World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

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Historic ethnographic field recordings on wax cylinders from 1898-1915 at The British Library.

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is a commemoration of the adoption, in 1980 by the 21st General Conference, of the Recommendation for the Safeguarding and Preservation of Moving Images. The World Day provides an occasion to raise general awareness of the need to take urgent measures and to acknowledge the importance of audiovisual documents. The theme for 2014 is : "Archives at Risk: much more to do".


Type of Event Special Event
Start 27.10.2014 09:00 local time
End 27.10.2014 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Panevska, Iskra
Contact Iskra Panevska ( and Maria Liouliou (
Country Worldwide
City Worldwide / Mondial
Venue Global
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants
Official Website Official Website for the Day
Link 1 World Day for Audiovisual Heritage 2014
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