In October, the contest jury will begin evaluating the photographs and award prizes for the best photos in Malaysia as well as around the world.

Judging criteria

A panel of photographic experts will select the best 10 entries on the following criteria:

  1. Technical quality of the photograph;
  2. Originality and creativity;
  3. Potential usefulness and overall value of the image to the Wikipedia

National awards

The top 10 photos/winners will get an Appreciation Certificate.

The top 10 photos/winners will be able to get discounted Training Vouchers worth RM2000 each by our Sponsors.

The top 10 photos/winners may also get promotional discount from some of our supporting Partners/Sponsors.

To claim the prizes, the participants must provide the correct email address when creating an account on Wikipedia and also use the same to contact us.

International contest

The national juries will nominate photos for the international contest, which has its own jury and awards.

In 2018, there are ten prizes available for the international contest. These are listed below.

All top-15 winners of the international contest will receive a certificate. On top of these, the following prizes will be awarded to the international winners:

  1. Up to €1500 in in-kind prize* and a printed copy of their winning photo signed by Maestro Plácido Domingo, the president of Europa Nostra.**
  2. Up to €1200 in in-kind prize*
  3. Up to €1000 in in-kind prize*
  4. Up to €800 in in-kind prize*
  5. Up to €500 in in-kind prize*
  6. Up to €400 in in-kind prize*
  7. Up to €300 in in-kind prize*
  8. Up to €200 in in-kind prize*
  9. Up to €100 in in-kind prize*
  10. Up to €100 in in-kind prize*

Please Note: * This amount can be used for an editing or photography related prize, or a donation to a Wikimedia compatible cause. The prize is selected by the winner and coordinators jointly. The winner will be able to propose the exact prize and vendor, pending approval by the prize coordinator (considering convenience, accounting and scope reasons). The value of the prize includes any customs or taxes that may need to be paid at the time of purchase to deliver the prize to the recipient. Any additional (customs) charges that are due later will be the responsibility of the recipient.