The Italian Embassy in New Delhi along with the Italian Consulate in Mumbai and ENIT – The Italian State Tourist Board created a one of a kind prize to celebrate and felicitate the Indian genius: The Volare Award, honouring one of the most internationally renowned Italian songs.
The 2018 inaugural award night was held on the 9th February at the JW Marriott, Juhu with the support of Alitalia and ODU Movies, an Italian production house.
The awards were conveyed to renowned personalities from the Bollywood industry who have helped in promoting Italy through its on- screen presence in the previous years and consequently influenced the Indian viewers to travel to Italy.
Amongst the awardees, there were celebrities like Deepika Padukone, A. R. Rahman, Imtiaz Ali, producer Sajid Nadiadwala, Randhir Kapoor and Aashish Singh – Yash Raj Films who added glamour to this wonderful star- studded evening.
The Italian Embassy in New Delhi, the Italian Consulate in Mumbai and ENIT – The Italian State Tourist Board look forward to recognizing and honouring each year, stalwarts from various fields who would make a significant contribution in encouraging Italy – India friendship and promoting Italy as a favourite travel destination.