Wiki Loves Africa is an open yearly challenge where individuals crosswise over Africa can contribute media (photos, video and sound) about their surroundings to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other venture sites of the Wikimedia Foundation.
Wiki Loves Africa especially urges members to contribute media that show a particular subject for that year. Every year the subject changes and could incorporate any widespread, outwardly rich and socially particular point (for instance, markets, soul changing experiences, celebrations, open craftsmanship, food, characteristic history, urbanity, day by day life, eminent people, and so on).
The venture is kept running over the entire mainland, although some particular activities (preparing, correspondence and so forth.) are held in a few nations with national coordinators.
The competition scope is: entries that advances Africa’s rich legacy and culture communicated through music, melody, move, and development.
What prizes are up for snatches?
first prize: US$600 + see beneath
second prize: US$400 + see beneath
third prize: US$200 + see underneath
Group Prize: US$200 + see underneath
Every victor will likewise get a year’s membership to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan, and a convenient power pack.
Pictures submitted to the Wiki Loves Africa challenge may win prizes! There are a couple of standards to regard for the pictures to be qualified.
Rule 1: All photographs must be taken by the individual submitting them. They can be either self-transferred or transferred amid an enrolled mass transfer session.
Rule 2: Upload must be done in December 2016 and January 2017. Yet, you can enter media that was taken whenever, even authentic photos (as long as you possess the copyright on these photos).
Rule 3: Images must be free of watermarks or installed marks to be qualified. All sections will consequently be submitted under a free permit, for example, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 (CC-BY-SA 4.0) (or in the general population space). Learn more about the cc-by-sa permit here.
Rule 4: All qualified pictures will be arranged under Images from Wiki Loves Africa 2016, this will be consequently alloted amid the transfer procedure.
Rule 5: Participants ought to enable email on Wikimedia Commons so they can be reached if their picture is decided for a prize.
How to enter Wiki Loves Africa?
Entering Wiki Loves Africa Music and Dance is simple! Take after these 4 stages:
Step 1: Take some photographs.
Step 2: Select the best.
Step 3: Create a record on Commons to partake. Enroll here.
Step 4: Use the Upload Wizard to enter your photos.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Wiki Loves Africa Photo Contest 2016