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Wiki-Sabantuy 2015 is a campaign dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Bashkir Wikipedia, which facilitates the development of language section of Russian nations and other countries. The focus of the conference will be discussion of issues specific to development of the smaller Wikipedia chapters.
targetBashkir Wikipedia, Russian Wikipedia, Wikimedia projects in other indigenous languages
strategic priorityIncrease participation
start dateApril 24
start year2015
end dateApril 26
end year2015
budget (USD)4562 USD
grant typeOrganization
non-profit statusYes
creatorProunn
contact(s)• hello.ildar@gmail.com• User:Drbug
organization• Wikimedia Russia
created on06:52, 9 April 2015 (UTC)


Wiki-Sabantuy 2015 is a campaign dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Bashkir Wikipedia, which facilitates the development of language section of Russian nations and other countries focused on promotion of Wikipedia and other projects of Wikimedia. The main event of campaign will take place in Ufa, Bashkortostan, on April 24–26, 2015. Over the course of the conference, a team of organizers from the Wikimedia Russia chapter, as well as other Wikimedians throughout Bashkortostan and other regions will collaborate to curate panels and workshops.

The Open International Research and Application Conference “Wikipedia and Information Society” is an international forum dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Bashkir Wikipedia and call to bring to the front and popularization of the ideology of freeware distribution of knowledge, development publicly accessible source of scientific and educational information in the languages of nationalities of the Russian Federation and bordering countries, and problem solving of computational linguistics.

Goal[edit]

Wiki-Sabantuy facilitates the development of language section of Russian nations and other countries. The other mission of the conference is to unite Wikipedians in Bashkortostan and Russia, and to attract attention of non-Wikipedians, including academics, professionals, students and activists to the Wikimedia movement in Russia with special interest in the participation of indigenous language speakers. The conference will nourish the growing community of Wikimedia, address the problems of both the local community and online, stimulate the creation of new content, and facilitate new participation.

Plan[edit]

Activities[edit]

The main part of Wiki-Sabantuy will be divided into three days. First day is held for press conference about partnership between Wikimedia RU and regional organisations, and Bashkir tea party. Second day is dedicated to panels within international conference, award ceremony and big celebratory concert. Third day consists of trip to the historical places of Bashkortostan and an excursion along Ufa city.

Preparation. The 10th Anniversary contest of Bashkir Wikipedia[edit]

Writing contest on the theme of “Bashkir Wikipedia is 10!” in Bashkir Wikipedia started in December, 2014 and will last till starting the main part of Wiki-Sabantuy. The idea is to focus on improving Wikipedia's most important articles of Bashkir section, especially from the list of vital articles. Now, there are more than 20 participants and almost 700 new and improved articles.

Friday 24th, Press Conference[edit]

Press conference will start at 10 am by local time in Bashinform News Agency press center. There will be made important statements:

  • Heads of Wikimedia RU talk about Wikimedia Projects and development of indigenous languages sections, and also about starting of Wiki-Sabantuy event in Ufa.
  • Ufa Institute of History, Language and Literature of Research Center of Russian Academy of Sciences will have to release Dictionary of Bashkir language in 32 volumes under free license.


At the end of the afternoon we will have Traditional Bashkir tea party in the cafe.

Saturday 25th, Panels and Workshops, Celebratory Concert[edit]

Key milestone of “Wiki-Sabantuy 2015” will be an Open International Research and Application Conference (workshop) “Wikipedia and Information Society”, which will be held on April 25th, 2015 in the city of Ufa at Bashkir State University. In the conference the following will be reviewed:

  • Free distribution of knowledge – theoretical and practical aspects
  • Ideology and technology of freeware distribution of knowledge through the projects of Wikimedia
  • Integration of Wikimedia projects into scientific and educational process
  • Wikimedia projects development in the languages of the nationalities of the Russian Federation and bordering countries
  • Computational linguistics of the nationalities of the Russian Federation and bordering countries
  • Other open to public virtual source of scientific and educational information

There will be 2 panels. First is about development of the Wiki-projects in indigenous languages. The second panel is workshops for newcomers by advanced users. We will be holding workshops where newcomers can learn from expert editors and anyone can handle to edit articles. The workshop will include an edit-a-thon in biographies of notable persons with no article in ba:WP or than need improvement.

Note: Topics for Panels and Workshops have not been finalized.

Sunday 26th, Wiki-Excursion[edit]

Third day of the program starts at 7 am

After the main part. The International Contest[edit]

International Article Contest is the final part of the whole Wiki-Sabantuy complex of events. The competition will include the following topics: famous Bashkirs, Bashkir culture and history, famous places of Bashkortostan.

Organizing Team:

  • Conference Director: Vladimir Medeyko (Drbug)
  • Coordinator: Rustam Nuriev (Рөстәм Нурыев)
  • Сoordinator’s assistant: Flur Dusmukhametov
  • Member of Steering Committee, official representative of Wiki-Sabantuy 2015, work with sponsors:Ildar Kinyabulatov (Prounn)
  • Member of Steering Committee, coordinator for connection between section of regional languages of Russia:

Nikolay Pavlov (HalanTul)

  • Member of Steering Committee: Kaiyr (Wikimedia Kazakhstan)
  • Member of Steering Committee, Budget Manager: Linar Khalitov (rubin16)

Endorsements from community members or movement groups:

  • Wikimedia RU
  • Bashkir State University
  • Ufa Institute of History, Language and Literature of Research Center of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Bashinform News Agency
  • Bashkir Projects network community

Impact[edit]

Target readership[edit]

This project will most directly affect to the Wikipedia in Bashkir and other indigenous languages of Russia, and also Wiki-community of Bashkortostan and Volga-Ural region. International part of this campaign will affect to the Wikipedia and other Wikimedia Foundation projects in English and many other languages.

Fit with strategy[edit]

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Measures of success[edit]

Throughout the conference, we will be asking participants to fill out comment forms and surveys that will be available on paper and online. We hope to compile participant comments as a quantifiable measure of participant engagement, as well as a measure of effectiveness of each curated session. Following the conference, we will have obtained the following important datasets -The results will be published in a formal conference report which will also include a comprehensive financial report:

  • Conference attendance — at least 50% of indigenous language speakers
  • Growing of the number of new articles and edits in Bashkir — at least to 20% for six months
  • Joining at least 20 new active participants to Bashkir Wikipedia community six months after conference
  • Increase in the number of new participants in Russian WP community from Bashkortostan Region — at least 5 new active participants for six months
  • Increasing the intensity of the interaction between the participants of WP sections in indigenous languages
  • Geographic representation — at least 1 attendant by each one of the districts of the Republic of Bashkortostan
  • Organizational and institutional representation — at least two representants by each invited organizations
  • At least 30 news/improved articles by attendance during conference about indigenous language developement in Wikimedia projects
  • Sign of agreement with at least one of the invited organizations

Documentation and analysis[edit]

The conference proceedings will be broadcasted live on the project profile including workshops (master classes). Gala concert will be broadcasted via local/regional TV channel. All the news, speeches, reports will be posted on numerous partner profiles on VKontakte and Facebook social networks on a real time basis (online).

Wiki-expedition will also be properly covered in the following day. We are also working on specific printed materials and publications, which are going to be handled to each participant: event program, thorough guidance on writing and publishing of articles on Wikipedia for beginners and other materials. These materials will be available electronically in the special data repository of the official site. Book of reports of the conference will be published in printed and video format. All the materials are subjects to be posted on the Internet, and printable reports will be officially published. Certain reports might be applied for publications in peer-reviewed journals. It is planned to record a 30-minutes documental summary film, where you can find interviews with contributors and participants, interesting moments during the conference and excursions. The film will be shown on local/regional TV channels, also posted on YouTube and on the project profile. More than 30 mass media organisations are invited: TV, radio, journals, newspapers, online-publishers and bloggers.

Resources and risks[edit]

Resources[edit]

List of Team Members[edit]

Position Name
Conference Director Ctac
Сhief Coordinator, official representative of Wiki-Sabantuy 2015, work with sponsors Ildar Kinyabulatov (Prounn)
Coordinator Rustam Nuriev
Сoordinator’s assistant Flur Dusmukhametov
Member of Steering Committee, coordinator for connection between section of regional languages of Russia Nikolay Pavlov (HalanTul)
Member of Steering Committee Kaiyr (Wikimedia Kazakhstan)
Member of Steering Committee, Budget Manager Linar Khalitov (rubin16)

Endorsements from community members or movement groups[edit]

  • Wikimedia Russia
  • Bashkir State University
  • Ufa Institute of History, Language and Literature of Research Center of Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Bashinform News Agency
  • Bashkir Projects network community

Note: We are currently working on obtaining official endorsement of the conference from multiple organizations and institutions.

Organisations we will be contacting for endorsement[edit]

  • The Bashkir Encyclopedia publishing house
  • The Bashkir State Library named Ahmed Zaki Validi
  • Bashkortostan State Committee on Informatization

Risks[edit]

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Project budget table[edit]

Bill: Travel Scholarships[edit]

WikiUser Name Email From Total (TND) Total (US Dollars) Notes
1 International Scholarships:
1.1 JBuket (talk · contribs) Evgen Buket buket@mail.ua Kyiv, Ukraine 424 [1]
1.2 Visem (talk · contribs) Viktor Semenyuk buket@mail.ua Kyiv, Ukraine 424 [1]
1.3 Nickispeaki (talk · contribs) Mykola Prikhodko nsbookmarks@yandex.ua Kyiv, Ukraine 424 [1]
1.4 Alexorgua (talk · contribs) Alexander Litvinenko Kyiv, Ukraine 424 [1]
1.5 Kaiyr (talk · contribs) Kaiyr Rysbayerv --- Karaganda, Kazakhstan 360 [1]
1.6 Sven-Erik Soosaar (talk · contribs) Sven-Erik Soosaar svenerik.soosaar@gmail.com Tallinn, Estonia 321
1.7 Ency (talk · contribs) Yanush Dorozhinsky Bydgosz, Poland 369
2 Local Scholarships:
2.1 Джекалоп (talk · contribs) Moscow, Russian Federation 9558 178
2.2 Agilight (talk · contribs) Ali Kuzhuget Kyzyl, Russian Federation 17589 328
2.3 Prounn (talk · contribs) Ildar Kinyabulatov Moscow, Russian Federation 5650 105
2.4 Halan-tui (talk · contribs) Nikolay Pavlov Yakutsk, Russian Federation 31875 594
2.5 Frhdkazan (talk · contribs) Kazan, Russian Federation 1600 30
2.6 DonSimon (talk · contribs) semen.krassotkin@gmail.com Moscow, Russian Federation 5650 105
2.7 Artur Anvarov Tyumen, Russian Federation 4756 89
3.2.2 Ektor Alos i Font Cheboksary, Russian Federation 1440 27
TOTAL BILL 4562
  1. a b c d e Visited Wikiconference in Moscow

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