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Welcome to the central list of 2022 Wikimania In-Person events;
Wikimania 2022 will be built around a virtual program, but there'll be many local in-person gatherings across the world.


For the interactive map of in-person events, please click here.



Add your event[edit | edit source]

Wikimania 2022 will be a truly global event. If your organization is holding an in-person event, let people know!

To add your event, please find a section of the page devoted to your continent => copy-paste & fill the template below.

If you don't have all the information now, put what you know and then come back later to expand it.

“Clean” template
=== Country, city ===
* '''City, location''':
* '''Organizer''':
* '''Format''':
* '''Date and time''':
* '''Event page, registration link''':
* '''Important to note''':
Template with explanations for each point
=== Country, city <!-- change the title to your country and city --> ===
* '''City, location''': <!-- or maybe it's a town or a village :) where will your event take place? -->
* '''Organizer''': <!-- the organization holding the event – e.g. Wikimedia Polska or Wikimedia México -->
* '''Format''': <!-- will you have a watch party? a meetup? your own mini-conference? something else? all of the above? :) -->
* '''Date and time''': <!-- when will your event take place? -->
* '''Event page, registration link''': <!-- how can people learn more? sign up? please insert a link or put an email; if you hold a private event and don't accept external registrations, please state so) -->
* '''Important to note''': <!-- any other information you'd like to share (if there is any) – maybe you'll have an online stream or you'll distribute data packages for virtual participation -->

Africa[edit | edit source]

Algeria, Mostaganem[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Mostaganem
  • Organizer: Algeria Wikimedians User Group
  • Format: Wikimania PizzaParty
  • Date and time: August 13
  • Event page, registration link: Mostaganem PizzaParty
  • Important to note:

Rwanda, Kigali[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Kigali
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Community User Group Rwanda
  • Format: Wikimania Party
  • Date and time: August 11
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

South Sudan, Juba[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Juba
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Community User Group South Sudan
  • Format: Wikimania watch party
  • Date and time: Around the weekend of August 13–14
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

Sudan, Khartoum[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Khartoum
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Community User Group Sudan
  • Format: Community meet, conference and viewing party
  • Date and time: August 11–14
  • Event page, registration link: link
  • Important to note:

Côte d'Ivoire, Bouaké[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Bouaké
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Community User Group Côte d'Ivoire
  • Format: Watch Party during Annuals Meetings of the User Group
  • Date and time: Around the weekend of August 13–14
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

Nigeria, Katsina[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Katsina
  • Organizer: Hausa Wikimedians UserGroup
  • Format: Wikimania watch party
  • Date and time: Around the weekend of August 13–14
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

Nigeria, Lagos[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Ajao-Estate, Lagos
  • Organizers:Wikimedia User Group Nigeria, Igbo Wikimedians User Group, Yoruba Wikimedians User Group
  • Format: Face to Face meetup
  • Date and time:August 11th-14th 2022
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

Burundi, Bujumbura[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Bujumbura, Mukaza
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Community user group Burundi
  • Format: Coference
  • Date and time: August 11 to August 13
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

Nigeria, Enugu[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Nsukka, Enugu
  • Organizer: A + F Group, Enugu State, Nigeria
  • Format: Face to face meetup
  • Date and time: September 12, 2022
  • Event page, registration link: https://artandfeminism.org/events/
  • Important to note: This is the official first meetup of all the heads of associations involved in A+F programs in Enugu State/Nigeria

Nigeria, Kaduna[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Kaduna
  • Organizer: Hausa Wikimedians UserGroup
  • Format: Wikimania watch party
  • Date and time: Around the weekend of August 13–14
  • Event page, registration link: Scholarship Link
  • Important to note:

Tunisia, Monastir[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Monastir
  • Organizer: Wikimedia TN User Group
  • Format: Community meet-up, conference and watch party
  • Date and time: August 13–14, 2022
  • Event page, registration link: wikimania.wikimedia.tn
  • Important to note:

Nigeria, Potiskum[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Potiskum
  • Organizer: Fulfulde Wikimedians User Group
  • Format: Community meet up, conference and watch party
  • Date and time: August 13–14
  • Event page, registration link: Link
  • Important to note:

RDC, Goma[edit | edit source]

RDC, Kinshasa[edit | edit source]

RDC, Kisangani[edit | edit source]

RDC, Lubumbashi[edit | edit source]

Nigeria, Ilorin[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Ilorin
  • Organizer: Nigerian Wikimedians for Sustainable Development.
  • Format: Watch parties and closing ceremony.
  • Date and time: Time is 9:00AM Daily; Our in-person events will hold between 12–14 August, 2022.
  • Event page, registration link: Registration link, see here, but we only accept participants who are members of our community as there are limited slots available.
  • Important to note:

Nigeria, Kaduna[edit | edit source]

  • City,location: Kaduna, Kaduna North
  • Organizer: Nigerians Commons Photographers Usergroup
  • Format: Watch party and Conference
  • Date and time: 12 to 14 August
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

Ghana, Tamale[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Tamale, Ghana
  • Organizer: Dagbani Wikimedians User Group
  • Format: Wikimania 2022 Conference
  • Date and time: August 13, This In-person event will start from 9am to 3pm
  • Event page, registration link: A link to the registration form.
  • Important to note:

Uganda, Kampala[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Kampala
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda
  • Format: In-person event on the final day of Wikimania
  • Date and time: 12 August 2022, 9:00 to 5:00 Local time
  • Event page, registration link: A link to the scholarship application form through which participants will get the invitation to the in-person event
  • Important to note: The invitation for the in-person event will be sent to selected participants, including the program and venue

Ghana, Accra[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Accra
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Ghana User Group
  • Format: In-person post Wikimania 22 meetup
  • Date and time: 27th August 2022, 10:00 to 16:00 UTC
  • Event page, registration link: Registration link can be found here
  • Important to note: All those who would want to attend this in-person event must register first to be a part of it.

Ghana, Accra (2)[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Accra, Labone
  • Organizer: Open Foundation West Africa
  • Format:In person
  • Date and time: 13th August, 2022
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

South Africa, Cape Town[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Cape Town
  • Organizer: Wikimedia South Africa
  • Format: In person 22 meetup
  • Date and time: 12-14 August
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note: If you are interested in joining us at either the Cape Town event then please let us know by filling out this form. For more details see the event page on the Wikimedia South Africa website here.

South Africa, Johannesburg[edit | edit source]

Kenya, Nairobi[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Nairobi
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Community Kenya User Group
  • Format: In person Watch Party
  • Date and time: Aug 13th - Day 3 of Wikimania
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note: It's General Elections week in Kenya and therefore the event hangs in the balance and will be confirmed on 12th August Midday (EAT) when it's possible to tell the political environment. Safety for our members remains paramount. For more updates follow us on Twitter.

Americas[edit | edit source]

United States, New York City[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: New York City
  • Organizer:
  • Format: Wiki World's Fair
  • Date and time: August 12–14
  • Event page, registration link: link
  • Important to note:

United States, Pittsburgh[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Organizer: Ohio + DC Wikimedians
  • Format: meetup
  • Date and time: August 12–14
  • Event page, registration link: link
  • Important to note:

United States, Salt Lake City[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Organizer: KarenJoyce
  • Format: meetup
  • Date and time: TBD
  • Event page, registration link: Wikipedia:Meetup/Utah/August 2022
  • Important to note: The meetup is being planned. You can help us choose the time and location in Utah on the event page.

United States, San Diego[edit | edit source]

United States, San Francisco[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: San Francisco, California
  • Organizer: Amanda Bittaker, I guess
  • Format: hackathon and meetup
  • Date and time: August 12
  • Event page, registration link: link
  • Important to note:

Venezuela, Caracas[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Caracas, WeCode
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Venezuela and Wikimedia Small Projects
  • Format: Conference
  • Date and time: August 12–14
  • Event page, registration link: link (deadline to register is July 25)
  • Important to note: Conference open for non-wikimedians too!

Chile, Santiago[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Santiago
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Chile
  • Format: meetup
  • Date and time: August 6
  • Event page, registration link: under construction
  • Important to note:

Haïti, Petit-Goâve - Hinche[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Petit-Goâve / Hinche
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Haiti
  • Format: meetup
  • Date and time: August 8–11–14
  • Event page, registration link: under construction
  • Important to note:

Mexico, Cuernavaca[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Cuernavaca, Morelos
  • Organizer: Wikimedia México
  • Format: Meetup
  • Date and time: August 12–14
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:cupo limitado

Mexico, Xalapa[edit | edit source]

Argentina, Santa Fe[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Santa Fe, Santa Fe
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Argentina
  • Format: Meetup
  • Date and time: August 13–14
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note:

Brazil, Santa Leopoldina[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Santa Leopoldina, Espírito Santo
  • Organizer: Wiki Movimento Brasil
  • Format: Wiki takes a city
  • Date and time: August 12-14
  • Event page, registration link: Wiki Ocupa Santa Leopoldina (in Portuguese)
  • Important to note: Series of events focused on the cultural heritage of the municipality and watch parties for Wikimania sessions, with presentations occurring from the event venue as well.

Uruguay, Montevideo[edit | edit source]

Asia[edit | edit source]

Iran, Tehran[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Tehran, Iran
  • Organizer: Iranian Wikimedians User Group
  • Format: Meetup
  • Date and time: 13 August
  • Event page, registration link: Under construction
  • Important to note:

Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Bishkek
  • Organizer: community
  • Format: meetup
  • Date and time: August 11 and 12
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note: Venue: Молодёжный центр "Жаш-Муун"

India, Mangalore[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Mangalore, India
  • Organizer: Karavali Wikimedians User Group
  • Format: Meetup
  • Date and time: August 13
  • Event page, registration link: Under construction
  • Important to note:

India, Bengaluru[edit | edit source]

India, Bhubaneswar[edit | edit source]

India, Hyderabad[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Hyderabad ,Paidi Jairaj Preview Theatre Ravindra Bharathi, Saifabad, Khairtabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004
  • Organizer: Telugu Wikimedian Community
  • Format: Hybrid Meetup
  • Date and time: 13:08:2022; Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Event page, registration link: Wikimania_2022_celebrations
  • Important to note:This is Hybrid Meetup,A mini edit-a-thon related to India's Independence Day celebrations is being organized along with a training camp for photo-taking competitions for Wikipedia pages #WPWP. The meeting will be held offline (Rabindra Bharati) and online (Zoom/Google Meet) so that all Wiki members can participate in these celebrations.

India, Madurai[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Madurai, India
  • Organizer: Tamil Wikimedian Community
  • Format: Meetup
  • Date and time: August 14
  • Event page, registration link: Madurai Wikimania 2022
  • Important to note:

Philippines, Naga City[edit | edit source]

Philippines, Pili[edit | edit source]

Philippines, Pasacao[edit | edit source]

Azerbaijan, Baku[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Baku
  • Organizer: Wikimedians of Turkic Languages User Group
  • Format: Edit-a-thon, Watch Party and discussions, Meetups, Celebrating.
  • Date and time: 13–14 August
  • Event page, registration link: link
  • Important to note:

Bangladesh, Dhaka[edit | edit source]

Japan, Tokyo[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Tokyo, Tokyo National Museum
  • Organizer: Museum Wikipedia Editathon Organising Committee
  • Format: In-person editathon
  • Date and time: 9 August, 2022
  • Event page, registration link: Japanese Wikipedia event page
  • Important to note: Limited to a small number of people due to COVID restrictions.

Thailand, Nakhon Pathom[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Mahidol University Salaya Campus
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Thailand
  • Format: In-person edit-a-thon
  • Date and time: 13 August, 2022
  • Event page, registration link: Meetup/Mahidol University/18 (Wikimania 2022)
  • Important to note: No registration needed.

United Arab Emirates, Sharjah[edit | edit source]

  • City, location : Sharjah, Rolla
  • Organizer:
  • Format:Meet up
  • Date and time: 9 August, 2022
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note: Limited to a small number of people due to COVID restrictions.


Israel, Tel Aviv[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Tel Aviv WikiMedia Israel offices
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Israel
  • Format: Wikimedian of the Year 2022 ceremony Watch party
  • Date and time: 14 August, 2022 14:30 UTC
  • Event page, registration link:
  • Important to note: Also available to watch through the event page and the you-tube channel.

Europe[edit | edit source]

Finland, Helsinki[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Helsinki, Maria01, URBAN03 at Maria 01 at Lapinlahdenkatu 16, Building 3, Floor 2, 00180 Helsinki.
  • Organizer: AvoinGLAM in collaboration with Wikimedia Finland, Open Knowledge Finland, and Creative Commons Finland.
  • Format: Watch Party with workshop Crisis and GLAM at 17.05–18.00 EEST.
  • Date and time: 11 August 12–18 EEST
  • Event page, registration link: Event page in English and Finnish.
  • Important to note: The workshop Crisis and GLAM is organized as part of the Watch Party. More program will be announced.

Germany, Holzgünz[edit | edit source]

Meetup during Wikimania 2022 in Holzgünz in the state of Bavaria within Germany at Hogü-456 Home, contact via Wikimail to get address

Italy, Esino Lario (Province of Lecco - Above Lake Como)[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Esino Lario (Province of Lecco) at the museum Museo delle Grigne, Via Montefiori 19, Parco di Villa Clotilde, 23825 Esino Lario (LC)
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Italia in collaboration with Ecomuseo delle Grigne/Associazione Amici del Museo delle Grigne and with the support of Pro Loco Esino Lario, Soccorso Val d'Esino
  • Format: Wikimania festivities, Wikipedia and Vikidia workshop for kids (9–13 years old), Wikimania streaming, gatherings and meet-ups
  • Date and time: Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August
  • Event page, registration link: Description and program in Italian and description and program in English. Please add your name in the event page in Italian under "participanti".
  • Important to note: Please note that you need to arrange your travel and accommodation; we are preparing a survey to support you for local transport and meals.

North Macedonia, Skopje, Ohrid, Veles[edit | edit source]

Meetups during Wikimania 2022 in Skopje, Ohrid and Veles, contact via email organizer GLAM Macedonia to get the addresses.

Poland, Warsaw[edit | edit source]

  • City: Warszawa, al. Szucha 16/15:
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Polska
  • Format: meetup and editing, watch party and discussions
  • Date and time: August 13
  • Event page, registration link: wmpl:Wikimania 2022#Spotkania lokalne
  • Important to note: Registration needed for in person attendees.

Russia, Pushkin[edit | edit source]

  • City: Pushkin, Saint Petersburg
  • Organizer: Wikimedia RU
  • Format: Wiki-Conference 2022: meetup, GLAM-wiki Marathon, Wikimania party and discussions
  • Date and time: September, 24–25, full day
  • Event page, registration link: Info (in English) with link for registration (see Participants).
  • Important to note: off-line and on-line

Sweden, Stockholm[edit | edit source]

  • City: Stockholm, Norrsken House and online
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Sverige
  • Format: Wikimania festivities, watch party and discussions.
  • Date and time: Friday 12 August, 17.00–20.00 (CET) and Saturday 13 August, 14.00–17.00 (CET)
  • Registration link: Info (in Swedish) with link to google form for registration.
  • Important to note: Registration needed to be eligible for travel grant when attending in person.

United Kingdom, London (Wikimania UK Community Festival)[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: London, Newspeak House (133-135 Bethnal Green Road, London, England E2 7DG). Also open for online participation.
  • Organizer: Wikimedia UK
  • Format: Wikimania festivities, community meet up, training sessions, lightning talks.
  • Date and time: Friday 12 August and Saturday 13 August
  • Event page, registration link: Registration, Programme
  • Important to note: Registration needed for both online and in person attendees.

United Kingdom, London (London Wikimedia Meetup)[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: London, Penderel's Oak Pub, Holborn, London WC1
  • Organizer: London Wikimedia Meetup
  • Format: Pub meet
  • Date and time: Sunday 14th August 13:00 BST
  • Event page, registration link: meta:Meetup/London/183
  • Important to note: Location is a pub. Alcohol consumption is optional.

Ukraine, Kyiv[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: Kyiv (exact location to be communicated to registered users)
  • Organizer: Wikimedia Ukraine
  • Format: meetup, watch party
  • Date and time: August 14 (exact schedule to be communicated to registered users)
  • Event page, registration link: event page on Wikimedia Ukraine's wiki (in Ukrainian)
  • Important to note: Wikimedia Ukraine also provides support for Ukrainian community members' online participation – souvenirs to online participants + scholarships as necessary

Denmark, Copenhagen[edit | edit source]

France, Paris[edit | edit source]

  • City, location: 1) Wikimedia France's headquarter, 12 Rue Martel, Paris, 2) One meeting, discussion, drink evening is likely, the place is under discussion.
  • Organizer: Adélaide Calais (Wikimedia France), Yug (community).
  • Format: 4 days hackathon
  • Date and time: Hackathon: Wednesday 3rd to Saturday 6th August; Meeting, drink, discussion: likely Friday 12th or Saturday 13th.
  • Event page, registration link: LinguaLibre:Events/2022 Hackathon
  • Important to note: Due to human resources constrains, this event was held a week prior. It was lead by the Lingualibre community.

Oceania[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]