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12 September 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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12 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

Moving farewell of the city to its actor / Il commosso saluto della città al "suo" attore Piero Di Iorio
The last applause before the church for the young actor, "now on a stage where the curtains will never go down", from friends and fellow-actors. The funeral stopped also in front of the Teatro Marrucino for a final farewell to Piero.

12 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

A national musical contest to launch a dance school / Un concorso nazionale di musical per lanciare la scuola di danza
Franco Miseria, internationally famous choreographer, met the 67 students at the "Danza Chieti" stage. «I am always happy to come to Chieti and Abruzzo: beautiful women, mountains and seaside, good cooking, and dance schools - my ideal. A "Franco Miseria" musical festival will probably be organized with the administration.

12 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

Ten proposals from the Pescarese enterpreneur for the promotion of tourism in Abruzzo - His recipe: Abruzzo, the anti-Romagna of the Year 2000 / Con un decalogo di proposte e suggerimenti, l'imprenditore pescarese traccia le linee guida per la promozione e il rilancio del settore La ricetta di Maresca per il turismo: "Abruzzo, l'anti-Romagna del 2000" - by Gabriele Di Giuseppe
Healthy air, possibly clean sea, peace and tranquillity. Silvio Maresca from the Serena Majestic group says tour operators in Abruzzo must think differently. With its beaches and parks Abruzzo is the right place for the family, for those that refuse the organized confusion of other holidays. His rules: start again from scratch, coordinate parks and seaside, find new operators, concentrate on German tourism.

12 September 1999 - Il Centro

Successful closing of traffic: 40,000 tourists - Top destination the Camosciara / Riuscito l'esperimento della chiusura al traffico: per il Parco i turisti sono stati 40 mila - Boom di presenze alla Camosciara - by Cristina Notarantonio
PESCASSEROLI. An ecoturist season. This year the Camosciara area was closed to motor traffic; this increased visitors. 11,000 vehicles used the car parking areas, paying 100 million in parking fees. 10% foreign tourists, most from Germany. Success also for the craftswork exhibitions at Barrea (Abruzzo) and Filignano (Molise).

12 September 1999 - Il Centro

Emigrants from Belgium will visit monuments and firms / Emigranti tornano dal Belgio - Visiteranno monumenti e aziende
SULMONA. A delegation of about 50 emigrants from Belgium will visit today a number of municipalities in the area. Itinerary: Pescocostanzo, Bosco di Sant'Antonio, the archaeological area of the Hercules temple, and the springs of the Pescara river, near Popoli, then the Pietrantoni winery, Vittorito, cooperative "Alba nuova", and the hermitage of San Venanzio, Raiano.

12 September 1999 - Il Centro

The story of Sergio Villa - Camillo, Totò's favourite, is turned into a home-based clown / STORIA DI SERGIO VILLA - Camillo, pupillo di Totò diventato pagliaccio a domicilio - by Simona De Leonardis
PESCARA. "Camillo Peperone, pagliaccio a domicilio", alias Sergio Villa, was a fine imitator in the 1960's. Now he enjoys himself with children. He worked with great names in the past, but since 1992 he entertains children. In 1969 he worked in Abruzzo with a comical actors company. He met a girl and settled down. And he invented his new job in Pescara.