1 November 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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1 November 1999 - Il Messaggero

CANISTRO - A large crowd for Gianni Rivera visiting the Chestnut Fair / Bagno di folla per Gianni Rivera in visita alla Sagra della castagna
Gianni Rivera, former Milan player (called at the time "the golden boy" and now Defense secretary was welcomed in Canistro by over 3000 people. He says he fell in love with the the wonderful colors and people of the Valle Roveto

1 November 1999 - Il Centro

INTRODACQUA - All night long at the window waiting for the holy souls to pass by / Resiste la leggenda del passaggio delle anime sante - Tutta la notte alla finestra per la «Scurnacchiera» - by Barbara Zarrillo
A legend (called «Scurnacchiera») tells that in the night between 31 October and 1 November Holy Souls join near the cemetery with all the dead people who were good and honest in life, and start a long procession through the village streets, then gather and pray for all those in need of help. Many elderly people wake on this night as a sign of respect for the holy souls.

1 November 1999 - Il Centro

Accomodation for tourists in an ancient borough - The "Grotte di Stiffe" company would like to operate at Castel Camponeschi
Castel Camponeschi, in the territory of Prata D'Ansidonia, has been neglected for decades. Situated on a hill, among green woods and beside the ancient Roman town Peltuinum, is the object of a project by the company which has been so successful in attracting visitors to the wonderful Stiffe grottos, visited last year by almost 65,000 people.