On December 4th 2004, at Cairo Opera House, was held the solemn ceremony for conferring the Mediterranean Award Culture 2004 on Kamel Zoheri in acknowledgement of the great action of communication and intercultural dialogue carried out by him both as a journalist and as President of the Great Cairo Library Council.

Among those present were : the Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosny, the Ambassador of Italy to Egypt Antonio Badini, the Secretary General of Maison de la Méditerranée Walter Schwimmer and the President of the Mediterranean Laboratory Foundation Michele Capasso.