Allcargo is part of a unique and novel initiative to bring the most exclusive 17th century Flemish masterpieces to India.
These vintage paintings and engravings were for the first time brought to India from Belgium, to be displayed in one of India’s oldest and largest museums, in Mumbai, i.e. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly know as Prince of Wales museum. These fine works of gifted artisans like Peter Paul Rubens, Jan Breughel, Jacob Jordens and others, will be on display till 9th February 2014 in India.
An exclusive inauguration of the paintings was organized on 27th November in Mumbai, which was graced by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium, HE Didier Reynders Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Kris Peeters, Minister-President of the Government of Flanders, Mr Philip Heylen Vice Mayor of the City of Antwerp for Culture & Economy and Mr. Marc Van Peel President Antwerp Port Authority.
The exclusive gathering was attended by over 400 dignitaries, including our Executive Chairman Mr. Shashi Kiran Shetty and other board members of Allcargo. Respective representatives of governments of Belgium and India were also present for the inauguration.