Since the beginning Fondazione Mediterraneo payed attention to the promotion of cultural dialogue among Euro-Mediterranean Countries, in particular to all those artistic forms that become instrument for dialogue: music, cinema, painting, sculpture, photography, literature and poetry.

In particular, during the years, the Fondazione promoted one of the most important painting exhibition from the Islamic World titled 
"Breaking the Veils: Women Artists from the Islamic World".

Fondazioone Mediterraneo collaborated with the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in the organization and promotion of the exhibition in Milan, Rome, Padova, NaplesBarcelona, Ourense, Keszthely and Latina.

table border="0"> During the 15th edition of the Epiphany Concert, performed on 4th January at the Mediterraneo Theatre in Naples, the Fondazione Mediterraneo granted the Mediterranean Art and Creativity Award 2011 to Giuseppe Antonello Leone.
The Artist expressed his appreciation for this Award as well as his personal admiration for the activity carried out by the Fondazione during these years in favour of art. The Award was given by President Michele Capasso and the Prefect of Naples Andrea De Martino.

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The Monte dei Paschi di Siena Bank has installed the Totem for Peace by sculptor, Mario Molinari, at its French Headquarters in Paris. This sculpture is being disseminated throughout the world as a symbol of universal peace by the Fondazione.






In the photo, the Bank’s French Commercial Director, Bruno Falanga.

“Through the works which adorn the Palace at Venaria we want the visitor to enter into the multifaceted brilliant beauty of the country: an exciting, awe inspiring and emotional voyage, like all voyages in Italy”.

This is the phrase on the panel at the entrance of the exhibition “Bella Italia” with more than 350 artworks from the museums of Italy and the world, as well as private collections, which tell the identity of the main Italian “capitals of culture”.

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