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Italy USA Foundation was established to honour the friendship between Italians and Americans. The Foundation is an independent institution, that intends to play a bipartisan role on both sides of the Atlantic and whose sole purpose is to promote friendship between Italy and the United States of America.

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The America Award ceremony at Italian Parliament with the Italy-USA Foundation

The America Award ceremony, promoted by Italy-USA Foundation, will be held in Rome on October 11, 2018, 17:00, at Italian Parliament, Gruppi Parlamentari Hall. The jury has awarded Piero Antinori, president emeritus Marchesi Antinori, Joe Bastianich, restaurateur, television personality, Marco Bussetti, minister of Education, Valentina Cervi, actress, Alberta Ferretti, fashion designer, Silvio Garattini, president Istituto Mario Negri, George G. Lombardi, president G. Lombardi Real Estate Investments, Federico Marchetti, founder and CEO Yoox Net-A-Porter Group, Bruno Vespa, journalist, Bebe Vio, olympic champion. A special award will be conferred in memory of Bud Spencer, actor. The Italy-USA Foundation, in the frame of the America Award, will also confer three medals of the Italian Parliament to three students of American universities: Matthew P. Beckmann, Denise Di Castro, Andrew J. Mixson. The anchorman will be the journalist Michele Cucuzza. The prize is a luxury exclusive work of art by the goldsmith Gerardo Sacco. It is necessary to send an email confirming participation before 8th October.

The America Award ceremony at Italian Parliament with the Italy-USA Foundation