Wiki Loves the Camino
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Camino de Santiago is the name given to a series of pilgrimage routes that lead to the tomb of James the Great, located in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Galicia, Spain). Since its emergence in the Middle Ages, the Camino has been a place of encounter and cultural exchange. This immaterial aspect together with the set of historical constructions related to it -churches, hospitals, monasteries, bridges, etc- that are conserved, have made it receive important international recognitions since its recovery in the 1980s.
Thus, in 1987, the Council of Europe designated it as the European Cultural Itinerary. In 1993, 1998, and 2015, UNESCO granted the title of World Heritage, respectively, to the Camino Francés, the Camino in France as well as several routes in northern Spain. Finally, in 2004 the Prince of Asturias Foundation awarded it the Concordia Prize.
Therefore, we propose the organization of a collaborative project between different Wikimedia affiliates and communities in 2021 (next Jacobean Holy Year) with the aim of increasing the content on the Camino, its past and present, its heritage, its impact on culture and society ... in the various Wikimedia projects.