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8 August 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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8 August 2000 - Il Messaggero

From Friday the Perdonanza Morronese / In giro per antichi borghi sulle orme di Celestino, by Giovanna Ruscitti
11 august the estate celestiniana will start including pilgrims and the inhabitants of Sulmona, Pratola Peligna, Pacentro, Cansano and Campo di Giove. Nine days of pilgrimage to the sacred places and solitary refuge of the Abruzzese hermit. Detailed program in the article.

8 August 2000 - Il Messaggero

Chieti - President Giovanni Pace special escort to students / Pace »cicerone» per gli studenti in visita alla città
The new President's pet project is the establishment of an Italian culture and language center in Abruzzo for young descendants of Abruzzese emigrants. 2000 students in 2001 and 4000 in 2002. The project was announced yesterday to 35 Italian Canadians studying Italian and Roman history in a summer course in Atri.

8 August 2000 - Il Messaggero

Pretoro - Waiting for San Lorenzo / La notte di S. Lorenzo
Three days of ancient traditions from 9 to 11 august. Telescopes ready to observe falling stars, explorations in the narrow "rue" inside the rocks, rediscovery of traditional cuisine and meeting with the last "fusari", then patron feast of San Domenico with "lu lope", snakes and serpenti, i "mezzerielle", through the fifteen district in the light of torches. For info tel. +39 0871 898001.

8 August 2000 - Il Centro

Roseto - Rediscovery of the ancient Montepagano and wine exhibition / Gli antichi sentieri per Montepagano e mostra dei vini
Nicola Crisci, mayor of Roseto, is proud of the success of the 29th exhibition of typical wines. Mini-course for sommeliers, cuisine meetings and games for children. Then trekking along the ancient paths downhill from Montepagano to Roseto and musical events at the fontana dell'Accolle.

8 August 2000 - Il Centro

Penne - 50,000 visitors to the Joust / Una Giostra da record, by Ercole D'Alessandro
The medieval Giostra dei Sei Rioni just over. Great success thanks to musicians, street theatre, the exhibition of the medieaval group from Bucchianico and from Sant'Elpidio a Mare, gastronomy in the many street stands, and great goodwill from all the inhabitants.