2011 (EN)

The awards ceremony for the “Mare Nostrum Award 2011” took place in Naples

The Mare Nostrum Awards were created by “Grimaldi Magazine”, and are dedicated to the promotion of the “Motorways of the Sea”. They aim to enhance this exceptional opportunity for exchanges, connections and sustainable development for all the countries of the Mediterranean area. The total prize money for the Mare Nostrum Awards amounts to Euro 50,000, and is shared among the top five entrants.

The International Prize-Giving Jury is made up of eminent figures from journalism and culture. Alongside President Folco Quilici, Brahim Aouam, the Consul of the Tunisian Republic in Naples, Vassiliki Armogeni, a Greek journalist from the Magazine Efoplistis, Michele Capasso, the President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, Diana De Feo, a journalist from RAI (Italian State Broadcaster), Mimmo Jodice, the photographer, Enric Juliana, Deputy Editor of the Spanish daily newspaper, La Vanguardia, Paul Kyprianou, the former President of the Italian Shipowners’ Association, Virman Cusenza, the Director of the daily newspaper Il Mattino. Luciano Bosso, journalist and editor of Grimaldi Magazine Mare Nostrum was the Awards Secretary.
During the evening, compered by Massimo Giletti, the President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, Michele Capasso presented an award to the Spanish photographer, Antonio Péres, emphasizing the need to show boundless courage to promote peace and development in difficult times.


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