Sweet Italy – Souvenir from Italy : Famous Italian Cities and Music

1)Grand March from Aida – Verdi City:Milan 2)Prelude Act 1 from Traviata – Verdi City :Milan 3)Va pensiero – Verdi City: Milan 4) Dies Irae from Requiem – Verdi City: Milan – Cimitero Monumentale 5)Allegro from La Tempesta di Mare – Vivaldi City: venice 6)Cantabile – Niccolò Paganini City : Torin 7)Allegro from Violin Concerto n.1 – Niccolò Paganini City:genova 8)Florentiner Marsch – Jlius Fucik City: Florence 9)Minuetto – Boccherini City : Lucca 10)Amarcord – Nino Rota City : Rimini 11)Stabat Mater Dolorosa – Pergolesi City: Loreto 12)Un Viaggio a Reims Ouverture – Gioacchino Rossini City : Pesaro 13)Tarantella – Luigi Ricci City : Naples 14) Fratelli d’ Italia – Nation Himn – Michele Novaro and Goffredo Mameli City : Rome

On July 23, 2007, in an official ceremony held in Palazzo Vecchio (the town hall of Florence – Italy) in front of all the city council and public, Malalai Joya was awarded with the Golden Fleur-de-Lis (Giglio d’Oro) award, a prestigious recognition given to those who have distinguished themselves for their commitment to the promotion of Human rights and civil rights. The President of the City Council, Mr. Eros Cruccolini and The Mayor of Florence Mr. Leonardo Domenici in a letter on July 5, 2007 wrote to Joya: “The Municipality of Florence, through the Peace and International Solidarity Commission, has decided unanimously to assign you the golden Fleur-de–Lis award, a prestigious recognition and a symbol of our city, which is assigned every year to different personalities who have distinguished themselves for initiatives promoting the human and civil rights in any part of the world. We would like to express our deepest congratulations and send you our warmest greetings.” In a speech after receiving the award Malalai Joya stated: “I am honored to receive the award on behalf of the suffering Afghan women and men. It has a really huge moral value to me and puts extra responsibilities and obligations on my shoulders to fight against injustices and brutal fundamentalists in my country.” In a message to the ceremony, Mr. Maximum D’Alema, Foreign Minister of Italy congratulated Joya and admired her fight for women’s rights and justice. In the past two weeks Joya is on speaking
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