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Wikisource Competition 2020 recap; International Museum Day 2020
Wikisource Competition 2020 recap
On April 27, 2020, Wikimedia Indonesia held a Wikisource contest to invite Wikimedia users in Indonesia and participate in proofreading some books that have already in public domain. Over 25 people registered to the event, yet only 17 of them were participating. The event lasted on May 15, 2020.
Two top contributors are invited to attend WikiNusantara 2020 in West Sumatra later this year.
The event run in 18 days, resulting estimated 1,880 pages proofread and validated. Five books were in Indonesian language and participants proofread the text in Indonesian Wikisource. Besides, there were three books provided in English, thus they should be proofread in English Wikisource. One of them was transcluded and can be read at Letters of a Javanese princess.
International Museum Day 2020
To commemorate International Museum Day 2020, Wikimedia Indonesia asked people on Twitter to share their stories when visiting museums in Indonesia. They required to choose one of their best memories of museum visits and tell us of why they had a memorable experience in that museum. Four best stories were chosen and awarded.
See the thread here.