Riccardi Andrea: on the web

Riccardi Andrea: on social networks

Riccardi Andrea: press review

change language
you are in: home - news contacting usnewsletterlink

Support the Community

  
March 10 2014 | ROME, ITALY

Woman's Day: an opportunity for friendship between people of different cultures and traditions

Italian and immigrant women celebrate together International Women's Day. The events organised by the students of the School of Italian of Sant'Egidio and People of Peace

 
printable version

International Women's Day assumed a multicultural aspect at the party yesterday morning in Piazza San Cosimato, in Trastevere, animated by the students of the School of Italian Language and Culture of the Community of Sant'Egidio with the People of Peace movement. eople from all over the world, celebrated together with the Italian women in the square, including many elderly women: they all received as a gift a "martisor", an amulet that, in the tradition of various countries of Eastern Europe, is offered to all women in early March to celebrate the arrival of spring.

A tradition that the women of People of Peace have combined with ours, adding to the martisor even a sprig of mimosa. A special gift that was appreciated by many people in the square, including many families.

There was also music and dance from around the world: a duo of musicians of Gypsy music performed live by dragging the participants in eddies of traditional dances.

 


In addition to the party yesterday in Trastevere, Women's Day was celebrated in different ways, but with the same festive and multicultural atmosphere, even in some nursing homes for the elderly, in the women's prison of Rebibbia and the CIE (Identification and expulsion centre) of Ponte Galeria.

The festivities continue, however, this time the protagonists will be the children and their mothers: now in the elementary school of via Ferraironi, Romanian mums of the Roma children followed by Sant'Egidio with the programme "Right to school, right to the Future" will give mimosas and martisor to the teachers and the mothers of other children. A gesture of friendship that overcomes prejudice and distance.


 ALSO READ
• NEWS
June 17 2011

"Dying of hope": the names and stories of migrants who died during their travel to Europe were commemorated during a Prayer Vigil in Santa Maria in Trastevere

IT | EN | ES | DE | FR | CA | NL
all news
• PRESS
December 3 2016
Avvenire

Corridoi umanitari, quota 500 Arrivano da Homs e Aleppo

October 18 2016
Avvenire

Nei «Games4Peace» vince l'integrazione

October 17 2016
Il Gazzettino - ed. Padova

Studenti e migranti in campo per l'integrazione, In 160 alla sfida sportiva tra calcio e pallavolo

July 11 2016
La Provincia Pavese

Pavia. Canti, balli e cibo dopo il digiuno. Si festeggia la fine del Ramadan

June 20 2016
Città Nuova

Un sistema di integrazione. Tre domande a Daniela Pompei

June 9 2016
Gazzetta del Sud

Riccardi: «Senza Mediterraneo non c'e Europa»

all press releases
• EVENTI
November 17 2016 | ROME, ITALY

Caregiver: consegna dei diplomi del corso promosso da ASL Roma1 e Sant'Egidio

All meetings of prayer for peace
• NO DEATH PENALTY
October 7 2015
UNITED STATES

The World Coalition Against the Death Penalty - XIII world day against the death penalty

October 5 2015
EFE

Fallece un preso japonés tras pasar 43 años en el corredor de la muerte

September 24 2015

Pope Francis calls on Congress to end the death penalty. "Every life is sacred", he said

March 12 2015
Associated Press

Death penalty: a look at how some US states handle execution drug shortage

March 12 2015
AFP

Arabie: trois hommes dont un Saoudien exécutés pour trafic de drogue

March 9 2015
Reuters

Australia to restate opposition to death penalty as executions loom in Indonesia

March 9 2015
AFP

Le Pakistan repousse de facto l'exécution du meurtrier d'un critique de la loi sur le blasphème

March 9 2015
AFP

Peine de mort en Indonésie: la justice va étudier un appel des deux trafiquants australiens

February 28 2015
UNITED STATES

13 Ways Of Looking At The Death Penalty

February 15 2015

Archbishop Chaput applauds Penn. governor for halt to death penalty

December 11 2014
MADAGASCAR

C’est désormais officiel: Madagascar vient d’abolir la peine de mort!

December 3 2014

5th Circuit Court of Appeals stops execution of Scott Panetti!

go to no death penalty
• DOCUMENTS

Corso di Alta Formazione professionale per Mediatori europei per l’intercultura e la coesione sociale

Appello di Genti di Pace contro la pena di morte e la violenza

Dati sulla Scuola di Lingua e Cultura Italiana - Comunità di Sant'Egidio

Articolo su Credere nr. 18 - Trattoria degli amici

Comunità di Sant'Egidio

La mensa per i poveri di Via Dandolo

Saluto del Presidente Mario Monti

all documents
• BOOKS

Trialoog





Lannoo Uitgeverij N.V

Dopo la paura, la speranza





San Paolo
all books

PHOTOS

1155 visits

1126 visits

1098 visits

1167 visits

1132 visits
all the related media

Per Natale, regala il Natale! Aiutaci a preparare un vero pranzo in famiglia per i nostri amici più poveri