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What is Wikipedia Asian Month?

Wikipedia Asian Month (WAM) is an annual Wikipedia contest focused on the promotion of Asian content on various language-specific Wikipedias. Each participating community runs a month-long online edit-a-thon every November on their language's Wikipedia to create new content or improve existing articles about Asian topics apart from their own country.

The first iteration of this competition began in 2015 and each year the number of articles has increased and the participants have diversified and expanded. Wikipedia Asian Month has achieved much over 6 years: over 44,260 high-quality articles have been added in more than 64 language-specific Wikipedias by more than 3,600 Wikipedia editors.

As part of the friendship and cultural exchange of the Wikipedia Asian Community, participants who create at least four articles will receive a special Wikipedia Asian Month Postcard from another participating community. Wikipedians who create the most articles on each Wikipedia will be honored as "Wikipedia Asian Ambassadors".

Get ready to be surprised! You never know which Wiki community will be sending you postcards!

Call to Action!

There are millions of subjects you can read about on Wikipedia, but Asian topics are largely underrepresented on the internet as well as on Wikipedia despite being the largest and most populous continent. Without being presented on the internet, Asia's rich culture and history are hard to be learned and known by the rest of the world. Meanwhile, most Asian languages Wikipedia projects and communities are relatively smaller compared to its large population base. There are 9 Wikipedia projects that have more than 5,000 active users, yet only 2 of them are Asian languages. Among 39 Wikimedia Chapters, only 7 of them are from Asia.

Wikipedia Asian Month wishes to narrow these gaps. Supporting is essential for these communities to take more approaches to grow. Wikipedia Asian Month devotes itself to this supporter position for demands of community development. For many Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects / communities, Wikipedia Asian Month is their only online event. By participating in the Asian Month, you are empowering the WAM team and make all these supporters possible and available to these communities.

Unlike some other Wikipedia events, Wikipedia Asian Month isn't paying most of its attention to outreach to new users, or highlight extraordinary active editor. Instead, we give most of our effort to praise the core forces of the Wikipedian communities, who has constantly contributed to Wikipedia for a long period of time by writing several new articles every year, or by making a couple hundred edits once a while.

>>> Read more about the background and theme here

How to Participate in the Contest?


  • Time: November 1st, UTC 00:00 to November 30th, UTC 05:00, 2021.
  • Tools: The Fountain tool.
  • Rules: Rules for the contest part are published. Some subcontests might have their own rules, nominations, deadlines etc.
  • Prize: Participants will receive Wikipedia Asian Month postcards when they create 4 articles that fulfill the rules.
  • Userbox: {{User Asian Month|2021}}
Wikipedia Asian Month website   Wikipedia Asian Month on Facebook   Wikipedia Asian Month on Twitter   Wikipedia Asian Month on Instagram   Wikipedia Asian Month Telegram group   

As an Editor

  • Find the language edition of Wikipedia you would like to edit, if they are participating.
  • Choose articles about themes and topics related to Asia, but not from your native country, and start creating articles.
  • Sign up any time through the month of November 2021, and have to submit your contributions through the Fountain tool.

As an Organizer

  • When local Wikipedia communities participate in Wikipedia Asian Month, they need someone to be an organiser.
  • Set up an event page and run the contest on a local level within your language community.
  • Organize online and offline events, and keep track of participants' progress though the Fountain tool.
  • If you have expertise or skills in public relations, then you can help us get media coverage.

Communities and Organizers

Wikipedia Asian Month's project is a one-month contest, and participation is not limited to Asian communities. At least 54 participating local communities will run this online Edit-a-thon on November 2021, and some subcontests are held with our partner:

Find Your Home Wikipedia !
If your local Wikipedia is already participating, ask if you can help judge articles if you are interested:

  1. Arabic Wikipedia (Fountain) - Avicenno
  2. Assamese Wikipedia (Fountain) – SlowPhoton
  3. Bengali Wikipedia (Fountain) – Aishik Rehman
  4. Bikol Wikipedia (Fountain) – Ralff Nestor Nacor
  5. Bosnian Wikipedia (Fountain) – Arnel, AnToni
  6. Cantonese Wikipedia (Fountain) – Detective Akai
  7. Catalan Wikipedia (Fountain) - F3RaN
  8. Chinese Wikipedia (Fountain) – Ericliu1912, Sanmosa, Theodore Xu, 無聊龍
  9. Croatian Wikipedia (Fountain) – Fraxinus
  10. English Wikipedia (Fountain) – ZI Jony
  11. Finnish Wikipedia (Fountain) – Lentokonefani
  12. French Wikipedia (Fountain) – Daxipedia, Pierre André
  13. German Wikipedia (Fountain) - Sebastian Wallroth
  14. Georgian Wikipedia (Fountain) - Mehman97
  15. Greek Wikipedia (Fountain) – MARKELLOS, NikosLikomitros
  16. Gorontalo Wikipedia (Fountain) - Marwan Mohamad
  17. Gujarati Wikipedia (Fountain) – KartikMistry
  18. Hebrew Wikipedia (Fountain) – Euro know
  19. Hindi Wikipedia (Fountain) – हिंदुस्थान वासी, Innocentbunny
  20. Hungarian Wikipedia (Fountain) - Xia
  21. Indonesian Wikipedia (Fountain) - Agus Damanik, Nohirara, Rachmat04, Hanamanteo
  22. Italian Wikipedia (Fountain) - Camelia.boban, Mannivu
  23. Japanese Wikipedia (Fountain) – Los viajeros 77
  24. Kannada Wikipedia (Fountain) – Pavanaja, Gangaasoonu
  25. Korean Wikipedia (Fountain) [1] - 이강철
  26. Latvian Wikipedia (Fountain) - Papuass
  27. Malay Wikipedia (Fountain) - PeaceSearcher
  28. Malayalam Wikipedia (Fountain) – Meenakshi nandhini, Ranjithsiji
  29. Marathi Wikipedia (Fountain) – Rockpeterson, Sandesh9822
  30. Odia Wikipedia (Fountain) – Ssgapu22
  31. Persian Wikipedia (Fountain) – Persia, Mardetanha and Arash.pt
  32. Portuguese Wikipedia (Fountain) – Juan90264, Skyshifter, Tuga1143
  33. Romanian Wikipedia (Fountain) – NGC 54
  34. Russian Wikipedia (Fountain) – La loi et la justice, Rijikk, Ле Лой
  35. Sanskrit Wikipedia (Fountain) - Suyash Dwivedi
  36. Simple English Wikipedia (Fountain) – Camouflaged Mirage, つがる
  37. Sindhi Wikipedia (Fountain) – JogiAsad
  38. Sinhala wikipedia
  39. Slovak Wikipedia (Fountain) – Lišiak, Jetam2
  40. Spanish Wikipedia (Fountain) - Millars and Rodelar
  41. Swedish Wikipedia (Fountain) – Deryni and Bairuilong
  42. Tagalog Wikipedia (Fountain) – Jojit Ballesteros
  43. Tatar Wikipedia (Fountain) – frhdkazan and Ilnur efende
  44. Telugu Wikipedia [2] - Nskjnv
  45. Thai Wikipedia (Fountain) – B20180
  46. Ukrainian Wikipedia (Fountain) – Ата
  47. Urdu Wikipedia (Fountain) – Obaid Raza


1. ^  Korean Wikipedia runs WAM from Nov 15th to Dec 15th. 2. ^  Telugu Wikipedia runs WAM from Nov 15th to Dec 15th.

Find Subcontests !
Subcontests often are Online Edit-a-thon or Online events with Wikipedia Asian Month partners:

  • About: Competition of the Week concerning articles about Asia on Cantonese Wikipedia.
  • Time: 1 November to 30 November 2021
  • Contact: User:Detective Akai
  • Reward: Prizes like "Wikipedia Asian Ambassadors"
  • About: Competition of the Month concerning articles about Asian Women on Italian Wikipedia.
  • Time: 1 November to 30 November 2021
  • Contact: Camelia
  • Reward: little gadgets
  • About: Competition of the Week concerning articles about Asia on Swedish Wikipedia.
  • Time: 8 November to 14 November 2021
  • Contact: Deryni
  • Reward: Virtual prizes.
  • About: Competition focused on articles about Taiwan on Slovak Wikipedia.
  • Time: 1 November to 30 November 2021
  • Contact: Jetam2
  • Reward: Postcards.

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