Ambassador of Italy H.E. Carlo Balducci heId a gala reception at the Crowne Plaza Hotel last week to mark the 76th Anniversary of the National Day of the Italian Republic.
A large gathering of diplomats, businessmen, professionals and prominent Kuwaiti citizens attended the event. Addressing the gathering Ambassador Balducci pointed out that in December, Kuwait and Italy celebrated 60 years of extraordinary friendship with a series of events in Kuwait, including musical concerts, art and architectural exhibitions that underlined the mutual cooperation, rich history and strong interaction between the two countries.
He added that “this year they also started with a rich cultural agenda, with different programs and activities such as concerts, seminars, art, gastronomy and events that keep bringing more of Italy to Kuwait, with the aim of providing Kuwaitis with the opportunity to enjoy what Italy is famous for worldwide, as well as to discover different sectors where our country has an international leading position.
As you all know, Italy is a cultural mega-power”. After addressing the gathering the ambassador along with the chief guest Deputy Foreign Minister, Ambassador Al-Dhafiri, cut the ceremonial cake to mark the occasion.