On Monday 28 November at 10:00 am, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will host the inaugural event of "Farnesina Open Doors", now at its 8th edition dedicated to the subject of "Dialogues, cultures, Mediterranean."The event's rich programme will feature "Love Difference – Mar Mediterraneo" by Michelangelo Pistoletto, that will be set up at the centre of the International Conference Hall; the presentation of the Farnesina's participation in the "Open for You" initiative by the Italian Touring Club; the launching of the Farnesina's Instagram profile and a debate on an integrated cultural promotion of the Mediterranean, which is promoted in conjunction with ISPI, the Italian Institute for International Political Studies.
The opening speech by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Paolo Gentiloni, will be followed by presentations by Vincenzo de Luca, Director General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation, Anna Mattirolo, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Scientific Committee of the Farnesina Collection, Franco Iseppi, president of the Italian Touring Club, Philippe Daverio, art historian and Paolo Maggiolini, of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies (ISPI).A guided visit to the Farnesina Collection will take place at the end of the inaugural event.Journalists, photographers and TV crews interested in following the event are requested to apply for accreditation in one of the following two ways:
- by filling the interactive form at the link http://mae.accreditationsystem.info/ITA/Indice.asp, attaching thereto, unless already provided, the information requested in digital format (letter from the media organisation and, for representatives of foreign media, also a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country).
- by sending an email to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation’s Institutional Press and Communication Service at the following address: email@example.com (Tel. + 39 06/3691.3432 or 8573 or 8210), attaching thereto the letter of his/her media organisation (or press card) and, for members of the foreign press, a Note Verbale released by the Rome Embassy of the media organisation’s Country.
Accredited journalists, photographers and TV crews can collect their accreditation badges at the main entrance of the Ministry on the left-hand side, from 9:30.