Wiki Loves Folklore Photography Contest 2021 [Prizes Upto Rs. 72k]: Apply by Feb 28

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Wiki Loves Folklore  (WLF) is an international photographic contest where the photographers can contribute media (photographs, video, and audio) about their local folk culture to Wikimedia Commons under free licenses to be used on Wikipedia and any other space with attribution. The 2021 competition is organized by Open Heritage Foundation, is funded by the Wikimedia Foundation, and supported in-kind by local partners in individual countries.

Wiki Loves Folklore 2021 is a continuation of Wiki Loves Folklore 2020 with the theme of folk culture. The contest is inspired by the successful 2019 pilot of Wiki Loves Love, which resulted in 6500 freely licensed images of global ceremonies, rituals, and festivals. The 2021 contest will run from 1 Feb – 28 Feb.

This photography contest is focused on folk culture of different regions, including,  folk dances, folk music, folk activities, folk games, folk cuisine, folk wear, folklore, and tradition, including ballads, folktales, fairy tales, legends, traditional song, and dance, folk plays, games, seasonal events, calendar customs, folk arts, folk religion, mythology, etc. The campaign is targeted at protecting the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

Scope

This photography contest is focused on folk culture of different regions on categories, such as, but not limited to, folk festivals, folk dances, folk music, folk activities, folk games, folk cuisine, folk wear, folklore, and tradition, including ballads, folktales, fairy tales, legends, traditional song and dance, folk plays, games, seasonal events, calendar customs, folk arts, folk religion, mythology etc.

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Important dates
  • Start for submissions: February 1, 2021 00:01 (UTC)
  • Deadline for submissions: February 28, 2021 23:59 (UTC)
  • Results Declaration: Declared on April 1, 2021 at Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore 2021/Winners
Prizes
  • 1st prize: 400 USD
  • 2nd prize: 200 USD
  • 3rd prize: 100 USD
  • Top 10 consolation prizes: 10 USD each
  • Best Video prize and best Audio prize: 25 USD, 25 USD (each)
  • Top uploader prize for images: First Prize 100 USD, Second prize 50 USD
  • Wiki Loves Folklore Postcards to top 100 Uploaders
  • Certificates and postcards to Local Organizers.
Judging Criteria

The judging will be done by a panel of international Wikipedians, professional photographers and subject specialists, based of thumb rules of photography and as well as the community standards.

  • A good photo has a good story to tell.
  • A good photo removes all unnecessary distractions from the chief element, so that the latter is not out of the focus.
  • Potential usefulness and overall value of the image (including its licensing) to the Wikimedia projects.
  • Technical quality – Image parameters such as focus, lighting, saturation, ISO etc. will be taken into consideration.

The jury will judge individual entries based on the following criteria:

  • Technical quality
  • Originality
  • Potential usefulness and overall value of the image (including its licensing) to the Wikimedia projects.
Contact

Email: wikilovesfolklore[at]gmail.com

Apply here for Wiki Loves Folkore Photography Contest 2021.

 

 

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