Wikipedia Asian Month 2020

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About the event

Wikipedia Asian Month is an online article contest on Wikipedia focused on promotion of Asian content in different language Wikipedia. Each participating community runs a month-long online edit-a-thon every November at their local language Wikipedia to create new content about Asia except their home country. Participation is not limited to Asian communities. The first iteration of this competition began in 2015 and each year, the article counts and participating communities have diversified and expanded. In the past three years, over 27142 high quality articles have been added in more than 63 language Wikipedia by more than 2767 Wikipedia editors. 2019 will soon be added, when the contest is finished. As a part of friendship and culture exchange of Wikipedia Asian Community, participants who create at least four articles receive a special Wikipedia Postcard from another participating community and the highest contributor from each local Wikipedia gets the honor of Wikipedia Asian Month ambassador. Get ready to do an Asian journey in the month of November and receive postcards from different Asian countries!

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How to Participate in Contest[edit]

As an Editor[edit]

  • Find the language edition of Wikipedia you would like to edit below, if they are participating.
  • Register for Wikipedia if you have not done so.
  • Choose articles about themes and topics related to Asia, but not from your native country, and start creating articles.

As an Organizer[edit]

  • Set up and run the contest on a local level within your language community.
  • If your local Wikipedia is already participating, ask if you can help judge articles if you are interested.
  • Engage local editors and aim for maximum participation.
  • Organize online and offline events for contest promotion and increase in participation.
  • If you have expertise or skills in public relations, then you can help us get media coverage.

Communities and Organizers[edit]

Didn't find your home Wikipedia? Sign up below to be the local organizer! Create a WAM page and link it here with the format:

# Name of the wikiUsername
  1. Swedish WikipediaDeryni, Bairuilong


Subcontests:

  1. Swedish Wikipedia's Asian Week 2020Deryni

Supporting affiliates[edit]

Affiliates
Postcard affiliates
UG-GE MWTW UG-WDG
Supporting affiliates
UG-GE MWTW UG-WDG
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