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Writers Capital Intl Foundation To Hold ‘Mythic Inks’ – A Grand Celebration Of Biennale Of Hagiography & Hymnography 2023

Italy, December 23, 2023 — Writers Capital Intl Foundation is currently hosting ‘Mythic Inks,’ a vibrant and ongoing celebration of the BIENNALE OF HAGIOGRAPHY & HYMNOGRAPHY 2023. The event, which commenced on Saturday, December 23rd at 5:00 pm EST and 8:30 pm IST, unfolds as a captivating tribute to the spiritual artistry of Hagiography and Hymnography.

Art enthusiasts and distinguished delegates are immersing themselves in the profound expressions of divinity woven into every brushstroke. The celebration extends beyond the visual arts, with the Foundation fostering a collective exploration of spirituality through the universal language of art.

A significant aspect of the ongoing festivities is the digital inauguration of the Writers Capital Intl Foundation’s revamped website. Under the visionary leadership of Founder and CEO, Preeth Nambiar, the Foundation showcases a renewed online space designed to deepen the connection with their mission of spreading humanitarian values through literature.

As the celebration continues, attendees have the privilege of witnessing the unveiling of masterpieces from gifted artists participating in BIENNALE 2023. Each piece serves as an eloquent brushstroke, enriching the cultural fabric of the event and contributing to the divine symphony.

Writers Capital Intl Foundation extends an open invitation to art enthusiasts and individuals globally to partake in this ongoing celebration of spiritual artistry. For further inquiries and to experience ‘Mythic Inks,’ visit Writers Capital Intl Foundation or contact info@writerscapital.org.

The restart of the Race for the cure

On 5-8 May 2022, the XXII edition of the Race for the cure took place in Rome, in the historical setting of the Circus Maximus, organised by Komen Italia, under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic.  At this link, the official video of this XXII edition:

More than 50 thousand people took part in the Race of Rome; in four days, 1400 free services for the early diagnosis of breast cancer and other female pathologies were provided in the Health Village, especially for women in socially fragile conditions, including some Ukrainian refugees. The Race for the cure is the world’s largest event to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and counteract the delays created by the pandemic. The pink tide of participants took more than 40 minutes to cross the starting line and broke a special record.

As always, the protagonists of this special event of health, sport and solidarity were the ‘women in pink’ – women who have personally faced breast cancer – who with their testimony have contributed over the years to a radical cultural change in the approach to the disease.

The Mayor of Rome Roberto Gualtieri and the President of the Lazio Region Nicola Zingaretti, together with the US Ambassador to the UN agencies Cindy McCain, Prof. Riccardo Masetti, President of Komen Italia and the godmothers of Komen Italia Maria Grazia Cucinotta and Rosanna Banfi, officially kicked off the traditional 5 km run and 2 km walk. Also present at the start were the Councillor for the Environment of the Municipality of Rome Sabrina Alfonsi, the Councillor for School, Training and Work, Claudia Pratelli, the Director General Organisation Ministry of Culture Marina Giuseppone, Violante Guidotti Bentivoglio, CEO of Komen Italia, and Prof. Giovanni Scambia, Scientific Director of the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, together with corporate partners Duarte Dias and Barbara Saba of Johnson and Johnson, Monica Cerroni of the FASDA Fund, Fabio Fossati of the AF group, Simonetta Soverini of Unisalute, Alberto Stanzione of Pfizer, Patrizia Pavone of Roma Capitale, volleyball champion Andrea Lucchetta with the General Secretary of the Italian Volleyball Federation Stefano Bellotti and many other personalities from the world of journalism, television, the web, sport, culture and for the youngest ones the Winx.

The Health Village, coordinated by Prof. Daniela Terribile (Vice-President of Komen Italia) and Dr. Alba Di Leone, was visited by Health Minister Roberto Speranza, and was carried out in collaboration with the Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS.

Since 2000 to date, thanks mainly to the Race for the Cure, Komen Italia has been able to invest more than 21 million euros to set up more than 1,000 projects for the protection of women’s health in Italy.

The Race will pass through 6 other Italian cities: Bari (13 – 15 May), Naples (20 – 22 May), Bologna (16 – 18 September), Brescia (23 – 25 September), Matera (30 September – 2 October) and Pescara (7 – 9 October).

As for the 8 May Race in Rome, first across the line in the women’s category was Elisa Palmero of C.S. Esercito in 17’06”, followed by Sara Carnicelli of Athletica Vaticana A.S.D. in 17’09” and Angelina Cavalieri of Podistica Solidarietà in 19’24”.

In the men’s category: first classified Riccardo Passeri of TZ Fitness S.S.D.ARL in 15’44”, Domenico Liberatore of Podistica Solidarietà in 16” and Lorenzo Rieti of ASD Atletica La Sbarra. More and more women in pink participated individually and also in teams. Stefania Pomponi of Podistica Solidarietà crossed the finish line first in 21’01”, followed by Ilaria Piscitelli of G.S. Cat Sport Roma in 21’02” and Michaela Gessini of Italia Marathon Club SSDRL in 24’19”.

Once again this year, the Race for the Cure was held with the patronage and participation of the Lazio Region, Roma Capitale, C.O.N.I., Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS, Italian Army, Carabinieri, National Fire Brigade, Italian Football Federation, Italian Volleyball Federation, Italian Athletics Federation, Italian Basketball Federation, Italian Golf Federation, Italian Rowing Federation, Italian Cooks Federation and Rai Social Responsibility.

The event is made possible by the precious collaboration of hundreds of volunteers and thanks to the generous support of numerous companies sensitive to health and prevention issues. The main partners are: Amgen, Fasda, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, Gilead, AF Group, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Unisalute. Aveeno and Biafin are partners in the ‘Women in Pink’ area. Official suppliers Hertz and Lete. The installation of the Emotional Room this year was made possible thanks to the contribution of Valmontone Outlet. The technical organisation of the race is, as usual, entrusted to GSB RUN (Gruppo Sportivo Bancari Romani).

Fundamental also this year was the support of the Press, Advertising, TV and Web that played a role in promoting the Race for the Cure.

Join the next Race for the cure in Bologna (16 – 18 September), Brescia (23 – 25 September), Matera (30 September – 2 October) and Pescara (7 – 9 October)!

For information www.komen.it

For donations and registration: www.raceforthecure.it

‘Restarting from culture’ by the ‘“L’ Inedito Letterario” Association to be held from 7-8 May in Pineto, Italy

‘Restarting from culture’ is the title of the initiative envisioned and implemented by the ‘L’Inedito Letterario’ Association in Pineto. The event is taking place from 9.00 to 19.00 on the ground floor of Villa Filiani as an opportunity for the community to get acquainted with cultural reality and with the participating Abruzzo authors and activists.

The Association deals with the dissemination of the creative art of spontaneous writing in an effort to promote new literary talents through initiatives taking place either online or physically. During the programme, a literary project aimed at schools will also be presented. The initiative is under the auspices of the Municipality of Pineto

Programmes

After the formal address Franco Santoro, Vice-President of the “Literary Inedito”, will be speaking on the role and commitments of the Association, the publishing house, the editorial philosophy and mission, the spontaneity of the literary movement and the “Zero” issue of the literary magazine of the same name.

Stella Chiavaroli and Yvonne Pincelli, organizer of the initiative, will present the book “Grand tour in white heat”. The presentation of the painters of the covers of the Literary Inedito will follow. Next is scheduled for the presentation of the book: “If I read Spinoza, I’m happy” by the author Marco lannucci, followed by the presentation of the books nominated for Campiello 2022 by the authors Marco Belli, Andrea Marchetti and Grazia Mazzeo.

Stefano Ciccone, author in the theological field, will then present his book: “The first seven days of the world”. The event will resume at 3 pm with the books presented at Campiello in 2020 and 2021 by the authors Fabio Martini and Massimo Ferretti. Elisa Mascia and the poets of the Inedito Letterario will speak during the event.
At 5 pm Jacopo Rubini, for “Opaca Fronde” will present “The moon and the mantle: haiku poetry and the spirit of things”. A focus on the world of literature for schools will follow through a meeting with teachers, children and parents. The closure is entrusted to Franco Santoro, who will talk about “Synergies with other organizations, the choices for the future”.

“We have sponsored this initiative with conviction”, explains Ernesto Iezzi, Managing Director for Culture of the Municipality of Pineto, “acknowledging the topics covered and the purpose of the association. There will be many authors and artists present, whom I thank, and it will be an opportunity for the public to get to know their works and realise the importance of cultural promotion. Congratulations to Yvonne Pincelli on this event “.

SUNDAY 8 May

As part of the two-day cultural event with the slogan: “RESTARTING FROM CULTURE” and after years of studies and historical research by Geom. Umberto Persichillo, on Sunday 8 May, the following event will take place:

Sunday 8 May from 16.00 to 18.00 – Conference Room

Programme:

4.15 pm Presentation of the book by the publisher Dr. Fabio Martini;
4 pm Opening address by the Mayor Dr. Peppino Ferrante;
4.30 pm Speech by the author Umberto Persichillo;
4.45 pm Musical break with the singer Teresa Minnillo from Milan;
5.10 pm Speech by Professor Ada Palladino;
5.30 pm Speech by Senator Prof. Giuseppe Astore;
5.50 pm Closing of the programme by the Mayor Dr. Peppino Ferrante.