II CUltural Event. 07.10.2017. Rome (Italy). Artistic expressions by patients, relatives and well-wishers affected by the Filum Disease

Publicado por el 18 October, 2017

On Saturday, October 7th 2017, at the Theatre San Luigi Guanella in Rome, the cultural solidarity event in support of patients with the diagnoses of the Arnold-Chiari Syndrome Type I, idiopathic Syringomyelia and Scoliosis and other conditions related to the Filum Disease.

The event, that has been organized by the Chiari & Scoliosis & Syringomyelia Foundation (CSSf), in cooperation with the Institut Chiari & Siringomielia & Escoliosis de Barcelona (ICSEB) and the association AI.SAC.SI.SCO Onlus, was a great success; different artists from several countries participated, each showing their work and so encouraging others to also express their art.

Among the those participating were Dr. Miguel B. Royo-Salvador, CSSf founder and president of the board, the Italian actress Rita Capobianco with her play All because of Arnold, writer Marisa Toscano, dancer Annalisa Caicci and singer Laura Ierano. Furthermore, there was a display of dance, music, plastic art and literature; creations by patients from Italy, France, Spain, Brazil, Belgium, Russia and Romania.

“We are very happy with the outcome of our first artistic solidarity event with the certainty that the event has helped to encourage a creative attitude among patients, their relatives and well-wishers”, stated Dr. Royo-Salvador after the event. “It has been a pleasure to see so many patients again and to have the opportunity to discover the talent and great humanity of all the people who directly or indirectly live with the Filum Disease and are struggling for a better life.”

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