Saint Ilario Award 2001
Every year, starting from January 1987, on the occasion of the city's Patronal feast day, "The Saint Ilario Award" is awarded to the citizens:"...who have in some way contributed to improving the life of an individual and of the comunity;and to the raising of the city's prestige.."
(In alphabetical order..)
The city of Parma’s gold medal was awarded to LICINIO FERRETTI founder and President of Compagnia Generale Ripreseaeree. Leading firm in the topographic - cartographic sector and aerial photogrammetry.
He is an example at international level of the innovative and creative spirit of our people.
The city of Parma’s gold medal was awarded to LUCA GOLDONI journalist and writer, acute observer of the present day custom, ironic scourger of private and public faults.
He is an eminent representative of the Parmesan school of journalism whose exponents brought fame to the city’s name well over the borders of our country.
The city of Parma’s gold medal was awarded to GIORGIO ORLANDINI for several years most effective organiser of important projects for the economical and civil success of Parma in Italy and abroad. He has been the author of promotional events and fairs.
He has contributed to the valorisation and development of Parmesan agroindustrial system.
The city of Parma’s gold medal was awarded to CONGREGAZIONE PICCOLE FIGLIE DEI SANTISSIMI CUORI DI GESU’ E MARIA. A religious Order- founded by Monsignor Agostino Chieppi and by Madre Anna Micheli - who, for over a century has been developing a deeply well deserving work in the education and health assistance field, contributing in a decisive way to improve the city’s quality of life and to relieve the sufferings of the poorest and weakest persons.
Madre Superiora Alba Nani collects the award.
The Certificate of Civic Merit was awarded to MAURIZIO ALPI, doctor at the Regio theatre, his great professional competence together with his love for music and his deep humanity contributed to ensure activity and success to our greatest theatre.
The Certificate of Civic Merit was awarded to GIANCARLO ILARI, theatre actor, whose successful career, spacing also outside Parma, followed the growth of the “Citta del Teatro” from the University Festival in the sixties to the present Verdi celebrations.
The Certificate of Civic Merit was awarded to UMBERTO TAMUBURINI, fine representative of the Cultural Associations, which enrich Parmesan society, poet and dialectal author, valiant defender and active propagator of our best popular traditions.
The Certificate of Civic Merit was awarded to LINO ZERBINI, pioneer of voluntary service in the health and social field, promoter of associations and groups of citizens devoted to donation for the common good of the people.