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25 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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25 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Francavilla - A Congress on D'Annunzio / Tre giorni con il Fuoco del Vate, by Alessandro Ricci
100 years after the publication of "Il Fuoco" by Gabriele d'Annunzio, to establish state of research on the themes of his poetry in "Alcyone" and "Fuoco".

25 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Bucchianico - Banderesi Feast today / Si ripete la "sagra dei Banderesi"
450 years from the birth of San Camillo de' Lellis (25 maggio 1550) exaclty during the celebrations for the feast of St.Urbano I. The "sagra dei Banderesi", is one of the most interesting traditions in Abruzzo. The costume worn by the Banderesi is crossed by red and blue stripes, and they wear a head cover made of bird and poultry plumage. After the Mass the Arma santa, the flag (Banjre), Standard and rings are given to the Sergentiere, the sagra authority, who is always a descendant of the Tatasciore-Papè commander who with the help of Sant'Urbano led Bucchianico to victory against the invasion of Teate (Chieti).

25 May 2000 - Il Centro

Popoli - Feast of Maria della Pace / E' qui la festa, by Giacomo Zaino
In the district called Giardino exhibitions, games and music for the feast of the second parish church in Popoli. Painting exhibition of artist Costantino Di Bartolomeo, a chess tournament, Old Motors parade and dancing. On Sunday morning air show with model planes, food stands and fireworks.