The Adriatic Mediterranean Festival - the cultural festival gathering in Ancona a number of musicians, writers and artists coming from all over the Adriatic-Ionian Region and the Mediterranean – will take place from Wednesday 28 August to Saturday 31 August in Ancona.

The Adriatic Mediterranean Prize, which is awarded every year to the personalities who commit themselves to culture and rights in the Mediterranean and the Balkans, in 2019, is attributed to the Italian musician and composer Enzo Avitabile. The award aims to be a recognition of the value of culture and art as an element of peace, knowledge and dialogue between cultures with a particular attention to social issues.

The Award ceremony will be held at the seat of the Permanent Secretariat of the Adriatic and Ionian Initiative on Wednesday 28th of August (h. 6.30 p.m.).

For more information about the festival, visit the official website