A Virtual Tour of World Heritage Sites
On the occasion of Journées Européennes du Patrimoine (European Heritage Days), and as part of the UNESCO-Vocations Patrimoine Fellowships programme for World Heritage managers established in January 2006, which provides fellowships to current and future managers of World Heritage sites, the Vocations Patrimoine, l'Héritage du Futur association is organizing an exhibition of images of World Heritage sites by photographer Tito Dupret.
This is the first exhibit of 360° panographic images and virtual visits of World Heritage sites to be shown in France. It was made possible with the support of Vocations Patrimoine's partners AXA and MAZARS, as well as the French Ministry for Culture and Communication, the French representation of the European Commission, Hewlett Packard, the WHTour association, the Kaplan Foundation and Tokyo Broadcasting Systems.
The exhibition includes panographic photos and virtual visits of World Heritage sites, videos about the first World Heritage Fellowships awarded for research in China, India, Japan, the Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United Republic of Tanzania, as well as images of World Heritage sites.
Ministry of Culture and Communication in France, Site des Bons Enfants, 182 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris. From Monday 11 September to Sunday, 17 September from 9:30 am to 7 pm.
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