The winner of the national UNESCO competition is a Neapolitan. With his image of the «Sassi di Matera», Fabrizio Fiorenzano has won the national prize organised by UNESCO and has been awarded for taking the best photograph of an Italian location declared part of our ‘Human Heritage’ and organised for the «International Year of Natural and Cultural Heritage» by the United Nations. As well as prizes offered by Kodak Italia and a lithograph produced especially for the «2002 Year of Heritage» by the Istituto Poligrafico di Stato, the winning photo will be reproduced as a commemorative UNESCO poster and printed and distributed for the occasion.
The jury included President Mario Verdone, Carla Fracci, Licia Borrelli Vlad, Silvana de Stefano and Alessandro Iovinelli who, from the 238 photographs submitted, chose three winners. First prize was awarded to Fabrizio Fiorenzano for «Sassi di Matera»; second prize to Fiorenzo Fallanti for «Siena»; third prize to Simona Gualtieri for «Centro storico di Firenze».