Commons talk:Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in Kenya

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Can you share the List or link as well? Limoke oscar (talk) 10:12, 17 July 2012 (UTC)

The list of the sites and monuments is available at here stephenWanjau Talk to Me. Email Me. 18:09, 10 September 2012 (UTC)

wlm-ke Campaign[edit]

Who/what does it take to create a campaingn in Commons? Shared this on WMKE list. See screen shot below

Wlm-ke Campaign

Proposed site[edit]

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Welcome to   Wiki Loves Monuments
the photo competition for monuments in Kenya
  • Wiki Loves Monuments was a photo competition/scavenger hunt that took place throughout the Netherlands between September 1 and September 30, 2010. In 2011 the photo contest drew 172,305 entries from over 5,000 participants in 18 European countries which is now global in 2012.

The contest gives everyone the opportunity to discover and showcase our country’s rich heritage at the same time get a chance to win prizes and compete with the world’s best in the International Round of the competition.

  • Anyone who has a digital camera (including cellphone or tablet cameras) can participate in the world’s largest photo contest. With hundreds of sites listed and scattered all over the country, all it takes is to capture images and upload it at the event website.

How to particpate[edit]

1. Create your account or log in.
2. Find your local sites:

List of Sites and monuments in Kenya is here.

3. Take photos!
You've got this covered ;) Have fun!
4. Upload your photos to the contest by clicking participate below
5. That’s all folks!
Thanks for joining the world's largest photo contest!

Contributing via your Android gadget[edit]


Taking and entering award-winning photographs will give you the extra edge. Click on these links for tips on how to; composing photos, taking photographs of buildings and landscapes.

If there is a notable site or monument that you think is worthy of national recognition, please take a photograph of the existing site and nominate it for consideration.


  • This will be open to the public.
  • Competitors must be registered online to be eligible to compete
  • Teams should be a minimum of one and a maximum of three persons
  • All pictures submitted should be taken during the competition
  • You should not make persons on the street the focus of your photographs, without their permission. If someone is in the background, or part of a crowd, or happens to be standing in front of a building in an inconspicuous way, it’s OK.
  • The entrant(s) must be in a position to release the image under a CC license to be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons and released under a compatible Creative Commons or Public Domain license.
  • Respect the police/authority: if the police or someone in authority asks you to stop taking pictures, stop.

The Prize[edit]

The national juries will nominate photos for the international contest, which has its own jury and awards. The main prize will be a photo trip to Hong Kong, connected to a visit to Wikimania, the annual meeting where Wikimedians from all over the world meet each other, with a maximum value of 2000 euro! Besides that there will be a number of photography-related vouchers, ranging from 400 euro worth (second prize) to 50 euro worth (tenth prize).

On Social Media[edit]

  • Find us on Facebook here

stephenWanjau Talk to Me. Email Me. 18:14, 12 September 2012 (UTC)