Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in India – Internation Online Photo Contest in September 2012

Wiki Loves Monuments is an international photo contest around cultural heritage monuments in September. Starting from the Netherlands in 2010 and organized on a European level in 2011, we go global in 2012!

Everybody can participate and improve Wikipedia in their local and regional neigbourhood. Cultural heritage is everywhere around you, you just need to look and learn!

Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in India - Internation Online Photo Contest in September 2012

Awards to be Won

First Prize – 20,000 INR
Second Prize – 15,000 INR
Third Prize – 10,000 INR
4th and 5th Prize – 10,000 (5,000 INR each )
6th to 10th Prize – 15,000 (3,000 INR each)
Trophies – 15,000

International awards

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).

The distribution of these awards is determined by the principle that the first prize winner will have the first choice from the prizes, and so on ā€“ to ensure that every prize winner gets the prize he or she would like the most. Prizes are not exchangeable for money.

Rules :

There are a few rules for photos to participate in the European contest. Most of these rules are also adopted as rules for participation on a national level. Every submission should be:

Self taken and self uploaded (No watermarks/copyright symbols)
Uploaded in September 2012
Freely licensed
Contain an identified monument
Nominated through a national contest
Next to that, there are a few practical rules:

The participant should have an activated e-mail address on the upload platform
The first winner will get to choose the first prize etc.

For complete details visit –

Contact Details :

Wikimedia India Chapter
No.194, 2nd ā€˜Cā€™ Cross, Dommaluru 2nd stage,
Bangalore 560071

Email Address :

Website URL :

Android APP URL :

Entrants so far –

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