Film Preview “Le TRESOR DE BASSAS DA INDIA” by Arte under UNESCO Patronage

Le film ‘Le Trésor de Bassas da India’ illustre l’ histoire fascinante de la protection du patrimoine culturel englouti.

The film ‘Le trésor de Bassas de India’ illustrates the fight of the French authorities against the pillage of the underwater cultural heritage.
The film features the case of the pillaged Santiago wreck in Bassas da India and examines also the situation in Madagascar, as some pillaged objects from that country had been seized in France.


Type of Event Event under UNESCO Patronage
Start 27.05.2013 18:00 local time
End 27.05.2013 21:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Guerin, Ulrike
Organizer UNESCO
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 125, avenue de Suffren
Room Room I
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Major Programme
Language of Event French
Estimated number of participants 500
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