THE MONUMENTS MEN FOUNDATION RETURNS 8 ANTIQUE VOLUMES TO ITALY

On May 29, 2013, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC will host a ceremony, in collaboration with the Monuments Men Foundation, the Cultural Heritage Protection Unit of the Carabinieri and the Interpol Liaison Office, in which eight antique volumes, believed to be property of the University of Naples, will be returned to Italy.

The Ambassador of Italy Claudio Bisogniero will be participating at the ceremony together with the President of the Monuments Men Foundation, Robert Edsel, author of several books on the subject, including the recent Saving Italy and The Monuments Men, soon to be a major motion picture directed by and starring George Clooney.


WHEN: May 29, 2013 at 11:30AM

WHERE: Embassy of Italy in Washington DC (3000 Whitehaven Street, NW at Massachusetts Avenue, NW)

MEDIA ACCREDITATION: Please, contact Mr. Andrea Sandre (andrea.sandre@esteri.it or 202-612-4446)