The Wiki Loves Monuments Brazil 2023 contest occurred between September 1st and 30th in Brazil and it counted more than 13 thousand images from 122 photographers. Those photographs represent monuments of 146 cities of 20 of the 26 states and the Federal District.
The other categories of prizes were Best Contributors and Best Images. In the first one, we gave prizes to the 10 photographers that have more illustrated monuments previously without free-licensed images; Together, they illustrated for the first time almost 740 monuments, of the total of 1060. The later category is the main one, in which the jury selects 10 images to represent the country in the international phase of the contest.
The ten images represent the states of Goiás, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina e São Paulo and are displayed next:
In total, we had expressive numbers of photographs (more than 13 thousand), a recovery in the number of participants (12% more than the last year), with a general retention rate of approximately 24% and 9% for newcommers.
Once again, SeCult-ES is a pioneer when it comes to the free dissemination of Espírito Santo culture. And WMB maintains its commitment to supporting actions like this, which contribute to increasing the international visibility of Brazil's multiple cultures.
The other GLAM institutions that are part of Midiateca Capixaba are: