Awarding Ceremony of the Mediterranean Awards 2011

On Friday the 20th of May, at the Sala Filangieri of the Administrative Court of Campania (piazza Municipio 67), took place the awarding ceremony of the “Mediterranean Awards 2011”. The “Mediterranean Award for Peace” has been assigned to the Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe. Many of the laureates attended the ceremony: Leila Shahid, Palestinian Ambassador to Brussels; Driss Guerraoui, Councillor of the Prime Minister of Morocco; Habib Ben Yahia, Secretary of the Arab Maghreb Union; the journalists Paolo Mieli and Massimo Milone.

For the occasion, the Fondazione Mediterraneo promoted the “Euromediterranean Concert for Dialogue among Cultures" with the participation of “Cantori di Posillipo”.

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12th Edition Euro-Mediterranean Concert for Dialogue among Cultures

Back in Naples, on the occasion of the “Mediterranean Awards” 2011, the 11th Edition of the Euro-Mediterranean Concert for Dialogue among Cultures with “I Cantori di Posillipo”.

The Fondazione Mediterraneo promoted, on the occasion of the Ceremony for the Mediterranean Awards 2011, the “Euro-Mediterranean Concert for Dialogue among Cultures”. This year the concert, after the success of the previous editions which saw the participation of more than 500.000 people in different cities of the world: Otranto, Cairo, Naples, Rome, Cosenza, Luxembourg, Barcelona, Algeri and Gaeta, came back to Naples at the Sala Filangieri - TAR Campania (Piazza Municipio 69), on friday 20th May at 19:00.

An event that in previous editions brought together artists from different Mediterranean Countries, giving the public the experience of different emotions, thanks to the strength and intensity of the values ​​of peace mixed together with music.
Naples is the symbolic place "where different identities and cultures of the Mediterranean can meet" and identify themselves in the
Totem for Peace, the artwork by sculptor Mario Molinari, recognized worldwide as the symbol of peace it also represents the Mediterranean Award.

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Mons. Parlato receives the title of Peacekeeper

Mons. Eduardo Parlato, Head for Cultural Heritage of the Curia of Naples, received the title of "Peacekeeper" for his commitment in the realization of the Tricolored Totem della Pace at the Diocesan Museum in Naples.

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Council of Cultural Associations for the historical center of Naples

The Fondazione Mediterraneo participated to the Council of Cultural Associations for the historical center of Naples which took place on May the 19th at Ex Asilo Filangieri in view of the Forum of Cultures 2013.

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Tricolored Totem for Peace in Naples: installation of the work

The Tricolored Totem for Peace, by sculptor Mario Molinari, was inaugurated in front of the Diocesan Museum at the presence of the Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe on May the 20th 2011 on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity.

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Jubilee of Publishers and Booksellers: Matters of Faith

The President of Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso and the Head of Institutional Relations Claudio Azzolini took part to the presentation of the new book by Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, "Questioni di Fede",  talking with the lawyer Francesco De Simone.

The event took place on May the 18th in Villa Pignatelli at the presence of H.E. the Bishop mons. Rino Fisichella and the Neapolitan writer Erry De Luca.

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Tricolored Totem for Peace placed on the Terrace of the Municipality of Coazze

After the opening ceremony wich took place at the Ossario di Forno, the Tricolored Totem for Peace by sculptor Mario Molinari, 7 meters high, has been placed on the Terrace of the Municipality of Coazze.

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The Alpine celebrate the Tricolored Totem for Peace

The Tricolored Totem for Peace by sculptor Mario Molinari, opened in Turin on May 4, became the symbol of many Alpine  il simbolo di tanti Alpini who met in Turin for the rally on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity.

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INAUGURATION of the Tricolored Totem for Peace by Molinari

The Tricolored Totem for Peace by Molinari was inaugurated in Coazze on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity and the celebrations for the Martyrs of the Resistance.

The Tricolored Totem for Peace was inaugurated at the presence of the President of the Committee for the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity Giuliano Amato and the President of the Committee for the Ossario di Coazze Piero Fassino.
"It was a touching moment - said President of Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso - for the celebrationsof the Martyrs of the Resistance, but also for the opening of the Tricolored Totem for Peace: artwork by sculptor Mario Molinari, who was born in Coazze and who in 1961, on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Italian Unity, realized the monumental work Forno di Coazze".

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Capasso pays homage to the martyrs of the Resistance

President of Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso, accompanied by the Mayor of Coazze Paolo Allais payed homage to the martyrs of the Resistance with the Tricolored Totem for Peace by sculptor Mario Molinari.

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