Aosta Valley fest
A symbolic event which celebrates shared values of the Aosta Valley
The Aosta Valley Fest was introduced in 2006, in order to valorise of regional autonomy and to emphasize the historically recognised and shared symbols of the Aosta Valley. Celebrations aim to spread awareness of citizen's institutions, rights andduties with particular reference to the younger generations.
During the Aosta Valley Fest, two regional honorary awards are given.
The first, “Amis de la Vallée d’Aoste”, confers honorary regional citizenship and Confrérie des amis de la Vallée d’Aoste membership to an Italian or foreign person who has increased the prestige of the region.
The second, “Chevalier de l’Autonomie”, is granted to Aosta Valley citizens who stand our for their particular contributions in the sports, culture, science art, economy, politics or social field.