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Exhibition: “A Passage to Asia: 25 Centuries of Exchanges between Asia and Europe”

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25 Jun 10 - 10 Oct 10
Brussels (Belgium)


Supported by the ASEF, “A Passage to Asia: 25 Centuries of Exchange between Asia and Europe” showcased the treasures of 20 different countries to highlight 2,500 years of exchanges between Asia and Europe.The exhibition presented an exceptional selection of over 300 decorative and artistic objects never previously shown in Europe: burial urns, bronze ritual drums, gold jewellery, ivories, old maps, and unique textiles, as well as extraordinary cargo recently recovered from shipwrecks at the bottom of the sea.

Participants of the 4th Connecting Civil Societies of Asia and Europe and the 5th Asia-Europe Editors’ Roundtable were taken on a guided tour of the exhibition.

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