Just musing out aloud, in the future maybe POTY should be announced at Wikimania where possible the author invited to wikimania and be given something to recognise that, if they cant attend maybe a video link up.

I also wonder why with POTY into its fourth year that its not automated, using standard templates with translations over the the same time period each year

On 4 June 2012 14:00, miya <narniancat.miya@gmail.com> wrote:
Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year competition committee announce
that we have extended the deadline for the first round voting in POTY
- to become later than the date announced in the former post.

Voting for Round 1 ends on Thuesday, 07 June 2012 21:00:00 [UTC].

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