Commons:Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in South Africa

South Africa will participate in Wiki Loves Monuments 2012. For more information join the Wikimedia South Africa mailing list or visit our website: http://wikilovesmonuments.co.za/.

PreparationsEdit

  1. 24 September is Heritage day. We should do something special on this day (uploadmarathon, ...)
  2. Three levels of Heritage Sites: National (about 15), Provincial (5000 in SA, of which 2500 in WC), and Municipal Heritage (15000, only in WC)
  3. The government is working on a database with all the heritage, should be ready in July
There is a current database available at SAHRA, but it may not be up to date.

Meetings on 23 March and 12 April. MADe (talk) 19:18, 20 March 2012 (UTC)

MeetingsEdit

People interestedEdit

Organising competition
Lourie, Maarten
GLAM
Douglas
Website
Lourie, Dumisani
Offline events
TBD
External (cellphone companies, trying to get sponsorships, and promotion of the event)
Isla, Blessing
Social development
Blessing, Dumisani, Lourie, Maarten

Get involved!Edit

Please add your username, what you'd like to help with, and if you're able to plan events in your area.

  • NJR_ZA (talk) - Identify current heritage and monument photos on Commons and tag them with Template:South African Heritage Site. Take and upload additional photos in and around Gauteng and Port Elizabeth.
  • Islahaddow (talk) 12:02, 11 April 2012 (UTC)
  • MADe (talk) 06:53, 12 April 2012 (UTC)
  • Thuvack (talk) 13:30, 22 April 2012 (UTC) -- Definitely interested!!
  • LouriePieterse 16:40, 15 May 2012 (UTC)
  • Discott (talk) 19:36, 19 July 2012 (UTC)
  • pietopper Not sure how I can help, I am based in the USA. But I have some photos of monuments to donate and also a brother in ZA with MANY photos of monuments.Pietopper (talk) 17:45, 4 August 2012 (UTC)
  • Ethnopunk Possibly some modern IT monuments?
  • Ossewa (Midvaal/Joburg Area) Interested, would love to do a Joburg City photowalk for this project. Need to be a reasonable group of approx. 15 people. Let me know if there are any keen photographers out there.

TimelineEdit

Moved to our external site: http://wikilovesmonuments.co.za/wiki/Timeline.

See alsoEdit

Wikimedia South Africa Meta page
On WikiMedia Commons
On English WikiPedia


Wiki Loves Monuments 2012
Participating countries - Timeline - Progress - Documentation - Tools - FAQ - Media - Sponsors - Communication - Highlighted pictures


Lists per country - European Heritage Days - Wiki takes ...
Andorra & Catalan areas - Argentina - Austria - Belarus - Belgium & Luxembourg - Canada - Chile - Colombia - Czech Republic - Denmark - Estonia - France - Germany - Ghana - India - Israel - Italy - Kenya - Mexico - Netherlands - Norway - Panama - Philippines - Poland - Romania - Russia - Serbia - Slovakia - South Africa - Spain - Sweden - Switzerland - Ukraine - United States

2010 competition - 2011 competition

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