In 1998, the SMT s.r.l., a Music Publishing Company of Rome, announces the INTERNATIONAL CONTEST FOR SONGWRITERS "A Song for Peace in the World", aimed at the composition of original new songs inspired by the theme of Peace. These songs may be of any musical genre, from classical to traditional, popular, or light music, and any musical style: melody, pop, rock, rap, and so on.., The Contest is expressly meant for Songwriters of all nationalities who are registered at an internationally-acknowledged Music Rights Society, without age limit. The Concert was held in Via dei Fori Imperiali on September 5 of the year 2000.