Wiki Loves Monuments (WLM) is an international public competition where you can photograph symbols of our cultural

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heritage (buildings, statues, shipwrecks, etc.) and share the photos with the world by uploading them to Wikimedia Commons.

The competition was launched at the beginning of September (Heritage Month) and will run throughout the month. All you have to do to take part is to go to a heritage site near you, take the photo, and upload it to the Wiki Loves Monuments web site. You can see the photos that have already been uploaded.

The top photographs from South Africa will receive national and provincial prices. The best photographs from participating countries will be entered into an international contest. One lucky photograph will win a ticket to Hong Kong. The competition is being held in 35 countries.

Connect with your Heritage. Get your camera, phone or tablet, visit a heritage site and start clicking.