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Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 algerie

The world's largest photo contest
The Wikipedia photo contest around cultural heritage
the Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 contest is closed
by User:bachounda, September 30, 2013.
the contest is closed you can not upload more photos

we would like to thank the 49 participants who participate in the success of this competition, and with 1048 pictures uploaded we have reached our goal of collecting more than a thousand pictures and 1001 photos of our national heritage, and the remaining 11 months will be tasked with write articles on these monuments do not have alot in wikipedia in three languages ​​Arabic and french Algeria reveals the hidden treasure are unknown, are presenting heritage for the whole world to discover

globally, the record of last year was beaten with pus 367,800 uploads pictures from 53 countries

a new bridge just to be erected for the exchange of culture between the countries of the world
The Algeria participates this year, first!
by User:bachounda, September 1, 2013.
50 participating countries
monument a alger
2012 Winner - International

Wiki Loves Monuments contest is now ready to receive Algerian pictures. During the whole month of September participants can upload their pictures of Algeria's monuments and historical sites. Pictures may have been taken at any time but need to be uploaded before September 30, 11:59 pm to be eligible for the contest.

Even the pictures you have taken during your last trip outside Algeria are accepted as long as they have been taken in one of the participating countries. The only rules of the contest is that you need to have taken the picture yourself, that the subject of the picture is a recognized historical site by the government, and that you accept to put the picture under a CC BY-SA 3.0 licence.

Conditions participation
  • participation at all stages of the Contest is purely voluntary and free
  • participants must be registered to Wikimedia Commons
  • All photographic work must be taken and upload a personal way in his account
  • All entries must be uploaded by September 30 at 23:59, to be eligible.
  • all work must be licensed CC BY-SA 3.0.
  • The uploaded photos must be categorized with Special upload contest page to facilitate the task
  • contest participants must have an active email account, if the organizers wish to contact
  • each country can elect 10 winning photos
how to participate
  • Prepare your photos on Algeria monuments
  • Sign in or create a new account on here ويكيبيديا كومنز
  • visit this page on Wikipedia fr:Liste des sites et monuments classés en Algérie
  • choose willaya or photo was taken
  • Choose your monument to illustrate (if no, ask an organizer at the bottom of this page to add)
  • Click the photo to the left of the monument
  • You can repeat this as many times as you have photos
How to choose the photo for competition?

- Evaluation of pictures in this guide is Commons: Guide des images

  • at the end of the national and international competition, an mixte international jury will select the winning photos

the national contest will be able promote ten images into the international level of contest. The international jury, made up of five members with different skills and backgrounds, will determine the winners of this final round out of the nominated images and award the prizes.

criteria for selection of winning photos

The jury will determine the winners of the international contest taking into the consideration the following criteria (in no particular order):

*   Technical quality (sharpness, use of light, perspective etc.);
*   Originality;
*   Usefulness of the image for Wikipedia.
Bachounda avec lamine bensaou 4eme place WLM algeria 2013
Bachounda avec jawed mohamed el amine ZENNAKI 9em place WLM algeria 2013

reserved links the competition


If you are interested, please add your user name/name here:

  1. Mouh2jijel
  2. bachounda
  3. Vikoula5
  4. FSouici
  5. Redadz
  7. abdenour-21
  8. Lorenzovonlucky
  9. Ramdane lar
  10. Fayçal.09


Cette section contient le calendrier d'organisation de Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 Wiki Loves Monuments Algerie 2013 , à être utilisés et consultés par les équipes organisatrices du concours: celles locales (voir#LOC), et l'international (#INT).

Le calendrier est censé être principalement un conseiller, surtout quand il s'agit de l'organisation locale: vous pouvez choisir de faire les choses différemment, et si vous voulez commencer à travailler sur certaines choses antérieures ou pour préparer votre propre timeline, vous êtes les bienvenus pour faire ainsi! Les dates ne sont que suggestifs, et souvent pas censées être que spécifique, sauf si elles ont été marquées avec trois étoiles rouges .

signification etoiles:

  • - tâches facultatives: très agréable a faire
  • - tâches normales: nécessaires au bon déroulement de Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 dans votre pays, ces tâches aident l'équipe internationale vous aider
  • - tâches importantes: Ce sont des structures au déroulement de la compétition
  • - tâche très importante : si vous ne faites pas ce qui est très susceptible de compromettre la participation de votre pays à l'Wiki Loves Monuments

Timeline for local teams[edit]

Due time Task Importance Status
January 2013
January 31 à partir de cette date, vous êtes invités à indiquer que vous êtes intéressé à organiser WLM dans votre pays en envoyant un courriel à
February 2013
February 1 contact local Wikipedians (if any) to start a heritage project on your local Wikipedia
February 5 analyse what information about the monuments is available in your country (e.g. full address, coordinates, unique identifiers etc.)
February 18 add your country to the participating countries list and set up a page with general information about your local contest
February 19 register your local wikilovesmonuments.TLD domain. Create a redirect to Wikimedia Commons if you have no content yet
February 19 create your local OTRS queue and team
February 20 (if needed) create a mailing list for your local Wiki Loves Monuments
February 21 start preparing a task management system, divide the work between the people
February 22 contact your government or other responsible institution/organisation and ask for the lists of monuments
February 25 Add your country to this list on Wikimedia Commons and create a page for it. Also, fill in the progress table for your country
February 26 have all main organisers subscribed to the global mailing list
February 28 (if needed) create a timeline for your local Wiki Loves Monuments; feel free to use this one as a base!
March 2013
March 1 contact other partner organisations or institutions (cultural institutions, governmental offices in charge of heritage, etc.)
March 2 start advertising the project in your local Wikimedia community (if exists)
March 4 start a discussion on defining communication channels (including outside ones)
March 11 have structured list templates finished
March 21 have the list of monuments received from the government/other responsible institution
March 24 have some structured lists ready
March 25 create environment where people can report errors in the lists
March 25 create a local helpdesk (including legal questions)
March 31 have a landing page ready at your local wikilovesmonuments.TLD page
April 2013
April 1 consider asking your local Ministry of Culture or other cultural heritage institution to formally support the contest in your country
April 8 decide on "real life" meetings with volunteers, try to identify local problems & possibilities
(including freedom of panorama and other copyright issues)
April 15 start working on your official (external) website
April 16 start working on local documentation (how to locate monuments on a map using software available in your country etc.)
April 30 start looking for local sponsors to provide awards
May 2013
May 1 start thinking about some promotional materials and goodies to give to the participants
May 13 set up category structure for your local monuments on Wikimedia Commons
May 16 (if possible) start working on a local events programme
May 23 join the work on a pre-announcement to be sent to all Village Pumps
May 30 have the official website up, running and shining
May 30 have an OTRS queue set up with at least two-three people with access
May 31 have the pre-announcement posted to your local Village Pump
June 2013
June 2 write an announcement asking people to submit nominations for your local jury
June 10 start processing already existing pictures on Wikimedia Commons
June 30 have the rules of the contest set up and posted to your external website (you can check out and adapt other countries' rules)
July 2013
July 29 local sponsors should be ready & informed about the goings-on
July 31 (if needed) set up a Flickr group (and other platforms) for an easy upload
July 31 have your local jury fully formed and set up judging criteria
August 2013
August 1 start preparing Commons infrastructure (UploadWizard) and CentralNotice in your language
August 11 (if possible) finalise local events programme
August 31 monuments lists should be finished; finish processing already existing photos on Wikimedia Commons
August 16 decide if you want to hold an awards ceremony and (if agreed on) start preparations
August 19 have local Public Relations people start working on an announcing press release
August 24 have all upload environment in your language tested
August 25 start sending invites to Flickr users in relevant groups to join the contest
August 31 have UploadWizard and CentralNotice translated to your language and ready
August 31 have the announcing press release ready and translated into your language; send it to the media!
August 31 have all crucial infrastructure and pages on Wikimedia Commons as well as the tools translated into your language
September 2013
September 1 start the contest!
September 9 avoir des relations personnel publiques locales commencer à travailler sur un-of-the-concours milieu communiqué de presse
September 12 avoir le middle-of-the-concours communiqué de presse prêt et traduit dans votre langue; send it to the media!
September 16 confirmer Préparation de la cérémonie de remise des prix locaux
September 25 avoir des relations publiques personnel locales commencer à travailler sur un communiqué de presse finale
September 30 terminer le concours!
October 2013
October 1 have the final press release ready and translated into your language; send it to the media!
October 9 have the participants survey ready and translated into your language
October 31 Hard deadline: have the final decision of the local jury; send your nominations to the international level
October 31 have your local winners informed about the results of the contest
November 27 have a press release about the results of your local contest ready and sent out to the media
November 2013
November 4 send thank-you letters or e-mails to the volunteers, partners and sponsors and invite them to your local awards ceremony
November 11 start working on the evaluation of the project
November 18 (if applicable) hold your local awards ceremony
November 25 make sure all photos are in the lists and are properly categorised
November 30 have the evaluation ready & posted to your local Wikipedia; translate at least the most important parts of it into English
December 2013
December 1-31 get some rest! well done! :-)

Continuous tasks[edit]

There are, of course, some tasks that would need to be performed every now and then during the preparations for the contest and the contest itself. A short list of such tasks follows here; the most important ones have been marked with a yellow background:

Task Due time
driving the decision-making process February-November
motivating the organisers and the volunteers February-November
task and budget management February-November
keeping the timeline up-to-date February-November
writing regular blog posts on the official website of your local project April-November
social media management April-November
# operate transfer bots for secondary uploads (flickr) and do the moderation

# post regular updates on progress both on your external website and on the international mailing list
# organise local meetups with a focus towards monuments and try to get press atenttion, especially in local media
# keep adding all new photos to the lists on your local Wikipedia


External links[edit]


  1. List of monuments in Algeria


Wiki Loves Monuments 2013

Timeline - Progress - Documentation - Tools - FAQ - Media - Sponsors - List of landing page, monuments and uploadlink - Winning photos

Participating countries: Algeria - Andorra - Antarctica - Argentina - Armenia & Nagorno-Karabakh - Aruba - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belgium & Luxembourg - Bolivia - Cameroon - Canada - Chile - China - Colombia - Czech Republic - Egypt - El Salvador - Estonia - France - Germany - Hong Kong - Hungary - India - Israel - Italy - Jordan - Mexico - Nepal - Netherlands - Norway - Panama - Philippines - Poland - Romania - Russia  - Serbia - Slovakia - South Africa - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Syria - Taiwan - Thailand - Tunisia - Ukraine - United Kingdom - United States - Uruguay - Venezuela

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