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Wikimedia Foundation hosts photo contest [Africa]

Wikimedia Foundation hosts photo contest [Africa]

Posted on December 12, 2016

Deadline: 

January 31, 2017

Professional and amateur photographers can enter this contest.

Wiki Loves Africa is an annual contest, hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, where people across Africa can contribute photos about their environment to Wikimedia Commons for use on Wikipedia and other project websites of the foundation.

This year, the competition seeks submissions that promotes Africa's rich heritage and culture expressed through music, song, dance and movement.

The first, second and third place winners will receive US$600, US$400 and US$200, in addition to a year’s subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan and a portable power pack. There is also a community prize winner, who will receive US$200 and additional prizes.

The deadline is Jan. 31, 2017.

For more information, click here.