CHRONICLES
2010






Nine Premiere
Auditorium Conciliazione, Rome
Photo: Elisabetta Villa



MSC Magnifica
Hamburg
Photo: Roland Maguna



Actors Guild
Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Photo: Jim Ruymen



Arrival at LAX
Los Angeles



Golden Globe Awards
Beverly Hills Hilton
Photo: Kevin Winter



Actors' Guild
Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez



Russian Culture Concert
Vatican
Photo: Vincenzo Pinto



MSC Magnifica
Press Conference, Hamburg




Douro Harvest FEstival
Closing ceremonies



Damiani Store
Dubai Shopping Mall
Photo: Chandra Balan

MOVIE PREMIERES

Nine
Rome auditorum conciliazione January, 13 (Nine)
Spain January 22 (Nine)
Germany February 25 (Nine)
France March 3 (Nine)

La mia casa è piena di specchi

Italy rai uno March 15 &16


AWARDS & ACCOLADES


Douro Film Harvest (Portugal)
Lifetime Achievement Award, September 11


Women's Image Network (USA)
Lifetime Achievement Award, Los Angeles, November 11
not confirmed


Praemium Imperiale (Japan)
Lifetime Achievement Award, Japan Art Association, September 13
Ceremony on October 13, 2010


ENDORSEMENTS


Zylowa
re

Damiani

MSC Cruise


PUBLIC APPEARANCES


Nine Rome Premiere
- January 13
Press conference at the Hotel St. Regis with Sophia, Penelope Cruz and Marion Cotillard followed by the film premiere at Concilliazione Auditorium.

Golden Globes Awards - January 17
Appearance and presenter of Best Foreign Film at the Globes ceremonies held at Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Actors Guild Awards - January 23
Appearance at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Wetten dass...? - February 27
Sophia is in Germany to promote the release of Nine and appears for the third time at the famous TV show Wetten dass...?

MSC Magnifica - March 6
Grand celebration for the christening of MSC cruise ship Magnifica in Hamburg with Sophia, as godmother, and performers Eros Ramazzotti and Nana Mouskouri.

La mia casa è piena di specchi Photo Call - March 10
Photocall at Cinecittà's Fellini Room accompanied by her sister Maria, author of the book, and the rest of the cast. Sophia had not been at the famous Roman studio for more than 20 years.

Mehta Concert at La Scala di Milano - March 17
Sophia and designer friend Giorgio Armani attend Wagner's Tannhäuser, directed by Zubin Mehta, at the Scala in Milan.


Maggio Musicale - April 29
Sophia, as she assiduously did in the past years, attends the inauguration of the 73th festival edition,
at Florence's Teatro Comunale, accompanied by Zubin Mehta's wife Nancy, where The Woman without a Shadow opera is presented.

Days of Russian Culture Concert - May 20
Sophia attends with her son Edoardo a special concert
during the "Days of Russian spirituality and culture", in honor of pope Benedict XVI, in Vatican City. The concert is promoted by Russian patriarch Kyrill I and features the National Russian Orchestra directed by Sophia's son Carlo.

Douro Film Harvest - September 11
Sophia attends the closing ceremonies of the S
econd Douro Film Harvest festival where she receives a a life-time achievement award. Dates: September 5-11.

Miss Italia in Salsamaggiore - September 13
Wearing a skintight sparkling silver dress, Sophia sits on the judging panel for the pageant, held at the Palazzetto di Salsomaggiore, before crowning the new Miss Italia 2010 Francesca Testasecca.

Praemium Imperiale - October 13
Lifetime Achievement award. It is the first time the prestigious Praemium Imperiale - which comes with a $180,000 prize, is given to an actor. Dressed in an elegant blue dress, Sophia picks up in Tokyo her award from Prince Hitachi of Japan.

New Damiani Store in Dubai - November 28
Sophia is guest of honor at the opening of a Damiani jewels store at the Dubai Shopping Mall, accompanied by Giorgio Damiani.

New Damiani Store in Kuwait - November 30
The Damiani Masterpieces Collection is launched at Al-Thuraya mall in Salmiya, Kuwait, in the presence of Sophia Loren, Giorgio Damiani and Najla Maatouk and other dignitaries, ambassadors and prominent figures.

New Damiani Store in Qatar - December 1
Third and final phase of Sophia's Gulf tour with a visit to Blue Salon mall and the Qatar Duty Free, located at the Doha International Airport.



MAGAZINE COVERS


Confidenze, Gloria, Paris-Match, Psychologies, Telepiù, Tele Sette,
XL Semana, Yo Dona


TV SHOWS

Wetten dass...? (Germany)
Host of Thomas Gottschalk from Erfut, February 27

Gigi, questo sono io (Italy)
Rai Uno. - March 11


BOOKS

Sophia Loren, una vita da romanzo
The book is launched at Fondazione Museo Minguzzi in Milan by writer Silvana Giacobi at a press conference on May 3, 2010, with Maria Scicolone on hand but without Sophia's presence.


EDITOR'S NOTES

No 10 on UK Beauty List
Sophia gets the No 10 position on a beauty list released in May by
Wizard Jeans.

Santa Sofia Movietour - June 18
Third annual guided tour of filming locations around Naples, presented by the Mediateca Santa Sofia. Dates: June 18 through July 10.

Grandmother Again - August
ANSA agency announces that Sophia will be grandmother for the third time with the upcoming birth of a second child for Edoardo and his wife Sasha Alexander.

Golden Globe Awards
300 Stars for a Cause
Beverly Hills Hilton
Photo: Michael Caufield



Nine Photo Call
Regis Grand Hotel, Rome
Photo: Alessio Trerotoli



Tannhäuser Opera
La Scala, Milan
Photo: Marco Gentilli



Wetten das,,,?
Star Guest Kevin Kostner
Photo: Michael Reichel



Santa Sofia Movietour
Mediateca Santa Sofia
Naples



La mia casa è uno specchio
Photo Call, Cinecittà, Rome
Photo: M. Bruni



Wetten das,,,?
Encounter with Gene Simmons Photo: Backstager



Nine Premiere
With co-star Penelope Cruz
Auditorium Conciliazione, Rome
Photo: Elisabetta Villa



MSC Magnifica
Press Conference, Hamburg
Photo: Till Bartels



Antica Pesa Restaurant
Family Reunion
Rome



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