TWO SPOLETINI WINNERS IN FLORENCE IN THE SALONE DEI CINQUECENTO: LUCA FILIPPONI AND SIMONE FAGIOLI
On Friday 11 February at 5 pm in Florence at Palazzo della Signoria Salone dei Cinquecento two Spoleto will receive one of the major awards of the city of Florence: Luca Filipponi, journalist, professor and president of the Menotti Art Festival Spoleto, Simone Fagioli, professor, philosopher and writer ( in the picture). This is the Ponte Vecchio award, now in its tenth edition, which will be awarded to important personalities who work or love the city of Florence for different reasons and ways of acting. The event foresees the presence of the president of the Tuscany Region, prof Eugenio Giani and many cultural personalities. Here are the winners: Alessandro Calonaci (director, actor), Giuseppe Catapano (rector of the Auge Academy), Alessandro Cecchi Paone (journalist), Giordano Bruni Guerri (President of Il Vittoriale Foundation), Mery Naccy (actress), Alexander Pereira (Superintendent of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino ), Agnese Pini (director of the Nation), Rino Rappuoli (microbiologist), Eike Schmidt (director of Uffizi galleries) Francesco Terrone (poet and writer), Cinzia Th Torrini (director), Borgia Valerio Iglesias (football player) -Rocio Rodriguez Reina (journalist ), Qiu Yi (artist and president of the Italy-China Cultural Association). At the end of the event, professors Luca Filipponi and Giuseppe Catapano will present the book L'Europa In Utile (Graus Edizioni) at 8.30 pm at the Retrò restaurant, Sala degli Specchi adjacent to Piazza San Marco.