Wiki Loves Folklore 2020 announces winners

In February, Wiki Loves Folklore 2020—an international photographic contest—with the unique theme and first event of its kind was held. It was organized by the Wikimedia community for the very first time to document folk cultures of different regions of the world at Wikimedia Commons. However, It is continuation of Wiki Loves Love 2019.

Over 118 countries across the globe has participated in the contest. During the folklore month, over 18,500 free-licensed media files uploaded on the Wikimedia Commons with folk cultures theme. This proved the great success of the contest worldwide.

The top three winning photographs of the contest are as follows:

1st prize: 淚中之愛 by 黃孝擎 / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0
2nd prize: Tbourida Moroccan folklore fantasy by Houssain tork / CC BY-SA 4.0
3rd prize: Viva for Niño by Herbert Kikoy / CC BY-SA 4.0

Here is the full list of winners: Commons:Wiki Loves Folklore winners

Originally published on by Tulsi Bhagat, June 15, 2020