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Activity report

July/August/September 2012

This is the chapter report of Wikimedia España for the months of July, August and September 2012.


  • 29.06-01.07.2012: Participation in Wikipedia Academy 2012, Berlin
  • 30.06-05.07.2012: Photo coverage of Rock in Rio Madrid 2012. Pictures on Wikimedia Commons of Maná, La Oreja de Van Gogh, Calvin Harris, Lenny Kravitz, Amaia Montero, El último vagón, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Incubus, Gogol Bordello, Maldita Nerea, Macaco, Deadmau5 and David Otero "El Pescao" [1]
Wikimeet in Valladolid
II General Assembly of Wikimedia España
  • 12-15.07.2012: Participation of two members in Wikimania and WCA meetings
  • 24.07.2012: Book released "Wikipedia, de la A a la W" (Wikipedia, from A to W), by Tomás Saorín, published by Editorial Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). Pocket book targeted to librarians, archivist and practitioners of cultural and communication sector. Writer royalties obtained from book sales will be donated to the Wikimedia-Spain Chapter
  • 26-29.07.2012: Members meeting in Valladolid to talk about the state of the Chapter and its future
  • 27.07.2012: Free access to College of St. Alban (Valladolid) to visit and take pictures of the college and chapel
  • 24-30.07.2012: Course on "Wikis in education: an introduction" in University of Cádiz (4 sessions). It includes a lesson on "Wikipedia edition" (Free resources developed for the course: slides and exercises)



  • 01-30.09.2012: Wiki Loves Monuments 2012 in Spain [2]
  • 07.09.2012: Wikipedia workshop in Santiago de Compostela
  • 23.09.2012: Press interview about Wiki Loves Monuments [3]
  • 29.09.2012: Second Annual General Assembly in Valladolid

Wiki Loves Monuments 2012
Total number of
Total number of
First prize Second prize Third prize
(559 new)
38 726 WLM 2012

WMES blog entries[edit]