Welsh

Celtic Knot 2018 – How can Wikidata support minority language Wikipedias

By Delphine Dallison, Wikimedian in Residence at the Scottish Libraries and Information Council (SLIC) At the beginning of July, I attended the Celtic Knot 2018 conference at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth organised in partnership with Wikimedia UK. As a Wikidata novice, but enthusiast, I was excited to see that the conference had… read more »

No article? No problem.

Generating Article Placeholders on the Welsh Wikipedia The Welsh Language Wicipedia already punches above its weight with seventy thousand articles. That’s roughly one article for every eight Welsh speakers. But now a student in Germany has developed a new tool which can fill in the gaps on Wikipedia by borrowing data from another of Wikimedia’s… read more »

Wikimedia UK, Wicipedia Cymraeg and the National Eisteddfod

The National Eisteddfod is Wales’ primary cultural event of the year with a history stretching back over 800 years. It includes all the major cultural institutions in Wales and this year had 135,000 visitors. The event creates Crowned and Chaired bards who are like National Laureates. Robin Owain, our Ambassador in Wales, won the chair… read more »

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