Bikol Wikipedia Community

Bikol Wikipedia Community is a community of Wikimedians supporting the Bikol Wikipedia project in the Philippines, the activities of PhilWiki Community on Bikol Wikipedia, and the mission and vision of Wikimedia Foundation in general.

Bikol Wikipedia

Map of the Bikol languages and languages spoken in the Bicol Region
Official language(s)Central Bikol
Other language(s)English
AffiliationsPhilWiki Community, ESEAP
FacebookBikol Wikipedia

Who can join? edit

Anyone who participates in improving and promoting the Bikol Wikipedia thru online and in-person events and initiatives can join the community. Feel free to add your name to the interested members list below and to ask any questions on the discussion page.

Projects and activities edit

The community initiates and supports the following activities:

  • Edit-a-thons to help new Wikipedians learn basic editing, to enrich content about Bicol or any topic they are interested in on Bikol Wikipedia and other Bikol language based Wikimedia projects including Bikol Wiktionary, Rinconada Bikol Wikipedia and Bikol Wikisource.
  • Meetings for the Wikimedians to exchange ideas and to discuss strategies to sustain the editing activity on Bikol Wikipedia.
  • Editing contests to encourage existing users to continue edit and to encourage non-users join Bikol Wikipedia and other Bikol language based Wikimedia projects.
  • Anniversary celebrations to celebrate the birthday of Bikol Wikipedia in order to promote the project and to build camaraderie in the community.

Activities in 2023 edit

Culminating program at Jazz Bar, Crown Hotel on October 31, 2023
Bikol Wikipedia Community joins Sorsogon Heritage Tour with Nueva Caceres Heritage Movement Inc.
Bikol Wiki Weekend August 12, 2023 episode
Bikol WikiConference 2023
Feminism and Folklore 2023 campaign on Bikol Wikipedia last April 15
  • Bulan kan Asya nin Wikipedia 2023 A total number of 343 articles were created during the month-long campaign in November 2023.
  • 15th Bikol Wikipedia anniversary celebration was celebrated from December 2022 to October 2023.
  • Wiki Loves Monuments 2023 in the Philippines ran from October 1 to 31 and was co-organized by Philippine Wikimedia Community User Group, Commons Photographers User Group, and Bikol Wikipedia Community
  • Wikimania 2023 and ESEAP Strategy Summit 2023 participation - ESEAP Strategy Summit 2023 took place as a side event of Wikimania 2023 from August 15 to 16, 2023 while the Wikimania 2023 happened from August 16 to 19, 2023.
  • Bikol Wiki Weekend on 97.5 OK FM was a one-hour weekly radio program on Bicol culture, history and Wikipedia every Saturday 10:00-11:00am over 97.5 OK FM.
  • Bikol WikiConference 2023 was a 3-day conference and training for teachers held on August 4, 5 and 6 in Naga City, Philippines. The conference included presentations on indigenous languages revitalization, connecting Wikipedia and education, and trainings on basic Wikipedia editing, and Wikipedia content translation tool. The event was supported by the Wikimedia Foundation and was in partnership with the city government of Naga, and Philippine Wikimedia Community User Group.
  • Feminism and Folklore in the Philippines 2023 runs from February 1 to April 15 to create content on folklore and topics related to women.
  • Wiki Loves Art is a campaign on Bikol Wikipedia with the aim to enrich the content on subject around the arts. Three months are dedicated to feature different artists in the fields of visual arts (February), literary arts (April), and performance arts (June).
  • Wiki Rescue was conducted on February 24 to 25, 2023 to add content on Bikol Wikisource. Featured for its inaugural activity is a rare copy of the 1986 Philippine Constitution in the Bikol language.

Activities in 2022 edit

Webinar on Wikimedia event poster featuring LiAnna Davis and Satdeep Gill as resource speakers
  • Webinar on Wikimedia was a 2-hour virtual seminar conducted at James O'Brien Library in Naga City on December 2, 2022 as part of the celebration of the 15th birthday of Bikol Wikipedia in partnership with the Ateneo de Naga University. The webinar featured two topics on Wikipedia and Education, and Wikisource. Three invited reactors gave insights and commentaries on the topics.[1]

Activities during Pandemic (2020 - 2021) edit

Early activities (2008 - 2019) edit

Reports edit

Gallery edit





Interested Members edit

  1. Filipinayzd (talk) 05:23, 20 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  2. Maffeth.opiana (talk) 03:57, 4 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  3. Jp2593 (talk) 15:43, 25 February 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  4. Firth m (talk) 18:24, 21 August 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  5. Jerome2017 (talk) 08:28, 9 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  6. ArvyJames (talk) 11:04, 12 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  7.   ShiminUfesoj 🌏 (🦜)  17:27, 13 October 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  8. ChisoyWasabe (talk) 10:15, 04 November 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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