Sunday, October 21, 2012

Wiki Loves Monuments Philippines winners named

The winners of the Wiki Loves Monuments Philippines contest was announced last night at awarding ceremonies held at the Filipinas Heritage Library. Of the 2,300 entries uploaded over the thirty days of the competition, fifty advanced to the final round. From the fifty finalists, ten winners were selected. These ten will represent the Philippines in the Wiki Loves Monuments global competition.

Since the ranks will be disregarded in the global competition, here are the top ten in alphabetical order:

Batad Rice Terraces
© User:Captaincid / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Capas National Shrine
© User:RainJorque / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Daraga Church
© User:Angelonce / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Manila Cathedral
© User:Bhoyetjumpay / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Manila Post Office
© User:Corteco8 / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Paoay Church
© User:Leoviernes1 / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Quiapo Church
© User:Obra19 / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
The Ruins (Mariano Ledesma Lacson Mansion)
© Ninya Regalado / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0



UST Main Building
© User:Tristantamayo / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Vigan Cathedral
© User:Jsinglador / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA 3.0
Wiki Loves Monuments 2011 was limited to European countries. Here are the winners from last year's competition. This year, thirty six countries participated, including the Philippines. Good luck to the winners!
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