BRACCIANO – FROM MAY 12 TO 14, "PINK IN THE EVENING" FOR "RACE FOR THE CURE"
An exceptional show to support the fight against breast cancer. From Thursdayì May 12, for the first time, the Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano will beà lit pink, in tribute to the women of the lake who have fought or are fighting breast cancer, the leading cause of death in the world's female population. L’s awareness initiative “Pink in the evening”, promoted by the’Association “Susan G. Komen Italy” with the support and patronage of the Odescalchi family and the Municipality of Bracciano, constitutes a prologue to the 12th edition of the “Komen Race for the Cure – running against breast cancer”, Scheduled to take place in Rome at the Terme di Caracalla Stadium on Sunday, May 22, 2011.
The “Race” è l’’s signature event of the activityà of “Susan G. Komen Italy”: Association that has been working since 2000 in the fight against breast cancer and aims to raise awareness about the’importance of prevention, raising funds and expressing support for women facing the disease, the “women in pink”.
Fridayì May 13, at 6 p.m.30, at the Conference Room of the’Historical Archives of Bracciano, in Piazza Mazzini 5, will take placeà a presentation ceremony of the’event which will be attended by: Prof. Riccardo Masetti, director of the Center for Senology at Policlinico Gemelli in Rome and president of the’association “Susan G. Komen Italy”; the Councillor for Gender Policies, Paola Lucci; Princess Maria Pace Odescalchi.
Odescalchi Castle will remainà lit until May 14, setting the stage for other side events to be held in Bracciano. From Thursdayì t Saturday, in fact, at the’Historical Archives will beà visit the exhibition of drawings by children from the schools of the’kindergarten, elementary and middle schools of the lake towns, “Color Your Castle”. Fridayì May 13, on the other hand, from 5 to 8 p.m. in Piazza IV Novembre, there will be activities to promote theà of children's entertainment, free cancer prevention consultations, and booths promoting and registering for the next “Race for the cure”.
Poste Italiane will also participateà all’initiative by granting a special cancellation specially issued for the event “Evening Rose” and will beà present in the square with its own booth.
For more information on the “Komen Race for the Cure – running against breast cancers” and for registration: www.raceforthecure.en – www.komen.it/facebook.
The public and the press are warmly invited to attend.