Welcome back from Wikimania 2018!


Sidheeq / Sidhique Kappan

Malayalam, English and Hindi Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and sister projects


Option 1: Shared Experience: What is one way you shared something from your experience with your community (either locally or globally), after the event?
Add a link here to a blog post or newsletter you wrote about your participation afterwards, or to a meet-up you organized to share your experience with your local community.
  • I shared my experience thru Social Media, such as Face book ,Twitter, Telegram and Whats App groups. Also I write a travelogue in Malayalam Daily News paper and My personal Blog.
  • I took the initiative to broadcast Last day of Cape town Wikimania, broadcasted ( Speech of Jimmy Wales) in Malayalam News Channels - Such as Mathrubhumi News and Media One Tv. ( I've given pictures and video clips from Cape Town)

Links below:

Option 2: Learning Pattern: What is one useful learning pattern you can share with the Wikimedia movement?
Add a link to a learning pattern - either a new pattern you created with insights from your participation, or an existing pattern to which you added your endorsement and some significant new "considerations" or “examples” from your experience.
Option 3: New Creation: What was one useful outcome that was created at the event for the Wikimedia movement?
Add a link to something new that was created as a result of your participation in this event (for example, you might link to a new tool that you and your co-participants worked on at the Hackathon, or to pages created in a workshop you participated in).
  • We planned to create a Application for Wikimedia Participants
  • Photo walk

The photo walk started in front of Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel at 11 AM (17th July). Taken photos of streets in Cape Town and nearby places. Taken photos of daily life in Cape Town city. Photos can be found here :

  • Asian Wikimedians Meetup
  • South Asia meetup
    • Meeting of the association and meeting in person with members of the association
  • Attended Arabic Wikimedians Meetup


  • I Met first time in my life Wikimedia Foundation founder Jimmy Wales (that is a Golden moment in my life)
  • I met our 100wikidays Global Family Members - Spiritia, Kritzolina, Ala'a K Najjar, Marek Stelmasik, walaa abdel manaem, walaa abdel manaem....etc
  • Meeting volunteers from Around the World I didn't know before

Anything elseEdit

  • Black Lunch Table

- I attended and talked in Black Lunch Table Session, we discussed several subjects

A small photo walk through Cape Town city was done by the People from Malayalam Wikimedia Community. This event was conducted in the day before the Wikimania Preconference Date (17th July 2018). I uploaded about 200 Photos in Commons. Some of them below :