Everything is ready for the XVI edition of “Scala meets New York”, the international cultural review that will be held tomorrow, Friday 7th to Monday 9th September 2019 in Scala (Sa), the oldest municipality of the Amalfi Coast, organizer of the event together with the Campania Region, which “meets and hosts the most modern metropolis”. This year’s theme, which will culminate in the round table entitled “Words and gestures of peace” (Sunday at 18.00), is the “great desire for peace and harmony present in the heart of man” to which Gino Strada, founder, will take part. of Emergency; Antonio Bottiglieri, SCABEC president, Pietrangelo Buttafuoco, writer and journalist; Anna Bisogno, Professor of Television Language at the Roma Tre University; Gennaro Rispoli, surgeon, director of the Sanitary Arts Museum of Naples; Gerardo Greco, journalist and television presenter; Giovanni Allevi, pianist; Andrea Manzi, journalist, president of the “Ultimi” Association; Michele Cinque, director of Positanonews. “Faced with words of hatred, attitudes of rejection, disavowal of others, a message full of hope, love and welcome starts from the heart of the Amalfi Coast. The recognition of the dignity of others is one of the founding values of social organizations” , declares Luigi Mansi, mayor of Scala. “The Amalfi community does not want to forget September 11th 2001, one of the greatest tragedies of the contemporary world, That day was said: we are all Americans, today we are all men in the same boat”, adds Father Enzo Fortunato, director of the Press Room of Sacred Convent of Assisi, which will animate the debate during the event.