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Report of activities: 2018[edit]

14th Anniversary of Bengali Wikipedia‎[edit]

14th Anniversary of Bengali Wikipedia in Dhaka

The celebration for the 14th Anniversary of Bengali Wikipedia‎ was held in Bangladesh Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka and a restaurant in Rajshahi. Wikimedians from differrent part of Bangladesh joined in this celebration. Wikimedia Bangladesh arranged the programs.

Ekushey Wiki gathering across Bangladesh[edit]

Ekushey Wiki gathering in Cumilla

21st February, 2018, the International Mother Language Day, WMBD arranged an offline event named Ekushey Wiki gathering across Bangladesh. This program was held in 5 cities of the country. The cities are Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna, Sylhet and Cumilla. Local wikipedia community arranged this event in their city. By this event they invite general people to enrichh wikipedia.

Women in Wikipedia Workshop at Rajshahi College, March 2018[edit]

Part of the participants in Women in Wikipedia Workshop at Rajshahi College.

Wikimedia Bangladesh arranged a workshop specially for women at Rajshahi College. Nahid Hossain the community director (regional operations), Wikimedia Bangladesh has conducted this hour long workshop at Rajshahi College Computer Lab.

WikiMeetup Rajshahi, April[edit]

Rajshahi Wikipedia Meetup, April 2018

The first WikiMeetup at Rajshahi took place on April, 2018. About 8 wikipedians from Rajshahi community took part in the meetup. Wikipedia activities in Rajshahi and future working plan were discussed in the meetup.

WikiMeetup Rajshahi, September[edit]

Rajshahi Wikipedia Meetup, September 2018

The second WikiMeetup at Rajshahi took place on September, 2018. 7 wikipedians from Rajshahi community took part in the meetup. One of the advisers of Wikimedia Bangladesh Goutam Roy was also present in there. Wikipedia activities in Rajshahi and future working plan regarding WLM and Bengali Wikivoyage were discussed in the meetup.

Wikipedia Photowalk in Rajshahi[edit]

To collect photo for WLM Rajshahi community arranged a Wikipedia photowalk during the month of September. 3 wikimedians from Rajshahi community took part in the meetup.

Workshop on Wikipedia in university of Rajshahi, November[edit]

Wikipedia Workshop, Rajshahi University, November 2018

In University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi Wikipedia Comunity and Institute of Education and Research of the university jointly arranged a workshop for the student of the university. WMBD president Shabab Mustafa, general secretary Nahid Sultan, member Masum Al Hasan and adviser Goutam Roy were present there with many teacher of the university. Around 60 students were participated in the workshop. Most of them were new in wikipedia.

WikiMeetup Rajshahi, December[edit]

WikiMeetup Rajshahi, 03rd December, 2018

The last meetup of Rajshahi Wikipedia Community was held in University of Rajshahi campus on 29th December, 2017. About 10 wikimedians were present there. They discussed about the annual activity of the community and made some plans for upcomming year.