Italian award body honors Alessandra de Rossi

Alessandra de Rossi’s achievement as an actress was given recognition by no less than her Italian peers as she personally received the Pugliesinel Mondo 2011 award at the ceremonies held Dec. 17 in Bari, capital of Puglia in Italy.

Organized by the AssociazioneInternazionalePugliesinel Mondo, the award is given to outstanding citizens born in or originated from the Italian region of Puglia in the southern part of the country, one of the richest regions in Italy in terms of archaeological findings

The 27-year-old Filipino-Italian actress said she was bestowed with the award together with doctors from the USA as well as some soccer players.

Alessandra is now back in the country and is currently doing the primetime series “Legacy,” for GMA-7 where she plays villain to Lovi Poe’s and Heart Evangelista’s characters.