According to the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), Saturday, April 18, 2009 is the International Day for Monuments and Sites, also known as World Heritage Day. Observed every April 18th since 2001, the theme of World Heritage Day 2009 is “Heritage and Science.” ICOMOS intends for the day to raise public awareness concerning the diversity of the world’s heritage and the efforts required to protect and conserve them, as well as to draw attention to their vulnerability. ICOMOS members and committees are holding a variety of activities, conferences and other events.
For more information, click here: Icomos World Heritage Day.
Information on activities in the United Kingdom can be found here.