Edit-a-thon in Latvian Academy of Culture
On Wednesday the 11th of May 11 people gathered at Latvian Academy of Culture to learn and write articles about European artworks as part of Europeana Art History Challenge. The event was organised by students from Academy of Culture together with Wikimedians of Latvia User Group. After introduction to editing basics, participants started working mostly on Latvian topics. Volunteer wikipedians gave the participants guidance during the day.
The participants managed to write 7 new and improve 2 existing Wikipedia articles, while learning new skills. For example, this article about painting by Vilhelms Purvītis Winter.
The event was visited by journalists from Latvian National Television and featured in news report together with news from upcoming National Encyclopedia.
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