The event between sport, fun and a lot of solidarity, “Silvia nel cuore”, now in its second edition, starts tomorrow, Saturday 18 June. Finals and prize giving, Sunday 19 June. The aim is to “create an initiative that can convey the joy of life that characterized the life of a person who died prematurely”, as the organizers of the event explain, a group of friends encouraged by the support of Silvia Garzi’s family, who passed. away last year from an incurable disease, and which she fought against to the last with courage and determination, without ever losing the smile that characterized her.
“We wanted not only to find a way to remember her, but also to share her enthusiasm for life together – explain to the organizer’s friends, gather the message and support from her children and family.” We felt that sport, which she loved so much , was the best way. Especially beach volleyball, as you often cultivated this very place where the event will take place “-” The last edition was a great success. In dealing with her loved ones to reorganize it, the idea of two days of real fun emerged, returning the feeling that Silvia knew how to convey, thus continuing to feel it still among us through what she loved most: sports, theater, children and solidarity. “
With these intentions, the program for the event was gradually built up.
Sports, entertainment, but there will be further information about the centrality of the research with the meeting entitled “THE IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCER”, at. Della Fazia and Dr. Damiano Scopetti from the Department of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Perugia.
The evening continues with an aperitif that will see the presence of DJ Fabio Dedà and followed by the company “Voices and projects” for a theatrical improvisation show “Impropillole” that directly and surprises the audience. We say good night again with music by DJ Fabio Dedà.
Sunday, June 19, right next to the big beach volleyball players who will be fighting for the final stages, room for the Little Ones, with an original mini-volley on the Zocco lawn. Surprise entertainment and guaranteed prizes for them all too.
In the afternoon, everyone can enjoy the final stages of the tournament and wait for the precious and fun moment with the prizes.
The initiative, promoted by the organizing committee of friends and family, is carried out in collaboration with Pianeta Volley, with the Italian Sports Center in Perugia and with support from, among others, the Umbrian Association for the fight against Cancer (Aucc) to whom all proceeds from the event go to the project “Adopt a researcher”, and thus it becomes possible to make the hope of making important discoveries in the study of tumors more and more concrete.
The funds raised last year and donated to Aucc were € 2,409.21, of which € 1,800 came from player registrations and the rest from the public attending the event.
If Silvia has never given up in her fight against cancer, the scientists who play a crucial game for the lives of cancer patients will never give up!
“They do not abandon the researchers – comments President Aucc, lawyer Giuseppe Caforio – but neither the medical staff nor our association, which stands with patients, family members and thanks to the donations received and 5xMille also with the researchers, with the goal of always finding new treatments to defeat cancer. “
SATURDAY 18 JUNE
8.30 START OF THE RACE
18.00 MEETING TITLE “THE IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCER” – PROF. GIUSEPPE SERVILLO – DR. MARIA AGNESE DELLA FAZIA – DR. DAMIANO SCOPETTI (DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY – UNIVERSITY OF PERUGIA – AUCC for the project ADOPT A RESEARCHER from the Umbrian Association for the fight against Cancer (AUCC)
19.30 APERICENA WITH DJ FABIO DEDA ‘
20.30 “IMPROPILLOLE” – IMPROVISATION THEATER SHOW – THE COMPANY “VOCI E PROJETTI” – IMPROPILLOLE is an improvisation show where the audience is the main character: constantly questioned by the actors, the spectators will build the show with them on stage. A DJ will create the mood and accompany the improvisation exercises. In short, comedy, music and above all a lot of fun are the basic ingredients in IMPROPILLOLE
THE FOLLOWING MUSIC WITH DJ FABIO DEDA ‘
SUNDAY 19 JUNE
8.30 START OF THE RACE
9.00 START OF MINI GREEN VOLLEY TOURNAMENT
12.00 PRIZE GIVING WINNERS MINI GREEN VOLLEY TOURNAMENT
FINAL PHASES AND “SILVIA NEL CUORE” TOURNAMENT PRIZES