During the whole month of September internet users around the world participated with Wiki Loves Monuments, world’s largest photography competition with a tolal of 370,000 uploads. This year Aruba participated for the first time with a total of 258 uploaded pictures. The competition was organized by Stichting Monumentenfonds Aruba. The local jury consiting of Daphne Every, Alice van Romondt, Anne Witsenburg, Ryan Oduber and Rob Vermeer had the difficult task of choosing the winners for both participating categories and nominate 10 pictures to participate in the international competition.
On November 29 the winners of Wiki Loves Monuments Aruba 2013 were announced at the Wiki Loves Monuments Award Ceremony at the National Archaeological Museum Aruba. The winners Are:
Category 2 :
3rd Place: Gina Jie Sam Foek : Camera Digital courtesy of Sams… by Manolo
2nd Place: Edward Erasmus : Watch Courtesy of Little Switzerland
1st Place : Ayrton Tromp: Ticket to Fort Lauderdale withTiara air Aruba
10th Place: Natalie Liao Yen: Dinner for two for 2 at Las Ramblas Restaurant Na La Cabana Beach Resort and Casino
9th Place: Natalie Liao Yen : Dinner for two at Matthews Beachside Restaurant
8th Place: Natalie Liao yen : Dinner for 2 at Taste of Belgium
7th Place: Sra Van Lis Donata : Palm Pleasure Sunsetsail for 2 from De Palm Tours
6th Place: Natalie Liao Yen : Dinner for 2 at Charlies Bar
5th Place: Natalie Liao Yen: Sunset Cruise for 2 from Pelian Adventures
4th Place: Arthur Ruiz : Palm Pleasure Sunset sail from De Palm Tours
3rd Place: Justus Leonor: Weekend stay at La Cabana Beach Resort and Casino
2nd Place: Edward Erasmus Michael Kors watch courtesy of Little Switzerland
1st Place : Natalie Liao Jen: Ticket to Fort Lauderdale with Tiara Air
VIP photographer at Caribbean sea Jazz Festival Aruba 2013.: Ayrton Tromp
Most Uploaded Pictures : Natalie Liao Jen
Congratulations to all the winners and thank you for participating!!
A special thanks to all sponsors!