Wikimedians of Nepal/Wiki Loves Earth Nepal 2015

Wiki Loves Earth 2015 contest is a photography contest of Natural Heritage held in Nepal for the second time. This contest was on for the entire May and June of 2015.

Organizing Committee


Time Duration


Wiki Loves Earth 2015 was planned to run for whole month of May. But because of devastating earthquake in Nepal we continued it in June.

Program Summary


We updated and managed List of Natural Heritage Sites of Nepal to upload. Total 2,461 photos were uploaded during the campaign. In May, 1737 photos were uploaded by 213 contributors (including 171 new contributor registered after 30 April 2015) and in June more than 724 picture were uploaded.

  • Graph of uploads in Wiki Loves Earth 2015 campaign.



1st & 2nd Round

  • Saroj Dhakal
  • Krish Dulal

Final Round

  • Deependra Bajracharya
  • Min Ratna Bajracharya
  • Jitendra Bajracharya


Position Photo Author Note:
1st   Jean-Marie Hullot English: Tetang terraced fields.

नेपाली: तेताङ ।

2nd   Bijay K. Shrestha English: A View at Chisapani.

नेपाली: चिसापानीको एक दृश्य।

3rd   Q-lieb-in English: View at Langtang National Park.

नेपाली: लाङटाङ राष्ट्रिय निकुञ्जको एक दृश्य।

4th   Q-lieb-in English: View from Sarangkot to Annapurna Conservation Area.

नेपाली: नेपालको अन्नपूर्ण संरक्षण क्षेत्रवाट देखिएको एक मनोरम दृश्य ।

5th   Saroj Pandey English: One horned rhino at Chitawan National Park.

नेपाली: चितवन राष्ट्रिय निकुञ्ज भित्र चर्दैगरेको एक सिँगे गैँडा।

6th   Jean-Marie Hullot English: Phewa Lake with The Annapurna range on background.
7th   Jone Jones English: Sagarmatha National Park. On the way to Loboche beyond Dughla with Pumori in the Background.

नेपाली: सगरमाथा राष्ट्रिय निकुञ्ज, लोबोचे जाने बाटो र पछाडि देखिएको पुमोरीको मनोरम दृश्य ।

8th   Jone Jones English: Panorama of Mt Everest and Nuptse with the Changri glacier moraine below.

नेपाली: सगरमाथा हिमालको पानारोमिक दृश्य ।

9th   Q-lieb-in English: View from mountain pass Laurebina-la.

नेपाली: लौरीबिनाबाट देखिएको मनोरम दृश्य ।

10th   Q-lieb-in English: Sunset on Phewa Lake .

नेपाली:फेवा तालबाट देखिएको सूर्यास्तको दृश्य ।

Award Ceremony


Program Schedule

Timing Session Topics to be covered Coordinator/Resource Person
☼ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Registration Aasish Shah
☼ 2:30 pm - 2.35 pm Welcome & Introduction Saroj Dhakal
☼ 2:35 pm - 2.40 pm Introductions about Wiki Events 2015 Nirmal Dulal
☼ 2:40 pm - 2:50 pm Competition Overview Statistics and Competition overview Nabin K. Sapkota
☼ 2.50 pm - 3.00 pm Jury Speech - Dipendra Bajracharya
☼ 3.00 pm – 3:45 pm Prize distribution Prize distribution of Winners Wiki Events 2015 Nepal Participant
☼ 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Coordinator Speech Wiki Events 2015 Punyaswori, Nirmal, Nabin, Nirjal
☼ 4:15 pm - 4:25 pm Ending Note Thanking Saroj Dhakal
☼ 4:25 pm - 4:35 pm Group Photo Session - Photographer- Bijay Chaurasia
☼ 4:35 pm - 5:00 pm ☕ High Tea/Coffee Break