Wikipedia Turns 20

Let's celebrate!
, James Gaunt.

Wikipedia turns 20 on January 15, and Wikimedia Australia are celebrating with this great video.

Around the world Wikipedians are counting down for Wiki Week and Wikipedia Day and Wikimedia Australia will be hosting a special online event on January 15. See our Wikipedia 20 event page for details.

You can read more about Wikipedia's first 20 years at the Wikimedia Foundation's page, with lots of fun facts and animated gifs to get you into the festive fun.

Thank you to everyone at Wikimedia Australia, and all of the contributors to Wikipedia.

Here's to another 20 years!


In March 2021 Wikimedia Australia's Caddie Brain spoke to ABC Radio National about Wikipedia turning 20. You can listen here.

The interview also features University of Technology Sydney's Heather Ford who contributed ‘Rise of the Underdog’ to Wikipedia@20, and journalist Richard Cook who wrote this piece about Wikipedia for Wired.

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