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Rome, Chamber of Deputies, Gruppi Parlamentari Hall, October 8, 2015.
The Italy-USA Foundation promoted at the Italian Parliament the new edition of the America Award; it is a prestigious recognition of great civil and institutional work. The award is mainly seen as a means to acknowledge and encourage initiatives and work aimed at favoring relationships between Italy and the United States of America. Prominent personalities of any nationality who stand out for their work and results in promoting transatlantic friendship will be considered. The 2015 ceremony was held in Rome at the Chamber of Deputies, on Thursday October 8, at 5 PM, with the journalist Michele Cucuzza. The Italy-USA Foundation, in the frame of the America Award, also conferred three medals of the Italian Parliament to the American students Samantha Abear, Stefania Rojas, Thomas Oswald Young IV, and a special award in memory of the singer Frank Sinatra.
Mario Andretti, racing driver
Nicola Bulgari, vicepresident Bulgari
Stefania Giannini, minister of Education
Kathryn Iacocca, president Iacocca Foundation
Monica Maggioni, president Rai
Mario Moretti Polegato, president Geox
Paolo Nespoli, astronaut
Gabriella Pession, actress
Uto Ughi, violinist
Vittorio Zucconi, editor in chief Radio Capital
The Italy USA Foundation is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan institution established to bear witness to the friendship between Italians and the American people.
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