Wikipedia Takes Vichy

The Wikipedia WE in Vichy, a spa town in the center of France, is a 2-day event with a photographic hunt (Wikipedia Takes Vichy), a conference on Wikipedia and 2 workshops, one on Wikipedia and the other on the Wiktionary.

Le WE Wikipédia sur Vichy, station thermale du centre de la France, est un évenement sur 2 jours avec une chasse photographique (Wikipedia Takes Vichy), une conférence sur Wikipédia et 2 ateliers de contribution à Wikipédia et au Wiktionnaire.

Saturday August 31 / Samedi 31 août :

  • 14h30-17h00 - “Wikipedia takes Vichy”,
    Meeting point : Exhibition “Vichy, Reine des villes d’eaux” hall, Palais des Congrès - Opéra, parc des Sources.
  • 17h30 : Conference “Vichy, son histoire et son patrimoine sur Wikipédia : Comment l’encyclopédie collaborative permet de faire connaitre le patrimoine et l’histoire de la ville” (Vichy, its history and heritage on Wikipedia: How the collaborative encyclopedia helps to make know the heritage and history of the city) par TCY
    Palais des Congrès-Opéra – Salon Relais des Parcs

Sunday, September 1/ Dimanche 1er septembre, 15h00, Media library/médiathèque Valery-Larbaud, TCY and members of Lyon Wikimedia User group (“cabale de la quenelle”) :

  • Wikipedia workshop on the Vichy’s history and heritage
  • Wiktionnary workshop on thermal vocabulary and Bourbonnais dialects.

This Wikpedia WE is done in partnership with the city of Vichy and is one of cultural events organized this year for the Great Spas of Europe (Vichy + 10 others European spa cities) , a common candidate for inclusion on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Organiser of this event, I’m looking for any information on partnerships or joint actions between Wikimedia and Unesco.

I also looking for contacts with Wikimedian involved in Glam, history or heritage of the others spa cities: BadenBaden, Bad Ems, Bad Kissingen (Germany), Bath (UK), Baden bei Wien (Austria), Spa (Belgium), Montecatini Terme (Italia), Karlovy Vary, Frantiskovy Lázne et Mariánske Lázne (Czech Republic) for further actions.

Thanks

TCY / Thierry

Saturday August 31 / Samedi 31 août :

  • 14h30-17h00 - “Wikipedia takes Vichy”,
    Meeting point : Exhibition “Vichy, Reine des villes d’eaux” hall, Palais des Congrès - Opéra, parc des Sources.
  • 17h30 : Conference “Vichy, son histoire et son patrimoine sur Wikipédia : Comment l’encyclopédie collaborative permet de faire connaitre le patrimoine et l’histoire de la ville” (Vichy, its history and heritage on Wikipedia: How the collaborative encyclopedia helps to make know the heritage and history of the city) par TCY
    Palais des Congrès-Opéra – Salon Relais des Parcs

Sunday, September 1/ Dimanche 1er septembre, 15h00, Media library/médiathèque Valery-Larbaud :

  • Wikipedia workshop on the Vichy’s history and heritage
  • Wiktionnary workshop on thermal vocabulary and Bourbonnais dialects.

This Wikpedia WE is done in partnership with the city of Vichy and is one of cultural events organized this year for the Great Spas of Europe (Vichy + 10 others European spa cities) , a common candidate for inclusion on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

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