World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

Date: 27 October

Organized By:UN

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



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