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Venerdì, 26 Agosto 2016 17:49

Quake: Venice Film Festival cancels gala

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Venice, (Italy) - Organisers for the 73rd Venice Film Festival announced Thursday that they have cancelled the August 31 gala dinner and beach reception that traditionally follow the festival's opening ceremonies, in mourning for victims of Wednesday's earthquake in central Italy.

    In a statement, organisers expressed "our deepest sympathies for the victims, as well as heartfelt solidarity and closeness to the hard-hit communities". (Ansa)

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