Wikimedians of Romania and Moldova User Group/2018

This page contains the activities and events organized or attended by the User Group in 2018.

Contests edit

The list below only contains contest organized for the sake of competition. There were also 2 contests organized as part of the projects described below.

  1. Online contest CEE Spring 2018 (March-May)
  2. Photo contest Wiki Loves Earth - Moldova (June-July)
  3. Photo contest Wiki Loves Monuments - Romania (September)

Editathons edit

  1. Editathon Let's close the wiki gap (7 March 2018, together with the Embassy of Sweden in Romania)
  2. Project Feminine personalities from Romania and Moldova
  3. Romanian Centenary Project
  4. Editathon Contemporary German writers (28 November 2018, toghether with the Goethe Institut in București)

Meetings and conferences edit

  1. CEllen, Gikü and Strainu participated in Wikimania 2018 in Cape Town - etherpad with notes
  2. The Anniversary meeting of Romanian Wikimedians - 15 years of Romanian Wikipedia (September 29th) has seen extensive international participation and limited participation from the community
  3. CEllen, Gikü and Macreanu Iulian participated in the CEE Meeting 2018; Iulian had a presentation about targeted projects.
  4. Strainu had a talk about Wikipedia at a geo-spatial seminar in Bucharest (October 12th)
  5. Iulian and another Romanian Wikipedian participated in the Eastern European Editathon in Sofia (9-10 November)

Education edit

  1. Commemorative project „Romanian Centenary” (September-December) - Cluj-Napoca
  2. Ia•Și Tradu! - with UAIC
  3. Articles about the islamic space - with the University of Bucharest
  4. Iulian presented about the Wikimedia Education Program in Târgu Mureș (14 December)

GLAM edit

While we have not done any classic GLAM work, we have participated in the 1Lib1Ref campaigns with editathons in București (January 20th) and Chișinău (January 20th). As part of the WLM 2018 project, we have attempted a collaboration with the National Heritage Institute in Romania.