Public Domain Day

On the first of January new works enter into the public domain because their copyrights have expired. This means the works can be re-used in new works of art, they can be changed and re-published.
Worldwide, this The Public Domain Day is celebrated on the first of January.

In Brussels, the Public Domain Day is celebrated by a yearly event that is organised by Constant, CRIDS(Centre de Recherche Informatique et Droit, FUNDP Namur), Cinema Nova and the Royal Library of Belgium.