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17 October 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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17 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

In Frankfurt ober Main Abruzzo and Marches present their Piceni exhibition / Presentata da Abruzzo e Marche la grande esposizione di dicembre sui Piceni - A Francoforte una mostra per l'Europa
The Piceni, who inhabited Euriope before Roman times, are still little known. From Italy they had an "amber" route connecting them to Central europe and the Balkans. As a matter of fact, there is a striking similarity between the Capestrano Warrior and the Glauberg and Hirschlanden statues.

17 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

20th anniversary of the Casa di Dante in Abruzzo, at Torre dei Passeri / I vent'anni della casa di Dante - Una festa tra versi e esposizioni
The Divine Comedy as inspiration for painters, that is the main goal of the Association. In Pescara, in the afternoon, inauguration of the "Dante istoriato" anthologic exhibition. In Castello Gizzi in the evening visit to the exhibition with works by Botticcelli, Dalì, Raffaello and others.

17 October 1999 - Il Centro

The enopolio of the Peligna Valley has great original products: the montepulciano wine, the red garlic, Prezza aubergines and mountain oil / L'enopolio "sforna" vino doc - La Regione traccia il bilancio dell'attività della coop Valpeligna - D'Andrea: «Puntiamo su prodotti di qualità In vetrina il montepulciano, l'aglio rosso il carciofo di Prezza e l'olio montano» - by Claudio Lattanzio
1,000,000 kg of Montepulciano grapes have already been processed and paid at a right market price by the newly reopened enopolio, while in previous years local grapes producers had to sell to any price offered. The aim of the Agriculture Counsellor Gianvincenzo D'Andrea is to create a center to collect all local produce supporting in this way the small farmers.

17 October 1999 - Il Centro

A doctor from Quadri (CH), who graduated in L'Aquila, becomes a missionary nun / Dottoressa chietina diventa missionaria - Si laureò all'Aquila
Nella Casasanta, the sister of Quadri's mayor, left everything and joined the Piccole Sorelle del Vangelo, in Paris; in a few days she'll start her mission among the humblest in Madagascar.