Europeana Photography celebrates the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage


The 27th October is the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, organized by UNESCO. EuropeanaPhotography joined the celebrations in Girona thanks to the active participation of CRDI, Centre for Image Research and Diffusion of the Girona Municipality.

 Girona celebrates the October 27th

World Day of Audiovisual Heritage

Girona City Council, through the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) and the Museum of Cinema, with the collaboration of Amics de la UNESCO, celebrate the World Day of Audiovisual Heritage with the follow activities:

–       Conference: “An overview of the portrait in Girona”, by David Iglésias Franch, archives technician of CRDI.

–       Presentation: Japanese Photographic Album (ca. 1885-1890)”, by Jordi Pons, director of the Museum of Cinema.

Both activities are based on photographs already published in Europeana through EuropeanaPhotography project. These activities will be held on Monday 27th, at 19:30 h, in the Museum of Cinema (C. Sèquia, 1. Girona)


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