Thursday 9 December at 5 pm in the Salone della Provincia di Asti will be delivered the Davide Lajolo Award – The green lizard to Daria Bonfietti, president ofAssociation of relatives of the victims of the Ustica massacre, with the patronage of the Province of Asti, the Municipality of Vinchio, the Municipality of Asti and with Israt, Anpi, Camera del Lavoro. The Award plaque was created by the graphic designer Antonello Catalano and the artist Gianni Buoso.
The video “A Museum between history and the present” will be screened, then Daria Bonfietti will talk with Laurana Lajolo and historians Fausto Ciuffi, director of the Villa Emma Foundation – Saved Jewish Boys of Nonantola (Modena) and Mario Renosio, director of the Resistance Institute and contemporary society of the province of Asti. In conclusion Daniele Dal Colle will sing the song “Three bricks” which he composed for the occasion.
Friday 10 at 10 Daria Bonfietti will meet the students of the high school «Vittorio Alfieri».
L’Davide Lajolo cultural association each year chooses one or more personalities, who have distinguished themselves in the world of culture, journalism, art, civil society, environmental protection and landscape enhancement to remember the political and cultural commitment of the journalist and writer Davide Lajolo, who went through the history of the twentieth century. The name Lajolo derives from the dialect word «lajeu» (green lizard).
The Association of the relatives of the victims of the Ustica massacre, over the course of forty years, has been engaged in the search for the truth about the accident that occurred to the DC9 Itavia that disappeared in the sea of Ustica during the Bologna-Palermo flight on 27 June 1980, contrasting the reticence and deviations of the investigations. The complex procedural process on the case has not yet been completed.
The Association chaired by Daria Bonfietti has obtained the recovery of the wreck of the plane and after the findings of the investigations, has commissioned the French artist Christian Boltanski to set up the suggestive and exciting permanent Museum of Ustica in Bologna, inaugurated in 2007.