Wiki Loves Mangaluru 2024

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Wiki Loves Mangaluru 2024 is a photography competition hosted by Wikimedians of St. Aloysius(Autonomous), in association with Karavali Wikiedmians and CIS-A2K. It is the second project under Wiki Loves Indian Cities, aims to collect images of various aspects of Mangaluru, showcasing its cultural and natural heritage. Participants are encouraged to capture the diversity of the city, including its monuments, events, and daily life. The scope includes, but is not limited to, images related to buildings, culture and events in Mangaluru.


  • 10 May 2024 - 10 June 2024
  • Deadline for submissions: June 10, 2024, 23:59 IST.
  • Results Declaration: 25 June 2024.

Note: You are allowed to submit any image, whether captured during or before the competition begins.

Training Session

  • Date: 13th May 2024
  • Time: 4.30pm
  • Venue: Animation Lab, St Aloysius (Deemed to be University) Mangaluru

Note: This Session is open to all. Training session involves Photography session & Photo uploading technical workshop.



Contestants will receive prizes based on their respective categories:

  • Nature
  • Religious and Cultural Events
  • Sports & local cuisine
  • Monuments, Streets, Buildings
  • Students Prize (special category)

Students participating in this contest are also eligible for overall contest prizes. Please make sure your details are mentioned on the userpage or contact the local organizer


The prizes in every category are as follows:

  • 1st prize: Rs. 3000/-
  • 2nd prize: Rs. 2000/-
  • 3rd prize: Rs. 1000/-
  • Participant with first highest number of uploads: Rs. 3000/-
  • Participant with second highest number of uploads: Rs. 2000/-
  • Prizes will be handed over as major brand vouchers to winner's selection
(Disclaimer: Prizes will be distributed in the form of major brand gift cards or vouchers, equivalent to amount.)


The timeline for this Photography competition is as follows

  • May 10 – June 10, 2024
  • Start for submissions: May 10, 2024 00:01 (UTC)
  • Deadline for submissions: June 10, 2024 23:59 (UTC)
  • Results Declaration: June 25, 2024

What we won't accept

We won't accept media that are:

  • Out of Commons Project scope.
  • Which lack EXIF information.
  • that are excessive processed and digitally altered.
  • Pornographic and explicit images.
  • Artwork due to copyright issues, etc.

Where to ask questions?

The primary place for questions or suggestions is the Wiki Loves Mangaluru 2024 talk page (Use the language you prefer, we love diversity and will find a solution to help you whatever the language you prefer to use).

Check out more details of the contest here.

Competition scope: examples to get inspired

The theme calls for photographs that document all manner of unexplored places in Mangaluru, covering heritage, culture, calamities, objects like ships, trains, and buses, people involved in cultural activities, places of agriculture, old and new buildings, bridges, and sports events. For more ideas and inspiration, check Mangaluru article.

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