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13 March 2000

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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13 March 2000 - Il Messaggero

Rocca San Giovanni - Invitation to all emigrants / Quattro giornate per gli emigranti
Association Tre Torri, president Ulderico Di Tola, have shipped an invitation to return to all emigrants for next 17 to 20 August, four days of festival, folk and cultural events. All roccolani in the world are expexted to come back.

13 March 2000 - Il Centro

Pacentro - No Caldora remains in the sepulchre / Il sepolcro Cantelmo non contiene i resti di Caldora
In 1412 Rita Cantelmo, mother to Jacopo, Raimondo and Restaino Caldora, made a sepulchre for her family inside the Abbey of Santo Spirito, inhabited by Celestine friars till Napoleon abolished the order. A medical team using endoscopic techniques found it empty however, and scientific observation shows no human bodies were ever placed there. But below the sepulchre there is a cave where bones can be seen. Though no certainty over the identity of the remains can ever be reached, explorations will continue.

13 March 2000 - Il Centro

Almost all booked for the Madonna che scappa / Raffica di richieste per assistere all"Madonna che scappa", by Massimiliano Bianchi
Hotels will be full this Easter with tourists attracted by the Holy Week events. Germano Fulgenzi, a hotelier in via degli Agghiacciati, says this is a poor tourism, of people who stay only the night and go skiing or trekking by day - and there are no amusements for young people.

13 March 2000 - Il Centro

Sant'Omero - The unknown mayor-poet / Il sindaco-poeta De Donatis, by Michele Narcisi
Claudio De Donatis, mayor of Sant'Omero, has a special passion for Spanish, Italian and Neapolitan poetry. This passion, unknown to most and originating in his early youth, was suddenly revealed when cultural journal "Frammenti", published his "Vermiglio pioggia" (the whole text on the article).