20 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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20 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Goldsmiths against the Presentosa restyling / E gli orafi difendono la Presentosa , by Giovanna Ruscitti
Goldsmiths say no to the restyling of the jewel connected to the most ancient traditions in Abruzzo. The Goldsmith association says there is no need to reinvent an object which already is a symbol of Abruzzese crafts. Any restyling is just another interpretation.

20 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Abruzzo-Usa exchange / Aracu in Boston
Parliamentarian Sabatino Aracu is just back from Boston, where he met Senator William Burger, Italian consul in Boston De Masi, Massachussets University president Mac Cormack, and the representatives of Società Dante Alighieri and Istituto Europeo Schumann, to establish cultural and trade connections with Abruzzo.

20 May 2000 - Il Centro

Rocca di Mezzo - Preparations for the Daffodil Festival / Si ripete la festa del Narciso, by Veronica Bellincampi
This 28 may in the Sirente the 54th edition of the popular Festival will be held. The unique, original event was imitated elsewhere, as in Grundeslee, Austria. Six waggons are ready, one especially made by the centro sociale anziani which will be drawn by two cows. The waggons will be decorated with the daffodils from the plateau on the 27 and 28 May.

20 May 2000 - Il Centro

Città Sant'Angelo - Man's Festivity with music and greenbeans /La Festa dell'uomo con musica e fave
Cabaret artist Vincenzo Oliveri will introduce this year the 10th edition of the "Festa dell'uomo": "Woman has two feasts, Mother's day and Woman's day. But man has only one, Father's Day, since man and woman share the "festa dei cornuti". During the evening greenbeans will be offered (the symbol of man, as mimosa is for the Woman's Day)

20 May 2000 - Il Centro

Atri - Feast for Santa Rita / Tre giorni di festa in onore di Santa Rita
Three days to celebrate Santa Rita, the favourite saint for the atriani: religious events, concerts, shows, a painting contest and inauguration of "Sindone e scienza", an exhibition on the Holy Shroud, in the palazzo Ducale. Tomorrow at 19 hours opening of the "Perdono".