Hi all,
the new bulletin from Wikimedia Italia (#40) is available.
This time we write about the award ceremony for Authors in Wikipedia 2012 and the first steps for Wikimedia Conference 2013; there is also a news about a new Italian law which could boost Wikisource and Wikibooks.

As usual a link has been added to meta, at Wikimedia_chapters/Reports/Wikimedia_Italia ; raw text of the bulletin follows below.

ciao, .mau.


WikimediaNews - no. 40 - November 28, 2012
Official bulletin from Wikimedia Italia Association.

Authors in Wikipedia

The award ceremony for the contest Authors in Wikipedia was held in Milan on 26 November, kindly hosted by AICA.

Matteo Molteni, student at Liceo Scientifico “Galileo Galilei” of Erba (CO), won the prize for the category "New original articles" with the article "Curculio" on Wikipedia.

Laura Beretta, another student at “Galileo Galilei”, won the prize for the category "Translated and upgraded articles" with the article "Pseudolus" on Wikipedia.

Wikimedia Conference 2013

Preparations are underway for the organization of the Wikimedia Conference, to be held in Milan from April 18 to April 21. Giulia Sepe joined the staff of Wikimedia Italia and will organize this international event of the Wikimedia movement, hosted for the first time in Italy. Updates and progresses in the organization of the Conference will be gradually published on Meta.

News in brief

(Note: in the translated version only the news regarding Italy are shown)


In the last issue of Wikimedia News we mentioned among the beneficiaries of the project Archeowiki the Archaeological Museum of Varese instead of Civic Archaeological Museum of Castelleone, Cremona, which is the actual beneficiary.