Belgrade, June 22nd
For the second year in a row the festivity of St. John the Baptist, Patron Saint of the Sovereign Order of Malta, was celebrated in a context of humanitarian diplomacy and culture.
While it is clear to all that our mission is in favor of those most in need in the world, particularly in the 120 countries where we are present, sometimes it is harder to remember that our nearly 1,000 years of history also include culture. And so, for the second consecutive year, in the picturesque setting of the National Theatre of Belgrade, was performed the famous opera of Giuseppe Verdi “Rigoletto”, masterfully interpreted by the baritone Alberto Gazale and soprano Elena Mosuc.
At the National Theatre, in the presence of 550 people and the institutional, religious, diplomatic and cultural authorities, the Ambassador Alberto di Luca has addressed