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4 August 1999

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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4 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

Sodano paves the way to Abruzzo to Jubilee pilgrims
PESCARA - Vatican Secretary of State Angelo Sodano has started a program of visits through the religious itineraries in Abruzzo with the great sanctuaries: San Gabriele dell'Addolorata at Isola del Gran Sasso, Collemaggio in L'Aquila, Volto Santo in Manoppello (with the shroud showing Christ's face) the Miracolo Eucaristico in Lanciano (with the precious relics of flesh and bone of the Messiah), the abbeysin the Majella, the Dome in Atri, Madonna dei Miracoli is Casalbordino, San Giustino in Chieti and many more.

4 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

Museum of vintage and antique automobile - in the former slaughterhouse / Museo delle auto d'epoca - Si farà nell'ex mattatoio
In Abruzzo there are one thousand owners and 1,500 vintage cars. A committee has been formed to establish a museum where these cars will be on show, 50 at a time: Among the most precious: a 1918 Fiat 15 ter Torpedo char a bancs, a 1904 C.I.D-Baby Ciclecar, a 1908 Renault AG 9 Landaulette, a 1909 E.M.F. 30 Roadster (Usa), a 1914 Fiat 18/P autotelaio, a 1922 Itala 51.

4 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

The last eclipse. No special event of Collurania Observatory. On Colle Leone, a telescope for everybody / L'ultima eclissi totale. Nessuna iniziativa speciale all'Osservatorio di Collurania - Colle Leone, un mega telescopio per tutti
MOSCIANO - The last eclipse of the millennium, this 11 August, is near. Nothing special at the national observatory, while on Colle Leone Fausto Marini, 60, will have a great time on the private observatory he built by himself with his passion and hard work.

4 August 1999 - Il Centro

Archaeology - 18 English students on Mount Pallano / ARCHEOLOGIA - 18 studenti inglesi sul Monte Pallano
TORNARECCIO. For the 5th year now 18 students (from the Oxford, NewCastle and wales, and from Ohio, Usa) within the "Sangro Valley Project", have made excavations on Monte Pallano, An exhibition of the findings is being organized.

4 August 1999 - Il Centro

Inauguration today - The necropolis finding on show / Oggi l'inaugurazione - I reperti della necropoli in mostra
GUARDIAGRELE. At 18.30 today the exhibition "Còmino: la necropoli ritrovata" will be inaugurated. Findings date back to the VIII, V e VI century B.C.

4 August 1999 - Il Centro

Painting contest in Trasacco / "Il sentiero dell'arte" / Estemporanea di pittura - La manifestazione si terrà a Trasacco
TRASACCO. The first edition of "Il sentiero dell'arte" on 22 August in Trasacco. Artists taking part will have to produce a work with any tecnique or form. prizes in money: 600,000 first prize.

4 August 1999 - Il Centro

Medieval ladies and minstrels in the street - Inauguration parade at the world pentathlon championship - 300 athletes welcomed by the city / Dame e giullari per il via - Sfilata inaugurale dei mondiali di pentathlon - Trecento atleti salutati dalla città in costume - by Alessandra Fiore.
CHIETI. A costume parade yesterday through the historical centre for the pentathlon juniores championship on August 8.

4 August 1999 - Il Centro

A place of festival and serenades - Bucchianico: perfume of spices and tradition / Paese di feste e serenate - Bucchianico: profumo di spezie e tradizione - by Alessandra Fiore
BUCCHIANICO. They call it the amusement village since every month there is something to celebrate. The Banderesi in may, festival of typical products in August, Sant'Urbano and San Camillo in July. Life follows a different pace in this small centre on a high hill a few km from the city of Chieti. Traditions here are still kept, as when a young man must make a public serenade with at least three songs to ask a girl to marry him.