Anniversaries

UNESCO participates since 1956 in the commemorations of historic events and in the anniversaries of eminent personalities celebrated by Member States in order to give them worldwide significance.

Celebrating and drawing attention to personalities, works or events that have contributed to the mutual enrichment of cultures helps to promote international understanding, closer relations among peoples and peace. 

Events

15
Dec
2015

Gala show organized on the occasion of the celebration of the 2000th anniversary of the founding of the city of Derbent, the oldest city in Russia (Republic of Daghestan, Russian Federation).

28
Apr
2014

By Mr. Hinnerk Bruhns, emeritus professor at the CNRS

10
Jun
2014

Ediriweera Sarachchandra (1914-1996) is an eminent literary figure from Sri Lanka, has several plays, poetry and literary works to his credit.