditional material culture
Places associated with folklore and legend
Traditional cuisine and food
Folk festivals and events
Folk and traditional music
Folk and traditional costumes or clothing
What we wont accept
Pornographic and explicit images, artwork due to copyrights issues, etc.
Where to ask questions?
The primary place for questions or suggestions is the talk page (Use the language you prefer, we love diversity and will find a solution to help you whatever the language you prefer to use).