Wikipedia Announces Winners Of Its Ramadan Food Photography Contest

This final Ramadan, Wikipedia known as on volunteer photographers within the levant area to seize photographs of their day by day dishes throughout the holy month.

Titled The Levant Meals Photograph Contest, the competitors is a push to counterpoint and assist regional content material on the platform. Photos had been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons, free to make use of by media in addition to assist illustrate articles on Arabic Wikipedia pages.

A complete of 171 photographs had been submitted, out of which 5 had been chosen as profitable pictures.

Palestinian photographer Osama Silwadi, who judged the competitors, advised The Nationwide that he was primarily on the lookout for footage that confirmed the cultural and civilisational facet of meals preparation and desk association.

"Meals and cooking are among the many most necessary cultural facets of any individuals," he stated. "Meals pictures is not simple both. It requires information and style in organisation and design, and good selection of color and backgrounds that work with the dish."

The 5 profitable pictures had been of the next dishes so as from first place to fifth place: hummus with meat, grilled fish, kollaj filled with cream, shakshuka and stuffed greens. The pictures will now be utilized in Wikipedia entries for these dishes.

The winners have additionally obtained certificates and awards, though particulars haven't been disclosed.

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