PERUGIA – Superheroes, pirates, Disney characters: funny and colorful costumes for the small patients of the Pediatric Oncohematology Department of the Residence “Daniele Chianelli”. The children, together with their families and many volunteers and friends greeted the Carnival with a big party right at the Residence, the structure a few steps from the Hospital of Perugia which houses, in its 30 apartments, children , boys and adults, with their families, in care at the Hematology and Pediatric Oncohematology departments. Among dances and games with the group Vip clown Perugia, which for years participates in the activities of Chianelli, entertaining the little ones both in the hospital and at the Residence, the children
the children spent a cheerful and carefree afternoon. But the fun was also for the older ones. Adult, family and volunteer patients have performed the songs and dances of the popular traditions of the Italian regions. Particularly appreciated also the performance of the folk group “Tarantarci” that between “pizziche” and “tarante” made everyone dance. Space also for musical performances with groups of former patients and small patients led by the teacher and music therapist Lorenzo Capolsini. “Our greatest joy and that for which we work every day – said the president of the Committee, Franco Chianelli – is the smile of these children. Joy and fun can also help them to live better this difficult time of battle against a terrible disease. I will never stop thanking the doctors and the medical staff of the hospital in Perugia that we will continue to support and the many volunteers who spend hours of time every day with patients and their families “.