«Wikimedia Ukraine» awarded «Wiki Loves Earth» winners.
12 best photos belong to six authors, all of them awarded:
Krasnickaja Katya, Serhiy Krynytsia (Haidamac), Balkhovitin, Ihor Dereviahin, Mykhaylo Petzkovych та Slava Leontiev.
Main prizes in «The best photo» nomination got the following pictures:
3rd place —
Balkhovitin, Upper Cretaceous rock exposure (geological natural monument), Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast
Winners in the «Most natural monuments pictured» nomination:
Katya Krasnytska (center) — Best photo winner
Serhiy Krynytsia — second prize in Best photo nomination
Also first place for the numbers of monuments. With travel guides by
Assa publisher (“Ukraine! Take an active break” series).
Dmytro Balhovitin, third best photo (also 4th, 5th and 7th)
Organizers, jury and winners together
11736 photos uploaded by 365 contestants jury selected 12 best:
Dniester Canyon national nature park, Zalischyky, Ternopil Oblast, author – Serhiy Krynytsia (Haidamac)
Dawn on Ai-Petri Mountain, Crimea, author – Kateryna Krasnytska
Tykha Bukhta regional landscape park, Crimea, author – Ihor Dereviahin
Töpe Oba Massif botanical nature reserve (zakaznik), Crimea, author – Slava Leontiev
Khapkhalskyi hydrological nature reserve (zakaznik), Crimea, author – Dmytro Balkhovitin
Lake Vorozheske (hydrological natural monument), Svydovets mountain range of the Ukrainian Carpathians, author – Serhiy Krynytsia (Haidamac)
Zuivskyi regional landscape park, Donetsk Oblast, author – Dmytro Balkhovitin
Obrucheva mud volcano (geological natural monument), Crimea, author – Ihor Dereviahin
Bily slon (English: White Elephant), the building on the peak of Pop Ivan (former Polish Astronomical and Meteorological Observatory), Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, author – Mykhailo Petskovych,
Kamyani Mohyly (literally: “stone tombs”) nature preserve, Donetsk Oblast, author – Dmytro Balkhovitin
Zelenyj island in Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi, Cherkasy Oblast, author – Serhiy Krynytsia (Haidamac)
Upper Cretaceous rock exposure (geological natural monument), Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast, author – Dmytro Balkhovitin
Chestnut tree alley in Poltava. Photo by user Сарапулов, sent 20 seconds before deadline
“Wiki Loves Earth” 2013 is over today at 0:00:00 Kyiv time with
11736 photos uploaded from April 15 to May 15 by 365 contestants. About 100 000 internet users visited Ukrainain contest site.
Among various Wiki Loves… contests held by different Wikimedia Chapters (Wiki Loves Monuments, Wiki Loves Pride, Wiki Loves Sound, Wiki Loves Libraries etc.) only the Monuments contest became international for now. Ukraine’s statistics in “Wiki Loves Earth” is similar to first Wiki Loves Monuments held by Netherlands in 2010. We have confidence that next year “Wiki Loves Earth” will become international, which is already negotiated with different Wikimedia chapters.
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