Since the beginning Fondazione Mediterraneo payed attention to the promotion of cultural dialogue among the Euro-Mediterranean Countries, in particular, to all those artistic forms that become instrument for dialogue: the music is one of them.
Since 1996 the Fondazione collaborates with the Franciscan Ceter Oltre il Chiostro in the organization of the Epiphany Concert which is aired every year on the 6th of January on Rai Uno and on Rai International.
Since 2004 the Fondazione is promoting all aver the world the Euro-Mediterranean Concert for Dialogue among Cultures, with great success. The Concerts in Cairo, Otranto, Naples, Rome, Cosenza, Cairo (Pyramids), Luxembourg, Barcelona, Algiers, Gaeta and Naples (Teatro di San Carlo) saw the participation of many Euro-Mediterranean artists and performers.
The Mediterranean Award matches with both Concerts.
30 April 2014
It took place in Gaeta, part of the Yacht Med Festival, the thirteenth edition of the "CONCERT FOR THE EURO-MEDITERRANEAN DIALOGUE BETWEEN CULTURES: SOUNDS OF PEACE", in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce of Latin America, the European Union and the RIDE - Italian Network for Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue.
On this occasion, Eugenio Bennato, Pietra Montecorvino and the Tunisian M'Barka Ben Taleb suggested contamination of Mediterranean music that involved the audience.
The Concerto is dedicated to the "TOTEM OF PEACE": the monumental work of the sculptor Mario Molinari that match right from Gaeta in 2010, is spreading throughout the world.
For the Fondazione Mediterraneo intervened Simone Pedrelli Carpiche with the President of the CCIIA Latina Zottola, recalled the significance of the Totem of Peace.