An example of Demoscene art.
An example of Demoscene art. Image: j bizzie Flickr CC BY SA 2.0

Finland recognises the Demoscene as part of its cultural heritage

Demoscene is a subculture of providing demos of digital works of art showcasing skills at programming, art and music.

Finnish Heritage Agency added the culture to its National Inventory of Living Heritage along with 13 other new additions. This move comes as a consequence of Art of Coding campaign for nomination of Demoscene to UNESCO’s international list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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