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[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Earth 2023 | Announcement
Dear WLE community! Something exciting is coming!????

The 11th edition of the Wiki Loves Earth 2023
<> photo
contest is on its way!

????What is it?

Wiki Loves Earth is an annual international photographic competition.
Participants take pictures of local natural heritage in their countries and
upload them to Wikimedia Commons, a sister project of Wikipedia. For all
participating countries there are separate competitions organized by local

For more information follow our page


This year WLE will take place between 1st May and 31st July. We have a
flexible approach regarding local dates, and local organizers decide when
exactly to hold their contest within the international timeframe.

????How you can join a contest this year as an organizer?

For that you need:


Team of volunteers with clear roles and timelines;

Defining eligible natural sites (must be officially protected);

Preparing a landing page for the local contest;

Promotion for the contest in social networks;

Jury to evaluate the photos (select top-15 local winners for an
international contest);

Awards for your winners.

Find out more about the process in our detailed guidelines
for the local teams.

And if you want to upload your photos and become a participant, check out
all the details in our rules

Follow our channels for local organizers to be first updated about the main


Facebook group:

Telegram chat: @WLE organizers 2022

A mailing list for local organizers:

Also, subscribe on our social media channels:






If you have any questions, please contact the international team at We are always happy to answer your questions!

Take time for the preparation and stay tuned for Wiki Loves Earth 2023!

*Find Spanish and Arabic translations here

Best regards,

Olesia Lukaniuk
Project Manager for Wiki Loves Earth