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7 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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7 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

Pezzopane: let's avoid cutting down Alfedena's forest / Pezzopane: evitiamo il taglio del bosco di Alfedena
Regional counsellor Stefania Pezzopane asked the help of the Environment Department to save Alfedena's forest, which the municipality cuts to have an income. The counsellor asked the Minister a financial help for the municipality.

7 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

Piera Degli Esposti and Dacia Maraini will put on stage a two-voice performance on love against the splendid background of the XVI century castle. There are many shows in Spoltore's summer, starting from Wednesday 18. - by Sergio Sciarra
SPOLTORE - The "Spoltore Ensemble '99" will put on show 30 prose, dance, music, cabaret and street theatre performances from 18 August to 4 September. Among the performers: Tullio Solenghi, Dacia Mariani, Piera Degli Esposti, Franco Interlenghi snd choreographer Gisella Johnson. Two plays by Shakespeare. Twelfth Night (August 1, 20 and 21) Othello with actor Franco Interlenghi. Five comical pieces with Gabriele Cirilli, Daniele Formica, Salvatore Marino, Antonio Rezza and Tullio Solenghi. An original avantgarde experience with "Il Remo" by Daniele Fracassi, from 23 to 29, with only one spectator for 25 minutes with the actors. Priced at 10,000 - 15,000 each, a comprehensive ticket can be bought for 99,000 lire.

7 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

This weekend appointments; concerts, festivals and sport / Gli appuntamenti del week-end: concerti, sagre, mostre e sport Stefano Castellani
A very rich program in the Aquilan valley: a Solisti Aquilani concert in Campo Imperatore; Alpine reunion at Capitignano; three different rollerskate events; at Molina Aterno "Di Loreto Memorial" soccer tournament; "liscio" dances at the Tahiti in via Strinella and Piano bar in many locals; at Fagnano Alto prof. Raffaele Colapietra presents "Sirente crocevia di briganti", a book by Pasquale Casale; sagre all around: "Prosciutto" at Tornimparte, "Bistecca" at Fossa, "Arrosticini" at Bagno, "Cicerchia" at Castelvecchio Calvisio, "Cinghiale" at Collicello di Cagnano and many more.

7 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

Feast of Madonna of Portosalvo - For the procession motorboats from Giulianova again at sea / Festa della Madonna del Portosalvo - Per la processione tornano in mare i motopesca giuliesi
In spite of the block because of the war, today afternoon don Ennio Lucantoni and Giuliese mariners will reenact the historical event. Safety measures are very strict this year: limited the number of people on each boat, and life jackets for everybody. The "Domenico Nicola" will lead with the statue of the Madonna, and other boats will follow keeping at least 100 m distance, 500 m from the shore. On the return of the statue a mass will be celebrated on the dock.

7 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

XV Scarrozzata racing down from Atri to Pineto / Sfreccia la »XV Scarrozzata» sulle discese da Atri a Pineto
ATRI - The formula one of the poor, XV edition, will be held tomorrow. Each car will have only two persons: one driving, the other braking, on the so-called "carrozze" with metal wheels. Courage required.