Dear fellows,

Here is the Activity Report of Wikimedia España (WMES) from October 2013 to February 2014. Please forgive the delay.

All the reports are avaliable on these links:

Kind regards,

Jorge A. Sierra
Wikimedia España



  • 3.10.2013: 2 Workshops for students of "Traducción en interpretación" Degree at University Jaume I of Castellón, for Aprendices de traducción project
  • 5.10.2013: Talk about Wikimedia projects at Ciberia Lan Party in Segorbe (Valencian Community)
  • 5-6.10.2013: Coverage of the Spain Truck Grand Prix 2013 at the Jarama Circuit. Wikinews: [1], and Commons: [2]
  • 6.10.2013: Photographic coverage of a stage of Spanish ciclocross championship in Oviedo, Spain [3]
  • 13.10.2013: Taking photos of Faitanar, a neibourghood in Valencia, Spain. More than 300 photos uploaded, and 15 subcategories created.
  • 12-15.10.2013: Participation of 2 members in Wikimedia Iberoconf 2013 in Mexico City
  • 22.10.2013: Press (photographical coverage) of Seminci 2013. Valladolid. [4] Pictures uploaded to Commons: [5]
  • 25.10.2013: Meeting of wikimedians in Madrid. Discussed possibility of organising Iberoconf'14.
  • 26.10.2013: Gave a How to Edit Wikipedia (both code and VE) presentation and workshop at Medialab Prado for the course "Women, Technologies of Information, and Activism". Aprox. 30 women attended, and their progress will be followed using the WikiMetrics tool. Madrid.
  • 29.10.2013: Virtual meeting in WMES IRC Freenode channel to talk about Iberoconf 2013
  • 30.10.2013: Talk and workshop about Wikipedia at Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid [6]


  • 05.11.2013: Meeting with Paradores de Turismo.
  • 06.11.2013: II Introductory Wikipedia workshop in Oviedo. First session.
  • 07.11.2013: Two workshops about editing Wikipedia (2nd session) for Traslation Degree of Jaume I University of Castelló.
  • 09.11.2013: II Introductory Wikipedia workshop in Oviedo. Second session.
  • 12.11.2013: Meeting of wikimedians in Barcelona
  • 12.11.2013: Collaboration with, where an article about Wikipedia was written Cuando los artículos de Wikipedia son pagados
  • 13.11.2013: Participation in the International Seminary organized by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), and more concrete by wiki4HE Project, two members as speakers and also some members who attended the seminary [7] [8]
  • 15.11.2013: Meeting with University of Valladolid
  • 15.11.2013: Agreement with the Joaquín Díaz Foundation. ~2500 old pictures uploaded to Commons.
  • 20-11-2013: Conference on the wikiArS initiative during the Semana de la Ciencia (Science Week) at the Institute of Earth Science Jaume Almera (CSIC, Barcelona): "Wikipedia, Ciencia y Arte. Contribuyendo ilustraciones científicas a través de wikiArS", by David Gómez Fontanills & Daniel García-Castellanos [9] [10]
  • 18-11-2013: Two posters on the wikiArS initiative during the Semana de la Ciencia Poster on the w:en:Messinian salinity crisis ; Poster on the w:en:Naica mine megacrystals
  • 26-11-2013: Meeting with "Regidoria de Normalització Lingüística" of Vila-real city council at Vila-real town hall.
  • 26-11-2013: Participation in the First Workshop Internacional de Fotografía y Obra Pública with one member as speaker (subject: "Digital Archives and Photography of Public Works")
  • 29-11-2013: Meeting with Museo de Bellas Artes de Valencia


  • 05.12.2013: Participation in a roundtable discussion about Open licenses and dessign at Medialab Prado (Madrid) [11]
  • 05.12.2013: Attendance to I Foro Nacional de la Innovación of Vila-real
  • 07.12.2013: Meeting of wikimedians in Valladolid
  • 13.12.2013: Meeting with students and teachers of Arte 10 School of Art (Madrid) to explain the wikiArS initiative.
  • 15.12.2013: Virtual meeting of members on IRC
  • 16.12.2013: Presentation of the IEG Consolidate wikiArS to involve art schools final report; publication of wikiArS case studies. Dvdgmz
  • 17.12.2013: Workshop about editing Wikipedia at Library "Reina Sofía" of University of Valladolid [12]
  • 18.12.2013: Final project Dissertation on "Ingeniería Técnica en Informática de Gestión", developing an Android application (Photoupload) to ease photo uploads to Commons, with a specific interface for "Wiki Loves Monuments" contest. APP and software available under free license in its forge. Wikimedia Spain supported the development with knowledge about WLM issues, software requirements and testing.
  • 18.12.2013: Meeting with Intropia Media about a cultural project related with women from 27 generation "Las Sin Sombrero".
  • 25.12.2013: The migration of the official site and blog from to was effective
  • 26-27.12.2013: Workshop about editing Wikipedia in Palencia [13]
  • 27.12.2013: Meeting with "Regidoria de Joventut" of Vila-real city council at Vila-real Espai Jove.
  • 28.12.2013: Photographic coverage of a volleyball game between the national teams of Portugal and Spain, none of which had pictures in Commons. [14]


  • 07.01.2014: Meeting with Mr Francesc Torres, Director of Archivo del Reino de Valencia.
  • 10.01.2014: Photographic coverage of a concert by Spanish band Dover. [1]
  • 12.01.2014: At the request of Wikimedia España, Numismática Pliego relesases under a CC-BY-SA license its entire online collection of hundreds of images of historical coins and banknotes, including metadata. Volunteers of the Chapter are currently uploading the files to Commons, starting with topics of which few images were previously available like Visigothic or Hispano-Muslim coins.
  • 12.01.2014: Board meeting on IRC
  • 15.01.2014: Participation in campaign for 13th anniversary of Wikipedia in social networks (Facebook and Twitter) with other chapters of Iberocoop. The hashtag was #GraciasWikipedia. This message has a potential audience of 7.8 milions of users and had a good impact in Argentina, Chile, Ecuador and Spain, and trending topic in Mexico. 1777 Tweets, 854 users and potential reach of 7867416 (data provided by WMAR)
  • 19.01.2014: Meeting of members on IRC
  • 19.01.2014: Purchase of domains for Wiki Loves Earth
  • 29.01.2014: Finish report of Wiki Loves Monuments 2013 Grant
  • 30.01.2014: Radio interview on Ràdio Vila-real (92.2 FM) [2]


Jorge A. Sierra
Wikimedia España