21 magnolias were planted by A.V. Fomin Botanical Garden scientists together with employees of «KPMG-Ukraine». The company presented the trees for the 174th anniversary of the botanical garden, one of the oldest in Ukraine – founded on May 22 1839. Magnolia alley was planted in 1976, now being the largest magnolia collection in Eastern Europe.
Also beautification in the botanical garden was done with the help of 236 KPMG employees. Denys Sylantyev, world champion and Olympic games silver medalist in swimming and Yevhen Buket, coordinator of Wiki loves Earth contest took part in action.
“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.