WELCOME RECEPTION HOSTED BY PALERMO AIRPORT – SUNDAY 10 MAY – 19.30 – 21.30
HOTEL LA TORRE, BAY OF MONDELLO
The Welcome Reception will be held at “4* Hotel La Torre”, located in the beautiful bay of Mondello, one of the most vibrant and stunning beaches in Sicily, with its fine white sand coast, noumerous Liberty Style Villas and excellent seafood restaurants. From the sea facing terrace of the hotel you can enjoy the unique breathtaking view of the bay from Montepellegrino to Capo Gallo rising behind. Meet and greet fellow delegates in a relaxed and informal setting filled with great networking, drinks and food.
GALA DINNER HOSTED BY PALERMO AIRPORT, SICILIAN REGIONAL ASSEMBLY AND FEDERICO II FOUNDATION – MONDAY 11 MAY – 20.15 – 22.30 (VISIT OF THE PALATIN CHAPEL 19.00 – 20.00)
ROYAL PALACE, PALERMO
The Gala Dinner will take place at the prestigious Norman Palace known also as Royal Palace, jewel of the Arab-Norman architecture (11th-12th century). In 2015 it has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it’s currently seat of the Sicilian Regional Parliament. Enjoy the exclusive visit of Palermo’s top tourist attraction, the Palatin Chapel (built by will of Roger II in 1130) defined by Guy de Maupassant the most beautiful religious jewel ever dreamed by human thought. It boasts precious Byzantine art mosaics (among all the Christ Pantocrator), decorated marble floors and a wooden “muqarnas” decorated ceiling, incomparable example of Islamic art.