The Moving Past: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

written by Anna on October 27, 2014 in Content with no comments

It’s World Day for Audiovisual Heritage and what better to celebrate with some moving images that can be found via Europeana. Celebrations for this dat take place every year on October 27. This day was chosen by UNESCO (the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) in 2005, to raise awareness of the significance and importance of preservation for recorded sound and audiovisual documents.

To mark this day we have created some quirky GIFs, highlighting a selection of videos from Europe’s audiovisual archives. Take a moment to explore our Pinterest board ‘The Moving Past‘, or head over to Europeana and explore more of the audiovisual items that have been made available there.

All items are from Open Beelden and the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision, explore their collections through Europeana.