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 will also get promotional discount from some of our supporting Partners. 

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.

The main prize will be a trip to Wikimania (August 2017, Montreal Canada) including travel and accommodation. This prize has a maximum worth of €2000 (approx. RM 10,000)

There are five prizes available for the international contest:

  • one scholarship (travel grant) with a maximum value of €2000 for Wikimania (August 2017, Montreal, Canada)
  • two €1000 voucher/cash prizes
  • two €500 voucher/cash prizes.

The top 5 winners of the international contest will be asked to give their preference regarding the prizes.