Alessio Boni, engaged in many films and TV series on the side of women, is among the winners of the Aila Progetto Donna Award – special edition Todi Under the ancient vault of the Municipal Council Hall of the Umbrian town the audience is very numerous. Presented by Andrea Roncato, the final event of the award was preceded by a brief introduction by Professor Francesco Bove: president of the Aila Foundation for the fight against arthrosis and osteoporosis which emphasizes prevention, which its association, is strictly connected to information and culture. In fact, as never before this year, still in the pandemic, it is necessary to take stock of lifestyles. For this reason, even a prestigious event such as the Todi Festival 2021 is planning a moment dedicated to health by addressing the important issue of the fight against arthrosis and osteoporosis. Problem that mainly affects the female side and involves heavy economic costs. Many personalities of culture and science who with their activity have distinguished themselves in favor of women. And for this they receive the precious plaque. In addition to Boni, the actress Federica Di Martino, Emilia Costantini for the press, Stefano Fresi for the cinema and the lawyer Antonella Succi for civil rights were awarded for the theater. “Two hands that help – says Boni – are holier than two hands that pray. I don’t remember who said it but I think this phrase fits well. Talking is easy. Making facts is different. Professor Bove is 21 years old. that makes facts. Without the work of the associations we would never make it. Italy would not make it. It all starts from a mind. And I am witness to the birth of Aila, 21 years ago. If we want to end with a flourish: 21 grams it is the weight of the soul “. The actor receives the award from Gabriele Lavia, whom he says he owes very professionally. Lavia is in Todi and invests in the companion of his wife Federica Di Martino, followed by a round table on ‘Project for women, culture, art, society and health’. Among the participants, the president of the Bellisario Foundation Lella Golfo, who remembers the tragedy of Afghan women; the director of Rai Due Ludovico Di Meo; Antonella Cinque, former president of Aifa; Jessica Faroni, president of Aiop; Rosanna Lambertucci, the oncologist Francesco Cognetti. Direction of the event by Massimiliano Canè (Techetechetè). In the room, among others, Alberto Michelini, the ambassador and former foreign minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata, professor Adriano Redler, the professors of Sapienza Ferdinando Romano and Cinzia Marchese, the mayor of Todi Antonino Ruggiano with the councilor to culture Claudio Ranchicchio, the artistic director of Todi Festival Eugenio Guarducci with the general director Daniela De Paolis. In the evening, at the Borgo dei Cipressi in Todi, Music & Science: crowded concert with the Affetti Collateral, to the sound of sixties and seventies rock. To open the beautiful voice of Anna Tatangelo, specially arrived from Rome. Singing curtains with Fresi and Roncato. Then a buffet dinner signed by chef Davide Barone, from Heinz Beck’s school.
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