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31 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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31 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

The other architecture: a book, a Cd-Rom and an international photo contest / L'altra architettura: un libro, un cd-rom e un concorso fotografico internazionale
Festa della Terra, Casalincontrada: six days from 21 to 26 September with experts from all over the world to discuss earthen architecture, the «case di terra cruda» built with clay and hay abounding in the province of Chieti. A book has also been published with a map of earthen houses in the province, and also a cd-rom. Finally, a photo contest has been established.

31 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

USA MASTER - International fitness degree for prof. Paolo Violante / Fitness, diploma internazionale per il professor Paolo Violante
Paolo Violante, national Csen-Coni teacher, received a master in anatomy, phisiology and fitness at the Gallery Place, Washington. He was the only Italian present, and one of the very few to have been granted the prestigious diploma.

31 August 1999 - Il Messaggero

Turns her home into an emergency unit to make sparrows and swallows fly again / Trasforma la casa in pronto soccorso per far volare ancora passerotti e rondini - by Mauro Cianfaglione
After many stories of cruelty on animals, a beautiful fable at last: Anita Leombruni, living at Badia. She was discovered when an 18-year-old from Pratola went to her vet with a young swallow fallen from its nest. The doctor sent her to Anita's, who has devoted part of her life (and house) to heal fallen and wounded birds. A message for us all.

31 August 1999 - Il Centro

Home for Christmas three hundred emigrants from Roccamontepiano / A Natale torneranno in paese trecento roccolani emigrati
Just back from Canada, Giovanni Legnini, Roccamontepiano's mayor, is working with Capodanno Duemila association to help the return of roccolani who left from time immemorial. The village also collected money to finance the enterprise. The Roccolani from abroad will stay a month, and visits to Rome and other places will be organized for them.

31 August 1999 - Il Centro

Parco Maiella national Prize: - awarded poetry and prose - The environment, gastronomy and history were the subjects for the second edition / Premio nazionale Parco Maiella: consegnati gli allori a poeti e scrittori - Ambiente, gastronomia e storia gli argomenti del concorso giunto quest'anno alla sua seconda edizione
Ernesto Livorni, Italian Professor at Yale University, won for the second time the prize organized by Abbateggio in the history section. Journalism prize to Generoso D'Agnese, for his article on Celestino V's hermitages in the Maiella. For fiction Maria Suglia Pesce, and for the Paolo Barrasso section Silla Di Ciaccia, with his book on the ancient tastes of Abruzzese cooking. A special commemoration was kept for Francesco Iengo, one of the founders of the prize, and Nunzio D'Alimonte, finalist in the 1998 edition, who both passed away this year.