Seen from Switzerland. The treasures of Abomey exhibited in Benin: a “historic” success, with some caveats

Seen from Switzerland The treasures of Abomey exhibited in Benin

On this Sunday in April in Cotonou, Benin, under a blazing sun, a crowd throngs the immense alleys of the Marina, the presidential palace, to admire the exhibition “Art of Benin yesterday and today”, which hosts until the end of May the 26 “historic” pieces, dating from the 19the century, returned to Benin by the … Read more

France solemnly returns the treasure of Abomey to Benin

The Beninese head of state was welcomed at the presidential palace of the Elysée in the morning for the last stage of this unprecedented process of restitution, the signing of the act of transfer of ownership of these works to the Republic of Benin. After the signature of the document by the Ministers of Culture … Read more