Please welcome the winning pictures of Wiki Loves Earth in Morocco!
Morocco has participated in Wiki Loves Earth 2015 and around 1700+ pictures have been uploaded under creative commons license through this event. This year we received around 3 thousand photos and it’s just great! 19 are already recognized as quality images on Wikimedia Commons and more to come.
577 participants took part in the contest and almost all of them are newbies. We are happy to introduce new people into the wiki world 🙂 Lets work on using these images, we now have, in Wikipedia articles!
Ten best pictures of Morocco this year you see below. You are free to reuse them, but please mention the author and the license.
Dam Moulay Youssef, Marrakech Province by Simosure, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
A landscape in Morocco by Othmane.elam, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
An Addax in the station of aclimation Safia, south of Dakhla by Haytem93, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Erg Chebbi, Merzouga by Lefidele, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Aïn Zarka, Tetouan Province by Mohamed Haddi, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
The Cave of the Camel, Berkane Province by Soufianerrami, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Panorama of Djebel Toubkal by Webster93, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Merzouga by Hzidane10, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Barbary macaque in Azrou by Kamil-laghjichi, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Azilal by Marahlija, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0
Initially planned until May 31, the organizing committee of photography contest Wiki Loves Earth in Morocco, namely Wikimedia Morocco, announced that he decided to extend the duration of the contest for another week, so he closed the June 7. Given the large number of participants continues to grow and multiplying in a processive way uploaded photos.
Prévue initialement jusqu’au 31 mai, le comité d’organisation du concours de photographie Wiki Loves Earth au Maroc, à savoir Wikimedia Morocco, a annoncé qu’il a décidé exceptionnellement de prolonger la durée du concours pour une autre semaine, ainsi il se clôtura le 7 juin prochain. Vu le grand nombre de participants qui ne cesse d’augmenter multipliant ainsi de manière processive les photos téléversées.
مُقرر مبدئيا إلى غاية 31 مايو، أعلنت اللجنة المنظمة للمسابقة التصوير الفوتوغرافي ويكي تهوى الأرض في المغرب، ويكيميديا المغرب، أنها قررت استثنائيا تمديد فترة المسابقة لمدة أسبوع آخر، لتنتهي بذلك في 7 يونيو. نظرا للعدد الكبير من المشاركين الذي يتزايد مع الأيام، و الذي يرفع معه بشكل إضطرادي عدد الصور المشاركة
Wiki Loves Earth has an opportunity to become the web event of the year in Morocco. You can vote for it to support the project!
As a part of the 9th edition of Morocco Web Awards, our photography contest has been selected in the digital event category.
The votes of Internet users will continue until February 22, then the top 5 in each category will be individually rated by a jury will elect the winner later.
Vote for the Wiki Loves Earth, it is a message of recognition of the work of thousands of volunteers on Wikipedia and its sister projects!
And do not forget to spread these news around you 🙂
HOW TO VOTE:
1. Go to the following link: http://mwa.ma/1KKjIF2
2. Log in with a social network (Facebook or Twitter)
3. Click the vote button, a confirmation message will appear after.
Morocco Web Awards are an annual competition that rewards, thanks to online votes and jury, the best Moroccan web, and are considered the biggest competition on the web taking part in the organized of MENA (Middle East and North Africa). Its primary objective is to support content creators and to promote the opportunities offered by the Moroccan digital market while celebrating, inspiring and cultivating the spirit of innovation and creativity.