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9/19/2017 - Lectio Magistralis with Dalai Lama
Mystic atmosphere and huge crowds for the Dalai Lama at the ancient theatre in Taormina, Saturday, September 16th. Thousands of people stood up when he entered the Auditorium, where he was welcomed by the Mayor of Taormina Eligio Giardina, the Mayor of Messina, Renato Accorinti and regional tourism Assessor , Antony Barbagallo. The Dalai Lama, who was awarded an honorary citizenship of the metropolitan city of Messina, gave a lecture on the themes of peace and then answered questions from the audience, he said he was ' moved ' so much affection from people who greeted with sympathy in such an ancient place.