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22 September 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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22 September 2000 - Il Messaggero

L'Aquila - Carlo Vivio trainer in Sidney / La "mano" di Carlo Vivio sulle medaglie di Sidney
Carlo Vivio, the trainer of the Italian Swimming Team to the Olympics, is waiting for more victories. He is especially proud of one of his best athlete, Massimiliano Rosolino, who he often brought to L'Aquila. The sports master, 53, son of a boxer, sends his greetings from Sidney.

22 September 2000 - Il Messaggero

Pescara - "Man on Abruzzese mountain" / "L'uomo sui monti abruzzesi"
A congress on the subject today at the De Meis library. Lecturers Prof. Domenico Spagnuolo, Dr Ezio Mattiocco, Dr. Edoardo Micati, Dr. Giovanni Tavano, Architect Alberto Alesi, Dr Maria Luce Latini. The program in the article. Also presentation of a book on "Le grotte e le incisioni dei pastori della Majella".

22 September 2000 - Il Messaggero

Guardiagrele - Cartoon festival / Il cartoon parla inglese
The third edition of the Matita Film Festival 2000 opens today on the theme "Viaggio in the United Kingdom". All the program online.

22 September 2000 - Il Centro

L'Aquila - Roman mausoleums in Forcona / A Forcona spuntano i mausolei d'epoca romana
Rich mausoleums are being found in the area of Civita di Bagno. The buildings are along a road and very near to the remains of an ancient cathedral.

22 September 2000 - Il Centro

Teramo - Record Granny / La nonna dei record
Anna Paesani, still in good health, the oldest person living in Abruzzo, will be 106 tomorrow. Also the municipality invited to the birthday.

22 September 2000 - Il Centro

Penne - Exhibition of the painter of Padre Pio / Io, pittore di Padre Pio, by Ercole D'Alessandro
Like every year thousands of faithfuls will go to San Giovanni Rotondo for the anniversary of Padre Pio's death. In Montebello di Bertona there is a special chapel devoted to the saint friar, and also Francesco Gentile will be there. The artist, after an enlightening meeting with Padre Pio, only painted subjects connected to him, now appearing in many international museums.

22 September 2000 - Il Centro

Turrivalignani - Show of traditional wedding dresses / Passerella con abiti di 100 anni fa, by Daniela D'Alimonte
At 20.30, in piazza Umberto I 63 wonderful wedding dresses supplied by ladies of the area will be on show, worn by girls of the place.

22 September 2000 - Il Centro

Castiglione a Casauria - De Petris-Fragianni archive presented / All'Archivio la storia dei feudatari
The private archive of the De Petris-Fraggianni family will be presented this Sunday at the Archivio di Stato in Pescara. Documents included are from 1600, and tell the story of the rich family and their possessions, Castiglione alla Pescara, and other feifdoms in L'Aquila, Sulmona, Pratola Peligna, Napoli and Barletta.