International Year of Sound 2020

Event Calendar

The Year of Sound will be celebrated with events originating at the regional, the national, and the international levels.


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29 March 2019 International

Declaration of 2020 as International Year of Sound

The International Commission for Acoustics has announced to its Member Societies and International Affiliates that an International Year of Sound will be held throughout the year 2020. It is hoped that the importance of sound in today‚Äôs world will reach every part of our planet in 2020. More details can be found in this news […]

1 January - 12 December 2019 France

La Semaine du Son 2019

La Semaine du Son (Week of Sound) in 2019 has many events and activities planned, mainly in France but also in Belgium and Lebanon. A complete guide can be found by downloading the Programme. The events include: 21 January 2019 – 3 February 2019: 16th Edition of La Semaine du Son. Many events and activities […]

17 April 2011 - 22 March 2019 International

Brief history of the IYS

Here are some of the key events leading up to the declaration of 2020 as the International Year of Sound: Year 2011 The ICA Board agrees on the concept of an International Year of Sound before the end of the decade. Year 2012 initial planning and preference for 2019. Year 2013 planning committee for discussions […]