World Day for Audio-visual Heritage on Oct 27

2003

HYDERABAD, Oct 26 (APP): World Day for Audio-visual Heritage will be
celebrated on Oct 27 across the globe to highlight the value of Audio-visual documents, such as films, radio and television programmes, audio and video recordings that contain the primary records of the 20th and 21st centuries.
The UNESCO General Conference in 2005 approved the commemoration of a
World Day for Audio-visual Heritage as a mechanism to raise general awareness of the need for urgent measures to be taken and to acknowledge
the importance of Audio-visual documents as an integral part of national identity.