Sunday, July 22, 2012

FLAIANO PRIZE: UPDATE!















Sunday 8 July 2012. At the Teatro Gabriele D'Annunzio in Pescara...






From left to right: Flaiano Prize winners Alfred Noe from Vienna,
 Edward Goldberg from Florence and Philip Cooke from Glasgow;
 presenters Antonella Salvucci and Dario Vergassola.

Antonella's big question: "In the Archivio di Stato di Firenze, you discovered 200 unknown letters from a Jew in the Florentine Ghetto. What is it like making a discovery of that kind?


Why do I look stunned? "Oh, did I really? Go figure!"

Repartee among the winners of the 2012 Prize for Italian Culture.


Meanwhile, everyone in the audience is presumably looking at Alessandro Gassman (an upcoming award winner) on the big screen


Above, the object of the exercise.


39th Annual Flaiano International Prizes
for Italian Culture in the World


to Edward Goldberg for


Jews and Magic in Medici Florence:
The Secret World of Benedetto Blanis


Pescara, 8 July 2012



PHOTOGRAPHS © Lyle Goldberg

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