Rome, Chamber of Deputies, Gruppi Parlamentari Hall, 10 October 2019.
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 Europe and the United States of America. Clearly famous, eminent figures that have distinguished themselves in their work and have achieved the utmost excellence in their respective fields of interested and activities, and important results in favor of transatlantic friendship, will be considered. The 2019 ceremony was held in Rome at the Chamber of Deputies, on Thursday October 10, at 5 PM. The prize is an exclusive work of art in silver by the goldsmith Gerardo Sacco. The anchorwoman was the journalist Didi Leoni. The Italy-USA Foundation, in the frame of the America Award, also conferred three medals of the Italian Parliament to the American students Djuna L. Carlton, Adriana M. DeNoble, Micah K. Hinnergardt, and a special award in memory of Giorgio Faletti, writer.
Manuel Agnelli, musician, producer
José María Aznar, former Prime Minister of Spain
Laura Cioli, CEO of Gedi
Carlo Cracco, chef
Brunello Cucinelli, fashion designer
Marcello Foa, president RAI
Maria Latella, journalist
Danny Quinn, actor
Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia, president Prince of Venice Foundation
Curtis M. Scaparrotti, former Supreme Commander of NATO
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