Call for Submissions: Wiki Loves Folklore Photo Contest

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Wiki Loves Folklore (Meta-Wiki: Wiki Loves Folklore) is an international photographic contest organized annually at Wikimedia Commons to document folk cultures in different regions of the world. Wiki Loves Folklore 2023 is a continuation of Wiki Loves Folklore 2022 with the theme of folk culture. The origin of the project started in 2018 from Wiki Loves Love 2019 in the theme of ceremonies and festivals of love. The deadline for the submission March 31, 2023.

This photography contest is focused on folk culture of different regions on categories, such as, but not limited to, folk festivals, folk dances, folk music, folk activities, folk games, folk cuisine, folk wear, folklore, and tradition, including ballads, folktales, fairy tales, legends, traditional song and dance, folk plays, games, seasonal events, calendar customs, folk arts, folk religion, mythology, etc.


• 1st prize: 500 USD

• 2nd prize: 400 USD

• 3rd prize: 300 USD

• Top 10 consolation prizes: 40 USD Each

• Best Video prize and best Audio prize: 150 USD & 150 USD

• Top uploader prize for images: First Prize: 100 USD, Second prize: 50 USD

• Wiki Loves Folklore Postcards to top 100 Uploaders

• Certificates and postcards to Local Organizers.

(Disclaimer: Prizes to be dispersed in a gift card or voucher format.)

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