The Gurene Wikimedia Community held a pre-Wikimania event at the Ajumako campus of the University of Education, Winneba.
The event, comprising 22 participants from the community, prepared them for Wikimania 2022 scheduled from August 11th to August 14th, 2022.
The in-person event assisted participants to register for Wikimania 2022, and the program outline helped members maximize the opportunity.
Additionally, refresher training was held to enable editors efficiently contribute to the Gurene Wikimedia incubator.
About Gurene Wikimedia Community
Gurene Wikimedia Community is an indigenous affiliate of the Wikimedia Foundation and a sister community of Dagbani Wikipedia Community. The language is currently being developed in the incubator in a yet-to-be-confirmed transition period onto the main platform.
About Wikimania 2022
Wikimania is the Wikimedia movement’s annual conference celebrating all the free and open knowledge projects made possible by the volunteer community – Commons Wikimedia Commons, MediaWiki MediaWiki, Meta-Wiki Meta-Wiki, Wikibooks Wikibooks, Wikidata Wikidata, Wikinews Wikinews, Wikipedia Wikipedia, Wikiquote Wikiquote, Wikisource Wikisource, Wikispecies Wikispecies, Wikiversity Wikiversity, Wikivoyage Wikivoyage, Wiktionary Wiktionary
This year’s Wikimania will bring Wikimedians together to create, celebrate and connect, virtually and with in-person components.
It will be four days of gathering, discussions, meetups, training, and workshops. to discuss issues, report on new projects and approaches, and exchange ideas.
Wikimania: The Festival Edition!The theme for this year’s virtual Wikimania is “The Festival Edition”.
We will come together to spotlight projects and movement groups and celebrate the diversity of our vast community. Wikimania: The Festival Edition! can be summed up in three words: it will be fun, alive, and vibrant; it will be regional, shining a light on communities across the movement through the festivities; and it will welcome newcomers, creating a safe space for first-time attendees that illuminates and inspires.