Newsletter March 2022
WikiCheese evening in Brussels
The Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU is organising a WikiCheese evening on Wednesday 11 May, to give our volunteers an opportunity to meet each other near the Central Station in Brussels, in the Plein Publiek (Kunstberg 5) from 17:00 to 19:00. Obligatory registration.
Reminder: "Wikimedian in Residence" project grant
Socio-cultural projects that wish to apply for a project grant Wikimedian in Residence can do so until 30 April.
Wiki Café Industriemuseum
The Ghent Industry Museum has been organising a Wiki Café with writing sessions for the past few months as part of the Cathedrals of Industry project. This project concluded on 7 April. In May and June, a new project Pagne Africain will be launched with writing sessions the first Thursday of the month from 17:00 to 19:30 in the museum.
Conservatory and Belgian Music
The Music Library of the Conservatory of Ghent has taken the initiative to organise writing sessions about (composers of classical) Belgian music. The first session took place on Friday 25 March.
Wiki Femmes et Sciences
A first virtual session took place on Friday 11 February and a second session on Saturday 5 March in the framework of the Journées du Matrimoine. Two more sessions were held for schools at the Atheneum Royal De Hannut on Tuesday 22 March and the Atheneum Royal De Huy on Monday 28 March.
Writing about heritage
In Leuven and Ternat, humanities pupils write about heritage. They are guided by the local heritage team and by Wikimedia Belgium.
Expert meeting at the Flemish Architecture Institute
On Thursday 24 March, the Flemish Architecture Institute held an experts' meeting to determine the VAi's strategy for the coming years. A number of representatives from the cultural world were invited.
Heritage course completed
Upcoming writing sessions
In het nieuws
Fiscal gift through the King Baudouin Foundation
Wikimedia Belgium NPO