GLAM/Newsletter/April 2019/Contents/Spain report
Edit-a-thons in Madrid and Brasilia, Wiki Loves Falles and Club Wikipedia
Edit-a-thon in the Museo de Historia de Madrid
In April 27 was run the Editatón en el Museo de Historia de Madrid in the Museo de Historia de Madrid, organized by the museum and Wikimedia España. The aim of the event was to improve and create new content about the history of the buildings, streets and squares of the district where the museum is located. In addition, the museum released free files (paintings and old and new pictures) about the topics to be edited.
Edit-a-thon Brasilia 2019
The Spanish Embassy in Brasilia, the Instituto Cervantes in Brasilia, the Secretaria de Educação, the Secretaria de Cultura, Território Criativo and Instituto Bem Cultural, with the support of Wikimedia España and wikipedians from Brazil, organized the Editatón Brasilia 2019, an edit-a-thon in Spanish about Brasilia in the capital of Brazil, celebratring the World Book Day, the Brasilia Day and the Spanish language Day.
Wiki Loves Falles 2019 and meeting with Biblioteca of Museu valencià d'etnologia and COBDCV
Last April 12, Santiago Navarro Sanz, president of Wikimedia España, met Amparo Pons, librarian of the Biblioteca of the Museu valencià d'etnologia and current president of the Col·legi Oficial de Bibliotecaris i Documentalistes de la Comunitat Valenciana to talk about the current collaborations and looking for new ones. The Museu valencià d'etnologia is a very active museum in the Wikimedia movement and its library ir a Bibliowiki.
The museum, with Wikimedia España and Amical Wikimedia, as well as the Associació d'Estudis Fallers, organized in March and April Wiki Loves Falles 2019, a special contest for the photo contest about festivities Wiki Loves Folk, but focused in the Falles, a celebration included in the UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage of humanity list. The 2019 edition reached 481 files uploaded.
Club Wikipedia at Biblioteca Reina Sofía of Universidad de Valladolid
Wikimedia España and the Biblioteca Reina Sofía of Universidad de Valladolid continue with their collaboration organizing the Club Wikipedia. This is a meet-up, organized the first Monday every month, that allows people interested in Wikimedia projects to learn about editing and other issues related to the projects, and regular collaborators to meet other users and to edit together.
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