The Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation, together with the Mediterranean Academy – Maison de la Méditerranée – continuing a collaboration started in 1996 with the “Centro Francescano di Cultura Oltre il Chiostro” – is present also this year at the 4th Edition of the Epiphany Concert.

Since 1997, the Concert has been linked to the Mediterranean Award instituted by the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation.
This year the event took place at the Teatrino di Corte of the Royal Palace in Naples and was preceded by the awarding ceremony of the Mediterranean Awards  1999.

The Mediterranean Award Culture and the title of "Ambassador of the United States of the World" was assigned to H.R.H. Hussein bin Talal, King of the Hascemite Kingdom of Jordan.