Enter: Wikimedia Commons Wiki Loves Africa 2021

Deadline: 15 April, 2021

Wikimedia Commons has announced a call for participation in the Wiki Loves Africa Competition 2021.

Wiki Loves Africa is an annual contest where anyone across Africa can contribute media that relates to a theme to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the Wikimedia Foundation.

Each year’s theme – Health and Wellness – is chosen by the community to be universal, visually-rich and culturally-specific topics (for example, markets, rites of passage, festivals, public art, cuisine, natural history, urbanity, daily life, notable persons, etc.).

Benefits

  • 1st prize: $1,000
  • 2nd prize: $800
  • 3rd prize: $500
  • Other prizes include $500 for culturally specific or traditional representation of health or wellness, and $500 for best quality video (audio and visual quality and storytelling will be taken into account)

Eligibility

  • All photos must be taken by persons submitting them
  • Entries will only be accepted if uploaded between 15 February and 15 April 2021
  • Participants must be registered on Wikimedia Commons and be contactable
  • Images with watermarks or embedded signatures are not eligible

To enter and for more information, click here.

Photo source: USAID Ethiopia

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