Wiki-Urals International Contest Winners Awarding Ceremony was held on April 7 at Ekaterinburg-EXPO Exhibit Center in the framework of 5th International Tourism Forum «Greater Urals — 2017», organized by Sverdlovsk Regional Tourism Development Center. The event was attended by participants from 13 regions of Russia and 11 foreign countries. Award recipients joined Ekaterinburg Wiki-tour held later on the same day.
«Wikimedia RU» Non-Commercial Partnership for the Advancement of Encyclopedic Knowledge is a legally independent non-profit organization, established to support activities conducted within the territory of the Russian Federation related to development of free encyclopedic, educational and other information, reflecting knowledge accumulated by humanity.
The leading project of the kind is a free internet-encyclopedia «Wikipedia», whose Russian language edition is one of the main aspects of «Wikimedia RU» activities.