We wish to express our compassion and sympathy for our Chairman, Marina Berlusconi, demonstrating both visibly and symbolically the deep void left by the death of her father, Silvio, a crucial figure in the history of our company and our country.

That’s why the Mondadori Group has decided to leave Palazzo Niemeyer at “half-light” for the first time, leaving an entire part of the building entirely dark every evening this week.

A void, a lack of light that will also be accompanied by a minute of silence that we, #NoiDellaMondadori, will observe this afternoon coinciding with the beginning of the State funeral, to symbolically embrace Chairman Marina Berlusconi and all the family members who mourn the death of their beloved father.

Furthermore, today the Mondadori Duomo and Rizzoli Galleria bookshops in Milan will remain closed for the entire day. The main events in stores throughout the country will be suspended and a commemorative image of Silvio Berlusconi will be displayed.