Wonderful photos! Congratulations to the winners and to the organizers.

(This can be just the beginning of the journey for these photos: you can look around your local Wikipedia for opportunities to use these photos in articles, where many more people will see them!)


On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 5:40 PM Isla Haddow Flood <isla@wikiloveswomen.org> wrote:
Dear Wikimedians

Wiki In Africa is pleased to announce the winners for Wiki Loves Africa 2019. The theme this year was PLAY! and the winners are ...
  1. 1st place prize goes to the photo, Playing in the Nuba Mountains by Marco Gualazzini taken in South Sudan. 
  2. 2nd Prize goes to Peekaboo by Summer Kamaltaken in Egypt. 
  3. 3rd prize goes to My Skills (Teenagers in the street) by Mohamed Hozyen Ahmed (also from Egypt). 
  4. The prize for Women in Sport goes to Girls Wrestling by Yvonne Youmbi from Cameroon. 
  5. The prize for capturing a traditional form of play goes to Horses at Fantasia by Sofiane Mohammed Amri in Algeria. 
You can view the winning images on Commons here:  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Africa_2019/Winners 

You can view the full range of images submitted here:  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Images_from_Wiki_Loves_Africa_2019

Congratulations to all the prize winner! The organisers would like to thank Erina Muhame for managing the jury process and the jurors for their amazing work!! 

Thanks also to all of you – the Wikimedians (usergroups and volunteers) across Africa – who hosted events that both explained and encouraged contribution.  

Warmest regards
Isla and Florence
(Usernames: Islahaddow and Anthere)
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    Asaf Bartov
    Wikimedia Foundation

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