On June 18, 2015 Il Volo performed a great concert in Roccaraso. It was great because of their amazing talent and because of their immense hearts.
This concert was dedicated to a “special princess”: the young Iaia, a girl who is very ill (she suffers of a rare disease) and moved the whole Italy with her sad story and her will to live.
Three years ago, her ordeal started and then her parents found out that she had a very rare tumour that could be cured only in a specialized clinic in the USA. The cost was too high for Iaia’s family but they didn’t give up and a lucky day a footballer of Lanciano team, Lorenzo Costantini, took to heart Iaia’s story and started a bond of solidarity that included even the Pope. In a few months, the family raised 800 thousand euros and founded an Onlus to collect donations. Iaia was soon able to go to New York and be nursed in the Memorial Sloan-Kattering Cancer Center. Continue reading