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3 May 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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3 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Pescina - Silone's archive is donated to Pescina / L'archivio di Silone torna a Pescina
Darina Silone, the writer's widow, donated her husband's archive to his native place on the occasion of Silone's birth centennial. In the celebrations for the writer also many international guests Eileen Millar from the University of Glasgow, Maria Paynter from Hunter College, New York, Yukari Saito the Japanese translator.

3 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Poggio Picenze - A bank employee patents an aeromobile / Bancario di Poggio Picenze brevetta aeromobile, by Marcello Ianni
Pietro Giovanni Manilla invented a disc-shaped helicopter with 10 blades, five rotating in one direction and the other five in the opposite, and two reactors. The blades move the aeromobile vertically, the reactors horizontally, allowing a great freedom of movements. The inventor is waiting for finacial aid to produce his prototype

3 May 2000 - Il Centro

Teramo - A virtual art gallery / Galleria d'arte virtuale, by Antonella Formisani
Patrizia and Manuela Cucinella, 27 and 25, joined their father's passion with their own computer skills to create a virtual art gallery for young contemporary artists. A new exhibition is introduced on the 17 of each month.

3 May 2000 - Il Centro

Pianella - Enogastronomical meeting / Primo meeting gastronomico
The first edition of "I sapori di Plenilia", a regional gastronomic event, will take place in Pianella on Monday at restaurant «Lu piatte calle». Each contestant will have to prepare a soup or pasta first course and a dessert for at least 50 people, accompanied by proper wines and liquors of the region.