Wikimedia Community User Group Sri Lanka/2019 Annual Report

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Thank you for visiting. The following page reports the Wikimedia-related activities involving members of the usergroup during the fiscal year from 2019-02-18 to 2020-02-17.

Year in Summary[edit]

Wikimedia-Education Conference[edit]

The Wikimedia-Education Conference was held from 5th-7th April, in Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain. User:Rehman from the usergroup attended the conference. Pictures of the conference can be found here.

Wiki Loves Earth 2019[edit]

UG-LK conducted its first contest as Wiki Loves Earth, from April to August, with the main public contest spanning the whole month of June. Rehman (LK), Azeez (HK), Sivakosaran (LK), Sandaru (LK), Nandana (LK), and Dan Arndt (AU), were the jury members. The internal coordination page could be found here, the public landing page can be found here, and the full detailed report can be found here.

The project exceeded expectations, and was concluded successfully, with two entries winning the global round. The results can be found below:

International round winners
Finalists
Top 30 by points

Wikimedia Education SAARC Conference[edit]

The Wikimedia Education SAARC Conference was held on 20th-22nd June, in Bangalore, India. User:Rehman from the usergroup attended the conference. Pictures of the conference can be found here.

Tamil Wikipedia 16 Years Celebrations[edit]

On 19th and 20th October 2019, the Tamil Wikipedia (tawiki) editor community held a two-day event to commemorate the 16th Anniversary of Tamil Wikipedia, in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Participants included those from India and Sri Lanka. User:Sivakosaran from UG-LK was involved in the organisation of the event. More information on the event can be found here (in Tamil). The full media collection can be found here.

WikiData Conference[edit]

The second WikiData Conference was held on 25th and 26th October, in Berlin, Germany. User:Rehman from the usergroup attended the conference. Pictures of the conference can be found here.