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30 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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30 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

SANT'OMERO - Success for the festival - over 5,000 present / Il Festival? Un successone: oltre cinquemila presenze - by Alex De Palo
The XII edition of the International Comic Theatre closed yesterday with the show of the Cavalli Marci, 10 wonderfully talented Genoese performers, wearing T-shirts with the WWF message against the third tunnel under the Gran Sasso. Five thousand tickets sold, though the accounts are still in the red.

30 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

«Cinema and Wine»: an international festival in Tollo - «Cinema e Vino»: a Tollo un festival internazionale
On 3, 4 and 5 September a very unusual joint festival: films and documentaries, with themes connected to wine and wine-making. Featured "By Night" by Stanley Tucci and "La cena" by Ettore Scola, and other short documentaries.

30 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

Martinsicuro. Eighty-year-old from yesterday holidaying in the Red Sea after winning the lottery / Ottantenne già da ieri in viaggio per il Mar Rosso - Vince al Superenalotto e va in vacanza
MARTINSICURO - For six months they had been trying their luck at the Superenalotto. Yesterday they won 53 million Lire and one, 78 years old, has already left for the Red Sea. Their lotto shop seems very lucky. Last 15 July a roman tourist won 200 million.

30 August 1999 - Il Centro

«Ciochenoncé» - «What there is not», - an art exhibition to help Marsian handicapped - Una mostra d'arte per aiutare i disabili della Marsica - by Arianna Di Giorgio
III edition of "Ciochenoncé", 70 artists from all over Italy painting corners and sights of Avezzano. Present also young students from the Art institutes in Avezzano, Pescara and Castelli. Funds have been collected for the Anfas (Associazione nazionale fanciulli e adulti sub normali).

30 August 1999 - Il Centro

SAN DEMETRIO - 25,000 visitors to the Stiffe Grottos in August / Ad agosto in 25.000 alle Grotte di Stiffe
So many visitors are the result of the intelligent promotion campaign of «Progetto Stiffe» company, which sent brochures and letters to hotels, campings, tourist agents, and distributed promotional tickets at museums and other events.

30 August 1999 - Il Centro

MONTEBELLO DI BERTONA - The municipality wants to buy ancient Palazzo Crescenzi to turn it into a multi-function centre / Progetto del Comune per acquistare e recuperare l'antico Palazzo Crescenzi - Un centro polivalente a Montebello - by Ercole D'Alessandro
The municipality obtained a fund of 1,750 million Lire to buy and restore Palazzo Crescenzi. It will finally host a library, conference room, and activities connected to Vestine culture.