Date: 27 October
Categories:General Knowledge, Day-Week-Year-Importance
Suggested For: Bank Exams, Civil Services Exam, MBA Exams, UPSC Exams, SSC Exams
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) decided to observe October 27 as the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. The day aims at protect and safeguard the heritage of audiovisual like film, television, radio etc. This is done by build global awareness of issues on preserving audiovisual material, such as sound recordings and moving images. The first World Day for Audiovisual Heritage was observed on 27 October 2007.
Actions and Programs
Programs and activities like competitions to promote Audiovisual Heritage, Panel discussions, conferences, public talks, seminars, and special exhibitions are conducted on this day.
2014: Archives at Risk: much more to do
2013: Saving Our Heritage for the Next Generation
2012: Audiovisual heritage memory? The clock is ticking
2011: Audiovisual Heritage: See, Hear, and Learn
2010: Save and Savour your Audiovisual Heritage – Now