Pasquale Amato, Founding President: Superb conclusion of the XXXIV NOSSIDE WORLD POETRY PRIZE. Increasingly open to languages without borders, increasingly committed to enhancing the excluded and marginalized people, more and more a Cultural Project with Nosside, Umberto Boccioni and Gerardo Sacco, traveling from Reggio to La Habana and the world, with the Riace Bronzes and the Bergamot of Reggio Calabria.
I warmly thank all the participating poets and all the winners; the two Absolute Winners Fredy Chikangana (Colombia) with a poem in Quechua and Davide Rocco Colacrai (Italy-Switzerland) with a poem in Italian; all the collaborators and promoters in Reggio and in La Habana and in other parts of the world; the members of the International Jury chaired by Giuseppe Amoroso; to the Director of the Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria Carmelo G. Malacrino; the Partners - the historical ones Avis Comunale of Reggio, Gerardo Sacco, the University for Foreigners "Dante Alighieri" of Reggio Calabria, Angelo Musolino - Pasticceria La Mimosa, Feria Internacional del Libro de La Habana and Sociedad Dante Alighieri de La Habana; the recent Partners Davide Destefano - Gelato Cesare, APAR, CIS Calabria Writers Center, Bova Life Association, Contemporary Myths Festival, "M. Preti - A. Frangipane" Artistic Lyceum of Reggio Calabria, "Renè Vintage Style" a theatral tailoring and Giò Profumi; and the new Partners of 2019: Media & Books, Editor of the Anthology, Tramontana Winery, Committee for the Bergamot of Reggio Calabria, Rhegion Cultural Association, Fratelli Tranfo di Cittanova-RC Company and “L’Oro” of the Monastery San Filippo Pellaro in Reggio Calabria - Juice of Bergamot of Reggio Calabria.
I congratulate for the contribution given to the organization of the Event and its success with Giada Amato and Andrea Postorino and for the spectacular moment with the staff of the Museum, the designer Renè Vintage Style and the prof. Nunzio Tripodi, the actresses Teresa Timpano and Myriam Chilà, the actor Filippo Gessi, the guitar master Alessandro Calcaramo and the violin teacher Argira Morabito.
Finally, I express the appreciation by the Nosside for the free Moral Patronage of global UNESCO of Paris, Dante Alighieri National Society of Rome, Regional Council of Calabria, Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria, Municipality of Reggio Calabria