On June 4th 2003 was held, at Maison de la Méditerranée, the ceremony for the Mediterranean Award "Silver Dolphin 2003” to the memory of Federico Bugno.

The Awards were received by Mrs Eleonora Bugno with her son Thomas.
Among those present were the ambassador of Bosnia-Herzegovina to Italy, the Mayor of Sarajevo, writers and intellectuals, friends of Bugno.

During the meeting, were read some poems of the two authors and were distributed the volumes Il libro degli addii, a collection of poems by Izet Sarajlić, and Bajram and Kanita by Federico Bugno, published by Fondazione Laboratorio Mediterraneo.