Mare Nostrum Awards is the International press award sponsored by the on board magazine Grimaldi Magazine Mare Nostrum and dedicated to the promotion to the maritime travel in the Mediterranean, in particular to the Motorways of the Sea, with the aim to promote this excellent opportunity of exchanges, links and sustainable development of the Mediterranean countries.

The XII edition of the award will be characterized by a 50,000 euros jackpot, divided between five winners.
All part-time reporters and professional journalists, as well as photographers, who have treated and published a work on the Motorways of the Sea between the 15th of September 2018 and the 15th of April 2019, emphasizing the advantages of these links from an economic, social and environmental view, are invited to participate to the award.

Prizes will be assigned to press reports, correspondence, documentaries or radio and television services, photographic reports as well as economic-tourist report investigations realised in Italian, English, Spanish, French, Catalan and Greek languages.

All authors have to reside in Italy, Spain, Greece, Tunisia and Morocco, while the works have to be published in the respective countries through national diffusion newspapers and magazines, transport and tourist journals and magazines, even in the on line version, press agencies, radio and tv stations, photography magazines and exhibitions.
In order to get direct information and experiences useful to prepare their works, all authors interested in the Mare Nostrum Awards will be offered for a round trip on board one of Grimaldi Lines or Minoan Lines vessels, operating between Italy, Spain and Greece. The trip must be performed by the 31st of March 2019.
Participants must send their works to the Award Organisation Secretary by the 30th of April 2019.

Award organisation secretariat
Dott.ssa Vita Wembagher
Via Marchese Campodisola, 13 – 80133 Napoli
Tel.: 081.496.440 – Fax: 081.496.390 – Email:

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