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Wikivoyage 2014
Dec
08

16. General Assembly of the Wikivoyage association

The 16. General Assembly of the Wikivoyage association takes place online at our association wiki between December 08, 2014 and December 22, 2014. Contents are readable by all visitors, writing is permitted to the association members only.

The 16. General Assembly of the Wikivoyage association takes place online at our association wiki between December 08, 2014 and December 22, 2014. more...

Oct
05

WikiCon 2014 in Cologne

Several members of the Wikivoyage association and authors of Wikivoyage took part in this year’s WinCon 2014. The WikiConvention or shortly WikiCon is the meeting of the communities of the German Wikipedia and its sister projects. The meeting was held in Cologne at the Komed in the Media Park from 03 to 05 October 2014. On Saturday, RolandUnger presented a lecture entitled “Wikivoyage as a small project within the Wikimedia movement”. On the brink of the meeting numerous discussions were held, such as with representatives of the Austrian and Swiss communities.

Several association members and authors participated in the WikiCon 2014 in Cologne. more...

Oct
02

Persian Wikivoyage started

Many greetings to Iran. Welcome to the Wikivoyage family. Please help to build up the new community:

Wikivoyage is growing again. Welcome to the community of the Persian Wikivoyage. more...

Sep
20

Meeting with Egyptian Wikipedians

The treasurer of the Wikivoyage association, Roland Unger, met five members of the Egypt Wikimedia user group in Cairo in the Zamalek restaurant of Cairo Kitchen. Both sides could give an introduction of their work. One of the first projects of the Egyptians was to take photographs of Cairo and Alexandrian monuments within the scope of Wiki Loves Monuments.

The treasurer of the Wikivoyage association met five members of the Egypt Wikimedia user group. more...

Jun
07

Wikivoyage association confirmed as a non-profit organization

The tax authority of the town of Halle (Saale), state of Saxony-Anhalt, confirmed that the Wikivoyage association is a non-profit organization furthermore. The authority checked our tax declarations of 2011, 2012, and 2013. Part of the declaration were both the statements of our incomes and expenses and the annual reports.

The tax authority of the town of Halle (Saale), state of Saxony-Anhalt, confirmed that the Wikivoyage association is a non-profit organization furthermore. more...

May
05

Joint Neisse 2014 Project completed

Authors and photographers of several Wikimedia projects such as Wikimedia Commons, Wikivoyage, Wikisource, Wikiversity, Wikipedia, Wikidata, Open Street Map, and different countries such as Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Austria took part in a joint photographic project to document Upper Lusatian houses, so called Umgebindehäuser, on the weekend from May 1st until May 4th, 2014. 25 participants uploaded about one thousand photographs of about one hundred different houses to Wikimedia Commons. The project was supported by a grant of about 10,000 Euro by the Wikimedia Germany association.

Authors and photographers of several Wikimedia projects and countries took part in a joint project to document Upper Lusatian houses, so called Umgebindehäuser, on the weekend from May 1st until May 4th, 2014. more...

Mar
25

Talks with Klaus Laepple, Scharnow Foundation

On March 25, 2014 there were talks between Klaus Laepple, Chairman of the Board of the non-profit Willy Scharnow Foundation for Tourism, and Roland Unger, treasurer of the non-profit Wikivoyage association, at the head office of the Wikimedia Germany association in Berlin. Both dialogue partners concluded after an one-hour talk that there should be a collaboration between the Willy Scharnow Foundation and the Wikivoyage association because of similar goals of both organizations such as the impart knowledge on topics of travel.

Klaus Laepple, Chairman of the Board of the non-profit Willy Scharnow Foundation for Tourism, and Roland Unger, treasurer of the non-profit Wikivoyage association, concluded after an one-hour talk that there should be a collaboration between the Willy Scharnow Foundation and the Wikivoyage association because of similar goals of both organizations such as the impart knowledge on topics of travel. more...

Jan
15

Chinese Wikivoyage started

Many greetings to China. Welcome to the Wikivoyage family. Please help to build up the new community:

Wikivoyage is growing. Welcome to the community of the Chinese Wikivoyage. more...

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