The Week of Sound 16th Edition

When, local time: 
Monday, 21 January 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 27 January 2019 (All day)
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Event under UNESCO Patronage

Launched for the first time in 2004, The Week of Sound is a campaign to raise awareness for the social issues related to sound through a variety of events, conferences and forums.

Comprising 5 subthemes, the week addresses questions related to the sound environment, health, sound recording, reproduction and conservation, the relation between image and sound, and musical and sound expression.

The sound environment is becoming an increasingly central topic of concern for urban planners as populations continue to converge into densely packed cities. As such, the 16th Week of Sound will highlight and instigate discussion for the issues around this year’s theme of “Sound, a structural element for urban planning”.