Igbo Wikimedians User Group AfroCine Contest

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The Months of African Cinema is an annual writing contest which invites Wikimedians to contribute content about African cinema, theatre and arts to Wikimedia projects (specifically Wikipedia and Wikidata). Articles to be created include: African films, film industries, filmmakers, actors, stage performers, and so on. The term "African" in the context of this contest, include people of African descent from all over the world, which include the diaspora and the Caribbean.


This contest would be two-months long event, and would happen from 1st October 2021 to 30th November 2021.

Participating Countries[edit]

The project will be run at the continental level. However, national organizers may choose to host local trainings, workshops, prizes etc. If you intend to host specific events or lead local activities around this contest in your country, please list your chapter, your user group, or your name and country below. The AfroCine Project team would be in contact, and if you would need funding to run your activities, we would be available for guidance on your rapid grant request from the Wikimedia Foundation.

What prizes are offered?[edit]

The competition will award Igbo Wikimedians User Group Branded Souvenirs and Gift cards from the AfroCine International.

Measuring the articles[edit]

All articles would be measured through the outreach dashboard. Click here to enroll on the dashboard: Register here

Judging( Rules) TBD[edit]

The jury will decide the criteria for the selection of winning prizes for the writing competition.

Suggested articles for the writing competition in Igbo Wikipedia[edit]

Kindly visit this list by clicking the link to find articles you can write about or translate. AfroCine Article_Suggestions