PAOLO RUFFINI – President of the Jury

Born in Palermo in 1956, married, graduated in Law, journalist professional since 1979. He has worked in the print media (Il Mattino di Naples, Il Messaggero of Rome), in the radio (Giornale Radio Rai, Gr Parlamento Channel, Radio 1, Inblu Radio) and in television (Rai3, La 7, Tv2000). He has received several journalism awards and taken part in numerous study conferences. In 2018 he was appointed by Pope Francis prefect of the Dicastery for Communication.


Searching the world for sparks of light in the dark, she tells stories of hope. In 30 years of work she has made 50 reportages and documentaries, with 142 awards. She is art director of exhibitions, such as ‘Emotions to generate change’. She directed the exhibitions of the Holy See Pavilion at EXPO Milan 2015. In 2017, she received the Golden Lion for Peace. She represents Religions for Peace at the FAO. She founded the Women of Faith for Peace movement in Jerusalem.


Lives in Courmayeur, at the foot of Mont Blanc. She participated in the world ski championships in Portillo (Chile) in 1966 and at the Olympics in Grenoble (France) in 1968. In March 2022, she skied the of Annapurna at 5,600 metres and had an unforgettable experience. In 2014 he founded the association Monte Bianco Montagna Sacra and every year in August proposes an exhibition in the Maisons de Judith, ancient ‘chalets’ dating from 1748 in Val Ferret works by great contemporary artists.


Visual artist and teacher. She was born in Avellaneda (Argentina), lived her first years in Isla Maciel, then in Dock Sud, several years in the city of Buenos Aires and finally settled in the city of Sarandí. She studied at the School of Fine Arts ‘Manuel Belgrano’ and later at the School of drawing, painting and sculpture ‘Pridiliano Pueyrredón’. She has worked as teacher and has held numerous individual and group exhibitions. She continues to holding art history courses and drawing, painting and sculpture workshops.


Born in Santa Marinella on 17 April 1959, he has lived in Ladispoli (Rome) since birth. His favourite hobby is photography. He works as a photographer official in Vatican City and is part of the Directorate of Infrastructure and Services of the Governorate, since 1980 and since 1985 as an official photographer.