Wikimania 2008 will be held in Alexandria, Egypt on July.

8 May, 2008

Alexandria will be hosting Wikimania 2008 on July 17-19 in the prestigious new Library of Alexandria (Bibliotheca Alexandrina).

Wikimania is a conference held yearly for users of the Wikimedia Foundation projects, including Wikipedia, Wikinews, etc.

The conferment will include Presentations, Scientific tracks, Workshops / Tutorials.Wikimania 2008 is an open event, and everyone are welcome to register with a small fee.

The first Wikimania conference was held in Frankfurt, Germany, on August 4-8, 2005. The second conference was held in Boston, USA, on August 4-6, 2006 and the third one was held in Taipei, Taiwan, on August 3-5, 2007. While the Wikimania 2009 will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Arabic is gaining popularity among Wikimedia projects. The Arabic Wikipedia. Which started on 2003 has now about 58,939 articles published.

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