Wiki Loves Folklore

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Wiki Loves Folklore
Official logo of Wiki Loves Folklore
Begins1 February [1]
Ends31 March [2]
Years active5
Most recent2023
Organised byWikipedia community members

Wiki Loves Folklore (WLF) is an annual international photographic competition held during the month of February, organised worldwide by Wikimedia community members with the help of local Wikimedia affiliates and Wikipedians across the globe. Participants take pictures of local folk culture and intangible heritage in their region, and upload them to Wikimedia Commons. The aim of event is to document folklore traditions around the world with a goal to encourage people to capture media of their local Folk culture, and to put them under a free licence which can then be re-used not only in Wikipedia but everywhere by everyone.[3]

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  1. ^ most common starting date
  2. ^ most common ending date
  3. ^ "Lose yourself in Journey to Global Folklore with the winners of Wiki Loves Folklore". Creative Commons: We Like to Share. 18 October 2020. Retrieved 15 February 2022.