youssra and matt dillon at taormina filmfest 2007

Published June 26th, 2007 - 09:34 GMT

youssra  and matt dillon at taormina filmfest 2007
Taormina Film Festival continued to amaze yesterday, with a stunning celebration of Egyptian cinema with acclaimed Director and Actor Matt Dillon. The evening began with a glamourous atmosphere at the Harry Winston terrace, with Youssra, the Egyptian actress dazzling in a beautiful Marquesa diamond bracelet, “Chandelier” diamond earrings and Avenue C Captive in white gold and diamonds.  Also on the terrace, Stephanie Yamine, the fiancée of Director Marwan Hamed looked stunning in a beautiful Harry Winston Lariat diamond necklace.

Afterwards the ceremony followed at the Taormina Greek Theatre, with special Egyptian musical performances and the “Taormina Arte Award for Cinematic Excellence” presented to both Youssra and Matt Dillon.  Another guest of honour, the Ambassador of Egypt received a special prize on behalf of Farouk Hosny (Egyptian Cultural Minister); the Nielsen Award for dialogue between cultures, in the form of a beautiful Harry Winston diamond fountain pen.

After the screening, Youssra, Matt Dillon and other VIP stars and guests joined Susy Korb (Creative Director, Harry Winston) and Deborah Young (Festival Director) at a a candle-lit dinner held on the terrace of one of the most exclusive restaurants of Taormina, the ‘Baronessa’.

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