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Wednesday, January 12, 2011

WIKIPEDIA takes Manila

Wikipedia Takes Manila is a photo scavenger hunt organized by Wikimedia Philippines, the local chapter of Wikipedia Foundation. The event is aimed at increasing the coverage of free photographs involving the City of Manila so that they can be used in Wikipedia articles which need pictures, as well as promoting awareness of Wikipedia in Manila. 

This event will the first of its kind in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, is being held as part of Wikipedia X, a series of events being held throughout the world in commemoration of Wikipedia's tenth anniversary. For Filipino Wikipedians  resident in Metro Manila, this also serves as the Twelfth Filipino Wikipedians' Meetup in Metro Manila.

I suddenly remember the photowalks I had with Young Photographers Philippines.

wikipedia takes manila
photo credit: young photographers philippines
1st photo: by mel lavadia in the American War Memorial

Wikipedia Takes Manila will be on WIKIPEDIA DAY, January 15, 2011. I will be joining the photo scavenger hunt with 2 other team mates ---Azrael and Jonel Uy.

The event will startt 9:00 am in Paco Park. The awards ceremony for participants and party for guests will follow  at Shakey's Pizza Ermita. 

here are the GOALS that we have to meet

Wish us luck.......


  1. Good luck to your endeavor bro. You have an eye for photography. You can do it. Break a leg. Bring home the bacon :)

  2. yun oh.. ikaw na talaga hehehe... goodluck sa lakad... :D

  3. gusto ko rin matuto sa photography. kakaibang passion yan. goodluck

  4. aja! yakang-yaka mo yan.. nice pic mo dun sa may steps... :)


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