After presenting the exhibition of award-winning photos on joint Wiki Loves Monuments and Wiki Loves Earth awards ceremony in Kyiv in December 2016, Wikimedia Ukraine declared it available for touring. GLAM institutions and volunteers were welcomed to invite or organize display in other cities of Ukraine.
Until June 2017, 34 images (from 21 authors) toured to 5 more cities and were showcased in photography museum, three municipal museums, and library. In June this list was enriched by a medieval fortress. Top-10 photos and winners in so-called regional nominations were exhibited in the hall ofState Historical-Cultural Preserve Medzhybizh Fortress in Khmelnytsky Oblast for 3 weeks and were seen by many tourists visiting Fortress complex summer days.
Documenting Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv
The ESC is a pan-European, annual TV song competition held, primarily, among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union. Two experienced event photographers and Wikipedians were accredited and covered many events in two weeks producing 664 pictures. Among other results, at least 30 articles about the artists got their first illustrations in Ukrainian Wikipedia. Preliminary and fringe events were also covered.
Salvador Sobral, photo is used in 80 articles of 71 Wikipedias
Francesco Gabbani, photo is used in 37 Wikipedias
Lucie Jones, photo is used in 38 Wikipedias
Fan zone on the city square
Wikimedia Ukraine invites newsletter readers to disseminate photos throughout even more Wikipedia pages! Check Eurovision Song Contest 2017 category on Commons.