OpenStreetMap 11th Anniversary Birthday party

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The 11th birthday cake arriving for the party in Bangalore, India (read more)

We celebrated the project birthday, the OpenStreetMap 11th Anniversary Birthday party, on Sunday, 9th August 2015' (or thereabouts) in cities all around the world!

Birthday events


In London we had a big London Hack Weekend Aug 2015 at the geovation hub in Clerkenwell, so we celebrated the birthday all weekend, including lovely sunny evening drinks at the The Crown pub, Clerkenwell.

Sunny evening drinks in London


In Passau we have our regulars' table which will this time be dedicated to celebrate another great year of OpenStreetMap hacking and mapping. So join us for our birthday party on Monday, 10th August 2015, starting at 19:00 at the Café Kowalski in Passau.

The Passau 11th Birthday Muffins!

Fukushima, Japan

In Fukushima we held a mapping party & 11th OSM Birthday party on 8th August. Inawashiro R294 Mapping party from 11am on Saturday. We used Mapillary for mapping. We held a OSM Birthday Party at Cafe BLACK HOLE(map) from 2pm on Saturday. We made a birthday cake.

The peach-shaped cake.:) Fukushima Prefecture is famous for producing peaches.

Moscow, Russia

In Moscow we are gathering on 8th outside the city near a lake, to map nearby villages and have a shashlik. Photos by parshin.

Chennai, India

In Chennai, we at SWIFT(SWIFT Women in Free Technologies), have organized a mapathon for first time and new mappers on the occasion of OSM's 11th anniversary. The event is for women and by women. Interested folks in and around the area do join us on Sunday, 9th August 2015, at the office premises of Free Software Foundation Tamil Nadu (FSFTN) (map) from 9-30 a.m. to 12-30 p.m.

Taipei, Taiwan

In the monthly OpenStreetMap meetup in Taipei 19:30-21:300 (UTC+8) 8/10 at Mozilla Community Space (Map Here), we will give a brief introduction about the basic editing of OpenStreetMap using iD editor. In the discussion section we'll have a cake together to celebration the 11th anniversary of OpenStreetMap.

Bengaluru, India

A birthday reception party on 10th evening hosted for the local mapping community at the Mapbox office. We kick things off with stories from user:Planemad and user:geohacker on their involvement with maps in India followed cutting the OSM cake. Details

Beijing, China

In Beijing, or probably in China, we are gonna have our first introduction of OpenStreetMap at Cafe Heaven. WooHoo! This is also the first meetup of Maptime Beijing. For sure, there will be cakes, pizza, and drinks provided! Join and RSVP!

Beijing Cake

Zurich, Switzerland

In Zurich, Switzerland they had a meet-up complete with a dinky little birthday cake

Zurich Cake

Your city

OpenStreetMap is a volunteer driven project, and that goes for event organisation too. This means if you'd like to celebrate OpenStreetMap's birthday where you are... you just need to make a little plan, and add the details to this list!

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