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The World Heritage - The 42nd Session of the World Heritage Committee

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Le Corbusier

A DVD produced by TBS on occasion of the 42nd session of the WHC, which was held in Manama, Bahrain, from 24 June to 7 July 2018.

Contents of the DVD
1. New Cultural and Mixed Heritage Sites of the World
This consists on a selection of new inscriptions between 2014 and 2016, such as: Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System (Mexico), Cultural landscape of Maymand (Iran), Ephesus (Turkey), Arab-Norman Palermo and the cathedral churches of Cefalu and Monreale (Italy), Nan Madol: ceremonial centre of Eastern Micronesia (Micronesia), the architectural work of Le Corbusier, an outstanding contribution to the modern movement.

2. New Natural Heritage Sites of the World
Five new natural sites selected from inscriptions between 2013 and 2016: Archipélago de Revillagigedo (Mexico), Sanganeb Marine National Park end the Dungonab Bay (Botswana), Namib Sand Sea (Namibia), and Mount Etna (Italy)

3. All World Heritage Sites of Japan
21 sites in total, including the newly inscribed in 2017 Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region

4. 4K World Heritage
Introducing four WH sites in 4K: Pingvellir National Park (Iceland), Venice and its lagoon (Italy), Champagne hillsides (France) and Historic Centre of Vienna (Austria)

Place/region: Austria, Botswana, France, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Micronesia, Namibia, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam, Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe
Type: Travelogue
Extract: 10 min. Total length:
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Publisher: Tokyo Broadcasting System Television, Inc (TBS) Sponsor: Canon Inc.; UNESCO WHC
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