FLORENCE, Italy, April 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations for the Menarini International Fair Play Awards are already underway. This year, the event that pays tribute to athletes who demonstrate values such as ethics, loyalty and respect both in sport and in life, celebrates its XXVII edition this year and will host international sports legends over three days in Florence and Fiesole.
"It is an honor for our Municipality to receive such a prestigious event as the Menarini Fair Play International Awards", declared Anna Ravoni, Mayor of Fiesole. "This will be an extraordinary opportunity to welcome icons of the sport who have distinguished themselves through fair play. We are proud to be able to share our commitment to the highest principles of 'fair play' with our community."
On Monday, July 3, the programming of this edition will be inaugurated with "Historias de Campeones". The Fair Play Menarini talk show that will bring internationally renowned sports legends to the stage of Piazza della Signoria in Florence, to tell behind-the-scenes anecdotes, reflections and lesser-known facts about their lives and careers.
"I am especially pleased that such a prestigious event is being held at the Palazzo Vecchio, the home of the Florentines and a symbol of the history and culture of the city of Florence," said the Councilor for Sports and Youth Policies of Florence, Cosimo guccione. "This initiative has been successful for 26 years and, since its first edition, the champions who have been recognized, in addition to being role models and positive examples for the young generations, have also become Menarini Fair Play Ambassadors around the world. and bearers of the noblest values of sport such as sharing, fraternity, solidarity and mutual respect Young people are bombarded with thousands of messages, they need positive examples, and this event organized by Menarini has built, over time, a common legacy for all of us."
In Florence, on Tuesday, July 4, a gala dinner will take place to welcome the big names in sport where they will be able to enjoy the wonderful view from Piazzale Michelangelo.
On Wednesday, July 5, the magical Roman Theater in Fiesole will be the setting for the grand finale of the Menarini Fair Play Awards and from where the award ceremony will be broadcast on Sportitalia.
"We thank the Municipality of Florence and the Municipality of Fiesole for continuing to support us and for sharing the values of fair play that we want to transmit, especially to the younger generations, through the example of the awarded champions", commented Antonello Biscini, Valeria Speroni Cardi and Ennio Troiano, members of the Board of Trustees of the Menarini Fair Play Foundation.
The names of the 2023 award winners will be announced on Monday June 19 during a dedicated press conference to be held in Rome at the CONI Hall of Honor in front of the President of the Italian National Olympic Committee, Giovanni Malagò.
For more information, visit www.premiofairplay.com
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