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20 April 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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20 April 2000 - Il Messaggero

Teramo - An article on the "Times" and a film / Il "Times" gli dedica la terza pagina e già si pensa ad un film
Valerio Viccei a myth also now he's dead. The author of the 150 million Lire robbery in Knightsbridge, handsome and author of a best-selling autobiography "La rapina del secolo", is now the centre of a film-making project.

20 April 2000 - Il Messaggero

Pescara - Gastronomic tour for 40 Germans / Gastronomia, ora arrivano i tedeschi, by Giovanna Ruscitti
The Karlshuhe Italian-german association has focused its activity this year on cuisine and Abruzzo. Agostino Tosques, the association coordinator, also prepared a small dictionary German/Italian/Abruzzese of culinary terms, with some difficulty, as for the "arrosticini". Also cultural visits have been planned.

20 April 2000 - Il Centro

Francavilla - Holy Friday prcession tomorrow / Domani la sacra processione
the 500 year-old tradition will be repeated starting from Santa Maria Maggiore at 20 with the symbols of the passion carried by men on their shoulders. The special feature of this event is all the lights and candles placed on balconies and window sills. The procession will go down from the village on the hill to the lungomare.

20 April 2000 - Il Centro

Lanciano - Procession of the "hooded" / Sfilano in centro gli "incappucciati" of San Filippo Neri
Torna la fiaccolata degli "incappucciati". At 22 hours the members of the arciconfraternita San Filippo Neri, hoods on their heads and torches in hand, will leave the church of Santa Chiara and cross the historical centre reenacting episodes from the Passion while a barefoot "Jesus" carries the cross. A great concert on the following day at the Sanctuary of the Miracolo.