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Ukraine report: The first ever article contest in Wikivoyage
- By Anntinomy
On February, 1st, Wikimedia Ukraine launched contest in Ukrainian Wikivoyage that lasted till the end of the month. Support Wikivoyage in Ukrainian («Підтримай Вікімандри українською») was aimed at raising awareness about the project and motivating contributors to increase content. Over 120 articles were created about cities and remarkable sites of Ukraine and worldwide, and over 30 articles were improved. This increased the total number of articles in the project up to 764. Photographs from the Wiki Loves Earth and Wiki Loves Monuments contests were widely used by participants to illustrate the articles. Preparations are currently underway to start evaluating process. The winner will get a short trip paid as the award.
The contest was promoted only online, via social media and websites of regional municipalities who reacted to Wikimedia Ukraine's official letter of appeal to provide information support.
Some new articles brought by the contest: