Bellini Award G.A.R. - Fashion Vernissage Pro Telethon - October 7.
On 7th October at the “Theatre Massimo Vincenzo Bellini” Maria Francesca Paternò receives the “Bellini Award” for having exported Italian fashion in the world and some previews of the Opéra collection are exhibited.
SposaItalia Contest, "A Fairytale Opportunity" - June 22.
On 22nd June Maria Francesca Paternò’s “Made in Sicily” walks the runway of one of the largest international Haute Couture and Bridal Fashion salons in Milan, where she receives the special mention "A fairytale shot" in the contest presented by Oggisposi / TGcom "A Fairytale Opportunity".
Ciak Sicilia Award: Cinema, Creativity, Fashion Show - April 13.
On 13th April at “Le Ciminiere Exhibition Center” Maria Francesca Paternò receives the “Ciak Sicilia Award” and exhibits three Art Déco creations, inspired to the French movie “The Artist” directed by the Oscar Winner Michel Hazanavicius.