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27 October: World Day For Audiovisual Heritage


27 October: World Day For Audiovisual Heritage


World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is celebrated all over the world on 27th of October. 

The theme for World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2019 is “Engage the Past Through Sound and Images”. 

In 2005, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) General Conference declared October 27 as World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.

This commemorative day was chosen by UNESCO in 2005 to raise awareness of the significance and preservation risks of recorded sound and audiovisual documents (films, sound and video recordings, radio and television programmes).