Apollonio Prize is awarded to leading cultural figures who, through their profession, have brought success and visibility in the Apulia region.

The brothers Marcello and Massimiliano Apollonio established the price dedicated to their dead parents in 2005.

Every year the awards ceremony takes place in a beautiful location in Lecce.
This year the the prizewinner was Sergio Rubini, the Italian filmmaker native of Bari (Apulia).