Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Eesti/2010

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Wikimedia Eesti report July-December 2010

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  • July 25. Founding meeting in Tallinn with 10 Wikipedians. Our bylaws were signed and first three board members elected.
  • August 20–22. Summer meeting in Kuigatsi library (South Estonia) with 6 Wikipedians. (page in Estonian and some photos)
  • September 24. Board meeting in Tartu.
  • December 18 . General meeting in Tallinn with over 20 people including members and guests. One new board member was elected, membership fee and board member compensation were fixed. (page in Estonian and photos)

Other milestones[edit]

  • August 31. Wikimedia Foundation recognized Wikimedia Estonia as an official Wikimedia chapter.
  • October 6. Wikimedia Estonia was added to the register of non-profit organizations in Estonia as "Mittetulundusühing Wikimedia Eesti".


  • June 3 – October 3. HELP (Head Eesti Looduse Pildid – 'Good pictures of Estonian nature') was a contest calling users to upload their own good quality photos taken of Estonian nature – landscapes, plants, animals, objects etc. 26 contestants uploaded a total of 507 photos during the contest. Best photographers were awarded with subscription to journal "Eesti Loodus" ('Estonian Nature') and gift coupons by Photopoint company. Also an article appeared in "Eesti Loodus" about that contest. (contest page in Estonian and gallery of photos)
  • "Wikipedia in schools" was a project which started in September and was planned to continue through the school year. Project consisted of visits to various schools in Estonia in different parts of the country during which a Wikipedian was conducting a survey among students and teachers about their knowledge of Wikipedia and also giving lectures about how to use Wikipedia and how to contribute to it. From September to December, 14 schools were visited. In the second half of the school year only one more school was visited and so the total number of schools was 15. (project page in Estonian)