The Adriatic Mediterranean Festival 2013 will take place in Ancona, with the partnership of the AII Permanent Secretariat, from August 24 to August 30.

As a well-established tradition, the inauguration will be hosted by the AII Permanent Secretariat at its seat of the Cittadella Fortress in Ancona.

Among other cultural activities of the festival, it is worth to note the following which involve artists coming from AII countries:

- Concert of Boris Kovac (Serbia);

- Animation Cinema with Daniel Suljic, Art Director of Animafest of Zagreb (Croatia);

- Concert of Evievan Rebetiko (Greece).

To celebrate the recent accession of Croatia to the European Union, the guest of honor will be the Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to Italy, H.E. Damir Grubisa, diplomat, historian, political analyst of international reputation. Ambassador Grubisa will inaugurate the Festival with the Secretary General Amb. Fabio Pigliapoco at the presence of local authorities and will receive the Adriatic-Mediterranean Prize for its contribution to dialogue in the region.