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29 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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29 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Pescara - Long weekend in the wineries / Il lungo fine settimana del vino
Many wineries (among them Bosco in Nocciano, La Valentina in Spoltore, Ciccio Zaccagnini in Bolognano, Filomusi Guelfi and Guardiani in Tocco Casauria, Di Biase in Città Sant'Angelo) in the Province of Pescara were opened to offer wine-lovers a taste of their best wines. Winemaker Sabatino Di Properzio from Valentina, Spoltore, also offered a meal accompanied by his wines.

29 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Chieti - Dames, knights, a joust for a medieval immersion / Dame e cavalieri, la Giostra del Saracino, un magico tuffo nel medioevo
Conclusion of the medieval week in Chieti with the Giostra del Saracino yesterday afternoon won by Rione Trivigliano, with Roberto Lungarini on Eldorado. Medieval groups from all over Abruzzo took part to the event. Last Friday also a medieval dinner in the courtyard of Palazzo Martinetti, with over 120 guests, and thousands of visitors to the Porta Pescara and Trivigliano last Saturday where a medieval environment was recreated.

29 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Silvi - A new web site for the town / La cittadina sbarca su Internet
Almost a web portal to Silvi: weather forecast, bookings in hotels and restaurants, local history, a webcam and chatline at www.tuttosilvi.com - Many silvaroli abroad also contributed to the site.

29 May 2000 - Il Messaggero

Rocca di Mezzo - 15000 visitors to a wet Daffodil Festival / Festa del Narciso, in quindicimila hanno sfidato un violento acquazzone , by Federica Farda
54th edition successful in spite of the weather. The daffodils opened too early this May, and the parade was interrupted by a violent thunderstorm. But the waggons were more beautiful than ever and all the months work was duly appreciated, especially the traditional waggon, drawn by oxen, called "Come allo temp' de 'na vota" made by the elderly people of the place.

29 May 2000 - Il Centro

Bucchianico - celebrations for Abruzzo patron / Celebrazioni del patrono d'Abruzzo
Final celebrations yesterday for the 450th anniversary of San Camillo de Lellis. The events were directed by padre Angelo Brusco, the Father Superior of the order founded by San Camillo. Over 100 priests and nuns of the order came from all over the world.

29 May 2000 - Il Centro

Paganica - 250 people to the meeting on Strambelli / 250 persone all'incontro su Strampelli
Yesterday morning a study meeting on Nazareno Strampelli, deceased in 1942, world famous for his genetical research on wheat.

29 May 2000 - Il Centro

Pescara - 102nd birthday party / Una festa per i 102 anni
Ms Elvira De Rentiis had a party with relatives and friends. She is the mother of late monsignor Luigi De Rentiis, former parish priest of San Luigi.

29 May 2000 - Il Centro

My life is mine: and your elders? / La vita è mia: e i vecchi?, by D'Alessandro
A fine article on the egoism of the younger generation, who tend to forgot all the sacrifice of the older genration towards creating a future, and abandon them in institutions and do not give them any of their time.