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Press information about Wiki Loves Monuments 2014[edit]

Wiki Loves Monuments is a public photo competition in which people are asked to take pictures of monuments from participating countries and to upload them to Wikimedia Commons. This way the photos can be used to illustrate Wikipedia about these monuments. The competition is organized in many countries focusing on their particular monuments and with their own national prizes – and every participating country will submit 10 nominations to the international jury (which will be announced shortly). The international jury will then determine what are the best pictures of the international competition.

The contest was first organized in 2010 in the Netherlands, resulting in more than 12,500 pictures of Dutch monuments. In 2011 the competition was organized by 18 countries throughout Europe, and resulted in 168,208 photos submitted – breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest photography competition. In 2012 the competition was organized by 33 countries, resulting in 353,568 photos submitted by more than 15,000 people. In 2013 the contest was organized 52 countries all over the world fr more than 365,000 submissions.

Press contacts per country[edit]

This table aims to link press contacts where available. You can find some general information about Wiki Loves Monuments above, and other contact information at the 'participating countries' tab.

Country/Region Press contacts Press release
Global ___ There will be no international press release this year.
Austria info@wikilovesmonuments.at In German
France presse@wikimedia.fr En français
Germany Info-de@wikilovesmonuments.org In German
Poland pawel.marynowski@wikimedia.pl In Polish
Russia info@wikimedia.ru In Russian
South Africa douglas.scott@wikimedia.org.za In English
Spain info@wikimedia.org.es In Spanish
Sweden info@wikilovesmonuments.se In Swedish
Switzerland press@wikimedia.ch In English/German/French/Italian
United States monuments@wikidc.org In English

See also[edit]

Wiki Loves Monuments 2014
2010 competition - 2011 competition - 2012 competition - 2013 competition - 2015 competition

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

Participating countries: Albania & Kosovo - Algeria - Aruba - Austria - Azerbaijan - Belgium & Luxembourg - Canada - Colombia - Czech Republic - Egypt - Estonia - France - Germany - Hong Kong - Iraq - Ireland - Israel - Italy - Jordan - Lebanon - Macedonia - Nepal - Norway - Pakistan - Palestine - Poland - Romania - Russia - Serbia - Slovakia - South Africa - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Syria - Thailand - Tunisia - Ukraine - United Kingdom

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