27 October 2013: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage
It 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 day aims to raise general awareness of the need to take urgent measures and to acknowledge the importance of audiovisual material, such as sound recordings and moving images.
The theme for this year is: “Saving Our Heritage for the Next Generation”.
Find out more: http://www.un.org/en/events/audiovisualday