By Mariam Hovuni
Photos by Armen Simonyan
2019-12-29 18:02
The “Wiki Likes Monuments 2019” Competition was Summed Up
Wikimedia Armenia took part in the largest photo contest "Wiki Likes Monuments 2019", in the framework of which 21,000 photos were uploaded from Armenia and Artsakh, and we occupy the 3rd position.

Yesterday the award ceremony of the biggest stage of the Armenian Photography Competition was held, during which the winning photos were announced, the participants had the opportunity to once again get acquainted with and remember the cozy corners of our country, and the participants of the event shared their experience.

It is noteworthy that for the fourth time Armenia participates in the largest photography contest "Wiki Likes Monuments", where objects included in the list of immovable monuments of history and culture of that country are uploaded to Wikipedia. This year Armenia again participated in the photo contest with Artsakh.

According to organizers, Armenian volunteers have uploaded more than 21,000 photos to Wikipedia. In the list of 50 countries in the number of uploaded photos, Armenia is in the third place, behind only Ukraine and Italy.

The photos of the Armenian round were judged by a professional jury. The top ten photos will compete in an international competition.

Authors of the top ten photos received a calendar of photos uploaded within the competition, gift and stationery gift cards, thermos and cups with the competition logo.

Below we present you the winners by horizontal:

1․Vahagn Grigoryan - "Tatev"

2․Matthias Süßen- "Temple of Garni"

3․Matthias Süßen- "Charents' Arch"

4․Vahagn Grigoryan - "Noravank"

Saro Hovhannisyan - Amberd

6.Saro Hovhannisyan - "We Care for the Church"

7th Grigoryan - Khndzoresk

8․Vahagn Grigoryan - Amberd

Saro Hovhannisyan- "Jerome Monastery"

10․Vahagn Grigoryan - "Areni"